In the classic cinematic tales of Good vs. Evil, there's something special and spellbinding about seeing a villain done well.
While morally we're not encouraged to cheer on the bad guys and gals, it's fascinating and utterly engaging to see a rogue delivered in a way that maximises them. For some villains, that may simply be a case of seeing them amass a ginormous body count, while for other villains it may be more a case of seeing them fleshed out in a multi-layered way that showcases them as genuinely interesting characters.
Looking solely at the realm of science fiction pictures, and we've seen some truly great villains over the decades. The problem is, some of these villains haven't been afforded a demise that's in fitting with their characters. Elsewhere, there are also those rogues who were nothing particularly spectacular in their own respective films, yet their deaths still manage to standout for just how outright stupid and lame they were.
With all of that in mind, then, here are ten villains of sci-fi movies whose deaths left us all shaking our heads in disbelief.