Regardless of your preferences with the James Bond franchise, the villain played by Javier Bardem in the newest film, "Skyfall," will undoubtedly be one of your favorites. The character, named Raoul Silva, is just campy enough, just powerful enough and, most importantly, just deadly enough to meet the standards of 007 adversaries as we've known them throughout the series.

But where does he rank among those many Bond enemies, big and small? Below, we've numbered every named villain, henchman and deadly femme fatale and dropped Silva in where we deem him worthy. Will you disagree with our order? If there's only one thing that has remained consistent with these movies, it's the fans' disunity over best and worst and all in between. So, let the discussion begin.

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