Darth Vader tops 50 Most Vile Movie Villains pollMarch 27th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Star Wars baddie Darth Vader has topped a new online poll for the 50 Most Vile Movie Villains.
The poll, by Entertainment Weekly, saw the Jedi formally known as Anakin Skywalker coming out on top of the heap.
The website for the mag called Vader the quintessential villain, saying: Hes got commanding height, an intimidating voice (thanks to the vocal stylings of James Earl Jones), wicked lightsaber skills, a badass all-black getup, and domination over galaxies far, far away.
Second on the list was Leatherface from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), followed by Phillip Vandamm in 1959’s North By Northwest in third place.
The top five was rounded off by the character Hedy Carlson in Single White Female (1992) and Annie Wilkes in Misery (1990), coming in fourth and fifth respectively.
The list for the top ten 50 Most Vile Villains as per EW.com is:
Darth Vader (Star Wars) (1977-2005)
Leatherface (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) (1974)
Phillip Vandamm (North By Northwest) (1959)
Hedy Carlson (Single White Female) (1992)
Annie Wilkes (Misery) (1990)
Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty) (1959)
Commodus (Gladiator) (2000)
Hans Gruber (Die Hard) (1988)
Noah Cross (Chinatown) (1974)
Captain Vidal (Pans Labyrinth) (2006) (ANI)
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