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Our favorite movie villains

By CNN Staff
updated 1:56 PM EDT, Fri May 17, 2013
James Spader has been cast as one of the Avengers' biggest villains, Ultron, in the 2015 release "Avengers: Age of Ultron." As we wait to see how Spader will master the psychotic sentient robot, we're recounting our other favorite on-screen bad guys, in no particular order: James Spader has been cast as one of the Avengers' biggest villains, Ultron, in the 2015 release "Avengers: Age of Ultron." As we wait to see how Spader will master the psychotic sentient robot, we're recounting our other favorite on-screen bad guys, in no particular order:
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Our favorite movie villains
So bad they're good: Favorite movie villains
Tommy DeVito, 'Goodfellas'
Darth Vader, 'Star Wars'
Colonel Kurtz, 'Apocalypse Now'
Nurse Ratched, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'
Anton Chigurh, 'No Country for Old Men'
Hannibal Lecter, 'Silence of the Lambs,' 'Hannibal'
Max Cady, 'Cape Fear'
Lord Voldemort, 'Harry Potter'
Cruella De Vil, '101 Dalmations'
Magneto, 'X-Men'
Khan, 'Star Trek'
Wicked Witch of the West, 'Wizard of Oz'
The Joker, 'The Dark Knight'
'Baby' Jane, 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?'
Hans Gruber, 'Die Hard'
General Zod, 'Superman'
Regina George, 'Mean Girls'
Norman Bates, 'Psycho'
Joan Crawford, 'Mommie Dearest'
John Doe, 'Se7en'
Annie Wilkes, 'Misery'
Gordon Gekko, 'Wall Street'
Alex Forrest, 'Fatal Attraction'
Alonzo Harris, 'Training Day'
Alex, 'A Clockwork Orange'
Frank Booth, 'Blue Velvet'
Patrick Bateman, 'American Psycho'
Scar, 'The Lion King'
J.D., 'Heathers'
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