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Character Comparison #5: Twist Villains by RaccoonBro Character Comparison #5: Twist Villains by RaccoonBro
This is one I had been planning to do for quite a while. I still love Zootopia, but this along with the annoying preachiness keeps it from being one of my all time favorites.

I was actually planning on doing Prince Hans first because I thin he's a lot worse, but :iconnegan1994: already covered him pretty damn well. So this seemed like the next obvious step. I would say spoilers, but come on. It's your fault for not seeing the movies yet ;)

Voice Actors

Assistant Mayor Bellwether- Jenny Slate 

King Candy- Alan Tudyk

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Shevanda04 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
While i love Bellwether, i agree that she could be a better twist villain. I think King Candy is really cool.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018
Thanks for the comment!
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Shevanda04 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome.
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18yazidjiand Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Couldn’t have agreed more, one films manages to cleverly make a twist villain so amazingly built up, while the other falls completely flat on their face.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
I'm glad you agree!
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RazorRex Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018   General Artist
Nice. 
Probably the best example of a twist villain I've seen is from the movie "Dog Soldiers", which came out long before the whole twist villain trend. I won't give away who it is, but as you stated there were subtle hints, and when put together it made sense 
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
I might check that movie out then. Thanks for reading this comparison!
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RazorRex Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018   General Artist
Your welcome.
You can find the full movie on YouTube.
Once you've seen it, let me know what you thought about the how the twist villain was handled and your overall thoughts on the movie. 
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Sure!
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Disneycow82 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
I made a character comparison myself with Bellwether comparing her to another if you haven't seen it yet here. Character Comparisons: Power Hungry Dictators

I agree, I mean as much as I love Bellwether, there were so many plot holes and unanswered questions that happened regarding her so-called diabolical plans. She's so underdeveloped and has so little screen time that it makes the twist seem forced, even with the "wolf in sheep's clothing" just to make a point, but doing so has left her an underrated villain who can't reach the same level as earlier Disney villains like Scar, Frollo, or Syndrome. I hate how they make it seem like she's evil or racist for the sake of it because the plot demands it, but it shouldn't have to suit her, and should have been someone else. I also hate it when someone says it's unneseccary to add in a backstory or bigger reasoning behind her motivation which is bogus, because giving her more than one reason for her actions is what makes a lot of villains epic, sympathetic, and understanding. For all we know, Bellwether might have once been a victim of prejudice, bullying, and abuse herself worse than Nick and Judy and Lionheart was the last straw.

But in my opinion, if any other character voiced by Jenny Slate should have been a villain, it would be Valerie Da Vinci (Despicable Me 3).
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Thanks for the perspective! I certainly wish that they could've done her more justice too.
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Disneycow82 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
That's why King Candy is the most diabolical of all the Disney twist villains.

They should have done more for Bellwether, instead of passing her off as just "evil and racist because the plot twist demands it" but adding nothing more which makes it unbelievable.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
If you don't mind me asking, why is she your profile pic?
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Disneycow82 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
Because even if she turned out to be the twist villain, something about Lionheart's mistreatment and her imprisonment made me feel sympathy for her, like she may not be entirely what the movie wants us to think. But also because I wished they made her an ally instead of a villain, like Nick or Judy suspecting she is in on it at first until they realize the culprit is someone else and she was being used as a puppet. That I would have loved. I just couldn't bring myself to hate her like others do just for being a twist villain. 
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018
I see.
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MikeTheHuman113 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
That "hitting a guy with glasses" joke is worth the ticket price alone. Great comparison overall. Favorite video was [NAME AND ADDRESS WITHHELD].
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Oh my God I almost dropped my phone reading that XD

In any case, thanks for checking it out!
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Spongey444 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
My issue with Bellwether is a pacing one. She has everything needed for a good villain, but she's introduced so laye in the story that she has no time to do much besides give a vague speech and be defeated. I frankly Frozen handled this better but Ralph did it better than both so yeah, agreed.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Thanks for stopping by, and I'm especially honored that you watched me. You are officially number 75 my friend!
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ghffff Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
I don't mind bellwether but still a good comparison.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Thank you!
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ghffff Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
You're welcome. I always saw yokai as the worst twist villain in Disney.
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Yeah, he's pretty bad too. Didn't give me enough to work with though.
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ghffff Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
True. While I still don't like king Candy/turbo this comparison did make me respect him more as a character
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Cool!
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ghffff Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Plus it also helps he's played by Alan tudyk
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Tudyk is a keeper all right.
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shadowgamer15 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
BELLWHETHER FORGOT TO GO TURBO MAN XD 
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Negan1994 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Well done
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RaccoonBro Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Thanks ^^
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