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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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1,531 571
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,127 638
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

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1,272 557
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,159 465
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,033 547
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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943 397
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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855 380
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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788 470
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

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782 394
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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659 453
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa

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717 439
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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593 458
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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638 629
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

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686 337
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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645 326
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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566 408
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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553 452
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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670 274
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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481 429
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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545 484
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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499 486
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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487 281
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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579 341
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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546 276
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle

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654 487
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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411 218
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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450 357
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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426 405
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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541 264
Kaiju is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
analise.dubner added Kaiju Giant, city-stomping Japanese monsters

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450 295
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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433 288
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Centaur

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390 418
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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485 447
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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301 152
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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397 318
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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367 429
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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336 189
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir

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273 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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375 261
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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330 309
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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352 256
Devil is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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287 124
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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317 293
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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310 261
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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241 224
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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287 214
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul