7 Greatest Villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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The character played by Tom Hiddelston was the first villain the Avengers encountered, and over time, he became a fan favourite, first as a recurring antagonist and later as an anti-hero.


Under all the VFX wizardry, the final supervillain of Phase Three was played by Josh Brolin, and he was a man with a plan to wipe out part of Earth's population and ultimately stabilise the overpopulated system.


The villain of Black Panther (2018) was played by Michael B. Jordan, and intends to fix the imbalance among the world's different people, as well as redistribute wealth.


Michael Keaton played this erstwhile businessman who decides to take on Spider-Man after the latter interferes in his newly-found penchant for wrongdoing.


Played by Jake Gyllenhaal in the Spider-Man film Far From Home (2019), the character was once a scientist at Stark Industries and later became a superhero at Fury's urging, only to turn rogue and become Spider-Man's chief nemesis.

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Played by Robert Redford, the character is a HYDRA loyalist who works with SHIELD and is misdirecting the Avengers in the hope of achieving goals for HYDRA.


Played by Mads Mikkelsen, the villain of Doctor Strange (2016) proved to be the old staple of the disciple who broke away from the community and questioned The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), but given a neat twist and some tricks by Mikkelsen.

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