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Favorite Antagonist in Film, TV, or written Stories?



There is only one thing better than a good "hero" to any story.. a kick arse opponent, competitor, enemy, or rival.

So what do you guys have:

My first choice to start the discussion:

Gustavo "Gus" Fring, so well acted by Giancarlo Esposito, never have I ever been so on edge by a character in a work of fiction, than when he showed up on the screen, you didn't know if he was going to put a bullet in the next person's head, or give them a hug.. just amazing.

ADDED: Since it has been mentioned, this can be an antagonist that we LOVE or HATE, it's all about the fact that the antagonist "makes" the story, similar to how people talked about the Joker in the 2nd batman movie.



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Darth Vader
Thulsa Doom
Khan
Hans Gruber






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Sinbad in Jingle All the Way





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Charleaux
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Jason Patrick in the Patriot was one of the biggest a-holes in recent memory.





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cantseefade
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Lucifer
John Doe (from Se7en)






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J.R. Ewing





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Benjamin Linus.





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The guy who put the baby on a spit in The Road.






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professor moriarti in sherlock





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GumBro Jackson
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re: Favorite Antagonist in Film, TV, or written Stories?


The Joker in The Dark Knight
Michael Corleone in the Godfather
The Terminator in The Terminator
Verbal in The Usual Suspects

Edit to add two more:
The Cigarette Smoking Man in X-Files
Khan in Star Trek II



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Hannibal Lecter





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Billy Mitchell in King of Kong





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J.R. Ewing


too soon?



Boyd Crowder or is he more of an anti-hero?






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Cold Pizza
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quote:

Boyd Crowder or is he more of an anti-hero?


He's definitely an antagonist.






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Spike from BTVS is a favority TV antagonist. Don't know if that fits your category because he ends up being "good" in the end but those first few seasons he was great as the bad guy.


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quote:

Darth Vader
Thulsa Doom
Khan
Hans Gruber


ftw. id have to add lord humongous to this very impressive list.






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From comics:

Lex Luthor and the Joker


From fiction:

Milady de Winter in the Three Musketeers. I have never wanted to murder a person so much.

Sauron, Iago, Moriarty, Cersei, and Dracula.


Film:

Cruella de Vil, Darth Vader, Hannibal Lecter, Ledger's Joker, Alex from a Clockwork Orange, and Dr. No.


TV:

Princess Delphine from Last Exile; Joffrey from GoT; the Shredder; Doctor Claw; Moriarty from the BBC Sherlock; and Mags Bennett.



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Little Bill from Unforgiven.





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re: Favorite Antagonist in Film, TV, or written Stories?


The Terminator (derp)
Alonzo Harris (Training Day)
Dieter Von Cunth (MacGruber)
J.P. (Grandma's Boy)








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quote:

Billy Mitchell


Awesome movie, he was a real d#ck. I wonder if the director anticipated how good it would turn out.

Also Cartman, biggest little a$$hole evar.






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