While some of us tend to despise movie villains, plenty of movie-goers favor some of these antagonists. Whether that's due to a cool accent or an intimidating disposition, some villains just stand out. For instance, who doesn't have some type of fondness for Hannibal Lecter? How about the evil Darth Vader for that matter? 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.
These are the greatest, most vile movie characters we love to hate ranked by the wisdom of the crowd, which makes this ranking an accurate, real-time reflection of the crowd's collective opinion.
He's a Sith Lord and a real nightmare to anyone with daddy issues.
Whether blasting Prince from a boombox, telling stories about his scars, or dancing down stairs, the Clown Prince is always a chilling agent of chaos.
This is the man who ruined chianti and fava beans for generations.
Sequels may have rehabilitated his image, but the original T-100 is still the unstoppable force that put James Cameron on the map.
He's the villain that turned anti-virus software into a terrifying proposition.
You don't cross a mutant who can pull all of the iron out of body at will.
If people won't even say your name, then you know you're a bad dude.
His hobbies are overthrowing galactic governments, building planet-destroying space stations, and watching fathers and sons fight.
With a brother like Scar, who needs enemies?
He's just a dad trying to get a little bit of writing done. Haven't we all been there?
You know you're going to get a reputation if you go everywhere with knives attached to your hand.
He can seem pretty charming, but things really turn if you call him "bubby".
He's the trickster god with perfect hair.
After ten movies and at least three reboots, Michael Myers still has people looking over their shoulders.
In space, no one can hear you scream, which thankfully means no one can hear you pee your pants either.
With his all-seeing eye, Sauron is like Santa Claus if Santa was also the source of all evil in the world.
He broke the Bat, and the worst part is he never apologized for it.
The ultimate big game hunter and the only creature in the universe who could give peak Schwarzenegger a run for his money.
It's scariest form and the bane of real, hard-working clowns all across the world.
It's so ruthless, it even made running scary.
All it took was coin and a cattle tool to become the specter of doom.
Likes include: the woods, his mom. Dislikes include: camp counselors, promiscuity.
What can we say, he's inevitable!
Norman paints a terrifyingly normal picture of a slasher villain.
Charming, despicable, dogged, heartless, conniving – he's everything you want from a villain.