Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
Avatar
Added by ccc25 on 24 Apr 2012 09:59
14681 Views 1 Comments
25
vote

Blondes are Evil

Sort by: Showing 37 items
Decade: Rating: List Type:
Add items to section

Films

People who added this item 283 Average listal rating (190 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.8
A blonde tries to seduce the hero. The movie goes into some detail on the evil temptations of white straight-haired blonde girls (Black Man's Kryptonite).
People who added this item 568 Average listal rating (371 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Rebecca De Mornay pulled a textbook example, in the 1990s classic The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, as an ice-cold, vengeful but seemingly sweet and inoffensive au pair out for the blood of the woman who got her obstetrician husband charged with sexually molesting his patients (by way of her family).
People who added this item 1565 Average listal rating (945 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Hairspray (2007)
People who added this item 3857 Average listal rating (2592 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Mean Girls (2004)
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 2112 Average listal rating (1363 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.1
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 15 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.4
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 1148 Average listal rating (711 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Heathers (1989)
People who added this item 662 Average listal rating (394 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
To Die For (1995)
People who added this item 228 Average listal rating (153 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7
Niagara (1953)
People who added this item 481 Average listal rating (293 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Hunger (1983)
People who added this item 946 Average listal rating (561 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
People who added this item 2029 Average listal rating (1272 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
People who added this item 1740 Average listal rating (1083 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
Dr. Elsa Schneider. While not completely "evil", she does side with the Nazis to find the Holy Grail, and even suffers a Disney Villain Death when she tries to keep said Grail for herself.
People who added this item 7901 Average listal rating (5730 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
Both the Bride and Elle Driver are blondes, and they are both deadly assassins.

ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 485 Average listal rating (313 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
People who added this item 264 Average listal rating (147 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.8
The Crush (1993)
People who added this item 1659 Average listal rating (966 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
Lost Highway (1997)
People who added this item 7069 Average listal rating (5132 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8
ccc25's rating:
Add items to section

TV

People who added this item 2174 Average listal rating (1616 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Charmed (1998)
In the episode "The Power of Three Blondes" is about three criminal witches, named the Stillman Sisters, who are all blondes, and their characterization is largely built around their blondness. They are an Evil Counterpart to the Halliwell Sisters, who are all brunettes, though Paige was actually strawberry blonde at that point. Only one of the witches actually fit the trope as the other two were more Dumb Blondes who happened to be evil.
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 4.8
People who added this item 3262 Average listal rating (2452 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.2
Glory, the Hellgod Big Bad of Season 5. Of course, Buffy herself is an aversion.

Also, Darla, as portrayed by Julie Benz.

Harmony as well, though she is more of a Harmless Villain
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
This is a rather common trope in Telenovelas, or Spanish-language Soap Operas. It's a bit complicated to explain, but it seems to come from the fact that blondes in Latin America tend to come from richer families.
People who added this item 1961 Average listal rating (1469 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Parodied along with every other trope of the genre in an episode of My Name Is Earl where Catalina writes a soap based on her life. The evil blonde is, of course, Joy.
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 3878 Average listal rating (2851 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Heroes (2006)
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 509 Average listal rating (358 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Carla, Michael's rather bloodthirsty handler. She's even described at one point as "tall, blonde, and evil." For comparison, Michael's exes are both brunettes.
People who added this item 236 Average listal rating (159 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.7
Bionic Woman (2007)
Sarah Corvus, an obvious antipode to the short, immature brunet heroine.
People who added this item 1626 Average listal rating (1091 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.7
People who added this item 1516 Average listal rating (1095 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
At the beginning every main blond character on Glee is evil: Sue, the glee club's arch-enemy

Will's wife, Terri, who doubles as a Dumb Blonde

And Alpha Bitch, Quinn.

Even Brittany, who is such a ditz that it's a miracle she can compose sentences, is an Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain as a spy for Sue.
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 419 Average listal rating (250 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Legend of the Seeker, particularly in the second season, contrasts blond, morally ambiguous villain/antihero Cara with pure, moralistic, dark-haired Kahlan. This is also at least a partial subversion, because it turns out that Cara is a tragic figure of corrupted innocence while Kahlan becomes something of an uptight bitch.
People who added this item 4585 Average listal rating (3420 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.7
Amber was such a cut-throat bitch that the characters nicknamed her "Cut-throat Bitch".
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 258 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
icole and Mary Cherry from Popular fit this trope incredibly well, particularly Nicole.


Brooke was a bit of a subversion, though.
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.9
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 1523 Average listal rating (1099 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Callisto


Mavican


Najara


Hope
ccc25's rating:
People who added this item 488 Average listal rating (375 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 6.7
iCarly (2007)
Sam, occasionally (especially if you're Freddie)!

IN PROGRESS

From: tvtropes.org

The girl with the curls is the real vampire. I found that out when I was in the chorus. It was the blond cutie that did all the damage to the front row.
โ€” Nita Naldi (dark-haired actress typecast as a villainess)
This is the female version of Blond Guys are Evil. It sometimes overlaps with Evil Is Sexy.
These are blondes from societies where the hair color occurs naturally. The characterization differs when the blond hair is a clue that the character is an evil foreigner.
Often contrasted with a dark-haired heroine โ€” as the Femme Fatale or Alpha Bitch compared to the Girl Next Door, The Vamp rather than the Distressed Damsel, the City Mouse rather than the Country Mouse.
She is not too likely to be the Dumb Blonde, but can be, with her plotting being run more on animal cunning than cleverness, and many evil blondes have exploited the Dumb Blonde stereotype.
This hair color can be dyed and often is. In the City Mouse, this is part of the luxuries of the city. For the Femme Fatale or The Vamp, it is a calculated part of her scheming. And it can, for any evil blonde, be a symbol of her deception or her lack of simplicity. Indeed, this may drive this trope's interchange with Hair of Gold, a deeply Cyclic Trope.
When blondes are natural, blondness does correlate with youth (and, presumably, innocence) and so is attractive. Women therefore dye their hair blond. But after a critical mass of blondes have dyed hair, it no longer correlates with youth. And it certainly doesn't correlate with innocence; the honest brunette who does not dye her hair, perhaps because she is not scheming to get a man, appears more innocent. Therefore, blond hair dye falls out of fashion and then blondes are once again mostly natural blondes and so the correlation reoccurs โ€” restarting the cycle.
All inversions belong in Hair of Gold. Compare Blondes Are Witches (showcasing the prevalence of giving magical women blonde hair)

Added to

16 votes
Favorite lists published in 2012 (114 lists)
list by Nusch
Published 8 years, 10 months ago 1 comment
64 votes
โ™ฅ | Lists about girls and female universe (214 lists)
list by Nusch
Published 8 years, 3 months ago 8 comments



Related lists

Black Cats
30 item list by Katherine Fell
55 votes 16 comments
2016 Wrestling Journal
340 item list by BLivingston33
8 votes 2 comments
BAMF's August 2016 Cinejourney
37 item list by BAMF
12 votes 1 comment
Why Did Alfred Hitchcock Prefer Blondes?
20 item list by SFGยฟmystic
88 votes 10 comments
Wolfshade-A Werewolf Masquerade
18 item list by Katherine Fell
23 votes 2 comments
2017 Wrestling Journal
275 item list by BLivingston33
4 votes 1 comment
PS4 Horror Games
87 item list by Warren Jansen Van Rensburg
2 votes
THE MARILYN MONROE STORY
7 item list by classic movie buff
10 votes 1 comment
Sexiest Blonde Characters (POLL)
97 item list by TheKnight12
42 votes 20 comments
Greatest Disney Villains
30 item list by GemLil
189 votes 44 comments

View more top voted lists

People who voted for this also voted for


More lists from ccc25