Most Evil Disney Villains


The Top Ten

1 Judge Frollo Judge Frollo

This one was the most easy of the entire list. Forget Scar, Maleficent, Governor Ratcliffe and Cruella Deville, it is easy to say who the most evil of all the Disney villains is. Frollo was responsible for not one, but five terribly evil things which put his name as number one on this list.
- Killing a woman whilst she screamed 'Sanctuary' on the steps of a church. Back then, the church had immense power and murdering someone on a holy site was the HEIGHT of sacrilege. Killing a women on the steps of one, big no-no.
- Attempting to kill the said woman's baby. Yes, good ol' Frollo didn't want to stop there, no. He planned on dropping the baby in the well. Fortunately, the unsung hero of the story, the Bishop, interrupted with a song about how Frollo's soul would burn, the eyes of the angels and saints watching him, etc. And Frollo instead decided to do this next one.
-Raise a boy in the cathedral, not allowing him to leave, and convincing him that everyone would hate him if he ...more

I think Frollo is the evilest Disney villain ever. I mean sure Scar killed his own brother and Maleficent can turn herself into a dragon but Frollo has one thing they don't a conscience. He is the only villain with one. And plus he has a wicked song "Hellfire". Frollo is my number 1 Disney villain and he always will be. Think about it. Frollo did many evil things. The one scene kinda reminded me of Bambi when Frollo killed Quasimodo's mom and almost killed him. Frollo threatened to burn Esmeralda at the steak and he blames god for telling him to do all this stuff. And his song "Hellfire" is my number 1 Disney villain song. Poor Unfortunate Souls is No. 2 and Be Prepared is No.3. Maleficent is my No.2 Disney villain and Ursula is No.3. Scar unfortunately is No.6. Frollo is better than all these villains combined.

Frollo from the Hunchback of Notre Dame tries to wipe out an entire race, as well as attempting to kill the main characters numerous times. Not to mention his lust for Esmeralda, and his horrible treatment of Quasimodo, whom he is only taking car of out of guilt. He constantly self-justifies every intensely evil he does. He claims to be a religious and just man while at the same time committing all these heinous deeds in the name of his faith. I can't think of anything else that any other Disney villian has done that compares to that amount of evil.

Why isn't the horned king on the list he's scary too

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2 Scar Scar Scar is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 32nd animated feature film The Lion King.

I picked scar because he killed his (amazing) older brother because of jealousy. He also attempted to kill Simba 5 times (once when he told him to go to the elephant graveyard where he knew that the hyenas live and was hoping that they would kill him but it disappointed that Mufassa saves him, second in the stampede, third when Mufassa is dead and he tells simba to run away and when he does scar tells the hyenas to run after him and kill him... He actually simply says "Kill Him". Thenduring the final battle and when he put his claws on his paws (similar to what he did to Mufassa) and try's to throw him to the fiery ground to be burned alive and then at the end when he comes out of the fire with his claws stretched out) but you must remember that he caused many animals to die of they were starved because he messed up the circle of life. He is also disrespectful because he slapped Sarabi across the face making her fall to the ground and be unconscious for a few moments until Simba foes ...more

Well Scar is pretty evil, but when I did my vote first I chose Frollo because Frollo starts a genocide, killed an innocent person, murdered a mother of a deformed child (Quasimodo) and then tried to kill the baby (thank goodness for that priest), and the baby that he was forced to adopt he locked in a bell tower for like 20 years. Though what Scar did is pretty evil too, but it's kinda what you expect in those types of kingdoms back in the times that I think the Lion King is refrencing to if you look at history stuff. - Anonymousxcxc

Inspired by Hitler, the most evil person of all history.
Voiced by Jeremy Irons, truly one of the most known and best voices of all time.
He killed Mufasa, making the saddest moment in Disney history and making his own nephew to believe that was his fault.
He has done something more brutal than any other magic powered villain has done EVER. He destroyed almost the entire Africa.
How can someone beat this guy?

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3 Maleficent Maleficent

Doing evil or harm; harmfully Malicious

Aside from the fact that her name itself is self explanatory after a fashion, and putting aside the typical powers of Hell quote, let's take this woman apart for what she really is.

Depending on what you've read/seen, Maleficent isn't even human. She's some sort of dark fairy (hesitant to use the term Witch due to connotations) with a serious psychological issue. The woman, if you can even call her that, sports a variety of deadly magical venues from which she can draw to turn five minutes into the worst day of your life.

Beyond that, Maleficent is one of three original Disney Villains with the power to transform herself through sorcery. Let's take a look at the other two.

Jafar: Cool. Dude transforms himself into a giant snake. Problem is: he couldn't do that before wishing for it. So yeah... His power was all granted to him by a genie. Oops. Oh yeah, ...more

Maleficent is the epitome of evil! Cold, elegant, classy and gothic, half fairy half Witch! She is self-proclaimed "Mistress of all evil" and prooves to be Devil related since she has all the Powers of Hell and Darkness which automatically makes her the greatest evil beiing in the Cartoon world!

Maleficent is beyond the pale of other Disney Gillian's in that she not only insanely evil and psychotically arrogant (wanted to murder a baby because she wasn't invite to the christening) she literally has "All the powers of hell" at her fingertips. Say what you will about all the others, but Mal stands at the top of the evil Hill.

Third Shar let's go with that she is the bad eat of the bad WHY IS SHE

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4 The Queen The Queen

Although she doesn't possess any powers herself she has a whole book of evil spells. She is definitely my pick! She was so obsessed with the way she looked that she tried to kill Snow White twice. First she tried to get the huntsman to stab her. Then when she found out snow white was still alive she disguised herself as a creepy old woman and went to kill snow white with a poison apple. And snow White is her stepdaughter! She is so obsessed with being The fairest in the land that she tries to kill her own stepdaughter!

The evil queen from Snow White is my pick. Even though she's not as powerful as others, she's cold hearted, mean, and dreaded. She's my 5th favorite disney villain. But I find her the most evil.

Okay after I started watching Once Upon A Time, I've had a WHOLE different view on things. The Evil Queen is the main villain in the show and she's just SO evil and that's why I vote for her. (spoiler: she gets better)

The queen tried to kill Snow White, her step daughter and killed her husband! by the way if anyone who watches ever after high is here I want you to know that Raven is actually apple whites step aunt and snow whites step sister

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5 Jafar Jafar

I think Jafar is AWESOME. I have also seen all of the other villains but none except scar come close. The only reason scar is close is because Scar killed Mufasa and tried to kill Simba I think that's evil enough to be close to Jafar.

I think Jafar is the most evil Disney villain because he tends to rule the universe and burn everything and is just so powerful that it was so hard to kill him even though they did eventually

Jafar is awesome he has so cool powers and he is evil and crual. I think he is the best meanest villain. and as a Disney villain lover I have seen maleficent, scar, Ursula, but no one is as mean as jafar and he has done awesome things like turning into a snake and a genie awesome/.

He's awesome

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6 Chernabog Chernabog

Chernabog is not your stereotypical villain. First of all, this guy is never given a reason to act evil. He just commits evil for fun, with no known justification. At least the ones near the top of the list could justify their actions in the eyes of a few people. Also, this guy commits atrocities that even Maleficent wouldn't dare attempt. Not only does he raise the souls of the dead from the surrounding countryside, he forces them to dance for him and then burns them in hellfire after they disappoint him. This guy manages to be evil to you even after you are finally resting in peace.

Chernabog is the darkest, scariest and most powerful Disney villain ever. Even though he does not speak, he is scary as hell and will haunt our dreams forever. He summons ghosts, monsters and demons, and has control over them all. His eyes creeps the hell out of me. He is also very huge, and he will come out of the bald mountain every night. He will also one day have the entire world in his total darkness. Chernabog for the world.

Ten Reasons Chernabog deserves #1
1. He is the devil
2. He never says a word yet still haunts your dreams
3. He is based of the god of evil and death
4. He summons evil demons
5. My theories prove he is the Horned King from the Black Cauldron's father
6. His eyes burn a hole through your soul
7. He is evil for fun
8. After his demons dance for him he crushes them with his fist
9. He is 60 feet tall
10. He is literally a mountain!

Chernabog was the DEVIL people! Also, he is not driven by anything to be evil! ��"DarthPotter101

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

Ursula, the very name is spooky. It means she bear, and she definitely shows it by her care for her minions. Let's begin, she is a special kind of evil, she creates deals like Rumpelstiltskin, she can hypnotize her prey, she doesn't even need a staff like Jafar. Even look at her lair, who do you think killed that beast? Ursula! I marvel at her ability to strike fear into her foes, even in King Triton himself. If you ask me she is the number one villain of all time. Also, yes indeed she is fat, but take her tentacles into perspective, she can squeeze the life out of six pitiful poor souls at one time. Also, the color of her tentacles... BLACK the very color of evil and mystery. Also, the rest of her body is purple, people come on, the color represents creativity and magic. We all know that she possesses some of the most recognizable dark magic of all time. She is so creative that she tricks Prince Eric into believing that she was the woman of his dreams. So, not only did she steal ...more

Where do I begin, She stole Ariel's voice, tried to steel her girlfriend and succeeded in the original story, failed in the current story, turns king Neptune into a polyp steals his triton and tries to kill Ariel.

Ursula could be more evil than Jafar because she stole something from Triton. She grows even bigger towards the end of the movie and wanted to kill Ariel but that all failed as Eric drove the ship inter her and she was also struck by lightning and sunk with the ship to the bottom of the sea.

When it comes to humour, she's definitely one of my favourites. She's also great when it comes to planning evil, also, she's very good at her job as sea witch

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8 Hades Hades

Hades is the most hilarious, most short- tempered, and the fastest talking villain EVER! He's the voice of James Woods for crying out loud! One thing that I love is his hair: it turns red when he loses his temper, it flares (but stays blue) when he's excited, and it can go out!
"Whoa! Is my hair out? "
Well, enough of details, and let's just make it one strong and simple belief: HADES IS THE BEST!
"Yes! Hades RULES! "

For crying out loud... Hades tries continuously to kill his own nephew Hercules and his brother, Zeus... not to mention, he's hilarious! And seriously, this guy is the LORD OF THE DEAD, okay? The devil. Can't get any more evil than that.

Besides being the devil and one of the disney villain leaders, he tried to kill his own nephew, former slave, brother and sister in law. He is also angry all the time and considerd as the most angry disney villain.

Hades should not have been the villain of Heracules. The actual villain in the myth was Hera

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9 Cruella De Vil Cruella De Vil Cruella de Vil is a fictional character who appeared in Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Disney's animated film adaptations 101 Dalmatians and 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, and Disney's live-action film adaptations 101 Dalmatians and 102 Dalmatians as the main more.

This one was easy. Just search up 'dalmatian puppies' on google images and, considering that your heart isn't made out of stone, you will understand exactly why Cruella De Ville earned a spot on this list. Not only has she got a terrifying rage-face, but she tried to murder puppies. PUPPIES. Now, don't get me wrong, I've heard the whole, 'well, you eat cows and sheep and chickens, don't you? What's wrong with eating dogs/guinea pigs/monkeys? ' Well, here's the thing. First off, she doesn't want to eat them, she wants to WEAR them. Plus, they're puppies, so hey, if you have a problem with my decision, you and your heart of stone can go.

Cruella is in my opinion the most cruel and crazy villain that Disney already created. She didn't want to harm the good guy or the girl for power, money or greed like others. She just wants to kill 99 puppies dalmatians to make a coat. If this is not the pure evil, what will be then? - Palmeiras

Needs to go way up... If slaughtering puppies for personal gain isn't more evil some of the above I really don't think people have their priorities straight.

She is quite cuckoo. Worst ever

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10 Shan-Yu Shan-Yu

In my opinion, Shan Yu has never been given enough credit in these lists, then again, neither has the film, Mulan. True, Maleficent tried to kill a baby, and true, the Evil Queen did try to kill a girl simply because she was prettier than her, but, in terms of evil, neither come close to Shan Yu.
Shan Yu is a bloodthirsty warrior. He had a total disregard for human life, even enough to make a a cruel joke out of killing fleeing soldiers and completely destroying both villages and its innocent occupants. Men, women and children. That's definitely evil in my books.

Shan you is plain evil! He kills people for fun and destroys innocent villages! There are puppies and kittens in there.

He is a real person who actually existed. He killed a little girl! Although not actually shown it is symbolic when Mulan finds the girls doll in the snow without the girl. Scary but powerful stuff.

Evil dude. Evil, evil, evil. - Anonymousxcxc

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The Newcomers

? Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving more.

Darth vader in the book vader down, he slaughters tons of rebels and karbin without losing even a single body part! also vader shows no mercy!

The Contenders

11 The Coachmen

He enslaves children and destroys their humanity for profit, and is implied to be demonic in nature. The fact that he is never stopped serves to make him that much more effectively horrifying and despicable.

He turns little boys into donkeys and sells them to salt mines, and he doesn't get any comeuppance

Thank you to whoever put this on here!

The Coachmen Is Also Suspicious Of Being A Pedophile

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12 Bill Cipher Bill Cipher Bill Cipher is a triangular dream demon formerly existent only in the mindscape who wished to gain access to the real world. He has been running amok in Gravity Falls, Oregon since being summoned by Stanford Pines over thirty years ago. He is known for his mysterious demeanor and sadistic humor. He more.

Come on! He DESERVES To at least be in the top ten! He invaded the mind of someone who is most likely 60-80 years old and possessed the body of a TWELVE year old boy. AND HE IS THE SYMBOL OF EITHER THE ILLUMINATI OR EYE OF PROVIDENCE. Don't you see what I am talking about? This guy is pure evil!

Why the heck is Bill so far back? HE KILLS PEOPLE FOR FUN FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! He's plotting the end of our dimension right now! No Disney villain has ever been as evil as him! - StevenU

I find him pretty scary. He was plotting the demise of our world! You CAN'T get much more creepy than that. Also, he's mysterious, and just... Wow.


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13 Doctor Facilier

He's cool and makes you think of classic Disney villains

Dr. Facilier is epic. I mean he controls voodoo spirits for crying out loud. that's thousands of Chuckie dolls.

Facilier's evil alright because he's known as a sorcerer. He turned Tiana into a frog. At the end though he is frightened to see his friends on the other side which drag him to death.

He is my favorite villain of all time. Super cool. Should be top guy in the number one slot!

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14 Shere Khan

Shere khan is smart, strong, and everyone in the jungle afraid of him and he's my favorite after scar.

Can you get whooper by all the other better villains out there? " I Shear Khan!."

The Idris Elba Version Is Badass

15 Mother Gothel Mother Gothel Mother Gothel is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 50th animated feature film Tangled.

Killed thousands of people by hoarding the life flower, Kidnaps a baby from a caring mother and father, uses her for her hair, locks her in a tower for 18 years (364 x 18 = do the math. ) and never let's her go outside, when she does go outside tricks her, stabs her boyfriend, and made fun of her for eighteen years. Not only is she oozing with pure evil, she practically is evil! - LpsDisneyTmntFreak

Narcissistic, self centered cold hearted. Locks up girl for 18 years, fills her mind with lies about the world, stabs a person she barely knows and is willing to keep the girl forever just for her hair. THANK HEAVENS EUGENE CUT THAT HAIR!

She killed and stabbed people. And she stool a baby for there parents! Scary women!

Lucky she didn't do it at our time or she would get death penalty

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16 Lady Tremaine Lady Tremaine

Yes I agree 100% with Frollo. But Lady Tremaine must be 2nd. She's evil with no powers. She tourtured a beautiful young innocent girl for many years. She made her a servant for a long time. She made a deal with her and broke that deal by letting her daughters tear that dress she knew cinderella worked hard for. When she figured out she was the one at the ball she locked cinderella up in attic where the duke wouldn't find her! She even broke the slipper right before cinderella would try it on. Don't forget in the sequel where she gets ahold of the magic wand and casts a spell where the prince doesn't reemember Cinderella just for selfish reason. This woman is underrated for evilness and I say she is at least top 10

She is a selfish woman and punishes Cinderella by assigning her extra chores.

Gotta b #2! Her evilness makes me cry. No other Disney villain has that effect.

She is very evil

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

He wasn't really evil, he was just jealous that Belle didn't love him. And that she picked the Beast over him.

He wanted to kill the beast because Beast fell in love with Belle which he stabs Beast in the side and then dies by falling off the castle.

He is the most evil villain, he has no mercy, and almost killed the beast.

He my Favote villan belle don't to get Marry him Tyler Melcher he could Marry Gaston

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18 Syndrome 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 more. V 4 Comments
19 Judge Doom

Judge Doom should really be at top 1. He was dark, evil, sinister, cruel and sadistic. He intended to destroy Toontown and all the toons, despite being one. He brutally killed 3 people, Eddie's brother, Acme and Maroon. He also enjoyed torturing his enemies some painful deaths, for example he put that poor innocent toon shoe into that terrible dip. He was also about to kill Eddie by sawing his belly up with a buzzsaw, and he would have succeeded if Eddie hadn't dodged it. All this make Judge Doom Disney's darkest and most evil villain ever.

He was willing to wipe out the toon species just to build the freeway. Don't forget, he murdered that innocent toon shoe.

In addition to his willingness to genocide his own species for money, his unrepentant murders, sadistic taunting of one victim's brother, his total lack of compassion for the deaths of his own underlings, and that poor shoe, consider two less obvious things.
First, shoes come in pairs. The one he killed had a mate, or a sibling, or something odd in between, that is now alone forever.
Even worse than that, there's the established nature and limitations of toon powers. Roger could only ignore normal physics and slip out of those handcuffs when it was FUNNY for him to do so. Doom used toon powers with reckless abandon while taunting the brother of a murder victim, while his own minions were dropping like flies, while a husband and wife were clinging to each other for dear life, terrified out of their minds. He did that while preparing to slaughter his own kind. HE FOUND THAT FUNNY! This guy is so messed-up in the head he thinks genocide is hilarious. To Judge Doom, you can't spell ...more

Darth Vader is my favorite Star Trek Villain personally

Darth Vader is Star Wars and he still shouldn't count as Disney either. - Anonymousxcxc

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20 Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear

This is a truly tragic villain we have here.

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