Top 10 Darkest Movie Villains

The Top Ten

Norman Bates - Psycho 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.

"They'll see, and they'll know and they'll say, 'Why she wouldn't even harm a fly. '" - MontyPython

HAL - 2001: A Space Odyssey

"I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that." - MontyPython

I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't let you do that.

Aww, poor misunderstood HAL. It wasn't his fault! Didn't you see 2010 (The Year We Make Contact)?! - Billyv

The Joker - Various

He's simply the oldest darkest most horrifying being to never exist, and I think soon some people will turn out like him in the real world

"I believe, whatever doesn't kill you makes you, stranger." - MontyPython

Darth Vader - Star Wars Darth Vader is a Star Wars character and the main antagonist of the first three original Star Wars films and the main protagonist of the Star Wars prequel trilogy under his original name Anakin Skywalker. He had been trained as a Jedi but defected to the Sith lord and Galactic Chancellor Palpatine. more.

"No, I am your father."

Alex - A Clockwork Orange

Yes, definitely the darkest one. - keyson

"As we walked along the flatblock marina, I was calm on the outside, but thinking all the time. So now it was to be Georgie the general, saying what we should do and what not to do, and Dim as his mindless greeding bulldog. But suddenly I viddied that thinking was for the gloopy ones and that the oomny ones use, like, inspiration and what Bog sends. For now it was lovely music that came to my aid. There was a window open with the stereo on and I viddied right at once what to do." - MontyPython

Loki - Thor/The Avengers Loki Laufeyson, or Loki Odinson, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor, and is known as the "God of Mischief". In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character has been portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.

More than dark I'd say he's green booger. - keyson

"I said... KNEEL! " - MontyPython

Pazuzu - The Exorcist

"You would like that? "
"Indeed. It would bring us together."
"You and Regan? "
"You and us." - MontyPython

Alan Yates - Cannibal Holocaust

"Things like this happen all the time in the jungle, it's survival of the fittest! " - MontyPython

Chernabog - Fantasia Chernabog is a Disney villain from the 1940s film Fantasia, and in his segment, "A Night on Bald Mountain".

He's the darkest Disney Villain ever. Frollo and Scar are nothing compared to him. - asantalo

Pennywise the Dancing Clown - It It (sometimes capitalized as IT), more commonly known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, is the titular main antagonist of the novel, its 2017 film adaptation and the 1990 TV adaptation. It was portrayed to be a shapeshifting and malevolent entity millions (possibly billions) of years old, and with no more.

€I am eternal, child. I am the eater of worlds, and of Children! And you are next! ”
Tim Curry as Pennywise - asantalo

The Contenders

Annie Wilkes - Misery Anne Marie Wilkes Dugan, usually known as Annie Wilkes, is a character in the 1987 novel Misery, by Stephen King.

"God, I love you." - MontyPython

Damien Thorn - The Omen Damien Thorn is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of The Omen franchise. He is the Antichrist and the son of the Devil.
Destoroyah - Godzilla vs Destoroyah

Just the scariest of all the Villainous monsters Godzilla has ever faced. Destoroyah (pronounced as Destroyah) just becomes the darkest of all Kaijus, and is truly Humanity's Worst Nightmare. - asantalo

The Joker - Batman: The Killing Joke

Probably the darkest story to feature The Joker. WAAYYY better than The Dark Knight. - asantalo

The President - Saló, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Erotic... More like PSYCHotic! No wonder Sadism gets its name from the Marquis de Sade if this is what his style of writing is! - theOpinionatedOne

"Open your mouth, and say, 'I can't eat rice like this. '" - MontyPython

Hannibal Lecter - Silence of the Lambs Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a character in a series of suspense novels by Thomas Harris. Lecter was introduced in the 1981 thriller novel Red Dragon as a forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer.
Two Face - The Dark Knight
Judge Claude Frollo - Hunchback of Notre Dame

This guy is also darker than Scar

Sauron - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Sauron is the title character and main antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Originally a servant of the first Dark Lord, Morgoth. Morgoth was later defeated and Sauron fled. He later came back to Middle Earth and took over as the new Dark Lord by using a Ring of Power. He was later more.

"There is no life in the void. Only, death."

Leatherface - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 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.
Jaws - Jaws
Freddy Krueger - A Nightmare on Elm Street 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).
Scar - Lion King Scar is the main antagonist of Disney's 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. He was the second son of Ahadi and Uru — who were, at one time, King and Queen of the Pride Lands — the younger brother of Mufasa, and the uncle of Simba.
The Witch-King of Angmar - The Lord Of The Rings
The Horned King - The Black Cauldron

This guy is a darker villain than Scar from lion king though I don't think I blame you for putting him first because you probably don't know him because not everyone knows The Black Cauldron.

This guy is more darker than Scar

This guy is darker than Scar

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