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The 20 best movie Devils

Needful Things (1993)

Played by Max von Sydow

The Devil wears A heavy overcoat, a black fedora and a Tom Selleck tache

Most Satanic moment Opening up a really nice antiques shop in a small Midwestern town and selling trinkets in exchange for favours of trickery, bullying and minor violence turning all the friendly neighbours against each other until they start killing themselves.

The Prophecy (1995)

Played by Viggo Mortensen

The Devil wears A black collarless shirt and an Aragorn beard

Most Satanic moment Thwarts a plot to turn Heaven into another Hell (because he doesnt want the competition) but then turns nasty again by ripping out Christopher Walkens heart.

End Of Days (1999)

Played by Gabriel Byrne

The Devil wears The body of Gabriel Byrne, technically (who mostly dresses like a banker).

Most Satanic moment Wrecking Gabriel Byrnes body by facing him off with Arnold Schwarzenegger and a grenade launcher emerging in his true form as a giant winged monster who possesses Arnie.

Constantine (2005)

Played by Peter Stormare

The Devil wears A surprisingly pristine white suit for a man who secretes black tar from his feet.

Most Satanic moment Tearing the cancer from the chest of Keanu Reeves when hes already on his way to heaven just so he has the chance to mess his life up again and get another sentence to Hell (where, presumably, the fans of the comic book are already warming up the pokers)

Bedazzled (2000)

Played by Elizabeth Hurley

The Devil wears Cheerleader outfits, school uniforms, French maid costumes and sexy undies.

Most Satanic moment Cheating geeky Brendan Fraser out of his seven soul-swapped wishes by twisting the small print turning him into a Colombian drug lord, a gay snob and a basketball player with a tiny penis.

Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny (2006)

Played by Dave Grohl

The Devil wears Glowing red skin, massive curly horns and giant hairy goat legs.

Most Satanic moment Trying to beat Tenacious D in a rock-off so he can use Jack Black and Kyle Gass as his personal sex slaves and make them gargle mayonnaise

Angel Heart (1987)

Played by Robert De Niro

The Devil wears A suit and (paisley) tie. Carries a cane. Eats hardboiled eggs.

Most Satanic moment Forcing Mickey Rourke kill his daughter (and a load of other people) in grisly ways, so that he can claim the immortal soul of his favourite lounge singer.

South Park: Bigger Longer And Uncut (1999)

Played by Trey Parker

The Devil wears A little skirt with a skull belt buckle.

Most Satanic moment Ending his hot-tub affair with Saddam Hussein, causing him to go on a post-break up rampage and launch a massive military attack on America (and Canada).

Devil's Advocate (1997)

Played by Al Pacino

The Devil wears Pretty much what Al usually wears, nice Italian suits and black leather jackets.

Most Satanic moment (Almost) convincing Keanu Reeves and Connie Nielsen to conceive the Anti-Christ on his office floor, before giving a bellowing, scenery-munching speech about how rubbish God is. Hes a prankster, a tight-ass, a sadist an absentee landlord!

The Witches Of Eastwick (1987)

Played by Jack Nicholson

The Devil wears Dressing gowns, beany hats and stunningly loud suits.

Most Satanic moment Seducing Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Sarandon and Cher just for the Hell of it, making them father three baby Anti-Christs and generally acting like a horny old Devil giving Jack Nicholson the role he was born to play.