Top 10: Who are the most Dastardly Superhero Villain of All Time?

A superhero movie is only as good as its villain is bad. This directly proportional relationship is something that has yielded some of the landmark highs of the superhero genre. This weekend sets a whole crew of villains out in Gotham City in “Suicide Squad.” In honor of the latest DC film opening on Friday, I wanted to count down my top 10 superhero villains, and the performances that made them so horrifyingly effective. From the more cartoonish villains in the early days of cinema to the Oscar-winning darker portraits of these villains, superhero movies have constantly found new ways to depict these people gone bad.

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