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 174
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Dragon

    Mythology More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 130
    Down 53

    Werewolf

    92
  3. 3
    Up 120
    Down 48
    Alien, Alien vs. Predator, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem More
    87
  4. 4
    Up 125
    Down 59
    Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars More
    85
  5. 6
    Up 110
    Down 43

    Kraken

    81
  6. 7
    Up 86
    Down 60
    Middle-earth More
    81
  7. 8
    Up 91
    Down 63
    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos More
    75
  8. 9
    Up 99
    Down 74

    Zombie

    74
  9. 10
    Up 56
    Down 17
    Hercules, Xanadu More
    73
    added by: sjblanch1984
  10. 11
    Up 79
    Down 39

    Hydra

    72
  11. 12
    Up 71
    Down 56
    King Kong, The Mighty Kong More
    66
  12. 13
    Up 62
    Down 34
    Hercules More
    65
  13. 14
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    Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein More
    65
  14. 15
    Up 93
    Down 54
    Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the ... More
    64
  15. 16
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    Gremlin

    Gremlins More
    61
  16. 17
    Up 29
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    Vampire

    61
  17. 18
    Up 50
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    59
    added by: Demon_Boy
  18. 19
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    The Basilisk

    59
  19. 20
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    59
  20. 21
    Up 29
    Down 8

    Mermaid

    58
  21. 22
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    57
  22. 23
    Up 24
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    55
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  23. 25
    Up 57
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    The Thing

    The Thing More
    54
  24. 26
    Up 45
    Down 65

    The Fly

    The Fly More
    53
  25. 27
    Up 55
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    53
  26. 28
    Up 46
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    Beowulf More
    52
  27. 29
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    ranked low on reranks
    Griffin

    52
  28. 30
    Up 20
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    Angel

    51
  29. 32
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    51
  30. 33
    Up 19
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    Centaur

    50
  31. 34
    Up 23
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    50
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  32. 35
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    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    50
  33. 36
    Up 40
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    Unicorn

    49
  34. 37
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    Minotaur

    Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart More
    48
    added by: LimXuanMinLoneWolf
    Greek Mythology
  35. 38
    Up 17
    Down 12

    Ghost

    48
  36. 39
    Up 40
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    Satyr

    48
  37. 40
    Up 18
    Down 15

    Elf

    47
  38. 41
    Up 14
    Down 10

    Harpy

    47
  39. 42
    Up 18
    Down 14

    Nymphs

    45
  40. 43
    Up 28
    Down 13

    ranked low on reranks
    Gargoyle

    Vampire More
    45
    added by: ChangesDownClub
  41. 44
    Up 24
    Down 37

    Sharktopus

    45
    added by: carlybobarly
  42. 45
    Up 14
    Down 18

    Kaiju

    44
    added by: analise.dubner
    Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters
  43. 46
    Up 19
    Down 8

    ranked low on reranks
    Demon

    43
  44. 47
    Up 18
    Down 52

    ranked high on reranks
    Gwoemul (The Host)

    The Host More
    42
  45. 48
    Up 32
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    42
  46. 49
    Up 28
    Down 53
    Nosferatu More
    41
  47. 50
    Up 41
    Down 57

    Cloverfield Monster

    Cloverfield More
    40
  48. 51
    Up 28
    Down 47
    The NeverEnding Story More
    40
  49. 52
    Up 33
    Down 52
    Monsters University, Monsters, Inc., Mike's New Car More
    39
  50. 53
    Up 35
    Down 38

    ranked low on reranks
    Chupacabra

    39
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