Aug 24, 2009
Movies won't be complete I guess without the villains, the antagonists, people who make the lives of the lead characters difficult. Quite formulaic but most plots stay close to the tried and tested. Bad people versus good people.
What villain characters were made famous by Hollywood? These are on my mind:
1. Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs)
2. Darth Vader (Star Wars)
3. The Joker (especially Heath Ledger's in The Dark Knight)
4. Lex Luthor (Superman)
5. Sadako (The Ring, not a Hollywood original though)
8. Jason (Friday the 13th)
9. Normal Bates (Psycho)
10. Michael Myers (Halloween)
11. Freddy Krueger (Nightmare on Elm Street) > This one gave me the creeps when I was young.
12. I'd say Esther from the movie Orphan. There is really something wrong with Esther. To those who have watched the movie, were you surprised by the twist? I was a bit surprised. It made me, "ooooooooohh, so that's why".
Read more villains at The Bumbles Blog.