Worst Movie Villains of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Nuclear Man (Superman IV: The Quest For Peace)

Nuclear man's weeknest is staying out of the sun which makes you bursting out with laughter

And how did he get those clothes of his after he was formed from nuclear missiles and a piece of superman's hair?

I think Superman IV and Batman and Robin are both proof that people should NOT make a fourth superhero movie. - Glirkinsnoff

2 Randy McDermott (Dangerously Close)

Ok for once this list got something right.This guy SUCKS A LOT!

One of the worst written villains in any film. And the actor who played him co-wrote this terrible film. - MonkeeJuice

3 Mr. Freeze (Batman & Robin) Mr. Freeze (Batman & Robin) Mr. Freeze, real name Victor Fries, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

What do you mean. Greatest villian ever.

Joel shoemaker destroyed a terrific batman villain! At least he apologized

What a cold reception. I can't believe my ice!

Joel shoemaker, why do you hate us. oh yeah, you're a Nazi

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4 Terl (Battlefield Earth)

This is where John travolta's career started to sink.

5 King Koopa (Super Mario Bros.)

Does this even look like Bowser? Bowser is supposed to be a dragon, not a military president with a long tongue and horns sticking out of his head. and why did they keep calling him king koopa back then instead of Bowser?

Dennis hopper doesn't even know what he's doing. I wouldn't blame him. I would be confused to if I had to act through anything the script for this movie intended for.

This was a serious low point in Dennis Hopper's career, and it makes me sick when he shouts "Goomba! " - evil7

He was good in super Mario world and super show but this movie is so bad

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6 Venom (Spider-Man 3)

I think venom should have been in a different spiderman movie. If he was, I'm sure the character would have been brought to life in a much better way. I did like the venom costume though, without topher graces face showing.

Too damn skinny to be Venom, should he suppose to be big and hulked-up type of villain just like the animated Spiderman shows?

If he was buffer and had a long tongue and didn't peel his face back every time he talks I think he'd be cool but since he's skinny he has no tongue and he peels his face back every time he talks he sucks

What's worse is that we don't see Venom that much. we only see him for like ten minutes until his face peels back just to show Topher Grace with fangs.

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7 Hans (Frozen)

The screenwriters just decided to turn him evil to add 20 minutes to this film's running time

He is disgraceful. Frozen was an awful movie!

You know why he is bad?

Because he is from a terribly overrated film called "Frozen"

He tries to kill Anna's sister!

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8 Laurel Hedare (Catwoman)
9 Piccolo (Dragonball Evolution) Piccolo (Dragonball Evolution) Piccolo is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. He first appeared in chapter 161 of the Dragon Ball manga in the Shonen Jump magazine on February 22, 1988. He is a member of the alien Namekian race and has abilities such as ki manipulation, regeneration, telepathy, ...read more.

Disgrace to the anime DISGRACE TO PICCOLO - Dvafan2

The movie is a disgrace to the anime.

10 Lex Luthor (Batman vs Superman) Lex Luthor (Batman vs Superman) Alexander "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

The Contenders

11 Malekith (Thor The Dark World) Malekith (Thor The Dark World)

Boring - Dvafan2

12 Prince Hans (Frozen) Prince Hans (Frozen)
13 Electro (The Amazing Spider-Man 2)

Are you kidding he was exalent

14 Bellwether (Zootopia) Bellwether (Zootopia)
15 Gargamel (The Smurfs) Gargamel (The Smurfs) Gargamel is a fictional character from The Smurfs. He is an evil wizard, the sworn enemy of the Smurfs, and the main antagonist in the show and comic books.

I literally cringed every time he was on screen, it's 1 of the worst performances I've ever seen in my entire life

16 M. Bison (Street Fighter) M. Bison (Street Fighter) M. Bison, also known as Dictator, is a video game character created by Capcom. First introduced in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, he is a recurring character and villain in the Street Fighter series of fighting games, acting as the primary antagonist of the series.

OF COURSE he's on this list!

17 Dennis Nedry (Jurassic Park)
18 Poison Ivy (Batman & Robin) Poison Ivy (Batman & Robin) Poison Ivy is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
19 Zilla (Godzilla 1998)

I do like Zilla, but he ruined the movie while being called Godzilla. That's what makes the movie bad. - asantalo

20 Ivan Ooze (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

The guy looks like he should be in some kind of alien cabaret, not attempting to take over the world. - evil7

He looks like a human booger.

21 Blackheart (Ghost Rider) Blackheart (Ghost Rider) Blackheart is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is usually depicted as an adversary to the superhero Ghost Rider.
22 Smiler (The Emoji Movie)

Should be 1 - Dvafan2

23 Dr. Arliss Loveless (Wild Wild West)
24 The Plants (The Happening)
25 King Stefan (Maleficent)
26 Jennifer Check (Jennifer's Body) Jennifer Check (Jennifer's Body)

She's not even scary! Jennifer's Body is a crappy movie and I HATE it! It's not scary and it's not interesting-at all! It flat out SUCKS!

Jennifer Check is a sorry excuse for terror. She's not even scary and she flat out sucks!

27 John Geiger (Speed 2: Cruise Control)
28 Douche (Sausage Party)
29 The Joker (Suicide Squad)

I already hate his look anyway it's so disgusting that he has tattoos all over his damm body, this killed the joker I loved

I'm guessing all the stubborn Heath Ledger fanboys added this to the list

30 Alameda Slim (Home On The Range) Alameda Slim (Home On The Range)

Worst Disney Villain ever! This is the movie that Disney really wants us to forget. - asantalo

31 Sauron (Lord of the Rings Trilogy) Sauron (Lord of the Rings Trilogy) Sauron is the title character and main antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Originally a servant of the first Dark Lord, Morgoth. Morgoth was later defeated and Sauron fled. He later came back to Middle Earth and took over as the new Dark Lord by using a Ring of Power. He was later ...read more.

Is it because he didn't do that much during all three movies?

32 Red Mist (Kick-Ass)

This movie should be called "Kiss-Ass"

33 Dr. Evil (Austin Powers Trilogy) Dr. Evil (Austin Powers Trilogy) Dr. Evil is a fictional character, played by Mike Myers in the Austin Powers film series. He is the antagonist of the movies, and Austin Powers' nemesis.
34 Zemo (Captain America: Civil War)

Boring looking

so weak

He was the enemy in the whole film and he's so weak. ahould been Crossbow as the enemy.

35 Dominic Greene (Quantum of Solace) Dominic Greene (Quantum of Solace) Dominic Greene is the primary antagonist in Quantum of Solace (2008), and was a member of the Quantum organisation alongside Mr. White (who hired Le Chiffre in the prior film). Greene operates a legitimate business named Greene Planet, which is supposedly devoted to buying up large sums of land for ...read more.
36 General Grievous (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith) General Grievous (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith) General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He served as the Supreme Commander of the Confederacy of Independent Systems' Droid Armies during the Clone Wars.

It felt like he was just there to be there. And he was killed by a laser blast.

Just another run for merchandise.

37 Pinocchio (Pinocchio's Revenge)

In what way does Pinocchio qualify as a villain? I mean, honestly, he can't even lie and keep it a secret because his nose grows out.

Terrible. A bad movie with a bad villain.

38 Syndrome (The Incredibles) Syndrome (The Incredibles) 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 ...read more.

This guy is so fake. He sends his own robots to destroy the city so he can pretend to be a hero. That is a sorry excuse for a villain.

39 Serleena (Men in Black II)
40 Balem Abrasax (Jupiter Ascending)
41 Gabara (Godzilla’s Revenge)

I hate him so much. He is the worst Monster in the Godzilla franchise. - asantalo

42 Whiplash - Iron Man 2

Boring villain he wants revenge on iron man for what reasons again - Dvafan2

43 The Duke (Moulin Rouge)
44 President Business (The Lego Movie)
45 Bad Cop (The Lego Movie)
46 Medusa (The Rescuers)
47 Jim Brody (Freddy Got Fingered)
48 Sir August de Wynter (The Avengers)
49 Drake (Blade: Trinity)
50 Doctor Doom (Fantastic Four) Doctor Doom (Fantastic Four) Doctor Victor Von Doom, better known as Doctor Doom, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character usually is a villain of the Fantastic Four. He debuted in The Fantastic Four #5.
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Piccolo (Dragonball Evolution)
2. Prince Hans (Frozen)
3. Malekith (Thor The Dark World)
1. Nuclear Man (Superman IV: The Quest For Peace)
2. Bellwether (Zootopia)
3. Electro (The Amazing Spider-Man 2)
1. Nuclear Man (Superman IV: The Quest For Peace)
2. Mr. Freeze (Batman & Robin)
3. King Koopa (Super Mario Bros.)

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