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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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Dragon

    Mythology More
    100
  2. 2
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    Werewolf

    92
  3. 3
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    87
  4. 4
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    Down 37

    Alien

    Alien, Aliens, Alien III, Alien IV More
    86
  5. 5
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    83
  6. 6
    Up 82
    Down 45
    Dracula, Dracula, the Musical, Dracula More
    83
  7. 7
    Up 73
    Down 48
    Middle-earth More
    82
  8. 8
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    Down 36

    Kraken

    81
  9. 9
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    Zombies

    77
  10. 10
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    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos More
    77
  11. 11
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    Hydra

    69
  12. 12
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    Jaws

    68
  13. 13
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    Star Wars More
    68
  14. 14
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    64
  15. 15
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    61
  16. 16
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    Xanadu More
    60
    added by: sjblanch1984
  17. 17
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    60
  18. 18
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    60
  19. 19
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    The Basilisk

    60
  20. 20
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    59
  21. 21
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    58
  22. 22
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    ranked low on reranks
    Gremlin

    Gremlins More
    57
  23. 23
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    The Thing

    The Thing More
    57
  24. 24
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    57
  25. 25
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    The Fly

    The Fly More
    55
  26. 26
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    54
  27. 27
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    53
  28. 28
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    ranked low on reranks
    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    52
  29. 29
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    52
  30. 30
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    52
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  31. 31
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    ranked low on reranks
    Chimera

    51
    added by: Demon_Boy
  32. 32
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    Satyr

    50
  33. 33
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    Griffin

    48
  34. 34
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    47
  35. 35
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    Cloverfield Monster

    Cloverfield More
    47
  36. 36
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    ranked high on reranks
    Gwoemul (The Host)

    The Host More
    44
  37. 37
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    44
  38. 38
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    Down 21

    ranked low on reranks
    Minotaur

    Greek mythology More
    44
    added by: LimXuanMinLoneWolf
    Greek Mythology
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    42
  40. 40
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    42
  41. 41
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Grendel's mother

    41
  42. 42
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    The Mist

    41
  43. 43
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    ranked low on reranks
    Chupacabra

    40
  44. 44
    Up 23
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Shoggoth

    Cthulhu Mythos More
    40
  45. 45
    Up 21
    Down 27

    Sharktopus

    40
    added by: carlybobarly
  46. 46
    Up 19
    Down 9

    Gargoyle

    40
    added by: ChangesDownClub
  47. 47
    Up 28
    Down 18

    Nikki Minaj

    39
    added by: sjblanch1984
  48. 48
    Up 9
    Down 2

    Demons

    38
  49. 49
    Up 13
    Down 6

    Phoenix

    38
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  50. 50
    Up 20
    Down 42

    often listed
    The Blob

    38
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