Top 10 Best Bad Guys in Movies

10. Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Frederick "Freddy" Krueger is a fictional horror character and the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) as a burnt serial killer who uses a glove armed with razors to kill his victims in their dreams, causing their deaths in the real world as well. In the dream world, he is a powerful force and almost completely invulnerable to damage.
9. Gogo Yubari, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Gogo Yubari was a young associate of O-Ren Ishii. She died after she was defeated and murdered by Beatrix Kiddo following a showdown between the two.
8. Nurse Ratched, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Nurse Ratched is a fictional character and the main antagonist of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, as well as the 1975 film. A cold, heartless tyrant, Nurse Ratched has become the stereotype of the nurse as a battleaxe. She has also become a popular metaphor for the corrupting influence of power and authority in bureaucracies such as the mental institution in which the novel is set.
7. Alex, A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Alex is a fictional character in Anthony Burgess' novel A Clockwork Orange and Stanley Kubrick's film A Clockwork Orange, in which he is played by Malcolm McDowell. In the film, his surname is DeLarge, a reference to Alex calling himself Alexander the Large in the novel. In the film, however, two newspaper articles print his name as "Alex Burgess." In addition to the book and film, Alex was portrayed by Vanessa Claire Smith in the ARK Theatre Company's multi-media adaptation of A Clockwork Orange, directed by Brad Mays.
6. Frank Booth, Blue Velvet (1986)
Frank Booth is a fictional character and the main antagonist of David Lynch's 1986 psychological thriller Blue Velvet, portrayed by Dennis Hopper.
Booth became one of the best-known villains in cinema. He ranks #36 on AFI's list of the top 50 film villains of all time.
5. Patrick Bateman, American Psycho (2000)
Patrick Bateman is a fictional character, the antihero and narrator of the novel American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, and its film adaptation. He is a high-achieving Wall Street investment banker who abuses drugs including cocaine and has a double life where he perceives himself as one of the most vicious serial killers ever to live. From his point of view he commits brutal, repeated, sadistic murders, but he experiences hallucinations and is an unreliable narrator, and so the veracity of his "secret life" is left, to the reader, in doubt. Bateman has also briefly appeared in other Ellis novels.
4. Stansfield, Léon: The Professional (1994)
3. The Joker, The Dark Knight (2008)
The Joker is a fictional character portrayed by Heath Ledger and the main antagonist of the film The Dark Knight, the second film In The Dark Knight trilogy. He is director Christopher Nolan and screenwriter David S. Goyer's interpretation of the comic book character created by Jerry Robinson, Bill Finger and Bob Kane in 1940 as the archenemy of the superhero Batman. This is the third time the character has been adapted to a live-action film.
2. Anton Chigurh, No Country for Old Men (2007)
Anton Chigurh is the main antagonist of Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country for Old Men and its film adaptation. He is portrayed by Javier Bardem in the film.
In the novel and film, Chigurh is portrayed as an unstoppable hitman who kills almost everyone he meets. While he is a ruthless killer, Chigurh occasionally gives his victims a second chance, allowing their fate to be decided with a coin toss.
1. Dr. Hannibal Lecter
Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a character in a series of suspense novels by Thomas Harris.
Lecter was introduced in the 1981 thriller novel Red Dragon as a forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer. The novel and its sequel, The Silence of the Lambs, feature Lecter as one of the primary antagonists after the two serial killers in both novels. In the third novel, Hannibal, Lecter becomes a protagonist. His role as the antihero occurs in the fourth novel, Hannibal Rising, which explores his childhood and development into a serial killer.