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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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1,390 1,142
Tommy DeVito is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Tommy DeVito Goodfellas

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1,729 1,053
Boba Fett is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Boba Fett Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Once Upon a Jedi, Dark Redemption

53
1,777 1,378
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

54
1,509 1,198
Captain Hook is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Captain Hook Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Hook

55
1,827 1,274
Two-Face is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Two-Face The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever

56
1,684 1,568
Khan Noonien Singh is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Khan Noonien Singh Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

57
2,293 1,825
Dr. Evil is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Dr. Evil Austin Powers: Goldmember, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

58
1,675 1,261
Jabba the Hutt is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Jabba the Hutt Star Wars: The Clone Wars

59
1,435 645
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
sebbzor added Adolf Hitler Citizen Kane, Man Hunt, Night Train to Munich

60
1,467 1,100
Jafar is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
oobug added Jafar The Return of Jafar, Aladdin

61
1,131 740
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Dolores Umbridge Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life

62
1,391 1,136
Pinhead is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Pinhead Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld

63
1,242 1,080
Leatherface is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Leatherface The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

64
1,348 931
Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Scarecrow Batman Begins

65
1,074 842
Commodus is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
sebbzor added Commodus Gladiator

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1,078 594
Smaug is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Smaug The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

67
1,517 1,491
Mr. Blonde is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Mr. Blonde Reservoir Dogs

68
1,465 1,375
Megatron is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Megatron Transformers: The Ride - 3D, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

69
1,527 1,466
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Biff Tannen Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

70
1,189 999
Keyser Söze is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Keyser Söze The Usual Suspects

71
1,011 728
Sheriff of Nottingham is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
but chickens double d added Sheriff of Nottingham Robin Hood

72
1,181 941
Ivan Drago is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Ivan Drago Rocky V

73
897 807
Frank Costello is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
NormanBates added Frank Costello The Departed, Mobsters

74
1,413 1,046
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Mystique X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie

75
1,129 953
Penguin is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Penguin Batman Returns, Batman

76
1,189 991
Shredder is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

77
1,137 960
Ghostface is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Ghostface Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

78
1,140 1,097
Sweeney Todd is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Sweeney Todd The Tale of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Bloodthirsty Butchers

79
1,132 938
Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Gremlins Gremlins

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80
891 602
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Ultron Avengers: Age of Ultron

81
838 570
Count Dooku is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Count Dooku Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

82
942 747
Tony Montana is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
but chickens double d added Tony Montana Scarface

83
1,101 1,035
Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Hector Barbossa Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

84
865 809
Calvin Candie is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Calvin Candie Django Unchained

85
1,012 967
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Dr. Otto Octavius Spider-Man 2

86
1,003 929
Judge Doom is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Judge Doom Who Framed Roger Rabbit

87
729 568
President Snow is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added President Snow The Hunger Games

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1,052 876
Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Professor Severus Snape Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

89
1,047 901
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
ahmed-maklad added Green Goblin Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

90
1,048 1,086
General Zod is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
KennethWeaver added Zod MAN OF STEEL Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman

91
972 679
Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
but chickens double d added Lex Luthor The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest, All-Star Superman, Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

92
1,039 881
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Godzilla Invasion of Astro-Monster, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

93
843 817
Chucky is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Chucky Child's Play 2, Child's Play 3, Bride of Chucky

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94
896 740
Shere Khan is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Shere Khan Adventures of Mowgli, The Jungle Book

95
972 1,023
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
The Thing The Thing

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602 334
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Thanos Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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847 980
Col. Nathan R. Jessep is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Col. Nathan R. Jessep A Few Good Men

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902 1,134
Max Cady is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Max Cady Cape Fear, Cape Fear

99
829 720
The Grinch is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
but chickens double d added The Grinch How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat

100
874 748
Ursula is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Sriniketh added Ursula The Little Mermaid, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, Mickey's House of Villains - The Little Mermaid