Battle of the Game of Thrones A**holes

The fantasy series has offered up some epic jerks, but who's the jerkiest one of all? Ramsay Bolton wins our fight for a--hole supremacy.

by | April 14, 2019 | Comments

Game of Thrones characters (HBO)
(Photo by HBO)

Click to view larger image (new window).

When you play the game of villainy, you win or you die – a long and gruesome death usually. We gave you the chance to choose the worst of the worst characters from the seven seasons of Game of Thrones so far in our villain bracket.

The final votes are in, and Ramsay Bolton has won the final a–hole battle! Anyone surprised by that outcome? The final tally in the contest of the “ROYAL DICK vs. THE BOLTON BASTARD”:

3.4K voted
King Joffrey Baratheon – 1,219 (36.2%)
Ramsay Snow/Bolton – 2,149 (63.8%)

Even the Australian Red Cross has named him the worst Game of Thrones war criminal, based on his 17 violations of the international humanitarian laws (IHL) laid out in the Geneva Conventions. His crimes:

  • Torture, cruel or inhuman treatment (x 6)
  • Perfidy (x 4)
  • Taking hostages
  • Wilful killing of those who are hors de combat, such as injured soldiers or prisoners (x 2)
  • Use of means or methods of warfare that inflict superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering
  • Sexual violence, including rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution and enforced pregnancy (x 2)
  • Making civilians not taking direct part in hostilities the object of attack

(The other characters making the top 5 of the Red Cross war criminal list include: Daenerys Targaryen (15), Roose Bolton (8), and, tied at fourth, Jon Snow, The Night King, and the Sons of the Harpy of Mereen, while Euron Greyjoy and Walder Frey tied for fifth place with five violations each.)

Congrats to actor Iwan Rheon for giving us a villain for the ages! Rheon can currently be seen as Mick Mars in Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt on Netflix.

Previous results: Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4

How it works

Voting for each round began at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT on each day:

  • Tuesday, April 9 – vote in the Round 1 matches. (Closed)
  • Wednesday, April 10 – find out who won the Round 1 matches, and vote in Round 2.(Closed)
  • Thursday, April 11 – find out who won the Round 2 matches, and vote in Round 3.(Closed)
  • Friday, April 12 – find out who won the Round 3 matches, and vote in Round 4.(Closed)
  • Saturday, April 13 – find out who won the Round 4 matches, and vote for the winner in the final round.Closed)
  • Sunday, April 14 – find out who wins the Battle of the A**holes.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 Next

Tag Cloud

Disney Channel IFC Films Marathons halloween screenings comiccon Esquire south america Fantasy Election Tomatazos hist Podcast foreign Thanksgiving DC streaming service Musical Shudder BET Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Comics on TV political drama unscripted Warner Bros. Holidays crime MCU Disney+ Disney Plus Turner Classic Movies SDCC disaster ghosts rotten movies we love dramedy harry potter Pirates BBC America renewed TV shows vampires thriller Mary Poppins Returns kids Comedy cancelled television Acorn TV Holiday Brie Larson 71st Emmy Awards Film El Rey Pet Sematary crossover YouTube PaleyFest game of thrones movies Heroines Turner hispanic Country HBO Tarantino X-Men TV renewals dragons FOX APB TIFF quibi Disney Plus animated TV Land free movies Oscars Extras historical drama Ovation Ellie Kemper serial killer science fiction Mary poppins slashers cancelled TV shows Box Office The Purge docudrama The Walking Dead Martial Arts Stephen King sports OWN 2019 Countdown adventure RT History San Diego Comic-Con First Look toy story television space Grammys Columbia Pictures Trophy Talk Music A24 Creative Arts Emmys Baby Yoda Arrowverse A&E Spike mutant Shondaland miniseries Mudbound ITV series children's TV talk show directors Pop Amazon Prime Britbox Sneak Peek Universal GIFs TruTV cinemax Hulu social media Nickelodeon CBS Television Academy Character Guide Tumblr Video Games diversity romantic comedy video DGA Paramount Network Endgame war Trivia Tubi President Red Carpet Musicals transformers Rock See It Skip It Pride Month police drama supernatural casting Paramount psycho Star Trek TCA 2017 technology TBS Superheroes American Society of Cinematographers independent psychological thriller nature Emmy Nominations Logo binge Fall TV cartoon CMT Awards Elton John Hallmark Emmys RT21 sequel Premiere Dates Valentine's Day zombies Animation elevated horror Star Wars anthology sitcom teaser Set visit 2016 Epix stand-up comedy revenge Spring TV Film Festival Reality Competition golden globes anime PBS politics award winner aliens Comic Book Walt Disney Pictures boxoffice cops Vudu blaxploitation New York Comic Con Sony Pictures E! Biopics composers Cannes Super Bowl CW Seed Spectrum Originals finale period drama FX Crunchyroll Disney GoT Marvel Sci-Fi Lifetime Christmas movies Awards Tour SXSW Freeform Drama Lionsgate Classic Film YA spinoff Apple TV Plus Ghostbusters Polls and Games Amazon Prime Video 24 frames Winners First Reviews Pixar latino ESPN Peacock mockumentary GLAAD Family Fox News Chernobyl Women's History Month Bravo TV The CW canceled based on movie Mindy Kaling crime drama Mary Tyler Moore Hallmark Christmas movies TLC Syfy NBC Summer VH1 theme song spanish language USA crime thriller true crime DC Comics Superheroe Masterpiece Anna Paquin indie game show Comedy Central SundanceTV USA Network 007 TNT cults Netflix robots canceled TV shows Rom-Com Captain marvel natural history ABC Family singing competition spider-man Winter TV Writers Guild of America Discovery Channel what to watch comics Avengers OneApp jamie lee curtis versus CBS All Access Watching Series reboot TCA Winter 2020 Cosplay WGN name the review Amazon cancelled Binge Guide zombie justice league TCM BBC MSNBC DC Universe facebook Cartoon Network Trailer Teen doctor who 21st Century Fox Dark Horse Comics Academy Awards 2015 christmas movies 45 LGBT Best and Worst Song of Ice and Fire Horror CNN 20th Century Fox Marvel Studios cancelled TV series cars witnail Rocketman Netflix Christmas movies LGBTQ FXX blockbuster Sundance TV romance green book National Geographic AMC Reality richard e. Grant Nat Geo batman festivals Food Network spain Christmas screen actors guild book Interview YouTube Red DirecTV Apple TV+ discovery Rocky Showtime zero dark thirty werewolf joker NYCC Western dc The Witch biography VICE spy thriller adaptation Apple comic Lucasfilm travel Nominations Sundance Action Quiz Schedule Calendar tv talk Black Mirror Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ratings IFC strong female leads Crackle The Arrangement History Opinion Certified Fresh TCA Mystery Starz Year in Review Kids & Family streaming 2017 dceu Toys cooking cats ABC Adult Swim Sundance Now MTV Lifetime 2020 Infographic breaking bad E3 2018 HBO Max YouTube Premium WarnerMedia medical drama Disney streaming service sag awards Photos Marvel Television