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

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.

Vote: The Best Disney Princesses

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.'

Rank: The Best Movie Villains of All Time

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.

Which Disney film villain is your favorite?
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1
3,816 1,276
Scar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Lion King

2
3,285 1,291
Maleficent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Sleeping Beauty

3
3,023 1,106
Ursula is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Little Mermaid

4
2,558 1,223
Jafar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Aladdin

5
2,770 1,078
Hades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Hercules

6
2,323 1,125
Cruella de Vil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
101 Dalmatians

7
1,924 1,351
Captain Hook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Peter Pan

8
1,854 1,280
Shere Khan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book

9
1,811 1,242
Gaston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Beauty and the Beast

10
1,871 1,071
Queen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

11
1,488 1,012
Judge Claude Frollo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

12
1,734 1,104
Yzma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Emperor's New Groove

13
1,487 1,134
Lady Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Cinderella

14
1,678 983
Mother Gothel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Tangled

15
1,483 1,024
Dr. Facilier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Princess and the Frog

16
1,469 989
Shan Yu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Mulan

17
1,365 831
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pirates of the Caribbean

18
1,307 1,071
Queen of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Alice in Wonderland

19
1,223 1,026
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Bootsdad added Toy Story 3

20
1,231 774
Oogie Boogie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Nightmare Before Christmas

21
1,008 1,052
Kaa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book

22
1,023 1,055
Prince John is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Robin Hood

23
1,107 949
Hans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Frozen

24
874 1,099
Professor Ratigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Great Mouse Detective

25
1,127 890
Sid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Toy Story

26
744 441
Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Incredibles

27
921 985
King Candy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added Wreck it Ralph

28
869 662
Chernabog the Devil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Chernabog the Devil Fantasia

29
840 924
Madam Mim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Sword in the Stone

30
579 634
The Sheriff of Nottingham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains

31
745 962
Horned King is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Black Cauldron

32
751 637
The Headless Horseman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

33
782 892
Clayton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Tarzan

34
806 861
Madame Medusa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Rescuers

35
768 889
Governor Ratcliffe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pocahontas

36
694 828
Pete is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
A Goofy Movie

37
613 284
Randall Boggs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
ahmed-maklad added Monsters, Inc.

38
642 555
Hopper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added A Bug's Life

39
720 609
Bruce is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added Finding Nemo

40
655 894
Smee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Peter Pan

41
662 920
Gantu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added Lilo & Stitch

42
544 526
Charles Muntz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added Up

43
611 915
AUTO is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
maltron66 added WALL-E

44
541 869
Stromboli is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pinocchio

45
543 827
Percival C. McLeach is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Rescuers Down Under

46
591 863
Drizella Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
moosiclvr added Cinderella

47
584 872
Anastasia Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
moosiclvr added Cinderella

48
583 878
Edgar Balthazar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added The Aristocats

49
262 136
Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Dimos Dicoudis added Cinderella

50
531 828
Michael Yagoobian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
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