What drives any great movie villain to do the terrible deeds that inevitably aid him/her in reaching the top of the economic food chain? Although every individual case is different, the motivating factor of achieving success as a villain is almost always greed.
While greed is at the core of so many great villains, the methods used to accumulate wealth and build a structurally-sound criminal empire or enterprise can be unique to each particular mastermind. In the case of Ivan Block (Ben Affleck) in Runner, Runner, for example, greed, an inflated ego and some questionable morals are what cause him to push the limits.
So who are the greediest villains in movie history? Everyone has their favorites and so do we. Here are our 5 Greediest Movie Villains.