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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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

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

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

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

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

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Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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

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Succubus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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

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

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

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

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

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Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Zuul is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zuul

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King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time