A lot of terrifying violence is made cinematically digestible through humor. That certainly extends to all of the villains below. This list spotlights a murderers' row of violent villains who are nevertheless frequently funny, even through their dastardly dealings.
These movie (and TV) maniacs' predilection for bloodshed as a less-than-constructive means of problem-solving is often weirdly, hypnotically chuckle-inducing, thanks to their gallows humor. For further reading along these lines, check out our lists of funny villains in serious movies and the funniest movie villain kills.