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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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1,513 557
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,111 623
Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Werewolf

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1,251 547
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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1,142 455
Kraken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Kraken

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1,018 536
Balrog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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929 389
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Hydra

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844 373
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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778 462
The Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
The Basilisk

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773 385
Demon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Demon

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652 444
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
sjblanch1984 added Medusa

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708 429
Vampire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Vampire

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587 449
Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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631 619
Zombie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Zombie

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678 329
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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639 319
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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557 404
Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Angel

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547 446
Frankenstein's monster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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658 267
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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477 421
Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Mermaid

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539 478
Gremlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Gremlin

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492 480
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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483 275
Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Shapeshifter

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541 270
Gargoyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Gargoyle

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570 337
Griffin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Griffin

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643 480
Chewbacca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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408 212
Succubus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Succubus

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421 399
Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Unicorn

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443 355
Grendel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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528 260
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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445 292
Manticore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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430 282
Centaur is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Centaur

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386 412
Sasquatch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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479 443
It is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
It

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294 149
Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Wendigo

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391 314
Shoggoth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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365 422
The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time

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331 183
Fenrir is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Fenrir

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372 255
Weeping Angel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
ludo1800 added Weeping Angel

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266 95
Dagon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Lucas Luchsinger Honorato added Dagon

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326 305
Ghost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Ghost

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349 253
Devil is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Devil

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281 124
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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316 288
Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Nymphs

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304 257
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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323 338
Elf is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Elf

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293 348
Satyr is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Satyr

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293 283
Harpy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
Harpy

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236 221
King Ghidorah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
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284 211
Zuul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Awesome Monsters & Creatures of All Time
lostshadow added Zuul