25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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Movie villains are known for talking too much, or underestimating the hero, or diving headfirst into conflicts they have no hope of winning. What we can't figure out, is why. What is the exact thought process behind the catastrophically stupid decisions on-screen villains keep making?

We asked our readers to take a stab at explaining, in three-step diagrams, the exact logic behind pop culture's most infamous villainy. The winner got a hundred bucks, but first, the runners-up:

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Entry by PollyDarton

CRACKEDCON 1. Acquire all of the Infinity stones. 2. Gain perfect balance by eradicating) half of humanity through cold, random chaos. 3. Feel lucky t

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Entry by BRWombat

1. Be so incredibly vain that you're willing to murder anyone prettier than you. 2. Remember you have magic that can transform your appearance. 3. Use

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Entry by Garrote

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1. Regard Gotham as corrupt. Ducard, from Batman Begins 2. Infiltrate every level of its infrastructure. SWat 3. Use this to root out-corruption des

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1. Jafar, from Aladdin Free prisoner. 2. Have him retrieve magic lamp. 3. Rub-lamp immediately to secure ownership. Throw prisoner off ledge first.

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Hans (Frozen) 1. Pretend to love Anna SO you can use her for her royal status in Arendelle. 2. Destroy the facade (and all plausible deniability) for

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Ernesto de la Cruz, CRACKED from Coco 1. Feign friendship. 2. Murder the person you pretended to befriend. 3. TeH tone. Write it into your movies.

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Samuel Norton, 1. from The Acquire enough Shawshank authority for Redemption a prison book barbeque. 2. Notice that new inmate's testimony could fre

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Entry by jjCoolSlice

25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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CRAGKEDCON 1. PLAN TO GET RICH BY STEALING A CHILD'S PIKACHU! 2. SPEND A FORTUNE ON GROWING YOUR CRIMINALI BRAND! 3. NEVER SPEND TIME TRAINING YOUR UB

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25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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Entry by Quinton Darby

25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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Entry by Sonny Time

CRACKED COM 1. Hire people to kill John Wick to save your son. 2. Pull the contract to save your own life. 3. Let John know you killed his friend befo

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

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Entry by wonderfloam

CRACKEDo COM 1. Plot, plan, and relentlessly pursue Tames Bond. 2. Get him exactly where you want him. 3. Make a snarky farewell speech and carelessly

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Entry by Gareth

Explain to an impressionable youth how YOu murdered your mentor Take him on as your student Learn nothing

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Entry by MiaVega

25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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Entry by Quinton Darby

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L. RULE BY ABUSING EVERYONE. 2. HOARD ALLTHE GOLD. 3. HOPE YOUR BROTHER NEVERRETURNS.

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Entry by MiaVega

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Entry by Edvamp

25 Ridiculous Plans That Only Make Sense To Villains

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Entry by DrDickOrDie

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