Scariest Characters In Non-Horror Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Anton Chigurh (No Country for Old Men) Anton Chigurh (No Country for Old Men)

Chigurh is that compressed, yet hollow unease that blossoms in your stomach's pit like when you know you've wandered into a very wrong neighborhood.

It's as if this guy just stepped out of a horror movie. Brilliant! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

2 Pale Man (Pan's Labyrinth)

This character is seriously scary.

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3 Kevin (Sin City)

Sin City has a lot of great characters but kevin is by far the scariest and creepiest of them all.

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4 The Joker (The Dark Knight) The Joker (The Dark Knight) The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics . Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, ...read more.

A disturbing, scary and sinister character

He's pretty intimidating. - Catlover2004

5 Frank Booth (Blue Velvet)
6 John Doe (Seven)
7 Mystery Man (Lost Highway)
8 Max Caddy (Cape Fear 1991)

Very frightening performance by robert deniro.

9 Hal 9000 (2001: a Space Odyssey) Hal 9000 (2001: a Space Odyssey) HAL 9000 is a fictional character in Arthur C. Clarke's Space Odyssey series. First appearing in 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL is a sentient computer that controls the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft and interacts with the ship's astronaut crew.
10 The Wicked Witch of the West (The Wizard of Oz)

I love The Wizard of Oz. Breathtaking film and the witch is truly scary.

The Newcomers

? Darth Vader (Star Wars) 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.

The Contenders

11 Darth Maul (Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace) Darth Maul (Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace) Darth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber. Darth Maul first appeared in Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, and has also appeared in The ...read more.

He would have been scarier with a more hard-working director. - PositronWildhawk

12 Harry Powell (The Night of the Hunter)
13 Gmork (The Neverending Story)

Great fantasy adventure movie with terrifying creatures

14 The Terminator (The Terminator) The Terminator (The Terminator) The Terminator (Known as the T-800, or Cyberdyne Systems Model 101) is the titular fictional autonomous cyborg from the Terminator franchise portrayed by both Arnold Schwarzenegger and numerous actor stand-ins digitally overlayed with Schwarzenegger's likeness. ...read more.

I was actually frightened by him a while back.

15 Witch-king of Angmar (The Lord of the Rings)
16 Bane (The Dark Knight Rises) Bane (The Dark Knight Rises) Bane is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
17 The Ripper (Last Action Hero)
18 Hans Beckert (M)
19 Darkness (Legend)
20 Dr. Szell (Marathon Man)
21 Brick Top (Snatch)
22 Judge Doom (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?)

Those eyes and his voice, man isn't that freaky..

23 Silva (Skyfall)
24 Roy Batty (Blade Runner)
25 Lurtz (The Lord of the Rings)
26 Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) Davy Jones is a fictional villain character in the Pirates of the Caribbean feature film series, who first appears in the second film, Dead Man's Chest and returns in the series' third installment, At World's End.
27 General Woundwort (Watership Down)

For being a rabbit in a cartoon, he was a pretty darn scary!

28 Azog (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) Azog (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
29 Alex Delarge (A Clockwork Orange) Alex Delarge (A Clockwork Orange)
30 Joe Cooper (Killer Joe)
31 Bill "The Butcher" Cutting (Gangs of New York)
32 Bobby Peru (Wild at Heart)
33 Jangles (Inside Out)
34 Trantor (Ernest Scared Stupid)
35 Two Face Two Face Two-Face/Harvey Dent is a fictional villain from DC Comics. Harvey Dent was one of Gotham's most trusted citizens until he had acid poured on his face making him go insane and become a criminal by the name Two-Face. In film, he has been portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in Batman, Tommy Lee Jones in Batman ...read more.
36 Enchantress (Suicide Squad)
37 Large Marge (Pee-Wee's Big Adventure)
38 Max Cady (Cape Fear 1962)
39 The Mysterious Stranger (The Adventures of Mark Twain) The Mysterious Stranger (The Adventures of Mark Twain)
40 Shelob (The Lord of the Rings)
41 Gord (Freddy Got Fingered)
42 T-1000 (Terminator 2) T-1000 (Terminator 2)
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