A good villain is the key to a great hero story. And Maleficent proved that we can go back to the beginnings of an evildoer and find out how they got so bad. That film proved to be the highest grossing of Angelina Jolie's career.
So, what other bad guys and girls would we like to see on the big screen informing audiences how they became their bad selves?
Click through and check out 17 movie villains that we want to see an origins story for!
His beginnings are hinted at throughout the Harry Potter series. But, imagine an entire movie about how he who shall not be named became you know who?
We hear about why Khan is so mad at the Federation in Star Trek 2 and in Star Trek: Into Darkness. Now, Paramount, show us!
Sure, there's Smallville. But how about a big screen version that details how Superman's biggest villain grew to have such hate for the Man of Steel?
Cruella de Vil in 101 Dalmatians
So, why does Cruella de Vil dislike dalmatians so much? If Maleficent can tell us the origins of Sleeping Beauty's villain, why not 101 Dalmatians' evildoer?
Stansfield From The Professional
Sure, Gary Oldman's Stansfield wants to kill "Evvvvveeeeerrrrryyyoooonnne." We want to know how he became the man he is in the movie that would brutally murder an entire family in front of a young child?
The upcoming Gotham TV series will likely eventually get around to informing us how the Joker became so joke-y. But, can you imagine what a big screen story could do with the origins of one of the greatest villains in movie and comic book history?!
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