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Are you ready to flee in terror? Here are the best monster movies on Netflix, as ranked by horror movie fans. This list of Netflix monster movies is chock full of creature feature cinema that will provide you some fun-filled scares or maybe some campy laughs. Some monsters are big, some monsters are small, but all of these monster movies streaming on Netflix will entertain big time. We have a separate list for horror movies on Netflix, so check that out too!

Bad Milo! is a fun and funny monster movie that you can stream at your convenience. Netflix Instant also offers several classic monster flicks like King Kong, Mimic, and the original The Fly. There are even international monster movies like Bong Joon-ho 2006's cult favorite The Host and the 2010 Norwegian film Trollhunter. And of course there's no shortage of schlocky low budget spook-a-blasts.

Do you have a favorite Netflix monster movie? Vote up the best monster movie on Netflix and if we missed any monster mashes you love, go ahead and add them to the list.
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Trollhunter is a 2010 Norwegian dark fantasy film, made in the form of a "found footage" mockumentary. It is written and directed by André Øvredal, and features a mixed cast of relatively unknown actors and well-known Norwegian comedians, including Otto Jespersen. Trollhunter received positive reviews from Norwegian critics. It opened on 10 June 2011 in the US, to a mostly positive critical reception. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Knut Nærum, Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Hans Morten Hansen, Robin De Lano, + more

Initial Release: 2010

Directed by: André Øvredal

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#19 on The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

#9 on The Best Found Footage Movies

#45 on The Scariest Giant Monster Movies

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The Host is a 2006 South Korean monster film, directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona and Go Ah-sung. The movie concerns a monster kidnapping a man's daughter, and his attempts to rescue her. According to the director, his inspiration came from a local article about a deformed fish with an S-shaped spine caught in Han River. The Host had set a new Korean box office record by reaching 10 million tickets in just 21 days. In addition, it was ranked one of the top films of 2007 on Metacritic with a score of 85. In November 2008, it was announced that Universal Studios would be remaking The Host. Following the success of the director's work ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Bae Doona, Scott Wilson, Song Kang-Ho, Oh Dal-su, Park Hae-il, + more

Initial Release: 2006

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho

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#30 on The Scariest Giant Monster Movies

#13 on The Best Korean Horror Films

#3 on The Best Bong Joon Ho Movies

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Monsters is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards in his feature film directorial debut. Edwards also served as the cinematographer, production designer, and visual effects artist. Monsters takes place years after a NASA probe crash in Mexico which led to the arrival of giant tentacled monsters. It follows Andrew Kaulder, an American photojournalist tasked with escorting his employer's daughter Samantha back to the U.S. by crossing through Mexico's "Infected Zone" where the creatures reside. Edwards conceived the idea for the film after seeing fishermen attempt to bring a creature in with a net, and imagining a monster inside. He pitched the idea ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Annalee Jefferies, Anthony Cristo, Kerry Valderrama, + more

Initial Release: 2010

Directed by: Gareth Edwards

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#87 on The Scariest Giant Monster Movies

#16 on The Best Adventure Movies That Take Place in the Jungle

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V/H/S is a 2012 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage shorts written and directed by Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, and the directing quartet known as Radio Silence. The film debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in January 2012, and released on demand on August 31, 2012. The film made its limited theatrical premiere in the United States on October 5, 2012 and in the UK on January 18, 2013. A sequel was later released in 2013, as well as a third film, V/H/S: Viral, released on October 23, 2014 on VOD and in select theatres on November 21 of the same year. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Joe Swanberg, Adam Wingard, Drew Sawyer, Sophia Takal, Kate Lyn Sheil, + more

Initial Release: 2012

Directed by: Joe Swanberg, Adam Wingard, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, + more

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#1 on The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

#66 on The Goriest Movies Ever Made

#68 on The Best Horror Movie Franchises

#5 on The Best Found Footage Movies

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