Tell Us Now: 16 Actors Who Played Villains Perfectly
Everyone loves a good villain. They're the ones we love to hate, the ones who make the story interesting. Without them, the hero would have no one to foil their plans and thwart their efforts. We're fascinated by these characters, even as we're rooting for their downfall. What makes a great villain? It's hard to say, but there are certainly some qualities that all memorable villains share. They're smart, they're cunning, and they're always one step ahead of the hero. They have a clear goal in mind, and they'll stop at nothing to achieve it. Whether it's world domination or simply revenge, movie villains always have a motive. And above all, they're just so much fun to watch!
There's nothing more terrifying than a perfectly acted villain. So we asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “What actor played the perfect villain? What made them so good?” Here are 16 bone-chilling villains worthy of all the awards. Did we leave any out?