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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

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2
1,559 586
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
1,302 568
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
1,060 555
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,151 651
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

6
1,186 470
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
962 407
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

8
870 389
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

9
808 477
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

10
809 401
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

11
674 465
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
733 454
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

13
603 471
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

14
654 641
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

15
704 342
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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661 333
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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581 418
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

18
564 465
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

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559 493
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

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515 496
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

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498 289
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

23
560 281
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle Vampire

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587 349
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin The Invisible Man

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662 498
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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433 224
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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466 362
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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435 411
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn Marvel Universe

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558 270
Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
analise.dubner added Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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464 299
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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401 425
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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443 295
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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503 456
It is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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19 2
Dragons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

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316 156
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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412 323
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

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693 281
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 37 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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357 192
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir Norse Mythology

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376 490
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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376 439
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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290 103
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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390 264
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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339 318
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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365 261
Devil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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303 130
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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326 302
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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310 290
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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302 359
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

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255 228
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah

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328 352
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf