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"My face is an index to my mind
"Full of venom, spleen, and gall"
— Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, Ruddigore
"By now I thought you would've realized I'm the bad guy."
— Rachel Bitterman, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
"Did anyone else notice the lightning?"
— Timmy Turner when he first met Vicky, The Fairly Oddparents: Abra-Catastrophe!
"What did you call me, fairy? Nobody calls me a loser. NOBODY! Behold... Fists of iron... Eyes of fire... Wit as sharp as a sword. Hahahah... not to mention pretty, too!"
— Lord Darkar describing himself, Winx Club
"Walking stick, spiky hair, twirly mustache — he's a villain alright."
— Hreidmar's examine text in Runescape
"This guy is giving off a murderous vibe! Even getting close to him makes my skin crawl..."
T'raltixx: Go on! Kill me! Well, there are thousands just like me! We will find another Leviathan to make out light! And when we do, we'll spread like a plague! We'll rise from our dormancy, and kill you all!!
John: (ignoring his rant) I TOLD them......that it was a MISTAKE......bringing YOU....... on-BOARD! (kills him)
—Farscape, "Crackers Don't Matter"
"Colonel Haken has a hook for a hand, a scar on his face, an evilly waxed moustache, and wears a monocle. Oh, and he's a Nazi. Really, what more needs to be said? (Hint: He's a bad guy.)"
"This guy has the word VILLAIN written all over him!"
— Etna about Vulcanus in Makai Senki Disgaea
"You know... She said evil didn't look like anything, or that it looked like a lot of things... But I think it looks like you."
— Shadowchild', Digger
"Reapers may look evil and crazy, but there's a good reason for that. They ARE evil and crazy."
— Palutena Kid Icarus: Uprising
"Woah, that's a bad guy, that's a really bad guy! Did you see his face? His head looks like one of the Easter Island heads!"
—Max, Get Smart
"Tonight, the part of 'Al' will be played by a tall, dark, and sinister ugly man."
—The Genie, Aladdin
I come from the darkness of the pit!
To the slaughter!
Tremble before me!
I bring darkness!
I go to destroy!
Don't waste my time.
What is your feeble request?
You fail to amuse me.
"Look at the spikes he's wearing! He's gotta be evil!"
"Sure, why not, he's not RIDICULOUSLY OBVIOUSLY EVIL or anything."
Taylor: I'm a good guy.
"I once sat next to a girl in a play and had to say ‘Would you like some tea?’, and I said it and she broke rehearsal and said ‘My God you’re evil!’. I guess it’s something I have."
"Donald Gee as Eckersley is so charming, affable and carefree that it would have been a greater surprise if he hadn’t turned out to be the villain. He’s also decked in black leather, camp as hell, smooths his way in with Sarah and revels in being the sexiest person around on Peladon. And his hands never stray far from his hips. He really couldn’t give off any more indications that he is up to no good... He’s the sort of villain who every bugger can eavesdrop on at the appropriate point and hear him rubbing his hands together and cooing ‘fooled them all…’"
"It seems like a completely unprovoked attack, but it turns out that it was actually a retaliatory strike — someone launched a missile from Asteroid M without Magneto’s knowledge. Note: It was Cortez. Magneto does not realize this, even thought 90% of Cortez’s lines in this episode are about how much he really, really wants to kill all the flatscans."
"Stephen McHattie is also on hand as a Secret Service agent who also turns out to be in with the bad guys in a twist that even Mr. Magoo would see coming a mile away, mainly because the actor just looks evil. Must make going to the bank to deposit your check a bitch—tellers looking at you funny and everything, bank security giving you the eye. Poor bastard."
"What I also enjoyed about his character was that none of the other wizards in the wise elder council ever suspect that he's evil. The guy walks in to dark, wicked music, has narrow shifty eyes, and even gives low evil mastermind laughs when he says innocuous and threatening things. "Hmm-hm-hm-hm...haaa ha ha ha!!" He's SO OBVIOUSLY EVIL, and the rest of the wizards are sticking up for his reputation, stunned at the accusation that the velvet cloak-wearing weirdo with heavy eyeliner and shadowed eyes could possibly be wicked and set on world domination. I mean hello, Know Alignment spell anyone? Zone of Truth? Anything? These are high level archmages!"
"The movie is about Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) who was a street urchin but the king was convinced of his good nature and made him a prince. Dastan helps to overthrow a kingdom due to misleading information from an unknown informant. The purpose is that someone in the court (Ben Kingsley) with an ulterior motive (Ben Kingsley) for overthrowing the king (Ben Kingsley) wants a mystical dagger inside said city which can turn back time. Dastan must uncover the mystery (Ben Kingsley) of whoever this master manipulator (Ben Kingsley) is...Ben Kingsley.”
"Not to worry, U.N. diplomat and all-around great (Russian) guy Nicolae Carpathia steps up as the voice of reason by going on TV to say that the disappearances are caused by 'radiation buildup from decades of nuclear weapons testing', and somehow goes on from this to become the most trustworthy and respected man in the world, and then basically King of Earth. Everybody immediately accepts all of this even though it makes less goddamn sense than a Parkinson's patient with a Ouija board, but hey — God works in mysterious ways...It goes without saying that Nicolae is the Antichrist, mostly because his name is Nicolae fucking Carpathia, but also thanks to his goofy overdone Russian accent which keeps kicking in and sucking all the dramatic tension out of the room. "
"Christ, movie, we get it! He's a bad guy! We spotted that before the massive racist tirade he just did! He couldn't be more transparent if he started twirling his moustache!"
— Film Brain, Bad Movie Beatdown on The Condemned
"Come on, he's dressed in all black, this guy is about as subtle as a fork in your face."
"This guy looks like the devil and his name is based on the word sinister. This dude was destined to be evil."
"Darth (Maul) wears black boots, a black cloak, a black shirt, has a red lightsaber, wears red and black face paint, and has horns. He is EVIL."
"...Okay, no, he's totally a bad guy. Is that a spoiler? I don't think it's a spoiler. Look at that thing. It probably ate a puppy for breakfast right before it burned down an orphanage and talked loudly on a cell phone at a restaurant."
"Are there really a lot of people named Dr. Hell? You could not have a name that shouted "Hey look, I'm evil" louder if you tried."
"Now, I don't want to give anything away here, but one of these guys is going to be the villain. Can you guess who?"
"There’s Cinderella (played by Lily James) looking all bland, boring, needy and whiny. Prince Charming (played by the King in the North from GoT who is ready for your red wedding jokes) looking all neanderthal-ey and constipated. There’s Kenneth Branagh’s former piece Helena Bonham-Carter looking like a Marilyn Monroe Marie Antoinette. And finally, there’s Cate Blanchett who adds a touch of glamorous evil to that fondue pot of boring. Cate Blanchett is cutting bitches with those sharpened shiv brows and she’s giving me Phoebe Price in the cheek area. I even love that her costumes are something Mildred Pierce would wear to a Scarlett O’Hara costume party. I just hope that she stays regally cunty from beginning to end and doesn’t pull a Maleficent (SPOILER ALERT) by growing a heart. It’s always a sad day for bitches when an iconic villain starts feeling things."
—DListed, "Well, At Least The Cinderella Trailer’s Got A Ginger Cate Blanchett In It"
I'm not so sure why everyone thinks allying with this newcomer is such a great idea, though. Calling your faction "The Shadow Runners" and having a big skull for an emblem isn't exactly reassuring. I mean, come on... were any of the Autobots honestly surprised when the Decepticons betrayed them?
Lets see; mad scientist, mustache... nope, I'm definitely the badguy.
—Dorkly, Robotnik Finally Wins
"Am lonely. Saruman maybe not so unattractive after all. If only were not for giantly flaring nostrils and huge clawlike fingernails... Okay you'd think I might have figured out he was evil before."
Shunryu: You monster! I can't believe someone like you could actually get your Cloths!
Deathmask: Please, no morality lesson.
Shunryu: No, seriously, why did they give you a gold cloth ? Your name is Deathmask, you decorate your house with corpses, and your attack is called Hades Wave. Are those who give armors stupid or something?
—Saint Seiya Abridged