Top 10 Disney Villains We Liked Better than the Hero

The Top Ten
1 Hades

Hades is by far the funniest Disney villain of all time. Even though he's miserable about his life, he has a sense of humor. Even when he's terrorizing people, he never fails to make us laugh.

Hades is a comical hothead from Hercules, with a wonderful sense of humor, that really makes me laugh! Hades is so hilarious in Hercules.

Hades is the best. My brother dressed up as him last year on Halloween. "I haven't been this choked up since I got a hunk of Misaka caught in my throat! Ha?!"

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

I don't even see how he's a bad guy. Sure, he looks scary (aren't movies supposed to show how the way you look doesn't matter?), but literally all he does is play with ghosts.

4 Maleficent Maleficent is the main antagonist of Disney's 1959 animated feature film Sleeping Beauty. An evil fairy, Maleficent is an incarnation of pure evil, and is responsible for all misfortune in King Stefan's kingdom.

The 2014 movie really puts things in perspective. Spydyr, it is never actually proven that she was evil and placed curses before the movie or that she killed people. It could have been a case of discrimination for all you know! Shame on you.

If you weren't invited to a party, you would feel bitter too. Like Scar, Maleficent carries out a successful scheme and even almost wins. Her 2014 live-action movie adds a backstory that adds great qualities to her character.

Of course, it's hard not to like Maleficent better than Aurora.

5 Captain Hook Captain James Hook is a fictional character, the antagonist of J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and its various adaptations, in which he is Peter Pan's archenemy.

Did y'all know that Peter Pan was originally supposed to be the villain? Also, in the movie, he acts like a cocky ass, and in the book, he acts the same way but worse, steals other people's ideas, and it's even implied that he kills the children when they grow up.

You would be mad too if someone cut off your hand, fed it to the crocodile, and tormented you every chance he gets. Peter Pan is a brat and kind of a jerk, even to the people he likes.

I actually feel bad for him and felt he should've been the hero.

6 Scar 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.

Yes, I hate Disney villains, but sometimes their songs get to me, and I can't stop singing along. I love how Scar has so much feeling when he sings "Be Prepared." Whenever this song comes on Disney's radio, I sing like there's no tomorrow! Scar was also very successful ruling the Pride Lands for many years.

Scar's evil transformation (watch the first episode of The Lion Guard, Season 3 to see how) happened when he was the leader of the Lion Guard. There was a lion in the Outlands. At first, Scar trusted him, but then a snake came out of nowhere and scarred his face. He killed the lion, and when he came back and showed he killed the lion, Mufasa just laughed and nicknamed him Scar. That's how he wanted his revenge on Mufasa and killed him, along with the fact he wanted to be king.

Scar is my all-time favorite villain, and he shouldn't have been killed by fire or hyenas. He should have gotten a really bad punishment instead of being killed. RIP Scar.

7 Jafar Jafar is the main antagonist of Disney's 31st full length animated feature film Aladdin. Jafar is introduced as the sinister Royal Vizier to Agrabah's Sultan who desires power over Agrabah.

He worked hard to get to where he is, but the local thief tears it all away. There is a rumor that Jafar is actually the good guy. Also, Aladdin lied his way to Jasmine's heart, so...

He's like Scar. After him, he had a flawless plan that worked perfectly well. He just made one slight error, and a street rat capitalized on it.

8 Yzma Yzma is the royal adviser of Emperor Kuzco in 'The Emperor's New Groove'. She is also a mad potions master and after being fired by Kuzco, she tries to use her potions to get rid of him and instate herself as empress.

I've never actually seen The Emperor's New Groove, but I hear she delivers some of the funniest lines and also has a funny sidekick, so I had to put her on here.

Honestly, probably one of my favorite Disney villains.

At the start of the movie, Kuzco wasn't a nice person by any means.

9 Gaston Gaston is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 30th animated feature film Beauty and the Beast.

He might be egotistical and narcissistic, but he knows how to rally the village behind him. Belle, the girl he wants, has been kidnapped by the Beast, so he fights for what he loves, which is a great quality. That, of course, didn't go very well.

An epic villain. He tried so much to get the girl he wanted, and she kept turning him down. So, in an ultimate act of hubris, he messed up and went after Beast, only to plummet to his doom.

10 Professor Ratigan

He is the smartest Disney villain and came closest to winning.

The Contenders
11 Oogie Boogie

I don't know why, maybe it's because of his amazing performance and confrontation with Santa, but Oogie Boogie has to arguably be the best Nightmare Before Christmas character out there. His character's death was very well made for stop-motion animation. Go Oogie!

12 Clayton
13 Ursula Ursula is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated feature film The Little Mermaid.

Ursula literally warns Ariel of the consequences of becoming a human, not that Ariel seemed to care. Ursula never lied to Ariel once. She's also one of the sassiest Disney villains in Disney history.

Ursula is so amazing and so wonderful in The Little Mermaid. Ursula's theme song, Poor Unfortunate Souls, happens to be my favorite song. Ursula warned Ariel about becoming a human, telling her she had three days to tell Prince Eric she loves him before sunset! I really like Pat Carroll as Ursula very much. I think Ursula is the coolest with a great sense of humor.

14 Edgar Balthazar

If there ever was a cool villain type for me, it would be the subtle snake of a villain like Edgar here. No one believed Edgar would try to hurt those kittens. It took a bunch of alley cats to show it.

I feel bad. He had to do so much work for years, and then some crazy lady decided that the money he earned should go to her cats instead.

I would try to get rid of those cats too. He worked his butt off for years and got nothing in return.

15 Syndrome Syndrome (born as Buddy Pine) is the primary antagonist in The Incredibles. He wanted to be super like the others, even though he had no powers. He was Mr. Incredible's #1 fan, and dubbed himself "Incrediboy," but he was rejected by Mr. Incredible. Angered after being refused, he developed an evil plan... read more

Think about it. All he wanted as a kid was for Mr. Incredible, who was his idol, to notice him, but Mr. Incredible set him aside. He shows us that even the smallest person can rescue themselves.

Love the story here. Rejected by his hero, so he became the enemy.

If Syndrome got away with Jack-Jack:
S: Alright, bust down Mr. Incredible!
JJ: *uses all of his powers and spits at Syndrome*
S: Alright, I'm taking you back.

16 Evil Queen

She's much better than Snow White.

She looks prettier than Snow. My sisters think I look like Snow White (I am so embarrassed).

17 Dr. Facilier

Dr. Facilier wasn't evil. Prince Naveen was a spoiled little brat, and he decided to teach him a lesson. They should be grateful. It was Naveen, not Facilier, who convinced Tiana to kiss Naveen so he could turn into a human again. (Spoiler: It doesn't work, thank God.) His methods may have been questionable, but he had a good mind in the grand scheme of things.

If I got adopted by Dr. Facilier, I would be extremely happy. Plus, he did not really lie.

This dude is insane. I mean, his friends are cursed spirits!

18 Shan Yu Shan Yu is the main antagonist of Disney's 1998 animated feature film, Mulan. He is the evil leader of the Hun Army.

I believe they're removing Mushu from the live-action! This is disappointing.

19 Randall Boggs Randall Boggs is a Pixar villain from both Monsters Inc and its prequel, Monsters University. He is voiced by Steve Buscemi, and has a reptilian appearance, with purple and blue scales and green eyes.

He was mad at Sully because Sully made him lose his chance of being respected. He was never really evil. Instead of listening to his side of the story or trying to change his mind, everyone just saw him as a bad guy. He was really just trying to protect everyone from humans! Like all monsters there, Randall thought humans were bad. (Mike and Sully thought humans were bad too.)

After meeting Boo, Mike and Sully realized that humans weren't as bad as they thought. They tried to prove to everyone that humans weren't bad except Randall. We could have avoided the whole thing if Mike and Sully had just listened to what Randall had to say.

20 Prince John

Prince John is actually one of my favorite villains, but he's not in the Top 5 because I like the other Robin Hood characters just the same. His immaturity and cowardly personality are what make him one of the funniest villains in Disney, in what is, in my opinion, the most underrated Disney film. Just look at that image, and it should be obvious that he's easily defeated.

Such a hilarious villain. You just say "Prince John," and I start cracking up and singing "The Phony King of England."

Prince John the Lion has a great sense of humor that makes me laugh when I watch the cartoon Robin Hood. One minute he is mean, and the next minute he is hilarious. He is the comical villain.

21 Mother Gothel Mother Gothel is the main antagonist of Disney's 2010 animated feature film, Tangled. She is a wicked crone who retained youth for hundreds of years through the healing properties of a magic, golden flower.

If Gothel was actually Rapunzel's mom:
Flynn: Nice to meet you...
Gothel: You better not hurt her!
Rapunzel: Mom, no killing.
Gothel: Alright, flower.

22 Sheriff of Nottingham
23 Sir Hiss

I love Sir Hiss because he's a snake, and snakes are the cutest things on the planet. I kinda like Prince John because I think he's funny with his bratty, spoiled behavior and his posh British accent, but I also dislike him at the same time because of how he abuses the poor little serpent. I wish Sir Hiss would get more respect from him.

This snake was treated horribly during the film.

24 Ernesto de la Cruz

Don't forget he stole his best friend's art, murdered said best friend in cold blood, and almost threw a child to his death.

Good looking, smart, famous. Why is he the bad guy?

25 Evelyn Deavor

Me: Can I punch you?
Evelyn: No.
Me: Fine, then I will go get Elastigirl to save me from you.
Evelyn: How hard did you want to punch me?

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