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Poll: Greatest Post-1980's Movie Villains

Which of these post-1980's live action movie characters do you think can be considered as the "Greatest Post-1980's Movie Villain"?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.

Also vote for: Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Movie Anti-Heroes of All Time | Greatest TV Heroes of All Time | Greatest TV Villains of All Time | Greatest TV Anti-Heroes of All Time

Results of 6,150 votes:

  1. 1.

    Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008)

    The Joker - The Dark Knight (2008).
  2. 2.

    Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Dr. Hannibal Lecter - The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
  3. 3.

    Christoph Waltz

    Col. Hans Landa - Inglourious Basterds (2009).

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