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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
1,994 770
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
1,809 674
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
1,580 650
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
1,213 632
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Middle-earth

5
1,367 699
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,366 529
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
206 35
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

8
942 531
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

9
1,089 469
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

10
988 450
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

11
935 454
Demon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

12
796 519
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu

13
859 516
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

14
692 528
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hercules

15
744 725
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

16
800 390
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added

17
758 382
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
669 529
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
653 493
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

20
599 324
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

21
637 566
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlins

22
627 569
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong

23
783 351
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
630 326
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire

25
501 265
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus