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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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1,497 554
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,242 544
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,105 618
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

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1,131 454
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,009 533
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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920 388
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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776 458
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

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770 384
Demon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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834 371
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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645 443
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa

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704 428
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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627 615
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

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582 448
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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673 327
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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636 318
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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556 402
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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544 445
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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652 266
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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536 477
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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488 480
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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478 275
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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536 270
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle

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476 420
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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565 337
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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637 479
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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443 354
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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444 291
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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525 260
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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419 398
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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405 212
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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425 281
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Centaur

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383 411
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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475 440
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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390 314
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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290 149
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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364 420
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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328 182
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir

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368 254
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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263 93
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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348 253
Devil is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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279 123
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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325 304
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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292 347
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

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322 337
Elf is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

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292 282
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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235 220
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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314 288
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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283 210
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul