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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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1,538 574
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

3
1,280 558
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

4
1,129 644
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

5
1,163 467
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,039 548
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

7
948 398
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

8
860 380
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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793 472
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

10
789 394
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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664 454
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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720 442
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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593 461
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

14
641 631
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

15
689 337
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added Chimera

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647 327
Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 16 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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568 410
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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556 453
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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675 276
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 19 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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549 486
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

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483 431
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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502 488
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong King Kong, The Mighty Kong

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489 282
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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579 344
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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548 277
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle Vampire

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654 490
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 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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416 218
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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451 359
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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544 265
Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
analise.dubner added Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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427 407
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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453 295
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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433 291
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Centaur

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391 419
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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489 450
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

35
304 152
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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400 319
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

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340 189
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir Norse Mythology

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367 432
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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277 98
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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378 262
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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332 312
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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355 256
Devil is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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291 124
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added Nazgûl

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321 293
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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311 264
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing The Thing from Another World

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298 287
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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295 354
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

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325 345
Elf is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

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242 226
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah

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289 215
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul