The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time Fictional Characters
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The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

List Criteria: Any monster from film, literature or myth

This list of the greatest monsters and creatures of all time ranks the scary, the sly, the freaky, the brutal and the dangerous. Everyone loves the monster, especially when it creeps into your dreams at night. Now, rank your favorite monsters from books and movies to determine which of these strangest creatures reigns supreme. Just think, this list could help answer the question, "Which monster rules?" If you see any awesome monsters that are missing, add them. And if you really want to impact this list's ranking, reorder your own list as you see fit and add it.

What are the most awesome monsters and creatures of all time? This list will help you determine which of these creatures are cool and amazing. Yes, while some of them may be a bit weird and strange, there's no questioning how awesome they are. That's for sure. Vote for the best movie monsters and creatures from pop culture. 
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 177
    Down 48

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Dragon

    Mythology More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 132
    Down 56

    Werewolf

    92
  3. 3
    Up 121
    Down 49
    Alien, Alien vs. Predator, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem More
    87
  4. 4
    Up 127
    Down 60
    Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars More
    85
  5. 6
    Up 113
    Down 44

    Kraken

    82
  6. 7
    Up 87
    Down 61
    Middle-earth More
    80
  7. 8
    Up 93
    Down 64
    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos More
    75
  8. 9
    Up 100
    Down 75

    Zombie

    74
  9. 10
    Up 80
    Down 40

    Hydra

    73
  10. 11
    Up 58
    Down 18

    ranked low on reranks
    Medusa

    Hercules, Xanadu More
    69
    added by: sjblanch1984
  11. 12
    Up 72
    Down 57
    King Kong, The Mighty Kong More
    66
  12. 13
    Up 74
    Down 51
    Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein More
    65
  13. 14
    Up 63
    Down 37
    Hercules More
    62
  14. 15
    Up 95
    Down 55
    Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the ... More
    61
  15. 16
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    Gremlin

    Gremlins More
    61
  16. 17
    Up 60
    Down 43

    The Basilisk

    60
  17. 18
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    60
  18. 19
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    often listed
    Sasquatch

    57
  19. 20
    Up 31
    Down 10

    Mermaid

    55
  20. 21
    Up 52
    Down 34
    54
    added by: Demon_Boy
  21. 23
    Up 46
    Down 66

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Fly

    The Fly More
    54
  22. 24
    Up 30
    Down 13

    ranked low on reranks
    Vampire

    53
  23. 25
    Up 57
    Down 66

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Thing

    The Thing More
    53
  24. 26
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    ranked low on reranks
    Griffin

    51
  25. 27
    Up 26
    Down 11

    ranked low on reranks
    Phoenix

    51
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  26. 28
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Grendel

    Beowulf More
    50
  27. 29
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    ranked low on reranks
    Minotaur

    Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart More
    49
    added by: LimXuanMinLoneWolf
    Greek Mythology
  28. 30
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    49
  29. 31
    Up 25
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    48
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  30. 32
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    ranked low on reranks
    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    48
  31. 33
    Up 41
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    Unicorn

    48
  32. 34
    Up 42
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    48
  33. 35
    Up 41
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    Satyr

    48
  34. 36
    Up 21
    Down 13

    Angel

    47
  35. 37
    Up 21
    Down 11

    Centaur

    45
  36. 38
    Up 21
    Down 14

    Nymphs

    45
  37. 40
    Up 30
    Down 14
    Vampire More
    44
    added by: ChangesDownClub
  38. 41
    Up 18
    Down 13

    Ghost

    43
  39. 42
    Up 21
    Down 9

    Demon

    43
  40. 43
    Up 20
    Down 16

    Elf

    42
  41. 44
    Up 15
    Down 11

    Harpy

    42
  42. 45
    Up 41
    Down 58

    Cloverfield Monster

    Cloverfield More
    40
  43. 46
    Up 12
    Down 13

    Shapeshifter

    40
  44. 47
    Up 11
    Down 13

    Fairy

    39
  45. 48
    Up 35
    Down 39

    Chupacabra

    39
  46. 49
    Up 32
    Down 48
    38
  47. 50
    Up 33
    Down 54
    Monsters University, Monsters, Inc., Mike's New Car More
    38
  48. 51
    Up 28
    Down 55
    Nosferatu More
    37
  49. 52
    Up 28
    Down 53
    Cthulhu Mythos More
    37
  50. 53
    Up 15
    Down 19

    Kaiju

    36
    added by: analise.dubner
    Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters
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