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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

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1,527 569
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,125 637
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

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1,270 557
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,156 464
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,032 545
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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941 396
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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853 379
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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787 469
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

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780 394
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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657 453
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa

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716 437
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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592 457
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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637 628
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

15
684 337
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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643 326
Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
LimXuanMinLoneWolf added Minotaur Greek Mythology

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565 407
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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553 451
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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668 274
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 19 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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545 482
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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480 428
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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498 485
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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486 281
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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577 341
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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544 276
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle

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652 487
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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410 218
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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449 357
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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540 264
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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424 405
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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448 295
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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432 287
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Centaur

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389 417
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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485 446
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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299 152
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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396 318
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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366 428
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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334 189
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir

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271 98
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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374 260
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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329 309
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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351 256
Devil is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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286 124
Nazgûl is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Tom Islava added Nazgûl

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316 293
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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309 261
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
TH14 added The Thing

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295 286
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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324 343
Elf is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

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293 353
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

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240 224
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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285 214
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul