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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
1,627 610
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
1,373 594
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
1,098 578
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Balrog Middle-earth

5
1,208 664
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,240 485
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,000 425
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra Hotel Transylvania

8
904 409
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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844 491
Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk Marvel Universe

10
839 416
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon The Exorcist

11
709 483
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa Hercules, Xanadu

12
771 471
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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635 484
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Pegasus Hercules

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682 661
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

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735 357
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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72 9
Dragon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Dragons Mythology

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691 348
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

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604 439
Guardian angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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592 487
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

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551 514
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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587 515
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin Gremlins

The Best New Fall 2015 Comedies

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717 303
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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528 302
The Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter Faeries

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489 447
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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587 296
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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693 518
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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455 238
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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607 368
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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490 309
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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485 381
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Grendel Beowulf

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454 428
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn Marvel Universe

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579 288
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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470 307
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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422 446
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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350 167
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

50 Incredible Pictures That Might Teach You Something

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532 482
It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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436 334
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shoggoth Cthulhu Mythos

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382 202
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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399 511
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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391 459
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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412 277
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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308 116
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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359 329
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost The Presence

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387 275
Devil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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328 141
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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344 312
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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282 237
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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323 303
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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315 371
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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346 368
Elf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf