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
    + 253
    - 118


    Werewolf

  3. 3
    + 254
    - 98


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

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 229
    - 90


    Kraken

  5. 5
    + 238
    - 132


    Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 223
    - 107


    A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 171
    - 115


    Middle-earth

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 185
    - 72


    Hydra

  9. 9
    + 173
    - 136


    Zombie

  10. 10
    + 147
    - 57

    added by sjblanch1984
    Hercules, Xanadu

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 150
    - 77


    The Basilisk

  12. 12
    + 145
    - 74


    Hercules

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 141
    - 104


    Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 129
    - 129


    King Kong, The Mighty Kong

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 115
    - 46


    Vampire

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    - 100
    ) open
  17. 17
    + 125
    - 104


    Gremlin Gremlins

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    + 126
    - 37

    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra

    ) open
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 107
    - 51


    Mermaid

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    - 121


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

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 129
    - 67


    Griffin

  23. 23
    + 99
    - 45


    Angel

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    - 70

    added by Demon_Boy

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 133
    - 51

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

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 100
    - 83


    Unicorn

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    + 87
    - 130


    The Thing The Thing

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    Demon

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    - 142

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Fly The Fly

  30. 30
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    - 101


    Beowulf

    ) open
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
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    added by HumbertoIbarra

    ) open
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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub
    Vampire

    ) open
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    + 82
    - 52


    Elf

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    - 40


    Shapeshifter

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    - 94

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Satyr

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    - 42


    Centaur

  38. 38
    + 78
    - 43


    Ghost

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    + 76
    - 50


    Nymphs

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    - 43


    Harpy

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    - 82


    Creature from the Black Lagoon

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    + 74
    - 112


    Cloverfield Monster Cloverfield

  44. 44
    + 79
    - 72


    Chupacabra

  45. 45
    + 45
    - 52


    Fairy

  46. 46
    + 25
    - 16

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

    ) open
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    + 50
    - 94

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Mist

  48. 48
    + 68
    - 51

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

  49. 49
    + 43
    - 41

    added by TH14
    The Thing from Another World

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 28
    - 40

    added by but chickens double d

    ) open
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