Graveyard Shift The Scariest Horror Movie Animals  

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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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213 51
Jaws is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Jaws Jaws

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2
144 66
Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders Eight-Legged Freaks

3
146 74
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs Jurassic Park

4
106 58
Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks Deep Blue Sea

5
124 77
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Anaconda Anaconda

6
106 65
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile Rogue

7
116 76
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha Piranha

8
107 85
Birds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds The Birds

9
98 79
Snakes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Snakes Snakes On A Plane

10
102 84
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard Cujo

11
61 48
Bees is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
mainpleine added Bees The Bees

12
79 72
Lion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion The Ghost And The Darkness

13
66 61
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator Alligator

14
67 65
Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear Grizzly

15
69 72
Squid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Squid 20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea

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16
77 86
King Kong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
King Kong King Kong

17
66 75
Wolves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Wolves The Grey

18
53 62
Killer Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Gorillas Congo

19
59 72
Rats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats Willard

20
48 66
Ants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ants Them!

21
46 63
Octopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Octopus It Came From Beneath The Sea

22
41 58
Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion The Black Scorpion

23
44 67
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons Komodo

24
18 27
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches Damnation Alley, The Nest, Bug

25
39 62
Killer Whale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Whale Orca

26
48 82
Ape is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ape Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

27
34 60
Bats is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bats Bats

28
41 73
Rabbit of Caerbannog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rabbit of Caerbannog Monty Python And The Holy Grail

29
31 62
Fly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
mainpleine added Fly The Fly

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30
35 73
Richard Parker (tiger) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Richard Parker (tiger) Life Of Pi

31
27 66
Monkey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Monkey Monkey Shines

32
29 70
Tibetan Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Tibetan Mastiff Man's Best Friend

33
27 68
Slugs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Slugs Slugs

34
23 66
Praying Mantis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Praying Mantis The Deadly Mantis

35
20 68
Ravens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ravens Kaw

36
18 70
Bunnies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bunnies Night of the Lepus

37
17 69
Stray Cats is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Stray Cats Strays

38
15 72
Frogs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Frogs Frogs

39
12 76
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Sheep Black Sheep