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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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1,678 1,301
Alex Delarge is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Alex Delarge

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52
1,307 1,071
Tommy DeVito is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Tommy DeVito Goodfellas

53
1,627 1,486
Khan Noonien Singh is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Khan Noonien Singh Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

54
1,439 1,123
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
1,667 1,310
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

56
1,712 1,202
Two-Face is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Two-Face The Dark Knight, Batman, Batman Forever

57
1,593 1,188
Jabba the Hutt is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Jabba the Hutt Star Wars: The Clone Wars

58
2,185 1,755
Dr. Evil is listed (or ranked) 58 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

59
1,299 589
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
1,377 1,037
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
1,296 1,080
Pinhead is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Pinhead Hellraiser, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation, Hellraiser: Hellworld

62
1,263 869
Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Scarecrow Batman Begins

63
1,162 1,022
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
991 675
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 64 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

65
986 540
Smaug is listed (or ranked) 65 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

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977 796
Commodus is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
sebbzor added Commodus Gladiator

67
1,142 938
Keyser Söze is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Keyser Söze The Usual Suspects

68
1,445 1,428
Mr. Blonde is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Mr. Blonde Reservoir Dogs

69
1,440 1,408
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
937 675
Sheriff of Nottingham is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
but chickens double d added Sheriff of Nottingham Robin Hood

71
1,332 1,309
Megatron is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Megatron Transformers: The Ride - 3D, Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

72
1,325 978
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Mystique X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, Epic Movie

73
1,083 883
Ivan Drago is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Ivan Drago Rocky V

74
1,050 897
Penguin is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Penguin Batman Returns, Batman

75
810 529
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Ultron Avengers: Age of Ultron

76
1,115 922
Shredder is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time

77
828 755
Frank Costello is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
NormanBates added Frank Costello The Departed, Mobsters

78
1,062 887
Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Gremlins Gremlins

79
1,045 915
Ghostface is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Ghostface Scream 4, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

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80
1,054 1,041
Sweeney Todd is listed (or ranked) 80 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

81
753 517
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
866 698
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
946 915
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Dr. Otto Octavius Spider-Man 2

84
1,020 983
Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 84 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

85
792 759
Calvin Candie is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Calvin Candie Django Unchained

86
949 877
Judge Doom is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Judge Doom Who Framed Roger Rabbit

87
1,008 1,027
General Zod is listed (or ranked) 87 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

88
989 847
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
ahmed-maklad added Green Goblin Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

89
908 628
Lex Luthor is listed (or ranked) 89 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

90
644 518
President Snow is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added President Snow The Hunger Games

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948 808
Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 91 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

92
983 833
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
833 694
Shere Khan is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Shere Khan Adventures of Mowgli, The Jungle Book

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908 973
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
The Thing The Thing

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830 691
Ursula is listed (or ranked) 95 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

96
807 934
Col. Nathan R. Jessep is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Col. Nathan R. Jessep A Few Good Men

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832 875
Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Syndrome The Incredibles

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770 773
Charles Lee Ray is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Charles Lee Ray Child's Play 2, Child's Play 3, Bride of Chucky

99
512 285
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
SMcM added Thanos Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

100
860 1,082
Max Cady is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Movie Villains of All Time
Max Cady Cape Fear, Cape Fear