The Best Latin Big Screen Bad Guys

Alfred Molina is back to being bad! The half Spanish, half British actor, who memorably used creepy mechanical appendages to destroy half of New York City as mad Doc Ock in Spiderman 2, plays another villain in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, which opened over the weekend. As Maxim Horvath, Molina is a dark magician who wants to destroy New York City (hmm, we're sensing a theme here). It’s a perversely fun performance and it made us think of the many memorable villains played by Latinos onscreen. We’re not talking stereotypical thugs here, but dishonest-to-goodness malos that chill your spine but thrill your inner outlaw.

Check out the list of our faves and hit us up with your own in the comments below.

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Damarys Ocaña Perez,

Damarys Ocaña Perez is Director of Editorial Content at Latina Media Ventures. She leads its magazine, Latina, the pre-eminent beauty, fashion, culture and lifestyle magazine for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women and is responsible for maintaining Latina’s voice, vision and mission across all LMV platforms. Born in Havana and raised in Miami, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

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