Top 10 Dumbest Movie Villain Decisions
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Movie villains are often maniacal and brilliant, these guys on the other hand, made some serious errors that cost them their master plan! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Dumbest Things Done by Movie Villains! But what will take the top spot on our list? Will it be the villains from Signs, Battlefield Earth, or John Wick: Chapter 2? Watch to find out!

#10. Assuming Kirk and Khan Won’t Talk in “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013)
#9. Assembling a Team of Heroes and Revealing His Entire Evil Plan to Them in “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (2003)
#8. Trading His Firearm for a Bow in “Beauty and the Beast” (1991)
#7. Releasing a Psychopath to Preserve a Utopia in “Demolition Man” (1993)
#6. Choosing THE Hardest Way to Kill M in “Skyfall” (2012)
#5. Letting Luke and Co. Escape with the Plans to the Death Star in “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (1977)
#4. Sending His Glider Speeding Towards Himself in “Spider-Man” (2002)
#3, #2, #1 ?

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  1. Whitewashing Khan. I don’t even care about him being white in the movie, Benedict did a great job. I’m just a continuity snob. Time travel doesn’t = race swap.

  2. Not sure if you can rightfully put #4 on this list, seeing as that happened to him in the original comic book story.

  3. I think the dumbest one is when the villain put james bond in attack helicopter, set the timer for heat seaking missile, but the seat still have the ejector in it (Goldeneye)

    • Yeah, have to give you that one, given that the bad guy was a former “double-o”, and should have known the resourcefulness of a fellow agent.

  4. Come on, guys. “Signs” is actually about demons. All the water they encountered is blessed. Technically Holy Water.

  5. In regards to #1. What if the Earth was the only planet they found that had what they desperately needed? Beggars can’t be choosers after all.

  6. I bet you $12346832617943 dollars you didnt read that number. You just skipped over it. You didnt even realize i put a letter in it. No i didnt, but you went back and checked. I want my like.

  7. i still dont understand the signs one… like im sure if we went to another planet there would be things there that is harmful to us that we have never seen or know nothing about… why does everyone keep forgetting this?

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