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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
3,883 1,299
Scar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Lion King

2
3,353 1,309
Maleficent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Sleeping Beauty

3
3,088 1,123
Ursula is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Little Mermaid

4
2,605 1,247
Jafar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Aladdin

5
2,820 1,093
Hades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Hercules

6
2,356 1,145
Cruella de Vil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
101 Dalmatians

7
1,957 1,367
Captain Hook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Peter Pan

8
1,881 1,298
Shere Khan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book

9
1,910 1,084
Queen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

10
1,843 1,264
Gaston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Beauty and the Beast

11
1,521 1,035
Judge Claude Frollo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

12
1,766 1,124
Yzma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Emperor's New Groove

13
1,516 1,151
Lady Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Cinderella

14
1,711 995
Mother Gothel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Tangled

15
1,516 1,035
Dr. Facilier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Princess and the Frog

16
1,501 1,000
Shan Yu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Mulan

17
1,393 843
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pirates of the Caribbean

18
1,328 1,090
Queen of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Alice in Wonderland

19
1,249 1,039
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Bootsdad added Toy Story 3

20
1,257 789
Oogie Boogie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Nightmare Before Christmas

21
1,022 1,072
Kaa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Jungle Book

22
1,040 1,073
Prince John is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Robin Hood

23
1,131 963
Hans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Frozen

24
885 1,115
Professor Ratigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Great Mouse Detective

25
1,150 904
Sid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Toy Story

26
773 450
Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Incredibles

27
888 674
Chernabog the Devil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains

28
935 1,004
King Candy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added Wreck it Ralph

29
857 935
Madam Mim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Sword in the Stone

30
593 645
The Sheriff of Nottingham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains

31
751 981
Horned King is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Black Cauldron

32
764 649
The Headless Horseman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

33
800 905
Clayton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Tarzan

34
818 873
Madame Medusa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Rescuers

35
785 902
Governor Ratcliffe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pocahontas

36
639 291
Randall Boggs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
ahmed-maklad added Monsters, Inc.

37
714 835
Pete is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
A Goofy Movie

38
668 564
Hopper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added A Bug's Life

39
739 622
Bruce is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added Finding Nemo

40
668 907
Smee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Peter Pan

41
677 930
Gantu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added Lilo & Stitch

42
566 533
Charles Muntz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
SMcM added Up

43
625 925
AUTO is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
maltron66 added WALL-E

44
551 881
Stromboli is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Pinocchio

45
548 837
Percival C. McLeach is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
The Rescuers Down Under

46
596 888
Anastasia Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
moosiclvr added Cinderella

47
601 879
Drizella Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
moosiclvr added Cinderella

48
594 887
Edgar Balthazar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Method2Madness added The Aristocats

49
275 147
Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
Dimos Dicoudis added Cinderella

50
540 841
Michael Yagoobian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Disney Villains
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