Open Thread: Who Are Your Favorite Movie Villains?

From Darth Vader to Hannibal Lecter, Thanos to Maleficent, some cinematic villains we just absolutely love to hate.

Who are your favorite movie villains and why? It’s a simple question, but with an answer that is as unique as you are. In the comments, we want you to tell us what characters frighten you, make you love to hate them, and generally make you super uncomfortable. This is no easy task given the huge amount of film villains out there, so choose wisely and have fun. Because villains hate fun, clearly!