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 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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3 Pale Man (Pan's Labyrinth)

This character is seriously scary.

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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 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 is a fictional autonomous robot from the Terminator franchise portrayed by both Arnold Schwarzenegger and numerous actor stand-ins digitally overlayed with Schwarzenegger's likeness.

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)
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