Horror Movies and TV The Scariest Horror Movie Animals  

Ranker Horror
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List Rules Scary animal characters from horror films.

What is it about a scary animal that appeals to movie goers so much? This list features the absolute scariest animal characters from the best horror movies out there. Who doesn’t cringe at the thought of killer birds swarming down from the sky, pecking people to death? Who wouldn’t feel creeped out at the idea of a plane full of snakes with nowhere to run? And who doesn’t laugh while secretly being terrified of larger than life sized bunnies eating away at human flesh until there’s nothing left?

This list discusses the scariest horror movie animals of all time. If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the most terrifying scary animals from a horror movie?” before then you’ve definitely come to the right place! There’s sure to be a flick featured here to satisfy your horror cravings!

This list has the scariest horror movie animals, including: the shark from Jaws, the lions from The Ghost and the Darkness, the ape from King Kong, the giant anaconda snake from Anaconda, and killer ravens from Kaw.

Vote up the animal character that scares you every time, vote down those that don't impress you, or add one you know brings the scares, but isn't already on the list.

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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Jaws Jaws

2
214 94
Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders Eight-Legged Freaks

3
168 74
Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks Deep Blue Sea

4
181 97
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Anaconda Anaconda

5
163 84
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile Rogue

6
198 116
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs Jurassic Park

7
167 95
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha Piranha

8
105 68
Bees is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Bees The Bees

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133 103
Snakes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Snakes Snakes On A Plane

10
137 120
Birds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds The Birds

11
100 79
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator Alligator

12
124 117
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard Cujo

13
102 92
Lion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion The Ghost And The Darkness

14
97 87
Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear Grizzly

15
94 88
Squid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Squid 20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea

16
87 80
Killer Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Gorillas Congo

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95 109
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King Kong King Kong

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88 103
Wolves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Wolves The Grey

19
82 98
Rats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats Willard

20
45 46
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches Damnation Alley, The Nest, Bug

21
68 86
Octopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Octopus It Came From Beneath The Sea

22
57 81
Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion The Black Scorpion

23
64 93
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons Komodo

24
61 94
Ants is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ants Them!

25
65 107
Ape is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ape Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

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52 87
Killer Whale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Whale Orca

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50 96
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rabbit of Caerbannog Monty Python And The Holy Grail

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44 86
Bats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bats Bats

29
45 97
Richard Parker (tiger) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Richard Parker (tiger) Life Of Pi

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40 94
Tibetan Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Tibetan Mastiff Man's Best Friend

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37 91
Monkey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Monkey Monkey Shines

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36 92
Fly is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Fly The Fly

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35 94
Slugs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Slugs Slugs

34
32 92
Praying Mantis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Praying Mantis The Deadly Mantis

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31 94
Ravens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ravens Kaw

36
24 100
Bunnies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bunnies Night of the Lepus

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21 97
Stray Cats is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Stray Cats Strays

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18 99
Frogs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Frogs Frogs

39
17 104
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Sheep Black Sheep