Some might say that the heroes of a movie are only as interesting as the villains they face. While heroes are important, villains are the ones who bring a movie to life and up the ante, whether by terrorizing audiences or providing limitless entertainment.
There are plenty of great villains in the world of animated movies, but the ones that make audiences laugh out loud stand out the most. The villains are comically brilliant, making for some of the most memorable parts of their respective movies, and according to Reddit, these are some of the best characters in animation.
10 Hades in Hercules (1997)
Who knew the Greek god of the underworld had such a sense of humor? Obviously, disney did that when they portrayed hades in the movie Hercules. Hades plans to destroy Zeus and Mount Olympus, but he knows that to do that, he needs Hercules to get out of the way.
dubber james woodsHades isn’t the type of villain that sends chills down the spine. He’s sassy, sarcastic, and has a smart wit that seems to outshine every character around him. He steals the show and always makes the audience laugh. Reddit user erniebarguckle213 said: “This may be Disney heresy, but I’ve always found Hades funnier than elves.”
9 Izma and Kronk in The Emperor’s New Rhythm (2000)
Izma is the mastermind behind it and Kronk is her loyal follower become king. Izma tries to get rid of the emperor, but due to some incompetence and confusion, he accidentally turns the emperor into a llama and has to find a new solution to get rid of him.
From the wrong levers being pulled to the characters’ hilarious back-and-forth, it’s hard to imagine a villainous duo delivering the comic relief that Izma and Kronk do. Many Reddit users put these villains at the top of their favorite lists, with user phantom_avenger stating: “For me, Yzma and Kronk will always be at the top of the list; this is the best ‘champagne cast’ ever! Ursa Kitter With her vibrant voice, Patrick Warburton Steal the show with just his natural voice. “
8 The Supervillain in Supervillain (2010)
super wise man Maybe it’s not as simple as your average villain vs. hero movie…or maybe the supervillain could call himself a supervillain. In this movie, the villain is the main character, who struggles after seemingly killing the town’s hero, and becomes bored, leading him to create a fake hero to fight.
Starring the ever-funny Will Ferrell as the supervillain, this comedy keeps the jokes going. It deconstructs the stereotypes surrounding the typical superhero movie and tells audiences that it’s all about the presentation. Multiple Reddit users agree that the supervillain is the top comic villain, both in the anime and in real life.
7 Lord Farquad in Shrek (2001)
Shrek It’s a movie that parodies fairy tales and princess tales brilliantly, and the villain Lord Farquad from the first film only enhances the scene. Lord Farquad is a ruler of anti-fairytale creatures who throws them all into Shrek’s swamp, while also enlisting the help of ogres to rescue the bride he seeks.
Voiced by The Incredible John Lithgow, Lord Farquad is undeniably unlikable, and apparently thinks a little too highly of himself. But the way it’s played is so funny that it’s hard not to laugh when he casually tells his subjects that some of them might die in his service. Redditor Business-Tourist6292, “Lord Farquad at Shrek very funny. His arrogance and Napoleon complex are far more interesting than they should be. “
6 Businessman in The Lego Movie (2014)
everything is great lego movie! The hero Emmet is on a mission to be chosen, destined to save the Lego world from the evil Merchant Lord, a tyrant who refuses to let anything get in the way of his vision of perfection.
The business mogul believes that everything has its place and that Lego bricks should not confuse the world. It might not sound like a premise for an interesting villain, but with Will Ferrell voicing the character again, he comes alive and adds even more comedy to an entertaining movie.As Reddit user Specialist_Heron_986 put it: “My lord, from lego movie. That guy is hilarious. “
5 “Bowler Hat Man”/Goob from Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Meet the Robinsons This is the ideal movie for anyone who has ever had big dreams for the future. bowler hat guy (Stephen Anderson) is the film’s villain, but he does have some oddities, and the audience eventually realizes that he’s not exactly a typical villain. Bowler Guy (later revealed to be Gub) like everyone else just wants a family and a sense of belonging.
He’s never really a bad guy, and all his hilarious attempts to hurt the main character Lewis, as well as his distorted view of events, are palpable. Reddit users like him, including Mercuryflush90, who said: “Goob from Meet the Robinsons. I laughed when I saw all the kids in the hallway being nice to Gubu and even inviting him over to play and he just ignored them and said they all hated him. “
4 Master Shen in “Kung Fu Panda 2” (2011)
kung fu panda 2 A perfect sequel to the first film, the hero Po now faces off against the sinister Peacock Prince Shen (gary oldman). Shen has a plot to conquer China and destroy Kung Fu once and for all, and he won’t let anything stand in his way.
Shen is portrayed as ambitious and murderous, with little regard for any lives he might destroy in his quest to take over China, not usually the mark of a humorous man. However, there is still something interesting about him, and Gary Oldman plays his voice perfectly. “He’s ruthless and funny,” wrote Reddit user mrtipbull.
3 Big Jack Horner in Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)
Some movies might try to give the villain an emotional backstory, or gain some empathy for why they’re the bad guy.but big jack horner in puss in boots: the last wish Throw all of that out the window.
Big Jack is evil only because he wants to be: there is no redeeming quality here.However, that’s part of what makes this villain audiences love to laugh at, plus this talented comedian John Mulaney Give his voice to the character. Reddit user _JR28_ explained, “His casual admission that he is a heinous person, and admitting to his own evil, is hysterical.”
2 The Incredibles Syndrome (2004)
The Incredibles introduced audiences to what can happen in a superhero’s day-to-day life and the impact on those who interact with them. When young Buddy was rejected as a sidekick by Mister Incredible, he eventually developed evil syndrome.
Cold, calculating, and self-serving, Shindoro is hell-bent on revenge against the costume heroes and the Mysterious Family.dubber Jason Lee, his one-liners and witty dialogue bring laughter and fun to the film, multiple Reddit users agree. “How is this not the number one answer … Lee killed it,” Soder Savage said.
1 Scar in The Lion King (1994)
Get ready for Scar, one of the most iconic Disney villains ever lion king. Scar lived in the shadow of his brother, the Pride King and leader Mufasa for so long, and finally hatched a plot to become king himself.
actor jeremy irons His voice brings Scar to life and perfectly portrays the dry humor and sarcasm of the character. With memorable lines that had the audience laughing out loud, it’s not hard to see why many fans love Scar. “Scar – love his deadpan humor and sarcasm,” said Reddit user RecipeLongjumping532.
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