Great Job, Internet!: Get ready to root for the bad guys in this ode to cinematic villains

All heroes are defined by their villains. The greater the threat, the more the hero must overcome and therefore demonstrate his or her worthiness. A great villain immediately improves any film, even those where the villain is the “hero” the audience is supposed to follow. But with just one act, one line, or even one look these characters become iconic and etch themselves into the psyche of moviegoers everywhere. They’re so compelling it’s hard to root against them, but they tend to be so damn evil that you love when (if) they get their comeuppance. Now there’s a supercut devoted to some of cinema’s greatest monsters, non-actual monster division (the shark from Jaws being the lone exception).

In an incredibly well done short by CLS Videos, the editor crosses decades, genres, and even character alignments to deliver some of the most memorable villains the silver screen …

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