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Ten Vilest Villains

by Scottie Ferguson
The wickedest monsters to ever infect the screen. 1) Norman Bates in Psycho (Anthony Perkins) 2) Frank Booth in Blue Velvet (Dennis Hopper) 3) Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (Anthony Hopkins) 4) The Emperor in Return of the Jedi (Ian McDiarmid) 5) Jack Torrance in The Shining (Jack Nicholson) 6) Bishop Edvard Vergerus in Fanny and Alexander (Jan Malmsjo) 7) HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey (Douglas Rain) 8) Lady Kaede in Ran (Mieko Harada) 9) The Joker in The Dark Knight (Heath Ledger) 10) Harry Lime in The Third Man (Orson Welles) Read more

The wickedest monsters to ever infect the screen.

1) Norman Bates in Psycho (Anthony Perkins)

2) Frank Booth in Blue Velvet (Dennis Hopper)

3) Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (Anthony Hopkins)

4) The Emperor in Return of the Jedi (Ian McDiarmid)

5) Jack Torrance in The Shining (Jack Nicholson)

6) Bishop Edvard Vergerus in Fanny and Alexander (Jan Malmsjo)

7) HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey (Douglas Rain)

8) Lady Kaede in Ran (Mieko Harada)

9) The Joker in The Dark Knight (Heath Ledger)

10) Harry Lime in The Third Man (Orson Welles)

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