The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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These are the greatest, most vile movie characters we love to hate, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can contribute to this list of great villains, which makes this ranking an accurate, real-time reflection of the crowd's collective opinion.

Who are the greatest villains of all time? These movie bad guys are the scourge of the movie universe and you can now vote on the meanest villain ever to appear on film. Rank your favorites or add whoever (or whatever) you see missing.
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    The Hollow

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  2. 152
    + 75
    - 74

    added by dgenega5764
    Con Air

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  3. 153
    + 182
    - 211

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    Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond, Goldfinger

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  4. 154
    + 224
    - 258


    Casino Royale, Casino Royale

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  5. 155
    + 158
    - 210


    Happy Gilmore

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  6. 156
    + 153
    - 228

    added by lyyderi
    The Patriot

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  7. 157
    + 90
    - 74

    added by SMcM
    Braveheart

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  8. 158
    + 117
    - 144


    Pulp Fiction

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  9. 159
    + 219
    - 394

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    There Will Be Blood

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  10. 160
    + 89
    - 69

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    Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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  11. 161
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    - 260

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    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  12. 162
    + 97
    - 92


    The Goonies

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  13. 163
    + 107
    - 95

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    Finding Nemo

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  14. 164
    + 56
    - 31
    Balrog is listed (or ranked) 164 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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    Balrog The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: ...

  15. 165
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    - 214

    added by BushWanker
    Highlander

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  16. 166
    + 221
    - 223


    Super Mario Bros.

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  17. 167
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    - 100

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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  18. 168
    + 196
    - 251


    Shrek, Shrek 4-D

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  19. 169
    + 200
    - 238


    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New ...

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  20. 170
    + 70
    - 60

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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  21. 171
    + 111
    - 121


    The Mighty Kong, King Kong

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  22. 172
    + 65
    - 48
    General Grievous is listed (or ranked) 172 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by SMcM
    General Grievous Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

  23. 173
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    - 57

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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  24. 174
    + 59
    - 45

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    The Dark Knight Rises

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  25. 175
    + 46
    - 35

    added by dgenega5764
    A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer, The Greatest Store in the World

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  26. 176
    + 41
    - 27

    added by dgenega5764
    Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II

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  27. 177
    + 96
    - 97

    added by MeghanaJoshi
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At ...

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  28. 178
    + 42
    - 36

    added by dgenega5764
    Daredevil

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  29. 179
    + 42
    - 31

    added by dgenega5764
    Men in Black

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  30. 180
    + 39
    - 26

    added by dgenega5764
    The Karate Kid

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  31. 181
    + 113
    - 142

    added by MeghanaJoshi
    The Ring Two, The Ring 3D, The Ring

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  32. 182
    + 71
    - 54

    added by dgenega5764
    Gremlins

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  33. 183
    + 141
    - 184


    Orphan

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  34. 184
    + 73
    - 71

    added by dgenega5764
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  35. 185
    + 42
    - 33

    added by dgenega5764
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

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  36. 186
    + 155
    - 200

    added by pmmom38

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  37. 187
    + 72
    - 60
    Skynet is listed (or ranked) 187 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

    added by dgenega5764
    Skynet The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the ...

  38. 188
    + 32
    - 31

    added by SMcM
    Gone Girl

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  39. 189
    + 94
    - 109

    added by CraigAlarm
    Carrie, Carrie

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  40. 190
    + 184
    - 338

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    Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, Welcome to Japan

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  41. 191
    + 109
    - 129
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    The Lost Boys

  42. 192
    + 53
    - 40

    added by dgenega5764
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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  43. 193
    + 53
    - 43


    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

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  44. 194
    + 76
    - 76

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    Tangled

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  45. 195
    + 129
    - 173


    Spider-Man 3

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  46. 196
    + 79
    - 94

    added by dgenega5764
    The Incredible Hulk

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  47. 197
    + 36
    - 34


    Up

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  48. 198
    + 43
    - 41

    added by dgenega5764
    X2, X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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  49. 199
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    - 37

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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  50. 200
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    - 107


    Shrek 2

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