10 Most Iconic Modern Animated Villains

Big Hero 6 (2014)

Big Hero 6 features a three-dimensional villain in Robert Callaghan, a vengeful and compelling character with deep ulterior motives, who becomes a masked supervillain, Yokai.

Coco  (2017)

Coco's hidden antagonist, Ernesto de la Cruz, a deceitful singer, reflects the dark side of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, making him a perfect fit for the movie's themes of family and culture.

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Djimon Hounsou's voice brings to life the savage and dark Drago Bludvist, the main antagonist of How to Train Your Dragon 2, who poses a significant threat to the film's beloved characters.

 The Spider-Verse (2018)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse features Miles Morales, a teenager who becomes his universe's Spider-Man and joins other Spider-People from different universes to take on the villainous Kingpin. The film is known for its visually stunning animation style.

Frozen (2013)

Frozen is a 2013 cultural phenomenon where Kristen Bell voices plucky princess Anna, who embarks on a dangerous journey to bring back her isolated, ice-powered sister Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel.

Zootopia (2016)

Disney experimented with their villains in the 2010s, exemplified by the 2016 film Zootopia, featuring a bunny cop and a fox teaming up to unravel a perilous conspiracy against the city's predators.

Puss In Boots: The Last Wish (2022)

In Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Puss teams up with Kitty Softpaws and a therapy dog to find the wishing star while evading the villainous Big Jack Horner who seeks to control all magic.

How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

How to Train Your Dragon, a 2010 animated adventure from DreamWorks, tells the story of Hiccup, a shy teenager who befriends a dragon and discovers the truth behind the long-standing conflict between Vikings and dragons.

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3, one of Pixar's masterpieces, follows Woody and his toy friends as they get accidentally donated to Sunnyside Daycare and encounter Lots-o'-Huggin Bear, a seemingly kind leader who turns out to be a brutal warden.

Tangled (2010)

Tangled, loosely based on the fairy tale of Rapunzel, features a remarkable voice performance by Donna Murphy as the manipulative Mother Gothel.