Greatest Villain Performances by Actors


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41Nicole Kidman as Suzanne Stone-Maretto - To Die ForNicole Mary Kidman is an Australian-American actress and film producer. Kidman's breakthrough roles were in the 1989 feature film thriller Dead Calm and television thriller miniseries Bangkok Hilton.

Brilliant portrayal of this fame-hungry weather girl. She won a Golden Globe for this performance.

42Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean Villain - The Expendables
43Luke Evans as Owen Shaw - Fast & Furious 6
44Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber - Die HardAlan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and screen.
45Robert Downey Jr as Vivian - In Dreams
46Philip Seymour Hoffman as Owen Davian - Mission Impossible III

Evil with a deadpan expression

47James Earl Jones As Darth Vader - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackJames Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career spanning more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest actors in American history." Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has won many awards, including a Tony Award and more.
48Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze - Batman & Robin
49Rosamond Pike as 'Amazing' Amy Dunne - Gone Girl

We spend the first half of the film thinking that she's a victim, but once we learn the truth, our entire world is turned upside down. We as an audience try and fail to get a grasp on who she is, but at the end of the day, does even she know?

50Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith - The Matrix
51Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes - Misery
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter - The Silence of the Lambs
2. Heath Legder as Joker - The Dark Knight
3. Jack Nicholson as Joker - Batman
1. Heath Legder as Joker - The Dark Knight
2. Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter - The Silence of the Lambs
3. Al Pacino as John Milton/Devil - The Devil's Advocate
1. Javier Bardem as Anton Chigurh - No Country for Old Man
2. Christopher Waltz as Col. Hans Landa - Inglourious Basterds
3. Ralph Fiennes as Amon Goeth - Schindler's List

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