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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
1,556 583
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
1,300 566
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
1,056 554
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,148 650
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

6
1,182 469
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
957 406
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

8
868 387
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

9
804 476
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

10
807 399
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

11
673 462
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
732 451
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

13
600 469
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

14
653 639
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

15
701 342
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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658 333
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

17
579 416
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

18
563 463
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
557 492
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

20
513 495
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

22
496 287
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

23
558 280
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle Vampire

24
584 349
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin The Invisible Man

25
660 496
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

26
429 223
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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463 362
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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432 411
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn Marvel Universe

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555 270
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

30
461 299
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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400 424
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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440 295
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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501 454
It is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

34
313 156
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

35
408 323
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

36
689 281
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 36 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

37
375 488
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing The Thing

38
354 192
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir Norse Mythology

39
14 2
Dragons is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

40
374 439
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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287 102
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

42
387 264
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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337 317
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

44
364 259
Devil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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301 129
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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324 302
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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307 290
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

48
300 359
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

49
327 351
Elf is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

50
253 228
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
but chickens double d added King Ghidorah