Pete Dunham - Green Street (2005)
The Movie Hooligan: The leader of the Green Street Hooligans, a football firm, Pete (Charlie Hunnam) holds down a day job as a P.E. teacher, keeping him in tip top shape for raging on the away team’s fans.
Nastiest Moment: What, besides his habit of beating hell out of people in every scene? Bellowing to his archenemy, Tommy, across a huge brawl that he was to blame for his own son’s violent death. Brutality dished out in far more scathing manner.
Spider - Gran Torino (2008)
The Movie Hooligan: The leader of a street gang, Spider’s (Doua Moua) mission is to initiate his younger cousin Thao into their crew, and brings about a series of reprehensible events to get it done.
Nastiest Moment: Kidnapping Thao’s sister - and letting the gang do what they want with her.
Trevor - Kidulthood (2006)
The Movie Hooligan: A fifteen-year old misogynist, Trevor (Aml Ameen) is a classy thug.
His time is spent on robbery, abusive treatment of women and a predilection for power instead of going to school.
Nastiest Moment: As part of a gang initiation, he slices a man’s face off with a Stanley knife.
Mick, Wallace and Johnny - ....If (1968)
The Movie Hooligan: A trio of boarding school lads, Mick (Malcolm McDowell), Wallace (Richard Warwick) and Johnny (David Wood) aren’t sticklers for the rules, with a preference for playing hooky to go and steal motorbikes than attend class.
Nastiest Moment: During parents day, they flood the school with tear gas then open fire onto the hordes of people fleeing the building.
Matt - The Dirties (2013)
The Movie Hooligan: High school film nerd through-and-through, Matt (Matt Johnson) wants to shoot a movie based on the bullies that make his life hell.
His best buddy tries to dissuade him from making a ‘real’ movie - but his reality button appears to be jammed...
Nastiest Moment: Calmly walking up to two lads who bullied him about his clothes back in the sixth grade, and blowing their heads off.
Bishop - Juice (1992)
The Movie Hooligan: A teenage Harlem street rat, Bishop (Tupac Shakur) skips school to hang with his three buddies. Enraged by how authority figures treat them, he gets a whiff of the ‘juice’ - crime - and turns into a cold-blooded killer.
Nastiest Moment: Pinning his murderous crime spree on his ex-best mate, Q.
Bobby Kent - Bully (2001)
The Movie Hooligan: The title’s a giveaway here. Bobby Kent (Nick Stahl) isn’t the sort of lad who bestows his closest friends with warm, fuzzy feelings. He’d rather ruin their lives, driving them to murder.
Nastiest Moment: On a double date with his friend Marty and two girls, Ali and Lisa. He sleeps with Ali, then beats Marty unconscious so he can force himself on Lisa.
The Motherfucker - Kick Ass 2 (2013)
The Movie Hooligan: The archenemy to Kick-Ass, Chris D’Amico (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) takes on a new monicker, and forms a troupe of badass supervillains.
He’s whiny, he’s entitled... he’s a teenager who can’t get what he wants. Boo.
Nastiest Moment: Kick-Ass’s dad takes the rap for his son’s vigilante activity and is thrown in jail.
Seizing the opportunity, Chris has him killed behind bars, sending photographs of the murder to Kick-Ass.
Peter Stegman - Class of 1984 (1982)
The Movie Hooligan: A psychopathic student criminal, Peter (Timothy Van Patten) leads a crew of Neo-Nazis at his high school who supply their classmates with drugs and prostitutes while enforcing an extortion racket.
At least they’re productive.
Nastiest Moment: He covers his body with self-inflicted injuries and pins it on Mr Norris, a teacher who is then suspended.
He and his gang then rape Norris’s wife and leave photographs as a gruesome memento.
Casper and Telly - Kids (1995)
The Movie Hooligans: Casper (Justin Pierce) and Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick) might be teens, but their horrific gutter-mouthed conversations are just a precursor to their robbing, cheating actions, which are entirely self-serving.
Nastiest Moment: We could have picked loads here, but we don't want to get too spoilery... After Casper bumps into an old man while skateboarding, the two reprobates join a group of juveniles in beating the man senseless.
Casper knocks him unconscious with a harsh blow from the board, and Telly spits on him. Charming.
Lil Ze - City Of God (2002)
The Movie Hooligan: A ruthless drug pusher in the slums of Rio De Janiero, Li’l Ze’s reign of terror began when he was just a kid.
He’s quick to pop a cap if anyone gives him a shifty side-eye.
Nastiest Moment: Supposedly on the lookout while his buddies rob a motel, he winds up gunning down all of the occupants. Just because.
Noel Winters - Harry Brown (2009)
The Movie Hooligan: A despicable runt, Noel (Ben Drew) leads a gang of thuggish teens. He terrorises the weak and the elderly, and sexually abuses women for cheap kicks.
Nastiest Moment: Murdering a scared, defenseless pensioner with his own bayonet, while filming it on his phone.
He laughs and then urinates on the man’s corpse. What a bastard.
Bronson - Bronson (2008)
The Movie Hooligan: An aggressive thug, Bronson earns the title “Britain’s most violent prisoner” with ease, fighting prison guards and fellow inmates with an animalistic vigour. Don’t piss him off.
Nastiest Moment: He ties his art teacher to a pole, shoves an apple in his mouth, paints his face orange and puts the fear of God into him.
Brett - Eden Lake (2008)
The Movie Hooligan: A snot-nosed kid (Jack O’Connell) with an arrogant sense of entitlement who feels the world owes him something - so he wrecks the lives of an innocent couple through torture, maiming and... you get the drift.
Nastiest Moment: Coercing an entire village into believing Jenny, the sole survivor of the couple, was the culprit for the bloodshed which he initiated.
The villagers bust down the door to her hiding spot and murder her.
Kevin - We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)
The Movie Hooligan: A sinister, sly manipulator, Kevin (Ezra Miller) is a detached psychopath whose inability to show any semblance of human emotion results in a brutal school massacre.
Nastiest Moment: Murdering his father, Franklin (John C. Reilly) and sister Celia (Ashley Gerasimovich) in cold blood with his bow and arrow.
Kiriyama Kuzuo - Battle Royale (2000)
The Movie Hooligan: A violent opportunist, Kazuo Kiriyama (Masanobu Ando) is the only contender in the bloody fight-to-the-death who volunteered to take part.
His sick satisfaction evident by the grin he bears during every kill.
Nastiest Moment: After shooting Yumiko and Yukiko in the back, he grabs Yukiko’s megaphone and holds it to her mouth so the entire island can hear her grisly death.
Alex and Eric - Elephant (2003)
The Movie Hooligan: Two high-school loners, Alex (Alex Frost) and Eric (Eric Deulen) suffer ridicule at the hands of bullies and opt to ‘man up’ by ordering an arsenal of firearms off the interweb.
The pair embark on a killing spree at their school, firing upon all of their friends and classmates.
Nastiest Moment: Alex corners teacher Mr. Luce, eventually telling him that he is free to go.
Seconds later he shoots him in the back.
Tommy Johnson - The Football Factory (2004)
The Movie Hooligan: An avid football fan, Tommy (Danny Dyer) lives for the weekend when he joins forces with his fellow Chelsea firm hooligans to drink, take drugs, shag about and kick the crap out of Millwall supporters.
Nastiest Moment: He cherrybombs a tear gas canister into the letterbox of a pub - driving the rival team’s supporters outside, and directly into an ambush.
Carlin - Scum (1979)
The Movie Hooligan: Carlin (Ray Winstone) takes the rap for his thieving brother and ends up in prison. The experience changes him into an animal who resorts to the basest form of thuggery in order to exact revenge on prison “daddy” Banks.
Nastiest Moment: Slinging a couple of snooker balls in a sock as a makeshift weapon, he pummels Banks bloody.
Neo-Nazi Punks - The Doom Generation (1995)
The Movie Hooligan: A trio of murderous Neo-Nazis, one of whom believes Amy Blue (Rose McGowan) to be his ex-girlfriend Bambi despite her protests.
Nastiest Moment: They track down Amy, her boyfriend Jordan (James Duval) and their friend Xavier (Jonathan Schaech) to an abandoned warehouse as the trio are mid-threesome.
Repulsed by their free-spirited sexual tryst (“Dirty, perverted scum, make me see red”), they beat Xavier unconscious, rape Amy on an American flag and castrate Jordan with garden shears.
All while blasting the American national anthem.
Derek Vinton - American History X (1998)
The Movie Hooligan: A white supremacist, Derek Vinton (Edward Norton) leads a Neo-Nazi sect in Venice Beach, inflicting his views upon society via any means necessary.
Nastiest Moment: He serves a gang member a slice of his own vigilante justice for trying to steal his truck. Forcing the lad to bite the pavement, Derek curb stomps him.
Combo - This Is England (2006)
The Movie Hooligan: A sociopathic nationalist recently let out of the slammer, Combo (Stephen Graham) settles scores via his own brand of raging violence while dishing out rants condemning the English immigration system.
Nastiest Moment: SPOILER : In a failed attempt to recant his own racist agenda, he instigates a hang-out with Milky (Andrew Shim), but his jealousy flares up and he beats his old friend senseless - possibly to death.
Peter and Paul - Funny Games (2001)
The Movie Hooligan: This pair of smug sadists roam an affluent neighbourhood, taking families hostage and subjecting them to vile acts of torture under the guise that it’s all a game.
Nastiest Moment: A restrained and blindfolded Ann is taken onto a boat with her two attackers after nearly 24 hours of abuse.
Paul (Michael Pitt) kisses her on the head, and pushes her with one hand overboard, bidding her an eerily-casual goodbye - “Ciao, Bella.”
Begbie - Trainspotting (1996)
The Movie Hooligan: A foul-mouthed, racist homophobe, Begbie (Robert Carlyle) likes the finer things in life: drinking, fighting and more drinking.
Possibly followed by more fighting.
Nastiest Moment: Lobbing a pint glass into a crowded pub - lacerating the face of a woman - he kickstarts a bloody bar brawl.
Alex - A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The Movie Hooligan: An uber-violent teenager, Alex rapes, pillages and robs while commanding his gang, The Droogs, to commit similarly heinous acts on society’s vulnerable.
Nastiest Moment: He rapes the wife of a writer to the eery strains of Beethoven.