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17 Times The Bad Guy Was Right

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Principal Ed Rooney in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

Obviously, we aren’t meant to like Rooney. He’s the fun-squashing principal, after all. But with all of this in mind, his suspicions about Bueller seem well-warranted.

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Roy Batty in ‘Blade Runner’

His crimes are not forgivable, but Batty is one of the replicants who knows the truth. Replicants are evolving. Because this could change everything, he also knows humans will deem him an anomaly–which he isn’t.

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Iceman in ‘Top Gun’

He is the decided antagonist of the ’80s classic. He’s worked hard to become the top guy of the Top Gun school. After years of training to be the best pilot he could be, “Maverick” comes along and shows a complete disregard for everything he firmly believes in, including everyone’s safety.

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Miranda Priestly in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’

Say what you want about Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), but she has a tendency to bring out the best in people, even if she often breaks them down first. Priestly sees Andy’s specialness, nerve, and potential.

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Koba in ‘Dawn of The Planet of The Apes’

Koba’s actions were unacceptable. But hey, he didn’t believe humanity and apes could peacefully co-exist. When war breaks out, we realize his predictions were spot on.

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Magneto in ‘X-Men’

He was never the same after he witnessed the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust, profoundly aware of what humans are capable of at their worst. In turn, he feels his people need to be prepared to fight back.

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Poison Ivy in ‘Batman & Robin’

This plant-wielding villain is guilty of a lot of things, including murder and mind control. But you can’t accuse Poison Ivy of not caring about the planet!

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