I enjoy watching exciting movie villains, and my favorites are the movie devils in horror movies. Here is a list of the best movie devils in movies. It goes without question you are going to see movie devil performances by Tim Curry, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, and Peter Stormare to name a few notable actors in films such as Legend (1985), The Devil’s Advocate (1997), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), and Constantine (2005) respectfully. These top movie devils listed below will have you wanting to watch these films again to see their performances, I know that is what I will be doing this week. Below the video below is the full movie details and trailers for each film on this list.
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Top Movie Devils in Movies
George Spiggot (Peter Cook) from Bedazzled (1967)
Directed by Stanley Donen
Official Synopsis: Stanley is a short order cook, infatuated with Margaret, the statuesque waitress who works at Wimpy Bar with him. Despondent, he prepares to end it all when he meets George Spiggott AKA the Devil. Selling his soul for 7 wishes, Stanley tries to make Margaret his own first as an intellectual, then as a rock star, then as a wealthy industrialist. As each fails, he becomes more aware of how empty his life had been and how much more he has to live for. He also meets the seven deadly sins who try and advise him.
Cast: Robert Russell, Roy Beck, Barry Humphries, Lockwood West, Charles Lloyd Pack, Anna Turner, Michael Bates, Dudley Moore, Raquel Welch, Eleanor…
Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Satan (Dave Grohl) from Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Directed by Liam Lynch
Official Synopsis: This is the story of a friendship that changes the course of rock history forever, of the fateful collision of minds between JB and KG that led to the creation of the precedent-shattering band Tenacious D, and of the two heroes' quest to find the fabled Guitar Pick Of Destiny...
Cast: David Koechner, Ned Bellamy, Jack Black, John C. Reilly, Amy Adams, Meat Loaf, John Ennis, David Krumholtz, Stephanie Erb, Kyle…
Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Music
Satan (Trey Parker) from South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
Directed by Trey Parker
Official Synopsis: When four boys in South Park Stan Marsh, Kyle and his stepbrother Ike Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick sees an R-rated movie featuring Canadians "Terrance & Phillip: Asses of Fire", they are pronounced "corrupted", and Kyle's mom Sheila with the rest of the parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada for World War 3! It's all up to Stan, Kyle and Cartman to save Terrence and Phillip before Satan and his lover Saddam Hussein from Hell rules the world and it'll be the end of the whole world.
Cast: Brent Spiner, Isaac Hayes, Dave Foley, George Clooney, Eric Idle, Mary Kay Bergman, Minnie Driver, Jennifer Howell, Nick Rhodes, Toddy…
Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Musical
Mr. Frost (Jeff Goldblum) from Mister Frost (1990)
Directed by Philippe Setbon
Official Synopsis: Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is dangerous nonetheless.
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Vincent Schiavelli, Joe Sheridan, Kathy Baker, Alan Bates, Hervé Laudière, Aïna Walle, Patrice Melennec, Raymond Aquilon, Catherine Cyler,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama
Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson) from The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Directed by George Miller
Official Synopsis: All three previously married but now single, best friends sculptress Alex Medford, cellist Jane Spofford and writer Sukie Ridgemont are feeling emotionally and sexually repressed, in large part due to the traditional mores overriding their small New England coastal town of Eastwick. After their latest conversation lamenting about the lack of suitable men in Eastwick and describing the qualities they are looking for in a man, mysterious Daryl Van Horne and his equally mysterious butler Fidel arrive in town. Despite being vulgar, crude, brazen and not particularly handsome, Daryl manages to be able to tap into the innermost emotions of the three friends, and as such manages to seduce each. In turn, the three women blossom emotionally and sexually. After an incident involving one of the town's leading citizens, the ultra conservative Felicia Alden, the three women begin to understand how and why Daryl is able to mesmerize them so fully. The three decide to experiment with some powers learned indirectly from Daryl so that they can hopefully regain control of their own lives.
Cast: Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robin Eddins, Carel Struycken, Susan Sarandon, Harriet Medin, Helen Lloyd Breed, Amy…
Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
Satan aka The Man (Gabriel Byrne) from End of Days (1999)
Directed by Peter Hyams
Official Synopsis: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. If he bears her child between 11:00 PM and midnight on New Year's Eve, the world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist ex-cop named Jericho Cane, who no longer believes in God because of the murder of his wife and daughter.
Cast: Udo Kier, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Mark Margolis, CCH Pounder, Robert Lesser, Steve Kramer, Gabriel Byrne, Renee Olstead, Charles A.…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Action, Mystery, Fantasy
John Milton aka Satan (Al Pacino) from The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Official Synopsis: Kevin Lomax, a ruthless young Florida attorney that never lost a case, is recruited by the most powerful law firm in the world. In spite of his mother's disagreement, which compares New York City to Babylon, he accepts the offer and the money that comes along. But soon, his wife starts feeling homesick as she witnesses devilish apparitions. However, Kevin is sinking in his new cases and pays less and less attention to his wife. His boss and mentor, John Milton, seems to always know how to overcome every problem and that just freaks Kevin right off.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones, Craig T. Nelson, Chris Bauer, Doris McCarthy, Vincent Laresca, John Rothman, Al Cerullo, Monica…
Genres: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Lucifer aka Satan (Peter Stormare) from Constantine (2005)
Directed by Francis Lawrence
Official Synopsis: John Constantine is approached by Det. Angela Dodson who needs his help to prove that her twin sister Isabel's death was not a suicide. The dead woman was a devout Catholic and Angela refuses to accept she would have taken her own life. She's asked Constantine for help because he has a reputation for dealing with the mystical. In fact, he is a demon hunter whose sole purpose on Earth is to send demons back to the nether regions. John himself has been to Hell and knows that he is destined to return there on his death - but hopes his good deeds may find him a place in Heaven. As he looks into Isabel's death, he realizes demons are trying to break through to the human world, and his battles lead him into a direct conflict with Satan.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Peter Stormare, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Djimon Hounsou, Eileen Dietz, Larry Cedar, Shia LaBeouf, Rachel Weisz, Tilda Swinton, Francis…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Action, Mystery, Fantasy
Darkness (Tim Curry) from Legend (1985)
Directed by Ridley Scott
Official Synopsis: A demon who seeks to create eternal night by destroying the last of the unicorns and marrying a fairy princess is opposed by the forest boy Jack and his elven allies in this magical fantasy. Two different versions of this picture feature soundtracks by either Tangerine Dream or Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Robert Picardo, Kiran Shah, Tim Curry, Tom Cruise, Eddie Powell, Alice Playten, Mike Edmonds, Mia Sara, Ian Longmur, Liz Gilbert,…
Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Lucifer (Viggo Mortensen) from The Prophecy (1995)
Directed by Gregory Widen
Official Synopsis: "Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it.
Cast: Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Christopher Walken, Viggo Mortensen, J.C. Quinn, Steve Hytner, Shawn Nelson, Eric Stoltz, Amanda…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Action, Mystery, Fantasy, Crime