20 Movie Villains (Who Should Have Been The Heroes)

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One of the things we love about movies is that we always know who to root for. Movies make it incredibly clear who the hero is, and who the villain is. The thing is, sometimes those bad guys actually turn out to be the heroic ones. So we asked our readers to right some great wrongs by explaining how some movies completely mix up the hero and the villain, in their own stories. And we gave cash to our favorites.

The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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X MEN Everything Magneto feared came true. As we see in Logan, his fears about what humanity had in store for mutantkind were completely justifed. The

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In Skyfall, both James Bond and Raoul Silva are part of a shadowy organization which spies, kills and generally tends to control people. 007 Yet, desp

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Entry by John Sherwood

Benjamin is the villain of WAYNE'S WORLD despite doing absolutely nothing wrong. He only: Gives Wayne a T.V. Finest contract yermont's OsS ENBJERRTS E

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DARRen cROSS WAnTS TO MAKe WORLD cHAnGing TECHNOLOGY PUBLIC. HE'S A BAD GUY BECAUsE OF THAT. soMEHOW. ANT-MAM CRACKED COM

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Entry by Busteq

The Jungle Book (2016): Shere Kahn CRACKED.GOM Shere Khan looks like a monster for asking for Mowgli to be killed, claiming humans are dangerous. But

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Entry by nickt

CRACKED HE'S A RACIST, HOMOPHOBIC BULLY BUT GUNNERY SERGEANT HARTMANN IS TRAINING THEM NOT TO GET KILLED. IT'S NO COINCIDENCE THAT HIS BEST RECRUIT, J

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKEDC Lieutenant Harris is such a bully in Police Academy! Ruining cadets' fun with all his enforcing rules and standards nonsense! Only, that is h

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Entry by PollyDarton

Ivan Drago is the best in his field, which just happens to be a dangerous and inherentl violent sport. He is at the top of his game, does his job well

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Hela is taught by Odin, her father, to conquer others. When he changes his mind, she isn't rehabilitated, but imprisoned for thousands of years. Then

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THO-R Loki was the rightful king of Asgard: He was no saint, but the key events that led to his coronation Thor's exile and Odin falling into a coma c

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Entry by Kalli

District Attorney Dwight Dickham is smug, not above using questionable tactics, and relentless in his prosecution of Judge Joseph Palmer: legend behin

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Entry by ERRiley

An alien crash lands on Earth and the government is the villain for wanting to capture it? Of course E.T. needs to be studied and debriefed. GRACKEDCO

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CRACKED COM You really think that Cal Hockley was a scumbag standing in the way of Jack and Rose's true love? Jack shamelessly flirts with Cal's fianc

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Entry by PookieJones

Sure Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada is icy and demanding, but she's also running a billion dollar publishing empire. What is she supposed

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Entry by Busteq

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: Grindelwald Grindelwald claims magic secrecy laws aren't actually there to protect wizards, and that they lea

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

In Man of Steel, General Zod is trying to save his own people from total extinction. While Superman declares that all of Krypton had its chance, con

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CRACKED.CON STAR WARS PREQUEL TRILOGY Heroes: ThE Jedi, who recruit child soldiers, tell them it's wrong to be scared after being separated from thei

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Entry by Scott Laffey

SACK LODGE IN CRACKEDOON WEDDING CRASHERS He's a big fat meanie for suspecting that John and Jeremy are big fat liars trying to get close to the Secre

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Entry by PookieJones

We see Senator Kelly as a villain simply because he'd like to know who can shoot optic blasts from their eyes, or manipulate the weather. X--MEN Regis

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Entry by nickt

Gollum is the true hero of The Lord of the Rings. The ring is safe out of Sauron's sight for 400 years until Bilbo steals it. Then Frodo takes it ever