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Poll: Bad Guys, Good Sons

In celebration of Mother's Day, here's a poll dedicated to villainous, or not-so-good mama's boys. After all, no matter how bad a man is, he's never bad enough to come to hate his mother... except if she happens to be the cause of his badness.

So, which of these movie villains or antagonists was the most memorable Mama's boy?

After the vote, you may discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    Kane Hodder in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

    Jason Voorhes : "Mommy! Don't let me drown!"
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    Peter Ustinov in Robin Hood (1973)

    Prince John : "Mother. Mother always did like Richard best."
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    "Psycho," Anthony Perkins.

    Norman Bates : "Well, a boy's best friend is his mother"
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    James Cagney and Margaret Wycherly in White Heat (1949)

    Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett : "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!"
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    Joe Pesci in Goodfellas (1990)

    Tommy De Vito : "I love you. I want to be with you."
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    South Park (1997)

    Eric Cartman : "And my boy Eric once had my picture on his shelf but now when I see him he tells me to *beep* myself!"
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    Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano, and Anne Ramsey in The Goonies (1985)

    The Fratelli brothers (minus Sloth who had his reasons) : "Come to Mama, Slothy. Come to Mama"
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    Leon Vitali in Barry Lyndon (1975)

    Lord Bullingdon : "As Bullingdon grew up to be a man, his hatred for Barry assumed an intensity equalled only by his increased devotion to his mother."
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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Judi Dench in J. Edgar (2011)

    J. Edgar Hoover : " I would rather have a dead son than a daffodil for a son."
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    Angela Lansbury and Laurence Harvey in The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

    Raymond Shaw : "Raymond, I'm your mother. How can you talk to me this way? You know that I want nothing for myself. You know that my whole life has been devoted to helping you... "
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    Jeremy Black in The Boys from Brazil (1978)

    The 'Boys' from Brazil : "Not Mozart. Not Picasso. Not a genius who will enrich the world. But a lonely little boy with a domineering father, a customs officer who was 52 when he was born. And an affectionate doting mother who was 29. The father died when he was 65 when the boy was nearly 14... Adolf Hitler."
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    Ron Foster, Rex Holman, Eric Morris, and Lurene Tuttle in Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960)

    Ma Barker's boys : "What kind of mother are you?! Letting your sons steal from church!" "Not letting them, George, encouraging them. "

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