Not all crazy movie characters are villains. Sure, some of them are. But, there is a difference between being insane and evil.
And also in terms of the actors who portray these crazies, there is also a challenge not to go too far over the top and create a cartoonish version of someone's mental deficiencies.
We proudly present our absolute favorite crazy movie characters of all time!
Click through and see which 17 movie characters are the champs of crazy.
The Joker from The Dark Knight
Let's face it, at the end of the day, Heath Ledger's Joker was out of his mind insane. Sure, he was the villain, but he was just freakin' nuts!
Jack Torrence in The Shining
There's something about being alone in that deserted hotel in the middle of the worst winter on record that would certain drive you crazy. It sure did Jack Nicholson's Jack Torrence. "Here's Johnny," indeed!
Vic Vega in Reservoir Dogs
Anyone who sings songs while calmly cutting off someone's ear is probably a little cuckoo in the brain.
Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver
Are you talkin' to me? No, no, we are not -- you psycho!
Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers
It may seem that both parts of the couple who go on the killing spree in Natural Born Killers are crazy. But, if you think about it, she was just in love. Mickey Knox was absolutely insane.
Dr. Strangelove in Dr. Strangelove
That gloved hand that did whatever it wanted! The hand wasn't possessed. Dr. Strangelove was out of his mind. And we loved him for it.
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