Top 10 Stephen King Villains


The Top Ten

1 Pennywise the Dancing Clown (It) Pennywise the Dancing Clown (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 more.

Hilarious and kind of creepy in the 1990 version but absolutely terrifying in the 2017 version. - PeeledBanana

The new movie was amazing! When I saw the trailer I was thinking is gonna be bad,but it was one of the best book adaptation I ever saw! The book was amazing too!

2 Jack Torrance (The Shining) Jack Torrance (The Shining) John Daniel Edward "Jack" Torrance is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining.

I've heard and read such praise for this film. I keep meaning to watch it to see if it lives up to the hype and my expectations but I've just never got around to it.

Note to self: Watch this film! - Britgirl

Said one of the most famous quotes in movie history! "HERE'S JOHNNY! " - PeeledBanana


Very creepy!

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3 Annie Wilkes - Misery Annie Wilkes - Misery Anne Marie Wilkes Dugan, usually known as Annie Wilkes, is a character in the 1987 novel Misery, by Stephen King.

As terrifying in both movie and books thanks to the fact that she perfectly reflect modern fandom, Annie is probably the worst nightmare of every author, and too many people in internet show the same attitude and behaviour (if not even worst) that made her so great and scary, for sake of "defending" their favourite title some fans wouldn't hesitate to act in the same way, or doing some even more atrocious things

#11? Annie Wilkes is one scary lady. Surely she deserves to be at least #1? - Britgirl

I was incredibly confused when I didn't see Annie on this list. How can you forget her? She's terrifyingly crazy. - Kokopawley

Scary - PeeledBanana

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4 Randall Flagg (The Stand)
5 Crimson King (The Dark Tower)
6 Gage Creed (Pet Sematary)
7 Kurt Barlow (Salem's Lot)
8 Raggedy Man (Cell)
9 Leatherheads (Under the Dome)
10 George Stark (The Dark Half)

The Contenders

11 Blaine the Mono (The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands)
12 Robert Rusler (Sometimes They Come Back)
13 Percy Wetmore (The Green Mile)
14 Leland Gaunt (Needful Things)
15 John Rainbird (Firestarter)
16 Greg Stillson (The Dead Zone)
17 Margaret White (Carrie 1976) Margaret White (Carrie 1976)

Carrie's crazy, religious fanatic mother. Beats her daughter with a bible, and kills her own daughter at the end of the movie and book! Definitely a villain to me!

18 Cujo (Cujo)
19 The Overlook Hotel (The Shining)
20 Tak (Posesion/Desperation)
21 Morgan Sloat (The Talisman)
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Top Remixes

1. Jack Torrance (The Shining)
2. Annie Wilkes - Misery
3. Pennywise the Dancing Clown (It)
1. Randall Flagg (The Stand)
2. Pennywise the Dancing Clown (It)
3. Crimson King (The Dark Tower)


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