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The Scariest Horror Movie Animals 

Ranker Horror
Updated November 5, 2019 8.8k votes 711 voters 18.8k views 41 items

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
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Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders
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Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks
4
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs
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Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile
6
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Frank Welker in Anaconda
7
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha
8
Snakes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Snakes
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Bees is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Bees
The Bees
10
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator
11
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard
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Birds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds
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Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear
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Lion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion
15
Killer Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Gorillas
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Squid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Squid
17
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches
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Rats is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats
19
Wolves is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Wolves
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King Kong
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Octopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Octopus
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giant praying mantis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
josefhignett added giant praying mantis
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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion
24
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons
25
fish people is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
josefhignett added fish people