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Miscellaneous villains and criminals of lesser prominence.
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Gotham City criminals

    Joe Chill 

Joseph Chilton, a.k.a. "Joe Chill"

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Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Played by: Damon Caro

Appearances: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

The mugger who killed Thomas and Martha Wayne near a movie theater in Gotham City in 1981, just after they had finished watching The Mark of Zorro with their son Bruce.


  • All There in the Manual: He's not named in the film. However, a promotional game for the release of Batman v Superman revealed his name.
  • Beard of Evil: Sports an unshaven look.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After shooting Martha he briefly has a look of shock on his face.
  • Rule of Symbolism: Right before he shoots Martha his gun snags on her pearl necklace, tightening it against her neck like a noose. He literally holds her life in his hand.
  • Shadow Archetype: His lack of characterisation outside of killing people is ultimately how Superman views Batman. Ironically, Bruce became Batman to stop men like him.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Despite his single short appearance, his crime set several events into motion. He spurred Bruce Wayne into becoming a crimefighter, which gained the attention of Clark and convinced him that Batman needs to be dealt with. The manner in which his victims died also became a deciding factor in Batman changing his mind about Superman. Not to mention all the incidents that could only have happened via Batman, such as Doomsday being killed, Wonder Woman coming out of retirement, three members of Task Force X being recruited and the Justice League being formed.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It was never known if he was caught by the police or if Batman found the killer of his parents later on in this incarnation.
  • Wouldn't Hurt a Child: Possibly. While Thomas and Martha died defending Bruce, their murderer doesn't try to kill their son once they're out of the way.
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    Cesar Santos 

Cesar Santos

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"You can't put me in the general, they're gonna kill me!"

Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Played by: Sebastian Sozzi

Dubbed by: Hervé Caffin (European French)

Appearances: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

A human trafficker based in Gotham City with ties to Anatoli Knyazev. Batman interrogates him for the latter reason, and brands a Bat Sign on him for the former reason.


  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He has a girlfriend named Adriana who cares about him, and a son.
  • Eye Scream: Best seen in the extended cut of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice where his beating by Batman has him sporting a very swollen eye.
  • Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: Batman tortures him at his home to obtain informations before being interrupted by a police patrol.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: What Batman does to him is horrific, but then again he's a human trafficker.
  • Mark of Shame: Batman iron-brands the Bat Sign on him before leaving him to be arrested. In the Ultimate Edition cut, as soon as the other prisoners know that he has said mark (thanks to Anatoli Knyazev informing one of them about it), he's screwed.
  • Shirtless Scene: He's got two shirtless scenes, but it's by no mean for fanservice. The first one is when policemen find him iron-branded at his home after bumping into Batman. The second one is from the Ultimate Edition cut and shows him in custody at the police station, fearing for his life now that he's branded.
  • Slavery Is a Special Kind of Evil: He is a human trafficker and keeps several women locked in his basement to sell them as Sex Slaves.

    Jonny Frost 

Jonny Frost

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Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Affiliation(s): Joker's Gang

Played by: Jim Parrack

Dubbed by:

Appearances: Suicide Squad

"It's complex. This is not just her. Everybody's disappearing. There's this new law where if you're a bad enough bad guy, they stamp terrorist on your jacket. They send you to this swamp in Louisiana. A black site. That's where she is. So what are we doing?"

A high-ranking thug and criminal who acted as the right-hand man for the Joker and his top enforcer.


  • Adaptational Badass: In Brian Azzarello's Joker comics, he is a criminal apprentice who follows the Joker. He is a high ranking henchman of the Joker in Suicide Squad.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In Brian Azzarello's comics, he was blond. Here, he's a brunet.
  • Beard of Evil: Sports a very trimmed beard, as opposed to his clean-shaven look in Joker.
  • Gatling Good: Wields a minigun during Joker's Gunship Rescue of Harley Quinn.
  • Number Two: To his boss, the Joker.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Joker's red. He tends to do the talking for his less rational boss.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies during the crash of Joker's Helicopter after rescuing Harley.

    Joker's Gang 

Joker's Gang

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Species: Humans

Citizenship: Americans

Affiliation(s): Joker's Gang

Played by: James McGowan (Panda man)

Appearances: Suicide Squad

Henchmen working for the Joker.


  • Dressing as the Enemy: They wear SWAT uniforms when breaking Harley Quinn out of Belle Reve at the end of Suicide Squad.
  • Faceless Goons: They all wear masks to hide their faces.
  • Gang of Hats: They appear to wear an assortment of Halloween masks and costumes, including but not limited to: a crying baby, a ninja, a goat (over a priest outfit), an eyeball, Pac-Man-like spherical heads with teeth, a panda and a cartoony Batman. They do so to conceal their faces, and very likely for psychological effects.
  • More Dakka: They all pack military-grade weaponry, and they hijack a helicopter that was called upon by Amanda Waller. Said helicopter is equipped with a minigun, and they make good use of it against the Suicide Squad during the Joker's Gunship Rescue of Harley.

    Monster T 

Monster T

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"Hey, J! On behalf of everybody, welcome back. I wanted to come by and personally say thank you. You making me good money. I'm making you good money."

Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Played by: Common

Dubbed by: Mark Grosy (European French), Patrick Chouinard (Canadian French)

Appearances: Suicide Squad

"Mmmh, you're a lucky man. You got a bad bitch."

A crime boss in Gotham City who frequents the lavish strip club of the Joker.


    Burglar 

Burglar

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"It's 'cause they know he's dead, right? Superman. He's gone, what does that leave us?"

Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Played by: Holt McCallany

Dubbed by:

Appearances: Justice League

Burglar: What do you want from me?!
Batman: Fear! They can smell it.

An unnamed burglar from Gotham City. Batman captures him on a rooftop and uses him to lure a Parademon.


  • The Bait: Unwilling version. Batman captures him on a building's rooftop, then holds him over the building's edge. The man's resulting fear of heights (or fear of dying, or both) lures a Parademon, which Batman captures after wrestling with it in mid-air.
  • Holding Out for a Hero: He's not wrong at all when guessing that the Parademons start showing up on Earth because of Superman's death, and wonders what the world will become without him.
  • Locked Up and Left Behind: He is still tied when Batman leaves the scene. Of course, being a vigilante, Batman has no reason to free the burglar, but it's not known if he left him to be arrested by the police or not.
  • No Name Given: He is not named onscreen.
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Miscellaneous

    General Amajagh 

General Amajagh

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"Ignorance is the not the same as innocence, miss Lane."

Species: Human

Citizenship: Nairomian

Affiliation(s): Amajagh's Militia

Played by: Sammi Rotibi

Dubbed by: Jean-Baptiste Anoumon (European French)

Appearances: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

"Men of power obey neither policy nor principle, miss Lane."

A war lord / terrorist leader from the Eastern African country of Nairomi. Lois Lane wants to interview him at the beginning of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.


  • African Terrorists: The CIA is after him for a reason.
  • Bullying a Dragon: He uses Lois Lane as a human shield right in front of Superman. What could possibly go wrong?
  • Bulungi: He hails from the fictional African desert nation of Nairomi. The name is most likely inspired by Nairobi, the capital and largest city of Kenya.
  • Canon Foreigner: He didn't appear in any comics before.
  • Cool Shades: He wears a pair of square-shaped sunglasses before he starts talking to Lois.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He is quite nice to Lois at first, then drops the niceness by a large margin once Jimmy Olsen's cover is blown.
  • Human Shield: Uses Lois as a human shield when Superman lands in his hideout after crashing through the roof.
  • Rebel Leader: Considers himself as one. For the CIA, he is a terrorist.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: He is surprised that the journalist who has been sent to interview him is a woman.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He takes Lois hostage right in front of the Man of Steel. Sure enough, Superman uses his Super Speed to free Lois from Amajagh's grip and gun, and drags the terrorist as he crashes through walls.
  • Unwitting Pawn: By hiring Anatoli Knyazev and his Private Military Contractors, he's unknowingly become part of Lex Luthor's grand scheme to frame Superman and pit Batman against him.
  • Your Terrorists Are Our Freedom Fighters: When asked by Lois if he is a terrorist, he answers "What I am is a man with nothing except the love of my people".

    Reactionary Terrorists 

Reactionary Terrorists

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"This is man's best hope, down with the modern world, back to the Dark Ages, and the safety of Holy Fear."

Species: Humans

Citizenship: Unknown (possibly British)

Played by: Michael McElhatton (leader), John Dagleish (lassoed terrorist)

Dubbed by: Vincent Bonnasseau (leader, European French)

Appearances: Justice League

A group of self-described "reactionary" terrorists attacking the Old Bailey Central Criminal Court of England and Wales in London. They intend to blow it up but Wonder Woman shows up just in time to ruin their plan.


  • Composite Character: The leader appears to be based on two fairly obscure DC Comics terrorist leaders: John Charles Collins, who threatened to blow up a major capital building in the first issue of Justice League (1987), and Hyrax. Albeit female, the latter had a similar goal which involved blowing up a chunk of a city in an attempt to revert it back to a more primitive age.
  • Evil Reactionary: Self-described reactionaries who use terrorism in order to force humanity to return to the dark ages.
  • The Fundamentalist: Apparently, since they think blowing up monuments, murdering children, and driving the world back into the Dark Ages and the safety of "Holy Fear" is the only way to save mankind. Somehow.
  • High-Altitude Interrogation: Before making her big entrance, Wonder Woman sneaks in and captures one of the terrorists from the court's ceiling with the Lasso of Truth, then extracts useful bits of information from him there (the Lasso helps more than the altitude, actually).
  • Hostage Situation: They hold several people at gunpoint inside the court.
  • Mad Bomber: What with setting up a bomb, and making a speech about it being "Man's best hope".
  • The Mole: Some of them infiltrated the court disguised as security guards.
  • Nice Hat: The leader wears a black fedora.
  • No Name Given: They are not named onscreen, and their terrorist group is not named either.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Those who didn't infiltrate the court disguised as guards are impeccably dressed with suits, the leader especially.
  • Suicide Attack: The leader sets the bomb up with a few seconds countdown only, and nobody runs away after that.
  • This Cannot Be!: The leader's "I don't believe it!" after Wonder Woman ruins both his bombing and mass shooting plan.
  • Western Terrorists: They are pretty clearly Caucasian-looking terrorists.
  • What the Hell Are You?: The leader's "I don't believe it! What are you?!" after Wonder Woman ruins both his bombing and mass shooting plan. To which Diana responds with "A believer!" before sending him a shockwave with her bracers.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Part of the hostages they take are a group of school children who will be killed when their bomb goes off. After Wonder Woman saves everyone from the blast, the terrorist leader immediately tries to gun down the hostages, starting with the children. Once again, Wonder Woman saves them.

    Jesse Kane 

Jesse Kane

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Species: Human

Citizenship: American

Affiliation(s): Jesse Kane's Pirates

Played by: Michael Beach

Dubbed by: René Gagnon (Canadian French)

Appearances: Aquaman

The leader of a gang of high-sea hijackers. He is the father of David Kane/Black Manta.


  • Adaptational Villainy: His comic counterpart was a scavenger and boat captain, but there was no indication that he was an outright pirate, hijacker and killer like he is here.
  • Ancestral Weapon: His father gave him a knife when he became a pirate, and he gave it to David in turn.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Will give anything for his son. That includes his life.
  • Evil Virtues: He values his family far more than his own life, keeping his grandfather's blade and passing it onto his son. When he knows he's going to die and his son is trying in vain to save him, he pulls out a grenade and makes it clear that either his son survives or neither of them do.
  • Evil Wears Black: He and his gang wear black suits, and they ruthlessly kill people when hijacking ships.
  • Family Business: His father was a pirate before him, and he trained his son to become one as well.
  • The Family That Slays Together: His son David (who would become Black Manta) partakes in his high sea hijacking operations, and they often kill people doing so.
  • Fatal Flaw: Jesse's is implied to be Pride. He is a successful pirate and being a pirate is a family business. His father started it and he continued it with his son. His family history and his career is obviously a huge source of pride for him. Then Aquaman shows up and effortlessly beats up Jesse's crew, his son, and then Jesse himself while showing apathy towards the men he just defeated and crushed. Jesse just couldn't handle the loss and humiliation and he tried one last time to salve his wounded pride by taking Arthur out. This led to his own demise when he missed and blew out the wall of the sub.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He is no hero, but after he gets trapped under a torpedo while fighting Aquaman, he pulls a grenade pin when it becomes clear his son will not abandon him, even as that sub is flooding and sinking.
  • Revenge Before Reason: Granted seeing your son beaten up, being pinned to a wall, and suffering the worst setback/loss you've probably ever had in your pirate career would piss off anyone but given the fact that the guy who just thrashed you and your son decided to leave without even attempting to capture you or kill you, maybe don't fire a grenade at him as he's leaving. Especially when the guy is right next to a wall and your in a submarine.
  • Ruthless Modern Pirates: He leads a modern-day high-sea hijackers gang that stole and uses advanced military technology such as a stealthy submarine.
  • So Proud of You: What he tells his son on what turns out to be their last job together.
  • Submarine Pirates: His gang specializes in the hijacking of conventional submarines, using an advanced prototype of stealthy submarine they stole.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Shooting at the guy that lifted a submarine, curb-stomped your entire posse, withstood the blast from a grenade and spared your life is somewhere north of a bad idea.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: When Arthur considers sparing him, his response is to launch a missile at him. Unsurprisingly, Arthur refuses to help him out when he is sinking to his death.

Alternative Title(s): DCEU Other Villains And Criminals

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