6 Surprising Movies Where The Bad Guy Was More Likeable

In a popular thread on the internet, movie buffs shared their thoughts on the movies where they liked the bad guy more than the good guy.

Here’s a list of some of the movies where the villain stole the hearts of the viewers.

The Dark Knight (2008)

One of the most talked-about movies in the thread was Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. The late Heath Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker was nothing short of brilliant. His take on the iconic villain was unpredictable, psychotic, and yet somehow still charismatic.

Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) The Marvel Cinematic Universe has some pretty memorable villains, but Thanos stands out as one of the most compelling. In Infinity War, Thanos is portrayed as a complex character with his own motivations, even if they involve wiping out half the universe.

Killmonger in Black Panther (2018) The villain in Black Panther, Erik Killmonger, was a fan-favorite among viewers. Michael B. Jordan’s portrayal of the character was both charismatic and intimidating. 

Magneto in X-Men: First Class (2011) Magneto is a villain who has been a fixture in the X-Men universe for years, and his portrayal in X-Men: First Class was no exception. Michael Fassbender’s Magneto was a compelling character who was both sympathetic and frightening.

Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Hannibal Lecter, the cannibalistic psychiatrist, is a villain who has become an iconic figure in cinema. In The Silence of the Lambs, Anthony Hopkins’ portrayal of the character was nothing short of mesmerizing.

Scar in The Lion King (1994) Scar, the villain in the classic Disney animated movie, is one of the most memorable and charismatic villains in cinematic history. Voiced by Jeremy Irons, Scar is cunning, manipulative, and has a sarcastic sense of humor.

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