Favorite villian

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  1. Below-average Joe profile image52
    Below-average Joeposted 8 years ago

    I'm sure this has been discussed before, but being new, I'm throwing it out there.  Who is your favorite villian - books, movies, tv, whatever?  Book-wise, mine would be the husband from "Rose Madder."  That guy is creepy as hell.  Movie-wise, gotta be Maleficent.

  2. torimari profile image66
    torimariposted 8 years ago

    This is touuuugh.

    Movie-wise, I don't remember his name, but I love Gary Oleman's villian in Leon: The Professional.

    Book-wise, I can't choose. sad I like that crusty villian from Twelfth Night by Shakespeare I guess.

    1. Below-average Joe profile image52
      Below-average Joeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Leon.  Good one.  Love him biting down on whatever that is that he bites down on.

      I spelled "villain" wrong, just noticed.  Sorry.

  3. shamelabboush profile image68
    shamelabboushposted 8 years ago

    Mine is Tyler Durden special appearance of Brad Pitt in fight club! He was such a maniac smile

  4. dohn121 profile image82
    dohn121posted 8 years ago

    I gotta go with Darth Vader.  He comes first before all others.

  5. Tom Cornett profile image79
    Tom Cornettposted 8 years ago

    Edgler Vess in the Dean Koontz book, Intensity.  John McGinley played the character in the movie.

    1. dohn121 profile image82
      dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, Tommy.  I didn't even THINK to pick a book villain!  With that said, I'll go with Randall Flagg from Stephen King's The Stand!  That guy IS evil incarnate!

      1. Tom Cornett profile image79
        Tom Cornettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh yeah...Flagg was evil!  yikes

    2. Animal World profile image65
      Animal Worldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with this one,..I read the book at least a dozen times and the movie was just as Intense,....

  6. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Wile E Coyote

    Beep-beep!

    1. Tom Cornett profile image79
      Tom Cornettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!  Elmer Fudd for PETA.   smile

      1. Flightkeeper profile image71
        Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Awww Elmer couldn't shoot straight.  He couldn't hurt a fly. The same can't be said for PETA.

  7. Lisa HW profile image70
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    This is a kind of harmless one (compared to other villains), but I liked Queen Narissa in Disney's "Enchanted".  I'm not much of a fan of the more "realistic" villains; and Susan Serandon made a great (and humorous) evil queen.

  8. LViddamoy profile image60
    LViddamoyposted 8 years ago

    He's not a villain as such but Francis Begbie in Trainspotting, a total psycho, one of the best characters ever, book and film.

  9. Lady_E profile image67
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Vin Diesel - xXx  smile

  10. Anti-Valentine profile image96
    Anti-Valentineposted 8 years ago

    I like Alan Rickman's Hans Gruber character from Die Hard.

  11. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    Hannibal Lector

  12. theageofcake profile image68
    theageofcakeposted 8 years ago

    I have a few that stand out for completely different reasons.

    Ozymandias from Watchmen for having such a calculated, cold, and strange sense of morality;

    The Joker, specifically from the Dark Knight, for his obsession with chaos and ruined vision of humankind;

    Sephiroth from the video game Final Fantasy 7, for being so egocentric as to think of himself as something of a God;

    and Daniel Plainview from There Will Be Blood, for his tragic and impenetrable hatred of people.

  13. Lloyd Christmas profile image54
    Lloyd Christmasposted 8 years ago

    i Liked Viggo Mortessen in The Prophesy as Lucifer, it was only a small part.

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    Janettaposted 8 years ago

    from movies--I'd have to go with Magneto from the X Men movies

    books--hmm...I guess probably Hannibal Lecter

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    elliot.dunnposted 8 years ago

    from movies definitely kevin spacey's character in "seven".  such an intelligent evil - there something oddly respectful, creepily artistic in his portrayl.

    books - Kate in John Steinbeck's "East of Eden".  He truly shows her degeneration into her lies and manipulations.  it's quite a poignant portrayl of human depravity.

  16. Paradise7 profile image84
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    Heath Ledger as the Joker in the Dark Knight has to be my number one favorite.

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    Snidely Whiplash!!!!

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I would have said Snidley too! lol

      1. profile image0
        Rick Marlowposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Arnold Ziffle

        1. profile image0
          A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Arnold Ziffel? I haven't heard that in years! Greeeen acres is the place to be!

  18. Tom Cornett profile image79
    Tom Cornettposted 8 years ago

    Marcia Brady!  yikes

    1. Below-average Joe profile image52
      Below-average Joeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Haha!  Marcia Marcia Marcia!

    2. Animal World profile image65
      Animal Worldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LMAO,...How bout Davy Jones ????

  19. Dominionmaster2 profile image56
    Dominionmaster2posted 8 years ago

    I would say Hannibal Lecter is one of my favorites.Also That crazy ass dude from Devils Rejects, the dude with the beard and the big ass knife. Mister Rodgers was pretty scary!

      Book wise, Bugs Meaney from the old Encyclopedia Brown books

    1. Below-average Joe profile image52
      Below-average Joeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMG, Bugs Meaney.  Haven't seen or heard that name in an embarrassingly long time!  Good one!

  20. heartattack4444 profile image60
    heartattack4444posted 8 years ago

    The Joker!  And Harley Quinn big_smile

  21. wyanjen profile image80
    wyanjenposted 8 years ago

    This goes too far back maybe, but Madame Medusa from The Rescuers scared me crazy when I was a kid.

  22. Chloe Comfort profile image56
    Chloe Comfortposted 8 years ago

    Principal Richard Vernon from the movie "The Breakfast Club" - not really evil but a villan none the less - a real schmuck!

  23. love my yorkies profile image61
    love my yorkiesposted 8 years ago

    Darth Vader as movie villian.  But then again, I'm into heavy breathing and guys in black uniforms.  lol

  24. Megavitamin profile image79
    Megavitaminposted 8 years ago

    Christian Slater in Very Bad Things, but I'm not sure if that counts.  I'd have to say Ursula from The Little Mermaid is pretty bad-a.

  25. Wonder_Woman profile image51
    Wonder_Womanposted 8 years ago

    the joker hands down! harley quinn of course is adorable

  26. Lady_E profile image67
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Richard Gere  - First Knight

  27. jayjay40 profile image81
    jayjay40posted 8 years ago

    Heath Ledger as the joker in dark knight. So evil yet  believable. Enough to give anyone nightmares

  28. yoshi97 profile image64
    yoshi97posted 8 years ago

    I didn't make the list? Dang, I gotta try harder! smile

 
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