Who is your favorite movie antagonist

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Who is your favorite movie antagonist

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Everybody loves a hero. But nobody ever forgets a villain.

Who is the greatest movie villain of all time? Keep clicking for our ranking of the top 25 baddies in cinematic history.—David Onda

 

Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting, 'Gangs of New York'

Daniel Day-Lewis isn't just one of the best actors in the world, he's also one of the best movie villains. The star received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role as a Civil War-era crime boss in New York City.—David Onda (Photo: Miramax)

Rev. Harry Powell, 'The Night of the Hunter'

If you're not familiar with actor Robert Mitchum, you should be. And you should start by watching him as the serial killer "preacher" in "The Night of the Hunter." This guy was tattooing his knuckles ("love" on one hand, "hate" on the other) long before the rap community did.—David Onda (Photo: United Artists)
 

The Shark, 'Jaws'

How does a robotic shark prop make the list of greatest movie villains? Ask anyone who tried to go for a dip in the ocean during the summer of 1975. Do-do. Do-do. Do-do-do-do-do.—David Onda (Photo: Universal)
 

Professor Severus Snape, 'Harry Potter'

Voldemort, who? Through six movies, "Harry Potter" fans despised Professor Snape (played by Alan Rickman!) for his relentless attempts to hurt, humiliate or silence the Boy Wizard. But the gloves finally came off when Snape killed Hogwarts' beloved headmaster, Albus Dumbledore in "The Half-Blood Prince."

Sure, Snape ends up being one of the good guys by the end of the saga, but it's hard to erase 10 years of intense distaste for one character.—David Onda

AND THE BEST OF THE BEST IS...
 

The Joker, 'The Dark Knight'

"Why so serious?"

In the last 20 years, there has been no villain better than the late Heath Ledger's Joker. The character is not only a prime example of a movie antagonist, but an unparalleled portrait of an actor who mastered his craft.

Ledger's performance was deep, nuanced, calculated and succeeded in reinventing one of pop culture's most popular personalities. From the smallest flick of his tongue, to the twiddle of a finger, every move was riveting.

Heath was awarded a posthumous Oscar for his performance as The Joker, which is rare for a villain, but even an even bigger feat for a comic book character.

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