20th Century FoxThe essence of drama is conflict and the force which more often than not fuels this conflict is a criminal or villain. These uncompromising characters will stop at nothing to achieve their diabolical goals: willing to break the law, steal, lie and even murder. Often these villainous antagonists can be some of the most imposing, threatening characters ever witnessed on a screen, capable of having a lasting effect on the psyche of audiences. Sometimes (generally in horror flicks) the villain can even be triumphant by either having achieved their objective or by brutally killing off all the protagonists. Examples of these highly efficient successful villains include the pagans in The Wicker Man, Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest and John Doe in Se7en. Conversely, movie villains can be presented in completely the opposite way. Rather than striking fear in all those who encounter them, their incompetence and ineptitude means that they force audiences to laugh. The vast majority of cinemas numerous villains fail but this select few fail in such a way whereby their atrocious efforts at villainy become one of the most memorable aspects of the film. Here are the 10 most incompetent movie villains ever who we wouldnt mind going up against ourselves:
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