Whether you're scared of clowns or terrified of ghosts, the best villains of 2019 will leave you screaming for more scares. The best villains of the year include everyone from Disney villains to Marvel villains. Some of the best movie villains of 2019 are brand new characters while others are fan favorites from previous films.
Who are some of the best movie villains of 2019? Of course, Pennywise the Clown has to be near the top. This nightmare-inducing Stephen King creation returns to terrify the members of The Losers Club and the residents of Derry in It: Chapter Two, which will be released on Sept. 6, 2019. Joaquin Phoenix's take on the title character in Joker should also reveal a scary good performance. Lupita Nyong'o plays the leader of The Tethered – a terrifying group of doppelgängers – in Us, released in March 2019. Other great villains of 2019 include Scar from The Lion King and Brixton from Hobbs & Shaw.
Which 2019 villain do you love to hate? Give the best bad guys a thumbs up to make sure they land in the top spot on this list.
Pennywise the Clown returns to terrify the members of The Losers Club and the residents of Derry in It: Chapter Two
In the 2019 film Joker, Joaquin Phoenix portrays Arthur Fleck on his journey from failed comedian to the successful psychopath known as The Joker.
Chiwetel Ejiofor voices the evil lion Scar – who will stop at nothing to claim the crown – in The Lion King (Release Date - July 19, 2019).
Kylo Ren continues to drive the Dark Side in Star Wars: Episode IX, which will be released on Dec. 20, 2019.
James McAvoy reprised his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb in M. Night Shyamalan's Glass.
Chucky, a doll haunted by the spirit of a killer, is back in the 2019 remake of Child's Play set to be released on June 21.
Lupita Nyong'o plays the leader of The Tethered – a terrifying group of doppelgängers – in Us, released in March 2019.
Rodan is among the monsters threatening human existence in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (release date May 31, 2019).
Marwan Kenzari plays Jafar, a treasonous sorcerer, in the 2019 remake of Aladdin, set to be released on May 24.
Miles Blume appears to be a vessel for evil in The Prodigy, released on Feb. 8, 2019.
Smith, portrayed by Jessica Chastain, is a shapeshifter who tries to manipulate Jean Grey into using her powers for evil in X-Men movie Dark Phoenix.
Hobbs & Shaw, the latest in the Fast & Furious franchise to be released on Aug. 2, 2019, finds Idris Alba portraying the criminal mastermind Brixton Lore.
The supernatural force that is La Llorona wreaks havoc on the Garcia family in The Curse of La Llorona, which will be released on April 19, 2019.
Brandon Breyer may look like a good-natured boy, but an evil awaits inside him in the May 24, 2019 release, Brightburn.
Grimmel the Grisly is an unscrupulous dragon hunter in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, which was released on Feb. 22.