Who are the vilest, most despicable, wicked, malevolent, EVIL Disney antagonists of all time? Disney has a knack for creating memorable (and lovable) big bad meanies. In some cases, they even outshine the protagonists. Let's rank the best (or worst, depending on how you see them) Disney villains ever.
Maleficent is the villain of Disney's 1959 film Sleeping Beauty. She was voiced by Eleanor Audley and played by Angelina Jolie in the 2014 remake. She is an evil fairy who curses King Stefan's daughter Aurora for not being invited to her christening.
Hades is the antagonist of the 1997 movie Hercules. He is based on the Greek god of the underworld and was voiced by James Woods. He is a wisecracking, constantly irritated diety who plots to overthrow the Olympian gods, especially his brother Zeus.
Ursula is the villain of the 1989 film The Little Mermaid. She was voiced by Pat Carroll. She is a sea witch vanquished by King Triton and forced to live in a sea cave, where she lures and manipulates merpeople including Ariel, Triton's daughter.
Cruella De Vil is the main antagonist of the 1961 film 101 Dalmatians. She was voiced by Betty Lou Gerson and played by Glenn Close in the 1996 remake. She is a wealthy but insane fashionista who plots to skin 99 Dalmatian puppies to make a fur coat.
Claude Frollo is the main antagonist of Disney's 1996 film The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He was voiced by Tony Jay. He is a ruthless and bigoted judge who after a series of tragic events becomes the reluctant caretaker of the deformed Quasimodo.
Scar (real name Taka) is the villain of Disney's 1994 film The Lion King and was voiced by Jeremy Irons. He is the younger brother of Mufasa, the king of the Pride Lands, but when Mufasa's son Simba was born, the embittered lion murdered him.
Lady Tremaine, more famously known as the Wicked Stepmother, is the villain of the 1950 film Cinderella. She was voiced by Eleanor Audley and played by Cate Blanchett in the 2015 remake. She is selfish & cruel and psychologically abused Cinderella.
Gaston is the villain of the 1991 film Beauty and the Beast. He was voiced by Richard White and played by Luke Evans in the 2017 remake. He is a handsome but ridiculously conceited hunter who is determined to marry Belle, whatever it takes.
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