Greatest James Bond Villains

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The Top Ten

1 Jaws - The Spy Who Loved Me

Who else could could contend with him

Richard Kiel appears also in Moonraker Because being 10ft with metal teeth is TOO GOOD! - Lord28

2 Ernst Stavro Blofeld - You Only Live Twice Ernst Stavro Blofeld - You Only Live Twice Ernst Stavro Blofeld is a fictional character and a supervillain from the James Bond series of novels and films, who was created by Ian Fleming and Kevin McClory. An evil genius with aspirations of world domination, he is the archenemy of the British Secret Service agent James Bond and is head of the ...read more.

If a villain that has affected the hero personally is the best one, Blofeld is Number 1. He's appeared in 6 movies to date and is responsible for the death of Bond's wife.

Movies he also starred in:
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Diamonds are forever
For your eyes only
Spectre

And the Austin Powers series.

3 Le Chiffre - Casino Royale Le Chiffre - Casino Royale Le Chiffre (born Jean Duran) is the first main villain James Bond faces off against and the primary antagonist of the 2006 cinematic version of Fleming's novel. In French, "le chiffre" translates as either "the figure" (i.e. "the number") or "the cipher."

He is just so creepy in such a human way and he's extremely menacing. Mads Mikkelsen did an amazing job on portraying this character, even though he was killed before the film's final act.

Different in the sense that he's a villain who is on the ropes, hungry and desperate rather than in control - marmalade_skies

4 Auric Goldfinger - Goldfinger Auric Goldfinger - Goldfinger Auric Goldfinger is the primary villain of the 1959 Ian Fleming novel Goldfinger and its 1964 film adaptation. He was portrayed by German actor Gert Fröbe and voiced by Michael Collins.

How is he not number! One of the most notorious villains of all time!

Defined the modern villain - marmalade_skies

Bond: Do you expect me to talk?
Goldfinger: No, Mr. Bond I expect you to die!

number 1

5 Oddjob - Goldfinger Oddjob - Goldfinger Oddjob is a henchman to the villain Auric Goldfinger in the James Bond film and novel, Goldfinger. In the film he was played by the Japanese American actor Harold Sakata.

How is he not number 1? He killed like 5 people with his ’ hat!

6 Alec Trevelyan - GoldenEye Alec Trevelyan - GoldenEye Alec Trevelyan was a former 00 Agent of Don Cossack descent and head of the Janus Crime Syndicate. He serves as the primary villain of the 1995 film GoldenEye and was portrayed by British actor Sean Bean. Formerly 006, he faked his death at the Arkangelsk Chemical Warfare Facility, commandeered by General ...read more.

Alec: For England, James?
Bond: No. For me.
*Alec falls to the ground being injured then being crushed by a giant metal cradle on fire.*

He is the best villan ever

7 Raoul Silva - Skyfall Raoul Silva - Skyfall Raoul Silva, born Tiago Rodriguez, is a fictional cyber-terrorist and former Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6) operative who appeared in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall, portrayed by Javier Bardem. He is the film's primary antagonist. The character is later referenced in the film's sequel Spectre ...read more.

Bardem's character is one of the most terrifying villains in the series - marmalade_skies

Best Bond villain actor!

That intro monologue!

Silva: Do you know what it does to you? Hydrogen Cyanide?
*Rips out rotten teeth, showing murky-blue liquid*

8 Francisco Scaramanga - The Man With the Golden Gun Francisco Scaramanga - The Man With the Golden Gun Francisco Scaramanga is the main villain in the James Bond film and novel The Man with the Golden Gun. Scaramanga was played by the late English actor Christopher Lee, who was also Ian Fleming's cousin.

Christopher Lee was literally the only good thing about this movie. Too bad they had him die like a punk. - Darth-Snorpy

Didn't care for the movie but Lee did a really good job in that role - marmalade_skies

9 Max Zorin - A View to a Kill Max Zorin - A View to a Kill Max Zorin is a fictional former KGB operative and industrialist. The character acts as the primary antagonist in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill and was played by actor Christopher Walken. The character was later mentioned in the video-game Everything or Nothing (2003) and appeared as a playable ...read more.

Great classic bond villain. hilarious - marmalade_skies

May Day: What a view...-
Zorin: To a kill.

He's so metally insane! He is the best! But get kananga higher on this list too

10 Dr. Julius No - Dr. No Dr. Julius No - Dr. No Dr. Julius No is a nuclear scientist who used his knowledge and wealth to threaten a U.S. rocket launch. He was ultimately thwarted by James Bond. Julius No originally appeared in the Ian Fleming novel Dr. No and was portrayed by Joseph Wiseman in the 1962 film Dr. No. He was the first James Bond villain ...read more.

Bond: SPECTRE?
Dr. No: SPECTRE: Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism and Extortion.

Excellent villain. wish he had more screen time - marmalade_skies

The Contenders

11 Xenia Onatopp - GoldenEye Xenia Onatopp - GoldenEye Xenia Zirgavna Onatopp is a former Soviet fighter-pilot and the top assassin working for the Janus Crime Syndicate. She appears as the secondary antagonist in GoldenEye, and is played by Dutch actress Famke Janssen.

A great sexy villain who murders in sexy time

12 Red Grant - From Russia With Love Red Grant - From Russia With Love Red Grant, real name Donald Grant, is a fictional SPECTRE assassin who appeared in the 1963 James Bond film From Russia with Love, portrayed by actor Robert Shaw. V 1 Comment
13 Franz Sanchez - License to Kill Franz Sanchez - License to Kill Franz Sanchez is a drug baron who heads a powerful criminal cartel based in the fictional Central American city, Isthmus City. He is the main villain of the 1989 film Licence To Kill and was played by Robert Davi.

One of the most brutal villains in the series, Sanchez cares about control and loyalty over power and money. Not to mention he is responsible for the maiming of Felix Leiter (Bond's best friend and colleague). Also, he kills anyone who betrays him in style, whether it's just shooting them in the head or depressurizing them until they explode.

People like him actually exist. - FrozenHatingPokefan

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14 Vesper Lynd - Casino Royale
15 Georgi Koskov / Brad Whitaker - The Living Daylights
16 Mr Wint & Mr Kidd - Diamonds Are Forever

Love their camp banter, they steal the show and make D4ever great

17 Elektra King - The World Is Not Enough Elektra King - The World Is Not Enough Elektra King is the daughter of oil tycoon Sir Robert King and is the main villain from the 1999 James Bond film The World Is Not Enough. She is played by Sophie Marceau.

Gains his trust and betrays him... Definitely the ultimate villan of a bond movie... Intelligent, a bit arrogant, sweet, rich, has a good plan and HOT!

18 Sir Hugo Drax - Moonraker

He's sophisticated and villainous. - marmalade_skies

19 Gustav Graves - Die Another Day Gustav Graves - Die Another Day Sir Gustav Graves, formerly Moon Tan-Sun, is the primary villain in the twentieth James Bond film Die Another Day. He is the first Bond villain to be portrayed by two different actors in the same film: Graves is played by Toby Stephens, while his alter-ego Colonel Moon is portrayed by Will Yun Lee.
20 Fiona Volpe - Thunderball Fiona Volpe - Thunderball Fiona Volpe is a SPECTRE operative and the secondary antagonist from the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball. She was played by Italian actress Luciana Paluzzi.
21 Dr Kaufman - Tomorrow Never Dies
22 Dominic Greene - Quantum of Solace (2008) Dominic Greene - Quantum of Solace (2008) Dominic Greene is the primary antagonist in Quantum of Solace (2008), and was a member of the Quantum organisation alongside Mr. White (who hired Le Chiffre in the prior film). Greene operates a legitimate business named Greene Planet, which is supposedly devoted to buying up large sums of land for ...read more.
23 Emilio Largo - Thunderball Emilio Largo - Thunderball Emilio Largo was a fictional high ranking member of the criminal organisation SPECTRE. Based on the character of the same name from Ian Fleming's 1961 novel, Largo appeared in the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball and was played by Italian actor Adolfo Celi, voiced by Robert Rietty.
24 Karl Stromberg - The Spy Who Loved Me Karl Stromberg - The Spy Who Loved Me Karl Stromberg is the webbed-fingered head of Stromberg Shipping and the main villain of the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me. Stromberg was portrayed by Austrian actor Curd Jürgens.
25 Elliot Carver - Tomorrow Never Dies Elliot Carver - Tomorrow Never Dies Elliot Carver is a fictional British media baron and the main villain in the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. He was played by Jonathan Pryce.
26 Rosa Klebb - From Russia With Love Rosa Klebb - From Russia With Love Colonel Rosa Klebb (Роза Клебб) is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the James Bond film From Russia with Love. She was played by Lotte Lenya in the film version. She is also a playable character in the 2010 video game GoldenEye 007 and in the 2012 video game 007 Legends.
27 Dr Kananga - Live and Let Die

Underrated. he's easily one of the most intelligent bond villains in the franchise - marmalade_skies

28 Zao - Die Another Day (2002)
29 Mr White - Casino Royale (2006)
30 Aristotle Kristatos - For Your Eyes Only Aristotle Kristatos - For Your Eyes Only Aristotle "Aris" Kristatos (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Κριστάτος) is a fictional Greek smuggler, intelligence operative and rival of Milos Columbo. Based on Kristatos from Ian Fleming's short story "Risico", the character was the primary antagonist of the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes ...read more.
31 Kamal Khan / General Orlov - Octopussy
32 Ernst Stavro Blofeld - On Her Majesty's Secret Service Ernst Stavro Blofeld - On Her Majesty's Secret Service Ernst Stavro Blofeld is a fictional character and a supervillain from the James Bond series of novels and films, who was created by Ian Fleming and Kevin McClory. An evil genius with aspirations of world domination, he is the archenemy of the British Secret Service agent James Bond and is head of the ...read more.
33 Ernst Stavro Blofeld - Diamonds Are Forever Ernst Stavro Blofeld - Diamonds Are Forever Ernst Stavro Blofeld is a fictional character and a supervillain from the James Bond series of novels and films, who was created by Ian Fleming and Kevin McClory. An evil genius with aspirations of world domination, he is the archenemy of the British Secret Service agent James Bond and is head of the ...read more.
34 Ernst Stavro Blofeld alias Franz Oberhauser - Spectre Ernst Stavro Blofeld alias Franz Oberhauser - Spectre Ernst Stavro Blofeld is a fictional character and a supervillain from the James Bond series of novels and films, who was created by Ian Fleming and Kevin McClory. An evil genius with aspirations of world domination, he is the archenemy of the British Secret Service agent James Bond and is head of the ...read more.
35 Pussy Galore - Goldfinger Pussy Galore - Goldfinger Pussy Galore is a major character of the 1964 film Goldfinger. She serves as the film's main Bond girl and one of Auric Goldfinger's henchmen. She is played by Honor Blackman.
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1. Ernst Stavro Blofeld - You Only Live Twice
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2. Xenia Onatopp - GoldenEye
3. Dr. Julius No - Dr. No
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