Movies where the bad guys win
'The Omen' (1976) -
This horror classic scores another win for Satan and evil. Guess that's what you get for adopting the Antichrist himself.
'Basic Instinct' (1992) -
Sharon Stone plays femme fatale author Catherine Tramell, who gets away with murder.
'Valkyrie' (2008) -
Tom Cruise plays Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg in this movie about the attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler.
'No Country for Old Men' (2007) -
This Coen brothers' movie shows us that sometimes people do bad things and get away with it.
'Rosemary's Baby' (1968) -
Another movie where evil wins. But we guess that's what happens when you give birth to Satan's child!
'Ex Machina' (2014) -
AI Ava (Alicia Vikander) ends up killing her owner, trapping computer programmer Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) in her place, and escaping.
'Saw' (2004) -
Villain Jigsaw triumphs against Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes), who basically loses his mind.
'The Dark Knight' (2008) -
Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' has the late Heath Ledger playing the iconic Joker.
'X-Men: First Class' (2011) -
In this movie, we see the rise of Marvel villain Magneto, aka Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender).
'Alien: Covenant' (2017) -
Android David (Michael Fassbender) is actually the xenomorph's creator, and ultimately the villain.
'Inside Man' (2006) -
Another movie where a cop played by Denzel Washington falls victim to the antagonist.
'1984' (1984) -
The movie, based on George Orwell's classic novel, has the "system" winning against humankind.
'Watchmen' (2009) -
Villain Ozymandias (Matthew Goode) ends up carrying out his plot of mass destruction and getting away with it
'Unbreakable' (2000) - The whole narrative plays around the hero versus villain dynamic. In this case, the villain wins.