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Questionable Authority: 10 Crazy Leaders in Movies

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a96camry
a96camry

"Pathetic Earthlings, who can save you now". Max Von Sydow as Ming The Merciless tortures his own daughter.

SKYNET the self-aware AI battle computer in Terminator. Nobody tries to turn me off and lives.

a96camry
a96camry

Dennis Hopper in WATERWORLD. Who can argue with quad M2 50 calibre machine guns.

JohnDeeth
JohnDeeth

Captain Queeg in "The Caine Mutiny"

a96camry
a96camry

@JohnDeeth Poor Queeg was not a monster, just a victim of submarine warfare shell shock.

A better example is Jimmy Cagney's frustrated WW II USN freighter skipper to Henry Fonda's Mr. Roberts. 

AndrewE.Mathis
AndrewE.Mathis

How about F. Murray Abraham's Stalin in "Children of the Revolution" (1996)?

AlexHogan
AlexHogan

Caligula is a horrible movie in so many ways, but McDowell's incredible performance is so utterly creepy and loathsome, it really makes me wish someone besides a pornographer had made this.

a96camry
a96camry

@AlexHogan Malcolm McDowell as the sociopathic gang leader in the classic A Clockwork Orange brings new meaning to Singin' In The Rain.