Villains

The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked  

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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. 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. Other great villains of 2019 include Scar from The Lion King and Brixton from Hobbs & Shaw.

Which 2019 villain do you love to hate? Vote up the best bad guys on the list to make sure they land in the top spot.

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Pennywise the Dancing Clown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Pennywise the Clown returns to terrify the grown up members of The Losers Club and the residents of Derry.

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Arthur Fleck / Joker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Arthur Fleck / Joker

Arthur Fleck embarks on a journey from failed comedian to the successful psychopath known as the Joker.

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Scar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

The evil lion Scar will stop at nothing to claim the crown.

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Kevin Wendell Crumb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Kevin Wendell Crumb

James McAvoy as Kevin Wendell Crumb and his many personalities are back in the conclusion to M. Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable trilogy.

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Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Khaleesi took a heel turn during the final season of GoT, burning King's Landing and generally going all ~Mad Queen~ on the Seven Kingdoms.

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Kylo Ren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Kylo Ren

Adam Driver as Kylo Ren continues to drive the Dark Side now that Supreme Leader Snoke is no longer in his way.

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Chucky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Chucky, a doll formerly haunted by the spirit of a killer, is back as a robotic toy with a mind of its own.

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The Tethered is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
The Tethered

Lupita Nyong'o plays the leader of The Tethered – a terrifying group of doppelgängers – in Us.

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Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Mysterio faces off with Spider-Man in Far From Home.

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Rodan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Rodan is among the monsters threatening human existence in Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

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Jafar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked

Marwan Kenzari plays Jafar, a treasonous sorcerer, in the remake of Aladdin.

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Miles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Miles

Miles Blume appears to be a vessel for evil in The Prodigy.

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La Llorona is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
La Llorona

The supernatural force that is La Llorona wreaks havoc on the Garcia family in The Curse of La Llorona.

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Grimmel the Grisly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Grimmel the Grisly

Grimmel the Grisly is an unscrupulous dragon hunter in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

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Brandon Breyer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Brandon Breyer

Brandon Breyer may look like a good-natured boy, but an evil awaits inside him in Brightburn.

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Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Smith

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.

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Brixton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Villains Of 2019, Ranked
Brixton

Hobbs & Shaw, the latest in the Fast & Furious franchise, finds Idris Alba portraying the criminal mastermind Brixton Lore.