Dark lords are the ringleaders of the dark power. They are always powerful and intrigue to remove all the obstacles and achieve their dark goals. Let’s take a look at 8 scary dark lords in the blockbuster films so far.
He-who-must-not-be-named in the magical world of Harry Potter sowed pain and horror for most people. He murdered all the witches not taking his sides. With unparalleled strength and Elder wand – the most powerful wand in the world, Voldemort became the symbol of death and fear. Even the inhabitants in the magical world did not dare to call his real name although his hegemony period had passed many years.
- Darth Vader
Darth Vader was dark lord in the Star Wars universe world. This name created so strong influence that it was synonymous with power and evil in American culture. With the big body and insensitive hoarse voice as a machine, he did everything to restore the Death Star – the supreme weapon could destroy a giant star in a single shot. But thanks to fatherhood, Darth Vader finally awoke and sacrificed his life to save his son in section VI.
- Goblin King – David Bowie
Goblin Lord can only be familiar with the 8x generation. In “Labyrinth” (1986), the singer David Bowie played the evil Goblin Lord, who kidnapped the younger brother of Sarah to a scary maze. The 16 year old girl only had 13 hours to solve the secrets of the maze and save her brother.
Sauron was the evil in the film series Lord of the Rings. Firstly, he was one of the strongest Maia (who was admirable). But due to lusting for perfection, he decided to serve the dark lord Morgoth. He was also the person deceiving the ancestor as well as created God ring – the ring could subdue another powerful rings.
Thanos came from Titan planet, had ugly appearance instead of graciousness as his parents. His lonely childhood haunted by death and he considered it as the most sacred thing. Thanos exercised and became super powerful. He gathered troops and collected 6 Infinity Stones to machine the weapon could destroy the planet in the blink of an eye. So he deserved to be the most formidable enemy of the superheroes in The Avengers.
Darkseid was the dark lord with power equivalent to Thanos in the world of superheroes. He was born with the mission of rule the world and removing any free will. He was also one of the most powerful villains in the DC Universe. Just appearing as a rival of Superman but Darkseid was rumored to be “ultimate evil” of “The Avengers” next to Thanos.
- Khan Noonien Singh
Before becoming the main villain in Star Trek Into Darkness played by Benedict Cumberbatch, Khan had “glorious past” in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan in 1982. The evil genetically modified to possess superior wisdom and strength once owned one fourth planet in the Eugenics Wars (1990s). Blames James T. Kirk for the death of his wife, Khan and his accomplices gathered forces with a dark conspiracy to avenge the talented captain.
- Gellert Grindelwald
With the successful launch of Fanstatic Beasts and Where to find them, the audiences might be remember Grindelward – the evil witch that initially being a friend of the Hogwarts magic school’s principal – Albus Dumbledore. He was always ambitious to collect enough 3 Deathly Hallows, creating a revolution in the magic world to rule the Muggles. In the process, he murdered many Muggles. Gellert Grindelwald would be the main villain in this film series about colorful witch world.