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The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time 

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Updated February 21, 2020 104k votes 6.7k voters 121.9k views 128 items

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. Think beyond just Godzilla, folks. 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.

It may be easy enough to pick out the best monsters from the last decade or so - bu what about deciding 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
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 vs. Gigan, Godzilla, Godzilla: Final Wars
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Kraken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
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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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Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Middle-earth
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Demon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
The Exorcist
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Dragon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Dragons Mythology
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Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Marvel Universe
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Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
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Hydra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania
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Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
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Medusa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu
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Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
ChangesDownClub added
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Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart
Greek Mythology

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Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Demon_Boy added
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The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Faeries
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Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Hercules
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Frankenstein's Monster ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein
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Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire
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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong
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Succubus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus
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Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures Of All Time
Angel
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Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 24 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
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Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 25 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