Most Overrated Disney Villains

I love Disney and their villains but sometimes they get way to much praise then they deserve.

The Top Ten

1 Scar 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.

Worst villain ever He is nothing but a evil backstabbing black yellow green orange hatred spoiled rude lying uncle!

Scar is a pretty good bad guy.

I am sick of this guy he needs to get kicked out of Disney and never return because you know what he did something that no other character would do kill his own brother! How evil Somebody needs to kick this guy out

The funny thing is Scar's role in the movie. He ends up acting like Maleficent or Ratigan, where it seems like all the other characters know he evil, but he is written like Jafar. It makes the characters seem like idiots when they trust him after two situations, one where he eats Zazu and one where he is revealed to be lying for years. Plus, he's the only villain that tells the heroes the true intentions he has. Others are revealed through their actions, or because the characters add two and two together. Scar tells the others that he murdered Mufasa.

2 Madame Medusa Madame Medusa

Her motivation is bland. All she does is trap a little girl just so she can get a diamond for lots of money. - YakkoWakkoDot

3 Jafar Jafar

So hilariously funny especially the puns in the movie are just so Lol! Funniest character =Jafar!

Hey who would never both a villiain with a scary voice

Jafar: How many times should I kill you boi
lol best line - funkydilayxx

U r so funny 4 me u crack me up

4 Captain Hook 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.

Hey! Captain Hook is probably disney's best hand to hand fighter! And my favorite disney villain ever! And in his popularity field, compared to greats like scar and maleficent, he's UNDERrated.

I actually like him. Despite being a villain, he's pretty funny. He makes me laugh so much when the crocodile comes for him and starts to panic. I don't see Peter Pan without him. He's one of my favorite Disney characters/villains, along with McLeach.


5 Lady Tremaine Lady Tremaine
6 Clayton

My gosh his motivation is lame. He just wants to kill gorillas and that's it and for some reason he's one of the most well known Disney villains while Ratigan and Prince John and Sir Hiss are forgotten. - YakkoWakkoDot

It may not be much but his attitude makes him a great villain

7 Hans

What the hell is the dude right here talking about

Welp, Thiti2000 and her ugly fans like the UTTP and Chase Williamson are going to rage when they see Hans on the list! Well, guess what?! These haters and most Frozen characters can die slowly and painfully for all I care.

8 Stromboli Stromboli
9 Governor Ratcliffe

He is more underrated then overrated.

Just like Clayton his motivation is bland. All he wants is gold. He is just some greedy guy and I expected more from Disney. - YakkoWakkoDot

UGH! I hate this guy! I just wanna kill him!

10 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.

The Contenders

11 Lyle Tiberius Rourke Lyle Tiberius Rourke

It's hard to call him overrated when he's extremely forgettable. But considering how badly written he is, and how flat his "personality" is, he can be overrated compared to villains like alamaeda slim because he isn't "silly." Some might like him because he "looks" badass on paper, or is "different." While people are busy shutting down Hans, and saying old Disney villains are better, this guy is the forgotten exception. Even Edgar or Alameida Slim, or even Clayton and Radcliffe are more memorable bad Gus than "the Atlantis villain." Even the Leviethen has more impact on the audience than Rourke does, and seeing Rourke get the mantle of main villain of Atlantis over that monster, shows that even on an insignificant scale, Rourke is an overrated stain in the Disney Canon.

Hey look it's another guy like Ratcliffe. The guy who wants to destroy an entire civilization just for money. by the way even though the villain is overrated, the film itself is underrated. - YakkoWakkoDot

The movie is good, not like other fools who say the movie is crap and the villain is like a Bruce Willis in Die Hard

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

He's not much of a villain. He's just conceited and arrogant.

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

He's not a bad villain at all but if he isn't on a top disney villains list or not close to 1 his fans will get mad. Then most of the people who like this character a lot always hate on the other Disney villains because they aren't complex as him. Just because characters aren't complex, doesn't mean they are cliches. - YakkoWakkoDot

Judge Claude Frollo is my most favorite Disney villain of all time! He's a man of character, he's tall, dark, and very handsome, unlike that wretch Phoebus! Frollo is unlike any other Disney villain I've ever known. His voice is so scary and sexy, and his gothic appearance is stunning! By the way, I'm not gonna lie to you: Frollo's my kind of villain. You rock, Frollo!

What's really annoying is how keeps ending up on all the UNDERrated villians lists

Hellfire ain't bad either. - Connor360

15 Shan Yu 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.

You all only "love" him so you can throw Precious Precious Holy Mulan's defeat of him in everyone's face when they dare like any other female Disney character

I'm pretty sure people only rank this guy so high on "favorite villains" lists is solely because of the movie he's from.

This is the most forgettable Disney villain ever yet there are still people who put him on their top tens. - YakkoWakkoDot

What happens is that they look scary

16 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.

This guy is so fake it's disgusting. I mean, he creates robots and sends them to attack the city just so he can stop them and PRETEND to be a hero. That's so lame!

17 Ronno

I guess he was kind of cool in the original but in the sequel he is so annoying trying to act all tough and always failing. Characters like that are so annoying! - YakkoWakkoDot

18 Morgana

Why is she on the list of overrated villains? Pretty much everyone dislikes her for being a lazy Ursula clone. - Treacle

This is really just a rip off Ursula from that sequel of The Little Mermaid. She's even voiced by the same person. The only difference from her than Ursula is that she is green and skinny. LAZY! - YakkoWakkoDot

19 Si and Am

These cats are annoying. Trying to just mess things up for Lady and then she gets in trouble while they get off scott free. They were only in the movie for that one song and some how they are some of the most well known Disney villains. - YakkoWakkoDot

20 Maleficent Maleficent

She gets all kinds of weird crap, sequels, and fan stuff... I just don't think she's that interesting. A good villain, but still overrated.

Hey, she’s worst

Sure, her design is cool, but her flat personality and utterly pathetic motivation ("wah, I wasn't invited to Aurora's christening! ") ruin the character for me. - Treacle

Yeah, doesn't do anything except turn into a dragon and engage Phillip in a rather epic battle. Not to mention cast the curse that drives the whole plot in the first place.

21 Bellwether Bellwether

Get this moron to the top - VideoGamefan5

22 Sid

This is easily one of the worst lists I've ever seen on here

He doesn't do much, except torture toys for his own pleasure.

Sid isn't even that much of a villain...
Why is he considered the best one?

23 The Beast

He's not even a villain, so why is he here? He was just a cursed prince who falls in love with Belle and becomes human again.

Really? Whoever put him in should look at the title.

24 Turbo/King Candy

This guy robbed a child of her whole life, self, did anything and everything he could to prevent her from getting it back. And all to keep his own ego fed. Yet he's got such a huge fanbase- what gives?

25 Queen Narissa Queen Narissa Queen Narissa is the main antagonist from Disney's 2007 feature hybrid film Enchanted, and is the stepmother of Prince Edward.

No, she's truly underrated.

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

The number 1 worst villain ever! - asantalo

28 Headless Horseman

All he did was laugh.

29 Yzma 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.
30 Chernabog Chernabog Chernabog is a Disney villain from the 1940s film Fantasia, and in his segment, "A Night on Bald Mountain".

He’s awesome. And a hundred times better than Scar. - asantalo

31 Hades Hades
32 Chief O’Hara

Minnie Mouse in jail by the Police

33 Loki Loki Loki Laufeyson, or Loki Odinson, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor, and is known as the "God of Mischief". In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character has been portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.
34 Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the animated television show Phineas and Ferb. He was created by Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, and is voiced by Povenmire.
35 Prince John - Robin Hood Prince John - Robin Hood

Very underrated

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1. Lady Tremaine
2. Jafar
3. Gaston
1. Ursula
2. Maleficent
3. Scar
1. Scar
2. Frollo
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