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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1
1,988 765
Cthulhu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

2
1,798 673
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Alien, Alien vs. Predator, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

3
1,570 648
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Godzilla vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars

4
1,206 630
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Middle-earth

5
1,356 698
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,361 527
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
198 31
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

8
935 529
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

9
1,082 467
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

10
983 449
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

11
931 452
Demon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

12
790 519
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu

13
854 513
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

14
688 527
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hercules

15
740 722
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

16
795 389
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added

17
753 382
Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart
Greek Mythology

18
663 528
Frankenstein's Monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

19
646 491
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

20
593 324
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

21
633 565
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlins

22
620 567
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong

23
778 348
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added
The Killer Rabbit from Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail

24
626 325
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire

25
498 264
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus