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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

    the people's #1
    Dragon Mythology

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    Cthulhu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Cthulhu A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

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    Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

    most listed
    Werewolf

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    Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


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

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    Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Godzilla Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

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    Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Kraken

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    Balrog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Balrog Middle-earth

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    Hydra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Hydra

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    The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    The Basilisk

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    Medusa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

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    Demon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Demon

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    Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Vampire

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    Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Zombie

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    Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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

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    Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Chimera

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    Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Pegasus Hercules

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    Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Frankenstein's monster Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

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    Angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Angel

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    Griffin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Griffin

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    Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Mermaid

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    Vampire

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    Wookiee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


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

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    Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Gremlin Gremlins

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    King Kong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    King Kong King Kong, The Mighty Kong

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    Manticore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Manticore

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    Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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

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    Succubus

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    Centaur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Centaur

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    Grendel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Grendel Beowulf

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    Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Sasquatch

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    Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Unicorn

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    Mummy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Mummy

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    Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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    Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Shapeshifter

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    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Ghost

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    It is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    It

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    Hulk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Hulk The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Avengers 2, Hulk Vs

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    Harpy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Harpy

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    Devil is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Devil

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    Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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    Weeping Angel

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    Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Fenrir Norse Mythology

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    Elf is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Elf

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    Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

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    Satyr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Satyr

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    Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Nymphs

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    Chupacabra is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Chupacabra

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    The Thing is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    The Thing The Thing

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    Creature from the Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time


    Creature from the Black Lagoon

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    Sphinx

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