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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
1,560 586
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
1,303 568
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
1,060 556
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,152 651
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

6
1,188 470
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

7
963 407
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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871 390
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

9
810 477
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

10
810 402
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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674 467
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
734 455
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

13
604 471
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

14
654 642
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

15
705 342
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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661 334
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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582 418
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

18
564 466
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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516 496
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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500 289
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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587 350
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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433 224
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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662 499
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

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466 363
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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465 299
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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21 2
Dragons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

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402 426
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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444 295
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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504 456
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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316 157
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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412 324
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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358 193
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir Norse Mythology

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376 491
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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376 440
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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391 264
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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367 261
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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310 291
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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256 229
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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329 353
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf