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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

2
1,630 611
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
1,376 596
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
1,099 579
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,213 664
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,243 485
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,002 425
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

8
907 410
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

9
846 492
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk Marvel Universe

10
842 417
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

11
712 485
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
773 474
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

13
637 485
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

14
686 663
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

15
736 359
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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75 10
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

17
693 349
Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Minotaur Wrath of the Titans, Ariadne's Thread, Inkheart - Greek Mythology

18
606 440
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

19
594 490
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Frankenstein's monster Natural Born Killers, Casino Royale, The Ghost of Frankenstein

20
553 517
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong King Kong, The Mighty Kong

21
590 517
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

The Most Likable Movie Antiheroes

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719 306
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 22 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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531 303
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

24
491 449
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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589 297
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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694 521
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

27
456 239
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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609 370
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin The Invisible Man

35 Awesome Behind the Scenes Pictures of Movie Monsters

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493 310
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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487 382
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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455 429
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn Marvel Universe

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582 288
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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472 308
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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423 447
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

35
352 167
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

60+ of Your Greatest Childhood Fears

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534 483
It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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437 335
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

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383 203
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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399 513
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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392 460
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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414 277
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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310 116
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

15 Pretty Good Monster Movies And Creature Features On Netflix Right Now

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361 329
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost The Presence

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389 275
Devil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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330 141
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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346 312
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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283 238
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah

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325 303
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy The Last Unicorn

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316 372
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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348 369
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf