The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time Fictional Characters

The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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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 Criteria: Any monster from film, literature or myth

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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Dragon

    Mythology More
    100
  2. 2
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    often listed
    Werewolf

    92
  3. 3
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    87
  4. 4
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    Down 35

    Alien

    Alien, Aliens, Alien III, Alien IV More
    86
  5. 5
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    84
  6. 6
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    Dracula, Dracula, the Musical, Dracula More
    84
  7. 7
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Balrog

    Middle-earth More
    83
  8. 8
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    ranked low on reranks
    Kraken

    82
  9. 9
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Zombies

    78
  10. 10
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    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos More
    77
  11. 11
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    ranked low on reranks
    Hydra

    69
  12. 12
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    Jaws

    69
  13. 13
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    Star Wars More
    67
  14. 14
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    65
  15. 15
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    King Kong

    61
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    60
  17. 17
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Cyclops

    60
  18. 18
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    ranked low on reranks &niche appeal
    Medusa

    Xanadu More
    60
    added by: sjblanch1984
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    The Basilisk

    60
  20. 20
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    often listed &controversial
    Sasquatch

    59
  21. 21
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    58
  22. 22
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Thing

    The Thing More
    57
  23. 23
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    Gremlin

    Gremlins More
    57
  24. 24
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    It

    57
  25. 25
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    The Fly

    The Fly More
    55
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    Rodan

    54
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    niche appeal
    Pegasus

    54
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    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    53
  29. 29
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    Cenobite

    53
  30. 30
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    ranked high on reranks
    Manticore

    52
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
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    Chimera

    52
    added by: Demon_Boy
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Satyr

    51
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    ranked low on reranks
    Griffin

    48
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Count Orlok

    47
  35. 35
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    controversial
    Cloverfield Monster

    Cloverfield More
    46
  36. 36
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    ranked high on reranks
    Gwoemul (The Host)

    The Host More
    45
  37. 37
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    44
  38. 38
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    ranked low on reranks
    Minotaur

    Greek mythology More
    44
    added by: LimXuanMinLoneWolf
    Greek Mythology
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    ranked low on reranks
    Gamera

    42
  40. 40
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    niche appeal
    Falkor

    42
  41. 41
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Grendel's mother

    41
  42. 42
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    often listed &controversial
    The Mist

    41
  43. 43
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Shoggoth

    Cthulhu Mythos More
    41
  44. 44
    Up 19
    Down 8

    ranked low on reranks
    Gargoyle

    41
    added by: ChangesDownClub
  45. 45
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    often listed &ranked low on reranks
    Chupacabra

    40
  46. 46
    Up 19
    Down 27

    often listed
    Sharktopus

    39
    added by: carlybobarly
  47. 47
    Up 13
    Down 5

    Phoenix

    39
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  48. 48
    Up 27
    Down 17

    ranked low on reranks
    Nikki Minaj

    39
    added by: sjblanch1984
  49. 49
    Up 8
    Down 2

    Demons

    38
  50. 50
    Up 11
    Down 5

    Vampires

    38
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