Top 12 Female Movie Villains & Supervillains

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Female supervillains are a rarity to come upon. Here are the top listing of female supervillains. This post is Just for fun, Don’t be too serious to her.

Female Villains have gained more popularity over the past few years. There is not a high number of unfortunately.

To be honest, female villains are more cunning and easily manipulative to our heroes. Women villains also leave a greater impact on viewers. They almost win at times.

What have women villains done to be considered evil? Whether it’s manipulation, framing innocent bystanders, or just plain old mocking. It’s tough not to enjoy their time on the big screen.

Eventually, they deserve their untimely end whether viewers want to see them die or not. Who is the top listing of female villains of all time? Let’s take a look at this list.

1. Belletrix Lestrange, Harry Potter

Belletrix Lestrange, Harry PotterHelena Bonham Carter’s stunning performance of the evil Belletrix Lestrange who taunted her prey to no end is so memorable.

You can’t help but feel excited to see her deranged character ham up the scene. It’s not until she kills Harry Potter’s beloved godfather where you know she is evil. Carter’s performance is phenomenal.

2. Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction

Glenn Close introduced audiences to the term ‘bunny boiling’. Spending a romantic evening in what he believed was a one-time thing,

Alex Forrest won’t stop at breaking Michael Douglas’s life apart. Clearly manipulative and very unstable, viewers are on the edge of their seats upon the phone ringing or catching glimpses up to the woman.

3. Deloris Umbridge, Harry Potter

It’s a surprise that Deloris Umbridge makes the list rather than Voldemort. The truth is, Umbridge is all the more manipulative and annoying. Fans were outraged when she did not meet her end in the beloved Harry Potter series.

At most, viewers enjoy when the supervillain is onscreen. However, Umbridge just makes you want to crawl through the screen and strangle her yourself.

4. Annie Wilkes, Misery

Starting out as a kind woman caring to a bedridden James Caan, Annie Wilkes appears to be completely innocent.

That is until she straps you to the bed, locks you in the house, hobbles you, and forces you to burn one of your most beloved manuscripts. Kathy Bates at her best in a memorable role. You can never trust anybody.

5. Maleficent, Sleeping Beauty

Maleficent, Sleeping BeautyAlthough she had a film dedicated to her character telling audiences why Maleficent is the way she is, she is still evil.

If you don’t send her an invitation to a party you’ll definitely regret it. Manipulative and always has a trick up her sleeve, Maleficent will always get her way. Even if she has to turn into a fire breathing dragon.

6. Nurse Ratched, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Nurse Ratched, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestA nurse on duty in a mental institution of the famous film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, viewers would think that Nurse Ratched is kind nurse fully affectionate to all patients.

It’s debated among fans whether she is a bad person or not. If she enjoys inflicting pain on others or takes advantage of her high position. When she wants all the attention her, she means it.

7. The Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of Oz

The Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of OzAfter Dorothy Gail accidentally kills her sister, the wicked witch of the west will not stop at harming Dorothy. Back in 1939, the kind Margaret Hamilton’s genuine performance of the scary which was considered so scary for young children that a few of her scenes had to be cut! Don’t ever mess with this witch.

8. Regina George, Mean Girls

Regina George, Mean GirlsPretty much everyone has been manipulated by Regina George. A manipulative high schooler to anyone, and even her own friends will write you down for something embarrassing you have done just to make your life come to an end.

Trust me when I say that you do not want to cross Regina George in your passings. Just a look sends shivers up the spine.

9. Esther, Orphan

Esther, OrphanJust because Esther looks innocent like a child doesn’t mean she is. From the moment she is adopted Esther acts all kind and even generous, it’s not until her adopted mother figures out who she really is.

After killing innocent lives, trying to seduce her own adopted father, and an epic, chilling ending, Esther makes Orphan a memorable watch.

10. The Other Mother/The Beldam, Coraline

The Other Mother-The Beldam, CoralineButtons for eyes definitely are frightening after watching Coraline. Upon discovering a door leading into a new world, Coraline is met by a figure reminiscent of her own mother but instead calls herself the other. She’s not sweet after she has killed three innocent lives and traps Coraline into her world until she can sew buttons into her eyes.

11. Agatha Trunchbull, Matilda

Have you ever witnessed your principal throw a young girl by the pigtails over the railing?

Miss Agatha Trunchbull is not to be messed with. A tall, hefty woman who punishes her students for no reason at all viewers can’t help but enjoy her performance on film. Don’t ever trespass inside her home or you’ll never hear the end of it.

12. The Sanderson Sisters, Hocus Pocus

The Sanderson Sisters, Hocus PocusThe three sisters won’t stop at anything to hunt down children and take away their lives. They’ll even turn you into a cat for the rest of your life.

And what that really means is for all eternity. Hocus Pocus would not be what it is without these three actresses hamming up each scene. She’ll surely put a spell on you.


And there you have it. These twelve female villains have all created a memorable appearance over the years. Some of these villains are too chilling for words. Female villains have been growing more in popularity over the years.

It’s time for a change. There need to be more movies with females as villains. There are MANY female villains to mention. If all were to be mentioned in this list, readers are sure to spend a good hour.

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