Top 10 Villains Who Could Have Great Origin Movies
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Great movies need great heroes, bur more than that, they need great villains with great backstories, sometimes even deserving their own movies! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Villains Who Ned Their Own Origin Story Movies! But who will take the top spot on our list? Will it be the Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars, Thanos from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or Harry Potter’s Lord Voldemort? Watch to find out!

#10. Pinhead from the “Hellraiser” franchise (1987-)
#9. Sauron from the “The Lord of the Rings” franchise (2001-03)
#8. Davy Jones from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise (2003-)
#7. It [aka Pennywise the Dancing Clown] from “It” (1990; 2017)
#6. Ra’s al Ghul from “Batman Begins” (2005)
#5. Megatron from “Transformers” franchise (2007-)
#4. Freddy Krueger from the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise (1984-)
#3, #2, #1 ?

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  1. One of the things that WatchMojo clearly doesn’t understand is that many of these villains are awesome because we don’t know their past. It gives more mystery to their characters. If we go ahead and give a backstory to Pennywise or Freddy Kruger for example, it’ll honestly make them less scary. The mystery behind these characters is one of the many things that make them unique.

  2. For Sauron, reading the other books before the fellowship of the ring, the ones where middle earth was being made had the origin for Sauron. But in a movie would be cool

  3. A Palpatine film would be incredible. Just follow the book Darth Plagueis. That had so many amazing bits that would be perfect in film. And keep Palpatine’s first name a secret too 😁

  4. There should be an origin story from the Twilight Saga where and how the Volturi Coven came to be in the first place, if Stephine Meyer could write a book about them!

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