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
1,984 763
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
1,795 670
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
1,565 646
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
1,201 629
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Middle-earth

5
1,352 698
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

6
1,358 526
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
193 31
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

8
933 528
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Marvel Universe

9
1,080 466
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

10
982 446
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

11
928 452
Demon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

12
787 518
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Hercules, Xanadu

13
849 513
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

14
687 524
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hercules

15
737 719
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

16
793 387
Chimera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon_Boy added

17
749 382
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
658 527
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
644 488
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

20
589 324
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

21
632 562
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlins

22
616 564
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
King Kong, The Mighty Kong

23
776 343
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
624 323
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Vampire

25
494 264
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus