10 Movies Where The Villain Was By Far The Better Character

 John Doe, played by Kevin Spacey, was more interesting when he revealed his morality and horrific punishment for society's sins. After its head-in-a-box ending, John Doe was Se7en's most intriguing and disturbing character.


1. Se7en (1997)

Killmonger's complex motivations made him more interesting than the film's protagonist. Due to his tragic backstory and real-world oppression and minority repression, Killmonger was more than a Marvel villain. 


2. Black Panther (2018)

Anton Chigurh was most compelling as No Country for Old Men's antagonist. Chigurh, a psychopath, let fate decide. Chigurh and Bardem's unstoppable evil defined No Country for Old Men's neo-Western style.


3. No Country For Old Men (2007)

Christoph Waltz's charismatic performance as Landa interrogated the French farmer suspected of hiding a Jewish family in a nail-biting opening scene revealed everything about the character. 


4. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Before her disappearance, Gone Girl villain Amy Dunne was a lost, helpless wife. Rosamund Pike's powerful performance makes Amy's “cool girl” speech one of the most underrated movie monologues. Amy beat Gone Girl.


5. Gone Girl (2014)

Nurse Mildred Ratched was One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest's star, but Jack Nicholson was praised as R.P. McMurphy. Nurse Ratched abused her psychiatric patients by controlling medication and privileges.


6. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Psycho started with Marion Crane, a real estate secretary, but switched to Norman Bates, the Bates Motel owner, after she died in the shower. Norman started out quiet but became creepy and troubled. 


7. Psycho (1960)

Hopkins won the Best Actor Oscar for Hannibal Lecter. Despite appearing for 16 minutes, the villain was Silence of the Lambs' highlight. Clarice Starling and Buffalo Bill were intriguing, but Hannibal Lecter was the film's best villain.


8. The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)

Willem Dafoe's Green Goblin took over Spider-Man's origin. Two-faced Green Goblin Osborn fascinated. Dafoe's charisma and versatility made Norman Osborn a meme.


9. Spider-Man (2002)

Heath Ledger's Joker makes The Dark Knight the best superhero film. After each Batman or cast segment, Dark Knight viewers awaited the Joker's ultimate deviousness.


10. The Dark Knight (2008)

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