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The Top 20 Pop Culture Villains

Scene Staff Report | Sunday, October 30, 2011

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, The Observer Scene Department has compiled a list of the 20 best pop culture bad guys. Many scare with their unworldly powers, others scare with their uncanny intelligence and others scare simply with a stare. Is your most fearsome villain missing from the list? Let us know in the comments section of the article at ndsmcobserver.com.

1. Darth Vader from “Star Wars”

2. Voldemort from “Harry Potter”

3. Dracula from “Dracula”

4. Hannibal Lecter from “The Silence of the Lambs”

5. The Joker from “The Dark Knight”

6. Miranda Priestly from “The Devil Wears Prada”

7. Leatherface from “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”

8. Michael Myers from “Halloween”

9. Ursula from “The Little Mermaid”

10. The Trinity Killer from “Dexter”

11. Regina George from “Mean Girls”

12. Sauron from “The Lord of the Rings”

13. Cruella de Vil from “101 Dalmatians”

14. Miss Trunchbull from “Matilda”

15. Sue Sylvester from “Glee”

16. Samara from “The Ring”

17. The Tammys from “Parks and Recreation”

18. John Doe from “Se7en”

19. A from “Pretty Little Liars”

20. Freddy Krueger from “A Nightmare on Elm Street”