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The Best Monster Movies

A list of all monster movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This monster movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of monster films also contains monster movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This monster films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best monster movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This monster movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvoting your favorites gets them to rise to the top of the list.

List of monster films includes monster movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list, then share it on Facebook, Tumblr or Twitter.

These are the top films in the monster genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the monster genre in it. Be it the motifs of the monster genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

What belongs closer to the top of this list, Frankenstein or Terror of Frankenstein? If we missed any monster movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous monster movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about monster movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the monster movies. List includes photos and monster movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list below has everything from Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell to Kronos.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these monster movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good monster movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest monster movies, here is the full monster movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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    Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern

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    Leonard Nimoy, Fess Parker, James Arness

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    Steve McQueen, Lee Payton, Aneta Corsaut

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    Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Ishirō Honda

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    Lucio Fulci, Catriona MacColl, Dagmar Lassander

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    Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

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    Robert Dunham, Yutaka Hayashi, Katsuhiko Sasaki

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    Kumi Mizuno, Akihiko Hirata, Hideyo Amamoto

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    Boris Karloff, John Carradine, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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    Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Haruo Nakajima

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    Kenji Sahara, Haruo Nakajima, Yoshio Tsuchiya

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    Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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    Bill Travers, Martin Benson, Basil Dignam

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    Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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    Yoshiko Tanaka, Akiji Kobayashi, Satomi Kobayashi

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    new! & added by josephnewofcali Boris Karloff, Noble Johnson, David Manners

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    Akihiko Hirata, Kenji Sahara, Haruo Nakajima

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    Joan Collins, Albert Salmi, Robert Pine

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    Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan, John Carradine

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    Dean Jagger, Robert Forster, Jack Carter

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    Ryoko Sano, Shelley Sweeney, Koichi Ueda

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    Don Frye, Masami Nagasawa, Rei Kikukawa

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    Akihiko Hirata, Shin Kishida, Kenji Sahara

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    Aki Maeda, Ai Maeda, Taro Ishida

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    Ray Harryhausen, Joan Taylor, Frank Puglia

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    Haruo Nakajima, Kenpachiro Satsuma, Yuriko Hishimi

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    Akihiko Hirata, Shelley Sweeney, Koichi Ueda

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    Kōichi Yamadera, Masatō Ibu, Yusaku Yara

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    Paul Frees, Mie Hama, Hideyo Amamoto

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    Takashi Shimura, Akiko Wakabayashi, Akihiko Hirata

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    Raymond Burr, Taketoshi Naitô, Eitarô Ozawa

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    Akihiko Hirata, Tadao Nakamaru, Kenji Sahara

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    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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    Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

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    Hiroshi Abe, Amy Hill, Ron Yuan

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    Udo Kier, Joe Dallesandro, Carla Mancini

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    Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Haruo Nakajima

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    Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette, Kari Wührer

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    Gene Roth, Ed Kemmer, June Kenney

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    Bae Doona, Song Kang-Ho, Scott Wilson

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    Barbara Hale, Alan Hale, Jr., Christiane Schmidtmer

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    Haruo Nakajima, Toshio Shiba, Hiroyuki Kawase

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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    Akira Emoto, Houka Kinoshita, Koichi Ueda

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    Kyōka Suzuki, Demon Kakka, Yoshiko Tanaka

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    Hideyo Amamoto, Sachio Sakai, Kenji Sahara

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    Lon Chaney, Jr., Jim Davis, J. Carrol Naish

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    Per Oscarsson, Nicholas Clay, Jan Ohlsson

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    Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Lee

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