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

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1,495 554
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,241 543
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,104 616
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

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1,130 453
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,008 532
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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919 387
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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776 456
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

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768 384
Demon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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834 370
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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645 442
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa

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704 427
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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627 613
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

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582 447
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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672 326
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added Chimera

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635 317
Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Minotaur Greek Mythology

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544 443
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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554 402
Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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650 265
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Rabbit of Caerbannog The Killer Rabbit from Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail

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535 476
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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486 480
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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478 274
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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536 269
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle

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475 419
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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564 336
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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636 478
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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442 353
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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443 290
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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524 259
Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
analise.dubner added Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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

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

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

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382 410
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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475 438
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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290 147
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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389 313
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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364 418
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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327 181
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir

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368 253
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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262 92
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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347 253
Devil is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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278 122
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added Nazgûl

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325 303
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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The Thing is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing

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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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322 336
Elf is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

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292 281
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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283 209
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul