Cinematic villains come from all socioeconomic groups, but they usually have two things in common: (1) they’re powerful and (2) they’re rich. And if they’re not either, they’re working hard to be both. Today’s villains provide a good cross-section of these motivations in action.
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Until then, we know you’ll enjoy today’s Featured Villains.
F. Murray Abraham as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus (1984)
Ricardo Montalban as Khan in Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan (1982)
Anne Baxter as Eve Harrington in All About Eve (1950)
Raymond Burr in three of his best Bad Guy roles
Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin J. Candie in Django Unchained (2012)
Richard Attenborough as Pinkie Brown in Brighton Rock (1947)
Boris Karloff as Hjalmar Poelzig in The Black Cat (1934)
Keyser Söze in The Usual Suspects (1995)
Amrish Puri as Mogambo in Mr. India (1987)
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