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. 

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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Dragon Mythology

  2. 2
    + 263
    - 118

    Werewolf

  3. 3
    + 258
    - 104

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

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 238
    - 92

    Kraken

  5. 5
    + 247
    - 135

    Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 233
    - 110

    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 178
    - 119

    Middle-earth

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 190
    - 76

    Hydra

  9. 9
    + 177
    - 142

    Zombie

  10. 10
    + 151
    - 62

    added by sjblanch1984
    Hercules, Xanadu

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 155
    - 81

    The Basilisk

  12. 12
    + 148
    - 78

    Hercules

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 147
    - 107

    Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

    ) open
  14. 14
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    King Kong, The Mighty Kong

    ) open
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    ) open
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    - 50

    ranked low on reranks
    Vampire

  17. 17
    + 128
    - 106

    Gremlin Gremlins

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    - 118

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  19. 19
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    - 41

    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 109
    - 54

    Mermaid

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    + 159
    - 124

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

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 132
    - 70

    Griffin

  23. 23
    + 101
    - 47

    Angel

  24. 24
    + 126
    - 72

    added by Demon_Boy

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 135
    - 54

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

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 101
    - 87

    Unicorn

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    + 107
    - 39

    Demon

  28. 28
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    - 133

    The Thing The Thing

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Fly The Fly

  30. 30
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    Beowulf

    ) open
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  32. 32
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    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra

    ) open
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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub
    Vampire

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 76
    - 42

    Shapeshifter

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    + 83
    - 56

    Elf

  36. 36
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    - 97

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Satyr

  37. 37
    + 79
    - 46

    Centaur

  38. 38
    + 79
    - 46

    Ghost

  39. 39
    + 79
    - 52

    Nymphs

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    + 67
    - 46

    Harpy

  41. 41
    + 94
    - 84

    Creature from the Black Lagoon

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  43. 43
    + 76
    - 115

    Cloverfield Monster Cloverfield

  44. 44
    + 83
    - 74

    Chupacabra

  45. 45
    + 53
    - 95

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Mist

  46. 46
    + 28
    - 20

    added by Lars-HåkanPersson
    The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Avengers 2, Hulk Vs

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 45
    - 56

    Fairy

  48. 48
    + 70
    - 54

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

  49. 49
    + 45
    - 44

    added by TH14
    The Thing from Another World

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 49
    - 91
    ) open
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