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
1,769 654
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Alien, Alien vs. Predator, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

2
1,961 745
Cthulhu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
A Shoggoth on the Roof, Cthulhu Mythos

3
1,525 635
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
1,182 616
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Middle-earth

5
1,321 690
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,331 518
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
164 25
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

8
913 519
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

9
1,063 460
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

10
965 441
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

11
908 444
Demon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

12
769 514
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu

13
834 507
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

14
680 515
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hercules

15
727 710
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

16
781 383
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added

17
734 377
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
643 521
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
636 478
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

20
603 555
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong

21
573 319
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

22
625 554
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlins

23
768 337
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
516 477
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

25
614 319
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire

26
486 260
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

27
635 392
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Invisible Man

28
517 400
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Beowulf

29
724 561
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

30
519 330
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

31
481 455
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

32
617 308
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

33
390 182
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added

34
497 327
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

35
445 478
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

36
575 514
It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

37
465 353
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Cthulhu Mythos

38
417 214
Fenrir Greyback is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Norse Mythology

39
419 548
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing

40
411 485
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

41
363 151
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added

42
434 304
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added

43
379 350
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost The Presence

44
329 136
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added

45
413 297
Devil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

46
319 255
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added

47
366 333
Nymph is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Fairy-Queen, Orfeo

48
344 323
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy The Last Unicorn

49
333 396
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr Giuseppe in Warsaw

50
320 139
Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Danny Tedford added Leviathan