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. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed Batman, The Dark Knight

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  2. 2
    + 3801
    - 785

    Star Wars universe

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  3. 3
    + 3045
    - 732

    The Silence of the Lambs

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  4. 4
    + 1767
    - 971

    The Shining

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  5. 5
    + 1547
    - 834

    The Terminator

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  6. 6
    + 1609
    - 1136

    A Nightmare on Elm Street universe

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  7. 7
    + 1521
    - 991

    X-Men universe

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  8. 8
    + 1831
    - 1444

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Harry Potter universe

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  9. 9
    + 1715
    - 1338

    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Matrix universe

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  10. 10
    + 1215
    - 878
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  11. 11
    + 1530
    - 980

    Die Hard

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  12. 12
    + 1520
    - 902

    ranked low on reranks The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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  13. 13
    + 1245
    - 667

    ranked low on reranks Star Wars universe

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  14. 14
    + 1434
    - 959

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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  15. 15
    + 1544
    - 1057

    Alien universe  

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  16. 16
    + 1343
    - 936

    Inglourious Basterds

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  17. 17
    + 1536
    - 913

    The Lion King

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  18. 18
    + 1127
    - 680
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    Jaws

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  19. 19
    + 1227
    - 957

    No Country for Old Men

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  20. 20
    + 1106
    - 795

    Halloween II, Halloween 6, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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  21. 21
    + 1170
    - 636

    ranked low on reranks The Dark Knight Rises, Justice League: Doom

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  22. 22
    + 974
    - 738

    Seven

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  23. 23
    + 881
    - 663

    Friday the 13th, Freddy vs. Jason, Jason X

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  24. 24
    + 838
    - 481

    ranked low on reranks & added by Krazy88 It

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  25. 25
    + 844
    - 713

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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  26. 26
    + 930
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  27. 27
    + 698
    - 358

    ranked low on reranks Thor, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers

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  28. 28
    + 967
    - 739
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  29. 29
    + 833
    - 772

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula

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  30. 30
    + 478
    - 261

    Tony Montana Scarface

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  31. 31
    + 757
    - 552

    Gangs of New York

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  32. 32
    + 126
    - 120

    often listed & ranked high on reranks AVP: Alien vs. Predator

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  33. 33
    + 815
    - 526

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Return of the King, The Hobbit ...

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  34. 34
    + 697
    - 501

    American Psycho

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  35. 35
    + 694
    - 490

    The Godfather, The Godfather Part III, The Godfather Part II

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  36. 36
    + 910
    - 823

    often listed & ranked high on reranks 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: The Year We Make Contact

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  37. 37
    + 738
    - 526

    Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins

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  38. 38
    + 494
    - 288

    Alex Delarge

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  39. 39
    + 748
    - 540

    Sleeping Beauty

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  40. 40
    + 436
    - 394

    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Sleeping Cardinal, Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' ...

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  41. 41
    + 629
    - 487

    The Silence of the Lambs

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  42. 42
    + 524
    - 324

    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode ...

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  43. 43
    + 649
    - 642

    101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, 101 Dalmatians, One Hundred ...

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  44. 44
    + 573
    - 545

    added by EllenMarianBrayer Schindler's List

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  45. 45
    + 600
    - 598

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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  46. 46
    + 875
    - 742

    Austin Powers: Goldmember, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, ...

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  47. 47
    + 443
    - 363

    Fight Club

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  48. 48
    + 419
    - 342

    added by Shutup Barry Saw, Saw IV, Saw III

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  49. 49
    + 340
    - 215

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

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  50. 50
    + 627
    - 626

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Reservoir Dogs

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