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Check out H'wood's ultimate bad guy...

Sir Anthony Hopkins' portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs has been voted the 'Ultimate Movie Bad Guy'.

india Updated: Mar 28, 2006 19:02 IST

Sir Anthony Hopkins' Oscar winning portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs has been voted as the 'Ultimate Movie Bad Guy', in a poll conducted by a new hip hop magazine.

According to Vibe magazine editors, Hopkins' character with "a chilly, controlled, career performance" in the 1991 release easily took an edge over Star Wars villain Vader, which came in second on the list, reports Contactmusic.

Third position was taken by A Nightmare On Elm Street villain Freddy Krueger, played by Robert Englund, followed by Laurence Fishburne's portrayal of Ike Turner in What's Love To Do With It?                                                    

 Anthony Hopkins

The character of Norman Bates, depicted by Anthony Perkins in Psycho franchise rounded off the top five.

The top five on the list are:

Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs ( Sir Anthony Hopkins)

Darth Vader in Star Wars franchise (Dave Prowse, James Earl Jones, Hayden Christensen

Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare On Elm Street franchise (Robert Englund )

Robert Englund in A Nightmare On Elm Street

Ike Turner in

What's Love To Do With It

? (Laurence Fishburne)

Norman Bates in Psycho franchise (Anthony Perkins)