Scariest Characters In Non-Horror Movies


The Top TenXW

1Anton Chigurh (No Country for Old Men)

It's as if this guy just stepped out of a horror movie. Brilliant! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

2Kevin (Sin City)

Sin City has a lot of great characters but kevin is by far the scariest and creepiest of them all.

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3Pale Man (Pan's Labyrinth)

This character is seriously scary.

His name is the Child Catcher

4The Joker (The Dark Knight)The Joker is a fictional supervillain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, more.

A disturbing, scary and sinister character

5Frank Booth (Blue Velvet)
6John Doe (Seven)
7Mystery Man (Lost Highway)
8Max Caddy (Cape Fear 1991)

Very frightening performance by robert deniro.

9Hal 9000 (2001: a Space Odyssey)HAL 9000 is a fictional character in Arthur C. Clarke's Space Odyssey series. First appearing in 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL is a sentient computer that controls the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft and interacts with the ship's astronaut crew.
10Darth Maul (Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace)Darth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber.

He would have been scarier with a more hard-working director. - PositronWildhawk

The Contenders

11Harry Powell (The Night of the Hunter)
12The Wicked Witch of the West (The Wizard of Oz)

I love The Wizard of Oz. Breathtaking film and the witch is truly scary.

13Gmork (The Neverending Story)

Great fantasy adventure movie with terrifying creatures

14Bane (The Dark Knight Rises)Bane is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
15Hans Beckert (M)
16Darkness (Legend)
17The Terminator (The Terminator)The Terminator is a fictional autonomous robot from the Terminator franchise portrayed by both Arnold Schwarzenegger and numerous actor stand-ins digitally overlayed with Schwarzenegger's likeness.

I was actually frightened by him a while back.

18Witch-king of Angmar (The Lord of the Rings)
19Dr. Szell (Marathon Man)
20Brick Top (Snatch)
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