The Best Movie Villains of All Time Film Characters
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The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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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  1. 151
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    added by MeghanaJoshi Mean Girls

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  2. 152
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    True Romance

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  3. 153
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    added by but chickens double d Friday the 13th Part 2 (3D), Friday the 13th, Freddy vs. Jason

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  4. 154
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    Shrek, Shrek 4-D

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  5. 155
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Primal Fear

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  6. 156
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    added by but chickens double d The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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  7. 157
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    added by AriBenarroch Live and Let Die

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  8. 158
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    added by PeteBoyle The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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  9. 159
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    added by azazelbadazz Leprechaun In the Hood, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood, Leprechaun 2

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  10. 160
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    added by sebbzor Citizen Kane, Man Hunt, Night Train to Munich

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  11. 161
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    often listed & added by willyboymcoy The Third Man The Third Man

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  12. 162
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    added by but chickens double d The Exorcist, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, Exorcist: The Beginning ...

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  13. 163
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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat ...

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  14. 164
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    added by but chickens double d RoboCop

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  15. 165
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    AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

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  16. 166
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    added by Logan2011 Speed

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  17. 167
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    King of New York

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  18. 168
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    added by freeling10 Blazing Saddles

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  19. 169
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    ranked low on reranks & added by mjhegger Haredevil Hare, The Hasty Hare, Hare-Way To The Stars

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  20. 170
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    Audition

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  21. 171
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    The Jungle Book, Adventures of Mowgli

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  22. 172
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    added by PeteBoyle Chinatown

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  23. 173
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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d Cujo

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  24. 174
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    added by sebbzor The Last King of Scotland

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  25. 175
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    added by NormanBates The United Monster Talent Agency

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  26. 176
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    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d Hercules

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Sexy Beast

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  28. 178
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    Satan/The Nameless Banker End of Days

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  29. 179
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    Swordfish

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  30. 180
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    Rocky IV, Rocky, Rocky II

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  31. 181
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    The Invincible Iron Man

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  32. 182
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    added by laustcawz Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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  33. 183
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    Dogma, Bartleby

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  34. 184
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Departed

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    added by but chickens double d The Lost Boys

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  36. 186
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Hitcher

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  37. 187
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    new! & added by laustcawz Nanny The Nanny

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  38. 188
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    added by laustcawz Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin The Manchurian Candidate

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  39. 189
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    new! & added by laustcawz Pods Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978)

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  40. 190
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    often listed Rob Roy

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  41. 191
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    added by laustcawz Serial Mom

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  42. 192
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    added by laustcawz Dargent Peytraud The Serpent and the Rainbow

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  43. 193
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    added by laustcawz Dolores Benedict The Man with Two Brains

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  44. 194
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    new! & added by laustcawz Gloria Washburn & Harold Cleavish (left) Improper Channels

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  45. 195
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    new! & added by laustcawz Thaddeus Thomas White Man's Burden

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  46. 196
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    added by laustcawz Mr. Halliday D.O.A.

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  47. 197
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    added by laustcawz Jay LeSoto Morgan Stewart's Coming Home Jay LeSoto (Paul Gleason) is on the left.

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  48. 198
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    added by laustcawz Mark Winslow Modern Problems

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    added by laustcawz Stephen Glass Shattered Glass

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    added by laustcawz Election

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