Disney The Greatest Animated Disney Villains  

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List Rules Villain characters from Disney animated movies computer-animated films

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Who is the greatest animated Disney villain? Everyone, it seems, has a favorite. Over the decades, Disney movies have given movie goers some of the most dastardly villains in cinema history. They may be animated, but that doesn't mean they aren't, well, mean! This list includes some of the best Disney movie villains ever but are specifically villians in animated movies, so be sure to vote for your favorites, vote down the villains you don't think are worthy of the top spots, and add any disney villains who are missing.

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Disney villains come in many forms. Some, like the evil sorcerer Jafar ('Aladdin') and the "Mistress of All Evil,' Maleficent ('Sleeping Beauty'), have magical powers that allow them to wreak havoc on their poor, unsuspecting victims. Great Walt Disney movie villains may also be "regular" people who are simply bad apples.

Speaking of bad apples, Queen Grimhilde, from Disney's classic 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' didn't necessarily have magical powers, but she was cruel beyond measure to Snow White, and a schemer of the highest order. Certainly, the same could be said of the horrible, no good Cruella de Vil from Disney's '101 Dalmatians.'

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Some of the best Disney movie villains aren't even human. Examples? How about the evil python Kaa from 'The Jungle Book'? And without question Scar, the power hungry, sinister baby brother of Mufasa in 'The Lion King' is worthy of a spot on this list. Finally, last but certainly not least, the Big Bad Wolf from Walt Disney's 'Three Little Pigs' is a menacing character.

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1
4,274 1,464
Scar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Lion King
2
3,735 1,434
Maleficent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Sleeping Beauty
3
3,436 1,233
Ursula is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Little Mermaid
4
2,909 1,378
Jafar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Aladdin
5
3,112 1,199
Hades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Hercules
6
2,619 1,243
Cruella de Vil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
101 Dalmatians
7
2,153 1,492
Captain Hook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Peter Pan
8
2,100 1,415
Shere Khan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book
9
2,154 1,193
Queen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
10
2,068 1,406
Gaston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Beauty and the Beast
11
1,784 1,148
Judge Claude Frollo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
12
1,968 1,242
Yzma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Emperor's New Groove
13
1,700 1,261
Lady Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Cinderella
14
1,928 1,090
Mother Gothel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Tangled
15
1,728 1,127
Dr. Facilier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Princess and the Frog
16
1,676 1,102
Shan Yu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Mulan
17
1,482 1,201
Queen of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Alice in Wonderland
18
1,391 1,152
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Bootsdad added Toy Story 3
19
1,432 881
Oogie Boogie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Nightmare Before Christmas
20
1,133 1,174
Kaa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book
21
1,166 1,183
Prince John is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Robin Hood
22
1,273 1,089
Hans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Frozen
23
1,006 1,215
Professor Ratigan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Great Mouse Detective
24
917 546
Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Incredibles
25
1,022 757
Chernabog the Devil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains