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Axe-Craziness in animated movies.

  • The Adventure Of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina: The Mole King towards the end when he chases down Tom and Thumbelina.
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire, from the same directors: Rourke attacks Milo with an ax as the hot air balloon transport is crashing. He himself admits that Milo has done what few people have, which is royally piss him off.
  • Beauty and the Beast: Gaston during the final showdown with the Beast, though he is still a coward at heart and fear is enough to put him in his place or at least to pretend that it did.
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  • Mr. Gristle from The Boxtrolls takes much more delight in the unpleasant parts of his job than Mr. Trout and Pickles.
  • Hopper and Thumper of A Bug's Life, the latter even more so to a thoroughly animalistic degree.
  • Mrs. Tweedy in Chicken Run when she sees the chickens escaping and suffers a Villainous Breakdown.
  • Lord Barkis Bittern from Corpse Bride after finding out that Victoria is poor after he married her. He murders Emily so that he can get her fortune and it is implied that he plans to do the same to Victoria. He also attempts to kill Victor.
  • Bruce from Finding Nemo, but only when he smells blood.
  • The Great Mouse Detective: Ratigan towards the climax, when he's enraged. Technically he is always a violent maniac, seeing as he struggles to maintain his composure outwardly while killing his own men for minor infractions but this is the moment where he completely snaps and shows the animal that he really is, abandoning all pretensions of being a gentleman.
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  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: At first, Claude Frollo seems composed and calm. But as he begins to develop an unhealthy obsession for Esmeralda, he slowly loses his sanity, going as far as torching Paris all to search for her, and having her burned at the stake when she refuses his advances. And by the end of the film, he's willing to hack Quasimodo and Esmeralda with a sword.
  • Shrek
    • Rumpelstiltskin. Don't be fooled by the trickster shell. Deep down, he's really a homicidal sociopath.
    • Prince Charming in the Scared Shrekless story "Boots Motel", (a parody of Psycho's Bates Motel) which Donkey and Puss in Boots make up.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation: Mr. Hitcher has a REALLY strong affinity for chainsaws and for using them on small animals and despite being an over-the-top parody of slasher movie villains he is still a downplayed case of an Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain as whenever he is not on a rampage he blunders and faces comical mishaps.
  • Muntz from Up. Polite and reserved... but for the love of god, don't make him think for one second you're going to 'steal' Kevin, or else you'll find out just how off his rocker he really is.

Alternative Title(s): Animated Film


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