Best Horror Villains

What are the top best horror movie villains, that make the silver screen red with blood?

The Top Ten

1 Freddy Krueger Freddy Krueger Fred "Freddy" Krueger is the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).

Any of you who put Jason, let's say this. Freddy talks, wants to kill you and scares you by being scary-funny, while Jason walks around with a machete and is so depressed he glues a hockey mask to his face (that says a lot). And Jason doesn't talk. Jason = fail. To me, anyway.

Freddy is the scariest, since he can murder you where you are the most vulnerable: your dreams. He's also cool, since he has the best one-liners and talks as you're being killed by him. And he's a shape-shifter, can manipulate himself, and has the razor gloves!

MY TOP 3? Well, I'd put it in this order. Each well deserves their position on the list. Top person is the best.

Freddy Krueger

Michael Myers

Hannibal Lecter

Go Freddy!

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2 Micheal Myers

Comes up right after Freddy for me. Mikey was my fave, always got the second place spot. Very close though. Still, I have to say Freddy is better, as he is immortal in the dreamland, and no one, sadly not even Mikey here, can avoid sleep.

I know most of your out there think that Freddy is the main, but Michael is voted by many FAR the most scary.

3 Jason

He's the awesomest. I couldn't go to camp a month after I watched him.

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4 Leatherface Leatherface Leatherface is a character in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre horror-film series and its spin-offs. He wears masks made of human skin and engages in murder and cannibalism, alongside his inbred family.

Ed gein was never represented as somebody scarier than this skin wearer.

5 Jigsaw Jigsaw

Personally, the COOLEST horror movie character!

6 Norman Bates Norman Bates Norman Bates is a character created by writer Robert Bloch as the main character in his novel Psycho, and portrayed by Anthony Perkins as the primary antagonist of the 1960 film of the same name directed by Alfred Hitchcock and its sequels.

Every time he was on camera, he was the center of attention. Anthony Perkins was great in this role.

7 Jack Torrance Jack Torrance John Daniel Edward "Jack" Torrance is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining.
8 Pennywise

SO creepy. I've never had a fear of clowns until I saw him.

9 Chucky Chucky Charles Lee Ray is a fictional character and the titular antagonist of the Child's Play horror film series.

Come on, people, face the facts; he's so creepy!

10 Hannibal the Cannibal

Hannibal the Cannibal is one of the scariest creeps in any movie. His voice, his eyes, and his impression on us all should make him number one.

Not in top 3? If you've seen silence of the lambs then you have to put this guy up there. A cencus taker once tried to test him. He ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chanti. Tss

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The Contenders

11 Firefly Family

Very creepy. I'm not sure they belong in fourth, more fifth though.

12 Pinhead Pinhead

What? He's #12? He should be #2! (Freddy Krueger is #1)

13 Angela Baker

VERY close ties. I mean very.

14 Mark Hoffman
15 The Tall Man

The villain from Phantasm and a direct influence on Slender Man.

16 Esther
17 Nosferatu
18 It

I have to read the book to understand the movie because it seemed silly Average

19 Bagul
20 Carrie White Carrie White

I hate bullies and I think Carrie did the right thing

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