Top 10 Bad Guy Actors


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21Christopher McDonald
22Robert DeNiro

Taxi Driver. Goodfellas. Meant Streets. Angel Heart. The Untouchables. The Fan. Heat. This Boy's Life. I know I'm missing a few.

Cape Fear (1991)
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Cape Fear (1991)
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a 14 year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

23Ed Harris
24Ian McKellan
25Dennis Hopper
26Robert Patrick
27J.T. Walsh

Played the heavy or bad guy in: Tequila Sunrise. Breakdown. Backdraft. The Negotiator. Good Morning Vietnam. Needful Things. Sling Blade. Nixon. Pleasantville. And a few others I probably can't think of.

28Matt Dillon
29Ray Liotta

Unlawful Entry. Wild Hogs. GoodFellas. In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. The Iceman.

Turbulence (1997)
After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a stewardess must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself.

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30James Woods

The Specialist. Ghosts of Mississippi. Casino. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. Hercules. Stuart Little 2. Recess: School's Out.

31Rutger Hauer
32Malcolm McDowell
33Joe PesciJoseph Frank "Joe" Pesci is an Italian-American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres.

Home Alone. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Casino. GoodFellas.

34John TravoltaJohn Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease.

Face/Off actually doesn't count because he plays the good guy that's being played by a bad guy.

The Taking Of Pelham 123. The Punisher. Swordfish. Broken Arrow. Face/Off. (Starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. Travolta is an FBI agent and Cage is a terrorist, sworn enemies who assume the physical appearances of each other. )

Killing Season (2013)
Two veterans of the Bosnian War -- one American, one Serbian -- find their unlikely friendship turn tense with one of them reveals their true intentions.

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35Ian McDiarmid
36Liam NeesonLiam John Neeson is an actor from Northern Ireland. In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast for two years.
37Willem DafoeWilliam J. "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. A member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000). He is also well known for his performances as Jesus Christ in The Last more.
38Tommy Lee JonesTommy Lee Jones is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning a Best Supporting Actor.
39Mel Gibson
40Gary SiniseGary Alan Sinise is an American actor, director, and musician. Among other awards, he has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award.
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