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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Horror Movie Villains

Leatherface, Michael Myers, Jack Torrence and your other favorite terrifying movie bad guys

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Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in 'The Silence of the Lambs,'1991.

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Hollywood has been churning out horror movies for nearly 100 years, and all the way back to the silent film era some of the most popular recurring characters have been villains from horror flicks. In the early days it was Dracula and the Wolfman, and by the 1970s more demented creatures like Michael Myers and Leatherface came onto the scene. Today, audiences have to deal with stomach-churning monsters like Jigsaw from the Saw pictures. In honor of Halloween, we asked our readers to select their favorite horror movie villains. Here are the results. 


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