Top 10 Sci-Fi Villians

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by DarthTom, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. DarthTom

    DarthTom Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 19, 2005
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Thoughts on top 10 sci-fi villians. Here are mine

    1. Darth Vader
    2. HAL - 9000 computer
    3. Agent Smith
    4. Khan - Star Trek II
    5. The Terminator
    6. Xenomorph from Alien
    7. Roy from Blade Runner
    8. Emperor Palpatine
    9. The Engineers in Prometheus
    10. The Predator
  2. gblews

    gblews Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Apr 13, 2004
    So. Cal.
    Palpatine should be no less than 4th. Roy should be higher too.
  3. Foxhot

    Foxhot Commodore Commodore

    Oct 28, 2011
    Can we be certain the Engineers were in fact villlains? Respectfully request ROBOCOP's Clarence Boddicker as an alternate.
  4. Starbreaker

    Starbreaker Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Feb 19, 2001
    Birmingham, AL
    You mean the Engineers that had chemical weapons ready to attack Earth, and starting attacking the Prometheus crew without listening to any reason?
  5. DarthTom

    DarthTom Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 19, 2005
    Atlanta, Georgia
    I was just going to point that out. They were villians by any definition. As villians they weren't very well defined ones in terms of the over all plot and didn't have a lot of dialgoue but then again neither did the Xenomorphs.
  6. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

    Mar 8, 2001
    Great Britain
    IS the Xenomorph from the Alien series really a villian, is it acting will malicious intent or acting just out of instict?
  7. Ethros

    Ethros Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 4, 2001
    1123 6536 5321
    No T-1000?

  8. JarodRussell

    JarodRussell Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 2, 2009
    To answer this question correctly, we need to answer the question if the lions in The Ghost and the Darkness are villains. Are animals villains?
  9. Icemizer

    Icemizer Commodore Commodore

    Dec 29, 2008
    Hail Ming!! Leaving out the Merciless one is never a good idea.
  10. Foxhot

    Foxhot Commodore Commodore

    Oct 28, 2011
    Since we don't yet know why the Enginneers hate us, I'll call them probable villains. Many movie villains, notably Khan from STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, are retaliating against co-villains or pseudo-villains. Possibly the final Enginner was doing so as well. We don't know yet. Boddicker, however, is pure uncut 107 precent ireedemo-but- hilarious villain.
  11. KGator

    KGator Commander Red Shirt

    May 28, 2013
    Mentally? . . . that's debatable.
    I second the T-1000. That's one scary SOB I wouldn't want chasing me.

    I'm not sure the Aliens could be classified as "villains" anymore than those creatures from Pitch Black.
  12. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Sep 14, 2004
    Just make your own lists, people. Include the aliens or don't.

    Here's mine:

    1. Darth Vader
    2. Predator
    3. T-1000
    4. Terminator
    5. Megatron
    6. Xenomorph (Alien)
    7. Ra, sun god
    8. The Thing (1984)
    9. ID4 aliens
    10. The Thing (1951)

    Except for the Terminators my list is essentially all aliens.
  13. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Admiral Premium Member

    Mar 2, 2003
    San Francisco Bay Area, CA
    I don't know if I can do top 10 but some of my favorite villains

    1. Scorpius - Farscape
    2. Q - Star Trek: TNG (Is there a difference between Villain and Adversary?)
    3. Emperor Palpatine - Star Wars Films
    4. Darth Vader - Star Wars Films
    5. Gul Dukat - Star Trek: DS9
    6. T-1000 - Terminator II
    7. The Terminator - The Terminator
    8. The Joker - The Dark Knight
    9. Agent Smith - The Matrix
    10. Aliens (specifically the Queen) - Alien Franchise
  14. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blueness Premium Member

    Feb 7, 2006
    My personal top 10:

    1. Darth Vader
    2. T-1000
    3. Hal-9000
    4. Aliens
    5. Predator
    6. Khan
    7. The Borg
    8. The Daleks
    9. Servalan
    10. The Thing
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2013
  15. Trek4Ever

    Trek4Ever Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Feb 9, 2005
    Florida and Beyond
    1. Darth Vader
    2. Khan
    3. The Terminator
    4. Gul Dukat
    5. Xenomorph
    6. Magneto
    7. The Borg Queen
    8. Agent Smith
    9. Loki
    10. Scorpius
  16. lurok

    lurok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 15, 2011
    Lost in the EU expanse with a nice cup of tea
    Is this just movies, or TV also?

    1. Palpatine
    2. Baron Harkonnen
    3. Khan
    4. Ming
    5. Klytus
    6. Agent Smith
    7. T-1000
    8. Clarence Boddicker
    9. Dukat
    10. Any Ronny Cox :lol: (esp. Cohagen)