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Darth Vader is the greatest movie villain of all time. Here’s are the top 20

Empire Magazine has listed the top 20 baddest baddies in movies. Did your favourite make the cut?

hollywood Updated: Jan 25, 2018 21:13 IST
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Darth Vader was last seen in Rogue One.

Anakin Skywalker aka Darth Vader, has been voted as the ‘Greatest Villain of all time’ by fans, reports the Empire magazine.

In a poll conducted by the publication, the legendary masked Star Wars baddie beat the likes of the Joker (The Dark Knight) and Loki (Thor and Avengers) to claim the number one spot.

Heath Ledger’s unforgettable portrayal of The Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight came in the second place.

Tom Hiddleston’s Marvel God of Mischief, Loki, was third and Die Hard’s master robber Hans Gruber, played by the late Alan Rickman, came in fourth.

Anthony Hopkins’ Hannibal Lecter from Silence of the Lambs rounded out the top five.

Commenting on the results, Empire’s editor-in-chief, Terri White said, “Bad guys are a huge part of what makes movies so damn good. But who’s the baddest? Empire readers voted in their droves and named Darth Vader their number one villain of all time. The pull of the dark side is still strong it would seem”.

The Top 20 Greatest Villains of All Time are:

1. Darth Vader

2. The Joker (‘The Dark Knight’)

3. Loki

4. Hans Gruber

5. Hannibal Lecter

6. Hans Landa

7. Kylo Ren

8. Anton Chigurgh

9. Voldemort

10. The Alien

11. Gollum

12. Sauron

13. Nurse Ratched

14. The Sheriff of Nottingham

15. Palpatine

16. Norman Bates

17. Agent Smith

18. Freddy Krueger

19. The T-1000

20. Michael Myers.

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First Published: Jan 25, 2018 21:13 IST