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Top 7 Sci-Fi / Horror Movie Villains Who Were Actually Right!

Here are a few sci-fi and horror movie villains who were actually right. Arguments can be made in their favor expressing that to some degree they had a valid reason for doing what they did even though they did it in the worst possible ways imaginable. Looper did a fantastic job covering these movie villains from multiple genres, but I thinned it down to include the sci-fi and horror genres for you.


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  1. For instance the Wicked Witch from The Wizard of Oz (1939), Dorothy dropped a house on her sisters head and the Wicked Witch came to claim the red shoes.

  2. Roy Batty from Blade Runner (1982) became sentient and did not want to die and be enslaved anymore.

  3. The government from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) wanted to keep the country safe from aliens.

  4. Walter Peck from Ghostbusters (1984) wanted to shut down the nuclear reactor in the middle of the city.

  5. The Alien Xenomorph Queen from Aliens (1986) might be trying to protect her young and/or species.

  6. Elijah Price from Unbreakable (2000) feels wronged that he was cheated in life and condemned to a weak body while David Dunn has an unbreakable body like a superhero.

  7. Jigsaw from Saw (2004) felt the need to make people appreciate their lives a little more, the survivors anyway.

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  1. 7). The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Official Synopsis: In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets…

    Tagline: Mighty Miracle Show Of 1000 Delights !

    Cast: Jerry Maren, Oliver Smith, Billy Curtis, Ruth Smith, Harry Monty, Rolfe Sedan, Ethelreda Leopold, Charles Becker, Jimmy the Crow, James…

  2. 6). Blade Runner (1982)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Blade Runner (1982)

    Official Synopsis: In the 21st century, a corporation develops human clones to be used as slaves in colonies outside the Earth, identified as replicants. In 2019, a former police officer is hired to hunt down a fugitive…

    Tagline: A Futuristic Vision Perfected [2007 Final Cut]

    Cast: Joanna Cassidy, Rutger Hauer, Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah, Dawna Lee Heising, Brion James, James Hong, Edward James Olmos,…

  3. 5). E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    Movie Overview | Trailer

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    Official Synopsis: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is…

    Tagline: He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home.

    Cast: Dee Wallace, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas, Anne Lockhart, Ted Grossman, Erika Eleniak, Peter Coyote, C. Thomas Howell, K.C. Martel, Jean-Paul…

  4. 4). Ghostbusters (1984)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Official Synopsis: Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler work at Columbia University. where they delve into the paranormal and fiddle with many unethical experiments on their students. As they are kicked out of the University, they…

    Tagline: Here to save the world again. [re-release]

    Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Adrienne King, Ernie Hudson, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Larry King, Michael Ensign, Harold Ramis, Willow Hale, William Atherton,…

  5. 3). Aliens (1986)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Aliens (1986)

    Official Synopsis: 57 years after Ellen Ripley had a close encounter with the reptilian alien creature from the first movie, she is called back, this time, to help a group of highly trained colonial marines fight off…

    Tagline: This time there's more.

    Cast: Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Daniel Kash, Mac McDonald, Michael Biehn, Ricco Ross, Chris Webb, Bob…

  6. 2). Unbreakable (2000)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Unbreakable (2000)

    Official Synopsis: Actor Bruce Willis and writer/director M. Night Shyamalan reunite after the surprise success of The Sixth Sense for this supernatural thriller. David Dunne (Willis) is taking a train from New York City back home to…

    Tagline: Shattering cinemas soon.

    Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Rick Kain, Francesco Scorsone, Vincent Riviezzo, M. Night Shyamalan, Robert Randolph Caton, Ukee Washington, Michael…

  7. 1). Saw (2004)

    Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

    Saw (2004)

    Official Synopsis: Waking up in a undisclosed location in a unknown room two men, adam and gordon are trapped into a single room with a dead body. Given random tools with riddles hidnen around the room. Wondering…

    Tagline: Death is a shortcut (Denmark)

    Cast: Leigh Whannell, Ned Bellamy, Dina Meyer, Shawnee Smith, Ken Leung, Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Makenzie Vega, Monica Potter, Hans Raith,…