The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time. Movie villains are often popular. This is due to the fact that they perform roles where viewers loathe and show utter disdain to them. Therefore it is difficult to easily forget these characters.

It must be said that such roles are very difficult to execute as well because most villains portray negative acts and most actors strive to bring such characters to the fore,

Over the years, different villains have graced our screens in movies and on television shows.  Some were hugely popular due to the success of the movies they featured in.

Let’s take a look at 9 of the greatest villains that ever graced our screens.

 

Kevin Spacey as John Doe in the movie “Seven”

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Independent

Spacey played the role of a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

 

Angelina Jolie in ‘Maleficent’

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Business Insider

Jolie plays the role of a vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

 

Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in the “Silence of the Lambs”

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time

Hopkins played a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath.

 

Ben Kingsley in Iron Man 3

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Huffington Post

Kingsley played the role of the terrorist Mandarin in the Iron Man 3

 

Jared Leto in Suicide Squad

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: The Atlantic

Jared Leto has admitted that playing the Joker in Suicide Squad almost typecast him in “evil” roles.

 

Ralph Fiennes in Harry Porter

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Digital Spy

Fiennes plays Lord Voldemort in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2.

 

Tom Hardy in the Revenant

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: GQ

Tom Hardy plays bad-guy John Fitzgerald in “The Revenant,” a role that’s earning him Oscar buzz in the best supporting actor race.

 

Christoph Waltz in Inglorious Basterds

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Den of Geek

Waltz played Colonel Hans Landa as the main antagonist.

 

Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time
Source: Prop Store

Phoenix plays the power-hungry Commodus in this epic action movie

The Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time

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