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The 10 Most Terrifying Weapons Used by Movie Villains

What makes a villain iconic? Usually, they have an instantly identifiable and/or unique characteristic but accessories are also extremely important. In fact, in many cases, the weapon he (or she) wields can make or break a movie baddie. Of course, there are also villains who have become nearly inseparable from their preferred method of dispatching victims.

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Our friends at WatchMojo recently assembled a video list that illustrates this point precisely: “The Top 10 Terrifying Movie Villain Weapons”. Most of the villains are from horror movies (of course) but not all of them. It’s a good reminder that rogues in every genre benefit greatly from a trademark armament! Give the video a spin at the top of the article. Or, if you want to cut to the chase, you can read a list of WatchMojo’s 10 terrifying weapons used by movie villains below.

What do you think of WatchMojo’s picks? What are some other terrifying, iconic, or unique weapons used by movie villains? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

Spider-Man 2: Dr. Octopus’s tentacles;

Candyman: Candyman’s hook-hand;

Predator: The Predator’s shoulder cannon;

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Leatherface’s chainsaw;

Goldfinger: Oddjob’s bowler hat;

The Shining: Jack Torrance’s Axe

No Country for Old Men: Anton Chigurh’s bolt pistol;

Friday the 13th: Jason Voorhee’s machete

Star Wars: Darth Vader’s red lightsaber; and

A Nightmare on Elm Street: Freddy Krueger’s razor-glove.

Written by Josh Millican

Josh Millican is the Editor in Chief at Dread Central.

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