The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time Fictional Characters

The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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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 terrifying 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. 


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    Dragon Mythology

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    most listed
    Werewolf

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    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

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    Alien, Alien vs. Predator, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

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    Kraken

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    Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

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    Hydra

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    Middle-earth

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    added by sjblanch1984
    Hercules, Xanadu

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    The Basilisk

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Zombie

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    Hercules

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    Vampire

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    Mermaid

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    Demon

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    added by LimXuanMinLoneWolf
    Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart Greek Mythology

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    Angel

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    Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

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    added by Demon_Boy

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    Griffin

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    Gremlin Gremlins

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub
    Vampire

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    King Kong, The Mighty Kong

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    Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the ...

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    Unicorn

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    Shapeshifter

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    Ghost

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    Centaur

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    Elf

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    added by HumbertoIbarra

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Beowulf

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    Nymphs

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    added by lostshadow
    Rabbit of Caerbannog The Killer Rabbit from Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail

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    Harpy

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

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    Succubus

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    Creature from the Black Lagoon

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    Satyr

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    added by lostshadow
    Sphinx

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Lars-HåkanPersson
    The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Avengers 2, Hulk Vs

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Thing The Thing

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    Chupacabra

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    Fairy

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    added by lostshadow
    Troll

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    - 28

    added by ludo1800

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Fly The Fly

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