The Dark Knight Rises Film Analysis

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What makes a villain terrifying? Well, he must be evil, manipulative, hateful, and lacks a conscience. Sometimes the audience sympathizes with the villains in the film, but the villains on this list were impossible to like.

Number One: Bane
Movie: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Actor: Tom Hardy
If I had to choose the best villain voice of all time, it would go to Bane. Bane was powerful, evil and masterful in his attack on Batman. He was the evil twin of Robin Hood; he stole from the rich and only pretended to give hope to the poor.

Number Two: Hannibal Lecter
Movie: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Actor: Anthony Hopkins
Hopkins played one of the scariest characters in a film. Hannibal Lecter gave people nightmares, and some still may have trouble sleeping due to this intense character.

Number Three: Norman Bates
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His psychological issues put him in a dark place, and it made him angry and depressed. Vader's controlling demeanor also made him a destructible being.

Number Eight: Jaws
Movie: Jaws (1975)
The thing that made Jaws so frightening is that shark attacks happen each and every year. Sometimes, the shark attacks against humans are fatal. Jaws was smart, angry, and very determined to kill anyone who entered "his" ocean.

Number Nine: The Joker
Movie: Batman (1989)
Actor: Jack Nicholson
Nicholson's portrayal of The Joker was more comical in his diabolical ways. He killed without reason, and thrived by being so evil. Joker was obsessed with revenge and it led to his demise.

Number Ten: Keyser Soze
Movie: The Usual Suspects (1995)
Actor: Kevin Spacey
We may not have known how wicked Soze was until the end of the film, and that's what made him so horrifying. Soze managed to fool everyone by pretending to be fragile, naive, and weak. In the end, the audience learns he is a cold-blooded

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