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The Best 70s Monster Movies

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List RulesVote up your favorite monster films that were released in the 1970s.

Are you new to the classic horror genre? As you’ll discover on this list of the best 70s monster movies, the decade saw the continuation of the Godzilla franchise with three more films and the reinvention of the Frankenstein brand with The Horror of Frankenstein and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974.

Among the films on this list of monster movies from the 70s you’ll discover the drive-in classic It’s Alive, Steven Spielberg’s story of a monster shark in Jaws, and Alien, a film that began an entire franchise. And don’t miss the big-budget take on King Kong staring Jeff Bridges and Jessica Lange.

So, which of the movies on this list of good 70s monster films creeped you out? Vote up the best 1970s monster movies and make sure to add any we might have missed. And when you're done, check out our list of the best 1970s horror movies.

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