Top 10 Best Dreamworks Animated Villains

We're all aware of the classic Disney villains and how awesome they are. Then I thought, what about the DreamWorks animated villains because I think there are a ton of great villains to come out of DreamWorks. So here is my tribute to those amazing DreamWorks baddies.
The Top Ten
1 Lord Shen - Kung Fu Panda 2

This superhero turned villain has turned a havoc on the Chinese city and his daughter is not that bad. Yuck! What a disgusting villain!

Shen is one of the most complex movie villains ever, his relationship with the Soothsayer is amazing, his rivalry with Po felt genuine, his fighting style is fluid and visually satisfying, his voice is awesome, he has a sympathetic backstory, he's one of the only villains who are funny as well as intimidating(Ultron done right), he's also literally animal Hitler.

Lord Shen isn't just my favorite DreamWorks villain of all time, he's my favorite animated villain of all time. Everything about him is perfect, from his character design to his character arc to his dialogue to Gary Oldman's voicework...I just love Shen. Not even love to hate. Love to love.

They need to bring him back so he can have his own spin-off.

Where he survive and he goes to Japan.

He found an orphan female goat.

He adopted her and train her in martial arts.

He begins to love his daughter.

He protects Japan.

2 Rameses - The Prince of Egypt

Some of the villains are pretty evil here, but I personally think Ramesses is the best villain, because of how sympathetic he is. It just didn't feel right for Moses to abandon his brother for a god he met like one time at the end of the movie.

He is my favorite villain of all time.

Well a pharaoh

3 Fairy Godmother - Shrek 2

She's my favorite DreamWorks villain of all time! I love her voice and her quotes!
She should be in the top 3.

I like how she has a blend of humorous and villainous character and she undeniably has a great voice.

Best shrek villan of all, turned the king into a frog, tried to kill shrek and kinda caused the events of shrek 3 to happen. A great villan

Not really one of the best but seeing her lose and rage from the battle is hilarious

4 Tai Lung - Kung Fu Panda

I don't have to explain, he's simply the best out of all in this list. From personality to skills, I personally liked him the most. Plus, he's an independent fighter, unlike Shen who relied on weapons and Kai who stole Kais of other masters and fighters just to make himself stronger.

Best villain of all time. He wasn't a coward like Shen was. He actually fought his own battles. He didn't use machinery to kill opponents either. Tai Lung defeated the whole furious five with easy and nearly killed Shifu without a scratch. He knows the secrets of Kung fu unlike Shen and is the most hardcore villain of all dream works time

Total badass, origins and motives that we can understand and sympathize with, none of the other Dreamworks villains come even CLOSE to this guy in quality.

He is better then chen

5 Chantel Dubois - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

The most feral villain out of the 10, who knew a normal human could be this insane?!

She made me become a misanthrope and lose my faith in humanity.

She is very mean to other people and animals.

6 Lord Farquaad - Shrek Lord Farquaad is the main antagonist of the 2001 animated feature film, Shrek, as well as Shrek 4D. He is voiced by John Lithgow.

Literally animated Hitler.

Even the small height jokes resemble what everyone did with tyrants back in the old days.
Lord Shen is a frightened child with mental problems, Farquaad is truly evil, if maybe a bit uncapable and kind of a weakling.

Do you think maybe he's compensating for something?

Why is he only #13?
He should be in the top 3

7 Mrs. Tweedy - Chicken Run

Mrs. tweedy got defeated from mr tweedy from closing the door on her

8 Pitch Black - Rise of the Guardians

He has shown to be very manipulative, luring Jack Frost away from the rest of the Guardians so his Nightmares could destroy the Easter Eggs and was able to trick an enraged Jack into finding sympathy for him. However, if he couldn't persuade someone, Pitch resorted to blackmail; for example, he threatened to murder Baby Tooth if Frost didn't yield his staff.

When it came to Jack, Pitch took a sinister, twisted and ruthless approach towards him. Initially, Pitch saw him as nothing more than a "neutral party" and ignored him; however, when Jack overpowered the Boogeyman using his ice powers Pitch was impressed and began to relate to him, although it is possible he saw him as nothing more than a personal gain than an actual friend. After Jack refused his partnership, he broke his magical staff and left him for dead.

Pitch played extremely sadistic mind games with Jack Frost throughout the film, when he had lured him to his lair he cruelly taunted him over his ...more

I think he has far more charm than the fairy Godmother, more wit than Ramses and you have to admit, his powers are definitely awesome... and very useful, should they be used correctly.

After all, how many characters do you know that can manipulate and travel through shadows? How many characters can read peoples' fears and strike terror into one's heart? Do you know many who can corrupt their opponent's element and turn it against them? I have a feeling you may not. Asides from that, he's skilled in equestrian and for someone who likely didn't have a sparring partner for the longest time, he knows how to handle a scythe well enough. But the nightmare arrow certainly has to be the cleverest weapon. And it's not just how he uses weapons, but also opportunities, other people's weaknesses and their ways of thinking against them in the most efficient way. He tricks Sanderson into thinking he's weaker than he really was, drew him away from Jack and casually delivered the best comeback ...more

Erm... well I have only seen the movie three times. And I've only seen it for a first time at the very start of this month, yet he is rather epic. He is far better a villain than Ramesses, even though I agree that Shen is also very good, but you can't blame me for trying and getting Pitch to his rightful place. Somewhere in the top 3. And not below Ramesses.
And I hate Voldemort.
However, the main reason I like this character is because he does make mistakes, but when he does they are quite hilarious and like Shen he is kinda... savvy? He is also positively an evil guy, but seems to have the past of a good guy.
He looks evil and symbolizes darkness. Even his eyes symbolize darkness... you don't get much more intimidating than that.
Also his way of creeping in and out of shadows is plain awesome. And he's been shown to show feelings. I mean, did you not see that look when Jack Frost thought of his idea as whack and decline the offer of joining him? Or that cunning attempt ...more

He's literally the Boogie man. The dark fear monger on which all evil and villainy is based. How can he only be number 7?
He is the one we all used to have our parents check under the beds for, the shadow from whom we hide under our blankets, the reason we plugged in our night lights and cuddled our teddy bears. He is fear itself. He is Pitch Black.

Not only that but in a tie in comic they showed that he was the one to inspire Lovecraft and the entire Cthulu mythos.

9 Eris - Sinbad: Legend of the 7 Seas

How can Eris not even be in the list when she is the most awesome Dreamworks villain ever? I guess it's because few people have seen this movie. Eris deserves to be in the top 10 with ease. She is clever, interesting and a GOD! The goddes of discord and chaos. She is so great she deserves another movie all of her own, or cameo's in many other dreamwork movies.

DreamWorks' Maleficent.

If Maleficent is usually regarded as the best Disney villain, why wouldn't Eris be considered the top dog here? She has caused the most harm across history, is the most evil and chaotic, has power that goes beyond anyone here...

Eris is definitely the best Dreamworks Villain. Seductive, powerful, and sly, but still bound by the word of a Goddess. Seriously, Eris has got to be top.

Best DreamWorks villain hands down!

10 General Mandible - Antz

I think me dibble was mean because they did not let them meet princess Bala

The Contenders
11 Grimmel the Grisly - How to Train Your Dragon

Dark hiccup, Grimmel as evil as Drago, whom if by one second delay would have done the same thing Drago did, kill off a main charecter. Both outmatch Shen and Kai easily, two other villains whom I actually like, just like how the HTTYD franchise out matches the KFP franchise

Grimmel is my favorite villain of all time, plus the reason he deserves to be number 1 is cause he ends up succeeding.

Damn! That guy killed almost every Night Fury's.

12 Rumpelstiltskin - Shrek Forever After Rumpelstiltskin is a fictional character in the Shrek franchise who serves as the primary antagonist of Shrek Forever After.
13 Stoick - How to Train your Dragon

Technically, Stoick is not a villain, but he still is kick-butt and awesome!

I know everything about dragons but I've never seen anyone like stoick. he's amasing

14 Gallaxhar - Monsters vs Aliens

He have the highest body count out of any DreamWorks villain! She destroy en entire plannet for having the quantonium. I also love his spaceship and his computer

He's the funniest villain ever!

15 Titan - Megamind

He is the Dreamworks version of Syndrome!

16 The Toad - Flushed Away

He was voiced by Ian mckellen, not to be confused with uncle Ian from Alvin and the chipmunks as he was brilliantly portrayed by mr cross. (Oh who are we kidding, they sound nothing alike! )

The Toad was just perfect. He's one of the tallest exposed characters in Flushed Away. Why does Flushed Away not even have a sequel yet?!

17 Megamind - Megamind

Ah yes. One of the most entertaining characters of all time.

Sneakiest villain of the list, I suppose he has a big head for a reason

A cruel person

18 Drago Bludvist - How to Train Your Dragon

A villain as menacing as Drago Bludvist was is definitely worthy of the top 10 DreamWorks animated villains! I mean, he's menacing (as I said before), and not easily defeated! If anyone can kill off somebody like Stoick, then that's saying a lot, already! Yep, Drago is definitely up there somewhere!

Both Drago and Grimmel should be in top as both ar pure evil while Shen is honorable, which pulls him away from being that.

Ruthless enough to kill main characters in the series and tame an alpha dragon. This guy is a true killer and he makes this movie a little edgy

He's very threatening and very tough. He's one of the best Dreamworks Villains.

19 Kai - Kung Fu Panda 3

He has a great character design with creative blade weapons that make for some absolutely stunning actions scenes. Voiced to perfection by the legendary JK Simmons, Kai is an absolute thrill of a villain to watch, despite his generic motivation and backstory. Also, his theme SLAPS.

He is basically if Dreamworks made Thanos from the MCU animated and Evil Cow. Because they both collect items to get Power.

Kai bets up Tai Lung and collected his chi. As evil as Shen but not as evil as Grimmel and Drago.

20 Professor Poopypants - Captain Underpants

He was defeated by getting shrunk and riding a bee away and then got put in jail?

Funniest villain in the studio ever!

21 Death - Puss in Boots

Hands down the best dreamworks villain! The way they portrayed him is great, and puss, the "fearless hero" was scared of him! He is the best

Death is not a villain

22 Viggo Grimborn - Dragons: Race to the Edge

He is a very underrated villain in a criminally underrated DreamWorks show. Much like Thrawn from Star Wars Rebels, he is always one step ahead of the protagonist and relentless in his goals to where he is willing to take any risk to get the results he wants. I would have never guessed that he is voiced by Doctor Octopus because his vocal performance is exceptional. Overall, he is a genius villain with layers in his character that always makes you try to speculate his next unpredictably brilliant move.

Viggo has to be one of the best. He's intelligent, getting under both Hiccup's, and my skin. Just knowing he gets away with so much makes my blood boil, and my skin crawl. I love it. I love even more when he made a return after getting all those burns and scars. Everything he does, he does for himself. Lying to Hiccup that he gave Toothless red oleander to kill him was by far the best plan he came up with. He died a hero death after being evil for seasons! It was the ultimate plot twist.

He was the best villain out of them all. He had the intellegence to rival Hiccup, kept his word as seen in "Buffalord Soldier", didn't force dragons to work for him like Krogan, show respect and didn't let his men die without a reason also unlike Krogan, had a sort of charming bluntness about him. He kind of felt like a older evil brother of Hiccup

He's manipulative, intelligent, evil and very villainous. He is a great villain and a unique one.

23 The Verminator - Over the Hedge

He is a very dangerous villain. He tries to euthzanize Hammy, Verne, Penny, Lou and the baby porcupines in a truck. In the end of the movie, he is defeated when Nuggent the dog bites his leg.

24 Moto Moto - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

This guy is the evilest villain you'll ever see. He pretended to love Gloria just so that he could have power, and treated Melman like he was nothing. And, to add to that, he's going to appear as a villain again in Madagascar 4. If I met this hippo in person, I'd punch his face one hundred times, then I'd hit him in the nuts.

He's not a villain

25 Tzekel-Kan - The Road to El Dorado

He is one of my least favorite villain of all Dreamworks.

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