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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

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

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1,579 592
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
1,323 579
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
1,071 564
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,166 654
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,204 475
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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974 412
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

8
883 393
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

9
821 481
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk Marvel Universe

10
818 406
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

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682 474
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
746 459
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

13
613 474
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

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661 649
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

15
713 348
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added Chimera

35 Awesome Behind the Scenes Pictures of Movie Monsters Zoo Attacks: 17 Idiots Who Climbed the Fence at the Zoo

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671 337
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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588 424
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

18
572 473
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

19
526 502
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong King Kong, The Mighty Kong

20
700 286
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 20 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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567 499
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

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506 295
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

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566 286
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle Vampire

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674 502
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 25 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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593 356
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin The Invisible Man

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438 231
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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473 369
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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33 4
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

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440 417
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn Marvel Universe

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472 302
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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563 274
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

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453 298
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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406 434
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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511 465
It is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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323 160
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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419 327
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

38
365 196
Fenrir Greyback is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir Norse Mythology

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383 496
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing The Thing

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381 446
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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398 267
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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295 107
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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347 321
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost The Presence

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372 264
Devil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

The Scariest Giant Monster Movies The Best Dustin Hoffman Movies

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310 133
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added Nazgûl

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332 305
Nymph is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs The Fairy-Queen, Orfeo

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312 296
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy The Last Unicorn

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266 232
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah

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306 362
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr Giuseppe in Warsaw

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335 357
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf