The Best Movie Villains of All Time Film Characters

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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    1. 1
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      the people's #1 &most listed
      Joker

      Batman, The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, The Dark Knight More
      100
    2. 2
      Up 3203
      Down 616
      Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return ... More
      95
    3. 3
      Up 2517
      Down 575
      Hannibal, The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon More
      91
    4. 4
      Up 1457
      Down 760
      The Shining, Terror in the Aisles More
      72
    5. 5
      Up 1241
      Down 621
      The Terminator, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator 2: Judgment ... More
      70
    6. 6
      Up 1302
      Down 914
      Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, A ... More
      68
    7. 7
      Up 1425
      Down 1125
      The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions More
      68
    8. 8
      Up 1193
      Down 778
      Magneto, X-Men: First Class, X-Men More
      68
    9. 9
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      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Lord Voldemort

      J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: ... More
      67
    10. 10
      Up 1233
      Down 745
      Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Wayne's World More
      67
    11. 11
      Up 1262
      Down 793
      Predator, Predator 2 More
      67
    12. 12
      Up 1289
      Down 776
      Die Hard More
      67
    13. 13
      Up 1349
      Down 877
      Alien, AVP: Alien vs. Predator More
      66
       
    14. 14
      Up 983
      Down 698
      Psycho II, Psycho, Psycho More
      66
    15. 15
      Up 1126
      Down 737
      Inglourious Basterds More
      65
    16. 16
      Up 975
      Down 508
      Once Upon a Jedi, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: ... More
      65
    17. 17
      Up 1264
      Down 727
      The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring More
      65
    18. 18
      Up 1050
      Down 759
      No Country for Old Men More
      64
    19. 19
      Up 883
      Down 521
      Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me More
      64
    20. 20
      Up 1229
      Down 752
      The Lion King More
      64
    21. 21
      Up 872
      Down 635

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Michael Myers

      Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers More
      63
    22. 22
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      Down 466

      ranked low on reranks
      Bane

      The Dark Knight Rises, Justice League: Doom More
      62
    23. 23
      Up 802
      Down 576
      Seven More
      61
    24. 24
      Up 682
      Down 538
      One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest More
      60
    25. 25
      Up 606
      Down 338
      It More
      60
      added by: Krazy88
    26. 26
      Up 760
      Down 538
      Misery More
      60
    27. 27
      Up 766
      Down 588
      59
    28. 28
      Up 664
      Down 618

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      Count Dracula

      Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula More
      58
    29. 29
      Up 652
      Down 540

      often listed
      Jason Voorhees

      Friday the 13th, Freddy vs. Jason, Friday the 13th More
      58
    30. 30
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      Down 671

      often listed &ranked high on reranks
      HAL 9000

      2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: The Year We Make Contact More
      57
    31. 31
      Up 608
      Down 400

      ranked low on reranks
      Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting

      Gangs of New York More
      57
    32. 32
      Up 537
      Down 352
      The Godfather, The Godfather Part III, The Godfather Part II More
      57
    33. 33
      Up 582
      Down 386
      The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Return of the King, The Hobbit ... More
      57
    34. 34
      Up 521
      Down 367
      American Psycho More
      57
    35. 35
      Up 407
      Down 220
      Thor, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers More
      56
    36. 36
      Up 305
      Down 232
      The Sleeping Cardinal, Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' ... More
      55
    37. 37
      Up 480
      Down 358
      The Silence of the Lambs More
      55
    38. 38
      Up 543
      Down 401
      Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins More
      53
    39. 39
      Up 440
      Down 303
      Sleeping Beauty More
      53
    40. 40
      Up 322
      Down 274
      Schindler's List More
      53
      added by: EllenMarianBrayer
    41. 41
      Up 487
      Down 463
      Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan More
      53
    42. 42
      Up 316
      Down 194
      Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode ... More
      53
    43. 43
      Up 680
      Down 613
      Austin Powers: Goldmember, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, ... More
      52
    44. 44
      Up 303
      Down 230
      Fight Club More
      52
    45. 45
      Up 489
      Down 522
      101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, 101 Dalmatians, One Hundred ... More
      52
    46. 46
      Up 514
      Down 490
      Reservoir Dogs More
      52
    47. 47
      Up 252
      Down 196
      Star Wars: The Clone Wars More
      51
    48. 48
      Up 242
      Down 213
      Saw, Saw IV, Saw III More
      50
      added by: Shutup Barry
    49. 49
      Up 198
      Down 130
      Beetlejuice More
      50
    50. 50
      Up 209
      Down 140
      The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever More
      50
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