From Karl to Harry: A definitive ranking of the worst people in Love Actually.

Alan Rickman, bless his soul, played two incomparable villains: Severus Snape, and the man who makes Emma Thompson sob to Joni Mitchell.

You cannot possibly watch that scene and not think Harry is the worst character in this film.

As a boss, Harry should’ve shut down Mia’s flirting and innuendo long before it got to the point where he is standing there, impatiently waiting for Mr Bean to package up a (very ugly!) necklace he’s buying for his thirsty employee.

Then there’s the side issue of him knowing that there’s an office pest called Kevin who touches his coworkers breasts at parties, and he… literally does nothing to stop it. I know this was pre-Me Too but WE NEED TO CANCEL THIS MAN.

Me, hold a grudge? After all this time? 


Chelsea McLaughlin is Mamamia’s Senior Entertainment Writer. For more pop culture takes, sarcasm and… cat content, you can follow her on Instagram.

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