Monsters The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time  

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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
Cthulhu A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

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Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 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) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Godzilla Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

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Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

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

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Kraken 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 Hotel Transylvania

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

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

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

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

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

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Vampire 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
Pegasus Hercules

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

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

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Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Minotaur Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart - Greek Mythology

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

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong King Kong, The Mighty Kong

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

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

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Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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

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Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle Vampire

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

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Griffin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin The Invisible Man

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Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 29 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 Jedi, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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Manticore 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 Marvel Universe

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Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
analise.dubner added Kaiju Pacific Rim - Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Thing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing The Thing

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

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Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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

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Dagon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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

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King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah

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Nymph is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs The Fairy-Queen, Orfeo

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

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Satyr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr Giuseppe in Warsaw

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