They are clever. They are cunning. They are smart. But alas, they use their minds to commit crime and evil. Yes, we are talking about criminal masterminds in cinema. The biggest quality of these masterminds are that they are unforgettable — and that’s why they sometimes become bigger than even the movies they star in. Even though you might not want to confess it, but their intelligence leaves you completely charmed. In this article, we will list down 10 such masterminds who left an indelible impression on the minds of cinegoers.
10. Catherine Tramell, ‘Basic Instinct’
Catherine Tramell is portrayed as author of best-selling crime novels. It is suggested that the modus operandi of her murders includes using her novels as alibis, as people then assumed she would never be foolish enough to execute a crime she herself wrote about. Catherine Tramell appears as a brilliant, charismatic narcissist, who masterminds everyone around her, largely for her own amusement and enjoys killing people.