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.
With a brother like Scar, who needs enemies?
What can we say, he's inevitable!
He's the trickster god with perfect hair.
His hobbies are overthrowing galactic governments, building planet-destroying space stations, and watching fathers and sons fight.
With his all-seeing eye, Sauron is like Santa Claus if Santa was also the source of all evil in the world.
It's scariest form and the bane of real, hard-working clowns all across the world.
He broke the Bat, and the worst part is he never apologized for it.
Likes include: the woods, his mom. Dislikes include: camp counselors, promiscuity.
After ten movies and at least three reboots, Michael Myers still has people looking over their shoulders.
The ultimate big game hunter and the only creature in the universe who could give peak Schwarzenegger a run for his money.
In space, no one can hear you scream, which thankfully means no one can hear you pee your pants either.
Charming, despicable, dogged, heartless, conniving – he's everything you want from a villain.
What she did to Neville's parents was evil, but what she did to Sirius was truly unforgivable.
If you only saw him in Phantom Menace, you may think he's all sizzle and no steak, but if you've seen Clone Wars and Rebels, then you know Darth Maul is the real deal.
Middle-Earth trusted him, and it only brought desolation.
He's a bit more tragic than evil, but you've got to respect whoever came up with the idea of a tentacle beard.
He can seem pretty charming, but things really turn if you call him "bubby".
If for no other reason than he set a new standard for the art of the contract negotiation.
He'd rather burn with his precious than live as Smeagol.
All it took was coin and a cattle tool to become the specter of doom.
For all of the haters who think Boba Fett is lame, he made it out of the Sarlaac pit, and he knows what you said about him.
It's so ruthless, it even made running scary.