Top 10 Most Popular Villains in Sci-Fi Movies of all time

Popular Villains in Sci-Fi Movies:

The Science Fiction genre has given us a lot over the years and whenever we talk about the genre, we think about the protagonists who work hard to defeat evil. But now, it is about time we give proper credit to the sci-fi villains, as they have an equal hand in the success of the genre. Here are the top most popular villains in sci-fi movies.

#10: Rutger Hauer

Popular Villains

Movie Name: Blade Runner

Played by Actor: Roy Batty

Blade Runner is an iconic Sci-fi movie and apart from Harrison Ford, Roy Batty played a very important role in the success of the movie. Rutger Hauer was an intimidating villain and he had a certain flair that could not be mimicked.

#9: The Alien

Popular Villains

Movie Name: Alien

Played by Actor: Bolaji Badejo

The Alien was a ruthless parasite in a humanoid form devoid of all the emotions. The monster’s design was terrifying then and it still holds up in today’s age. The great thing about Alien is that you’ll constantly feel uneasy and the creature’s presence only magnifies that fear.

#8: Gollum

Sci-Fi Movies

Movie Name: The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, Return of the King

Played by Actor: Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis is an absolute Genius and we believe that he still doesn’t get the credit he deserves. Gollum is an integral part of the entire Lord of The Rings lore and he is also the most terrifying character in the franchise.

#7: Khan

Sci-Fi Movies

Movie Name: Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek: Into Darkness

Played by Actor: Ricardo Montalban/Benedict Cumberbatch

Khan has the whole package. He has superior strength, high-level intellect, and iron will. He is the most intimidating villain in the entire Star Trek universe and he posed the biggest threat to Captain Kirk. The character has been portrayed two different times on the big screen and both the versions are amazing.

#6: Terminator

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Movie Name: The Terminator

Played by Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger was the perfect choice for the role of the Terminator, as he did not need to speak much, he had a stellar physique and his voice was like that of a computer. Arnold’s rise started thanks to this movie and he has never looked back since then.

#5: Hal 9000

Movie Name: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Played by Actor: –

No matter how many times you have watched this movie, you would have felt the same amount of disdain for Hal 9000. It is undoubtedly one of the evilest villains of all time. Even though it is just functioning according to its algorithm, you won’t feel anything for the bot.

#4: Sauron

Sci-Fi Movies

Movie Name: The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, Return of the King

Played by Actor: Sala Baker

The Dark Lord Sauron is the main antagonist of the Lord of The Rings Saga and he is the manifestation of all the evil in the world. The character made the franchise even more awesome and whenever he is on screen, something big is about to happen.

#3: Lord Voldemort

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Movie Name: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Deathly Hallows

Played by Actor: Ralph Fiennes

Lord Voldemort is the main villain of the Harry Potter franchise and he wants to take over the world by using dark magic. His story arc is not at all generic, he goes through a very unique journey to conquer the world.

#2: Agent Smith

Movie Name: The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions

Played by Actor: Hugo Weaving

Agent Smith is a software that was created to keep the humans in check in the Matrix. He is relentless and possibly immortal and has no place for any emotions. Whenever he is on screen, we can’t help but worry about the heroes.

#1: Darth Vader

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Movie Name: Star Wars: New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Played by Actor: David Prowse

Darth Vader is the biggest Sci-fi villain of all time as his impact on the genre has been profound and he is still the best villain of the Star Wars franchise to date. A franchise is only as good as its characters, and we all know how big a character Darth Vader is.

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