These characters in movies have very interesting backstories which would leave lot's of people shocked.
1 Severus Snape - Harry Potter
Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.
It is revealed in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, you will be surprised, very sad story. - PeeledBanana
He had a very sad backstory. Good thing he's like Moaning Myrtle and he's being made fun of. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome
2 Darth Vader - Star Wars
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 ...read more.
It is revealed in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, the most interesting part of his backstory is in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. - PeeledBanana
3 Lord Voldemort - Harry Potter
Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.
It is revealed in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, one hint, and yes, he did have a nose before, his backstory was also mentioned in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. - PeeledBanana
4 Khan - Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
5 Magneto - X-Men
Magneto is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
He has a very tragic backstory, for those who don't know, I'll give a simple explanation, he was a holocaust survivor as a child and saw his mother killed in front of him, lot's of villains have interesting backstories. - PeeledBanana
6 Leonard - Memento
Wife's murder mystery. - PeeledBanana
7 Koba - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
He has an extreme hatred for humans and has a sad backstory. - PeeledBanana
8 Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear - Toy Story 3
His backstory was revealed in Toy Story 3, he was a nice cuddly happy teddy bear before until that day came which changed everything... - PeeledBanana
9 Harry Potter - Harry Potter
Harry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.
10 Scar - The 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.
Many people don't know about his backstory because it wasn't revealed in a movie, it was revealed in a book published after the movie, not many people have heard of the book, it is called "A Tale of Two Brothers". One hint I'll give you, his name is Taka and then it was changed to Scar after he got the scar, the rest of the story, find it on the internet, it's very interesting and worthy of this list. (Just search up "a tale of two brothers lion king" and you'll find it, you don't have to buy the book, you can just read the story on wiki.) - PeeledBanana
He sucks, though. So do the rest of the TLK cast.
11 Vito Corleone - The Godfather
Vito Andolini Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and in Francis Ford Coppola's film series based on the novel, where he was portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather and, as a young man, by Robert De Niro in The Godfather Part II.
Dammit! Someone submitted it before me! Anyways, he certainly does. - jack2244
12 Rey - Star Wars
Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's ...read more.
13 Black Widow - The Avengers
Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created ...read more.
14 Helena Ravenclaw - Harry Potter
15 Pennywise - 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 ...read more.