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Top 80 villains of the '80s: Ivan Drago to Johnny Lawrence



Billy Zabka in Karate KidDo you feel a darkness inside? As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced? That's because we're only on Day 2 of the Top 80 Villains of the '80s list.

Today's big winner: William Zabka, who never played a nice guy in his life. Well, that may be going too far. But it doesn't feel like it.

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TOP 80 VILLAINS OF THE '80s (Nos. 61 to 70):

70. IVAN DRAGO (Dolph Lundgren) in Rocky IV (1985): "If he dies, he dies."

69. JUDGE DOOM (Christopher Lloyd) in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988): "Remember me, Eddie? When I killed your brother, I talked... just... like... THIS!"

68. RANDOLPH AND MORTIMER DUKE (Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche) in Trading Places (1983): "Mother always said you were greedy." ... "She meant it as a compliment."

67. BURT JOHNSON (Stephen Elliott) in Arthur (1981):
"Why don't you forget the moose for a moment!"

66. HARDY JENNS (Craig Sheffer) in Some Kind of Wonderful (1987): "It's Hardy Jenns. With TWO n's."

65. SARDO NUMSPA (Charles Dance) in The Golden Child (1986): "You've no idea who I am, have you?"

64. BALBRICKER (Nancy Parsons) in Porky's (1982):
"Now listen: we have got to do it, as distasteful as it is. I know it's him. That
 tallywhacker had a mole on it. And that mole is the key to it. "

63. THE JUDGE (Robert Prosky) in The Natural (1984): "I thought I could rely on your honor!"

62. RACHEL PHELPS (Margaret Whitton) in Major League (1989): "We're having a few problems that have forced us to cut back on equipment. ... Ooh! Cups still work, though."

61. JOHNNY LAWRENCE (William Zabka) in The Karate Kid (1984): "You couldn't leave well enough alone, could you, little twerp? No, you had to push it. Well, now you're gonna pay!"

Sneak peak at tomorrow's list: "I am gravely disappointed. Again you have made me unleash my dogs of war."

[Last modified: Sunday, June 19, 2011 3:14pm]


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