12 greatest Spider-Man movie villains ranked from worst to best

Jake Gyllenhaal is Mysterio in Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME.
Jake Gyllenhaal is Mysterio in Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME. /
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6. Vulture

Movies: Spider-Man: Homecoming

"Those people, Pete, those people up there, the rich and the powerful, they do whatever they want. Guys like us, like you and me… they don’t care about us. We build their roads and we fight all their wars and everything.-Adrian Toomes"

Adrian Toomes was a victim of circumstance. His company was given the opportunity of a lifetime when aliens attacked New York (the events of Marvel’s The Avengers). Just when they were getting started, Damage Control took over the contract with Tony Stark backing them. Adrian Toomes was furious. Later on, one of Toomes’ employees realizes that his company still has Chitauri tech. The idea of Vulture was born at that moment.

Like Alfred Molina’s Otto Octavius, Michael Keaton’s character wasn’t purely evil. Nevertheless, he wasn’t doing good things. Adding to that, some of his employees were out of control. He may not have been the one putting people in danger, but he’s their boss. That leaves him responsible.

Shocking to no one, Michael Keaton was a ten out of ten as Vulture. A character that’s a joke in the comics. He may not have been as physically aggressive as the others on this list, but his performance put him here. He showed a passionate man willing to do whatever it took to keep his family happy. That included threatening Peter Parker when he found out who he was. He flat-out said, “So don’t mess with me. Don’t interfere in my business again. Because I will kill you and anyone you care about.” That was one of the best-acted scenes from a villain in an MCU.