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
1,945 734
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
1,754 648
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
1,499 633
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
1,175 611
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Middle-earth

5
1,309 687
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,326 509
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
906 512
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

8
1,058 453
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

9
151 21
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

10
959 437
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

11
900 438
Demon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

12
763 506
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu

13
827 503
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

14
675 509
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hercules

15
719 702
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

16
775 377
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added

17
729 372
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
636 517
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
632 472
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

20
597 548
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong

21
568 315
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

22
620 548
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlins

23
761 333
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
514 471
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

25
610 317
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire

26
483 257
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

27
630 390
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Invisible Man

28
514 397
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Beowulf

29
517 326
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

30
719 556
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 30 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

31
479 452
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

32
611 305
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
495 323
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

34
382 181
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added

35
441 474
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

36
571 510
It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

37
461 347
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Cthulhu Mythos

38
412 213
Fenrir Greyback is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Norse Mythology

39
418 543
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing

40
410 481
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

41
361 148
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added

42
432 301
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added

43
378 346
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost The Presence

44
326 133
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added

45
411 294
Devil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

46
316 253
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added

47
362 332
Nymph is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Fairy-Queen, Orfeo

48
342 320
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy The Last Unicorn

49
331 392
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr Giuseppe in Warsaw

50
363 390
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time