Most Well Played Real Life Villains for TVby stewiec85 | created - 03 Jun 2011 | updated - 03 Nov 2011 | Public
emmy and golden globe nominees and winners for playing the most evil people ever to have lived
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1. Small Sacrifices (1989)
159 min | Crime, Drama, History
A peculiar and disturbing case catches the attention of the police when a young mother and her children, all severely injured, show up in a hospital's emergency room.
Diane Downs (Farrah Fawcett) -Best Actress Golden Globe Nominee
2. To Catch a Killer (1992)
Unrated | 182 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »
John Wayne Gacy (Brian Dennehy) -Best Actor Emmy Award Nominee
3. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Roy Cohn (James Woods) -Best Actor Golden Globe Nominee
4. Angels in America (2003)
TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Playwright Tony Kushner adapted his political epic about the A.I.D.S. crisis during the mid 1980s and centers the story around a group of separate but connected individuals.
Roy Cohn (Al Pacino) -Best Actor Golden Globe Winner
5. The Deliberate Stranger (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 185 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a ... See full summary »
Ted Bundy (Mark Harmon) -Best Actor Golden Globe Nominee
6. The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, History, War
Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
Adolf Hitler (Anthony Hopkins) -Best Actor Emmy Award Winner
7. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.
Andrei Chikatilo (Jeffrey DeMunn) -Best Supporting Actor Emmy Award Nominee
8. Kissinger and Nixon (1995 TV Movie)
97 min | Drama
Richard Nixon (Beau Bridges) -Best Actor Emmy Award Nominee
9. The Final Days (1989 TV Movie)
PG | 150 min | Drama
Chronicle of Nixon's last months in the White House. A paranoid power-abuser, but also all too human--a confused, pathetic individual who cannot fully comprehend how, in less than one year, he can lose everything he has worked for in life.
Richard Nixon (Lane Smith) -Best Actor Golden Globe Nominee
10. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)
172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.
Joseph Stalin (Robert Duvall) -Best Actor Golden Globe Winner
11. The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the 1960 hostile extraction of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, by the Mossad to Israeli justice.
Adolf Eichmann (Robert Duvall) -Best Actor Emmy Award Nominee
12. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.
Reinhard Heydrich (Kenneth Branaugh)
-Best Actor Emmy Award Winner
Adolf Eichmann (Stanley Tucci) -Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Winnner
13. The Executioner's Song (1982 TV Movie)
Unrated | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.
Gary Gillmore (Tommy Lee Jones) -Best Actor Emmy Award Winner
14. Holocaust (1978)
Not Rated | 475 min | Drama, History, Romance
The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.
Erik Dorf (Michael Moriarty) -Best Actor Golden Globe Winner
15. Nuremberg (2000)
180 min | Drama, History, War
The dramatized account of the war crime trials following the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.
Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring (Brian Cox) -Best Actor Emmy Award Winner
16. Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Huey P. Long (John Goodman) -Best Actor Emmy Award Nominee
17. Gotti (1996 TV Movie)
R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
John Gotti rises to head the powerful Gambino crime family before being convicted in 1992 of racketeering and murder.
John Gotti (Armand Assante) -Best Actor Emmy Award Winner
18. Rasputin (1996 TV Movie)
R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
HBO biopic about the infamous "mad monk" Rasputin from the court of Czar Nicholas II in Russia.
Grigori Rasputin (Alan Rickman) -Best Actor Golden Globe Winner
19. Longford (2006 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Myra Hindley (Samantha Morton) -Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Winner Ian Brady (Andy Serkis) -Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Nominee
20. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) -Best Actor Golden Globe Nominee
21. Tail Gunner Joe (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatization of the life of Joe McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a ... See full summary »
Joseph McCarthy (Peter Boyle) -Best Actor Emmy Award Nominee
22. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History
True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.
Idi Amin Dada (Yaphet Kotto) Best Supporting Actor Emmy Award Nominee
23. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)
R | 86 min | Biography, Drama
William Randolph Hearst (James Cromwell) -Best Supporting Actor Emmy Nominee