Graveyard Shift 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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290 73
Jaws is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Jaws Jaws

2
227 100
Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders Eight-Legged Freaks

3
179 76
Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks Deep Blue Sea

4
191 100
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Anaconda

5
172 86
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile Rogue

6
177 97
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha Piranha

7
207 124
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs Jurassic Park

8
140 106
Snakes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Snakes Snakes On A Plane

9
108 75
Bees is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Bees The Bees

10
108 81
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator Alligator

11
141 126
Birds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds The Birds

12
133 121
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard Cujo

13
105 90
Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear Grizzly

14
109 98
Lion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion The Ghost And The Darkness

15
93 87
Killer Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Gorillas Congo

16
98 95
Squid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Squid 20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea

17
101 114
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King Kong King Kong

18
92 109
Wolves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Wolves The Grey

19
85 104
Rats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats Willard

20
47 52
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches Damnation Alley, The Nest, Bug

21
71 91
Octopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Octopus It Came From Beneath The Sea

22
62 83
Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion The Black Scorpion

23
69 97
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons Komodo

24
64 98
Ants is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ants Them!

25
70 112
Ape is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ape Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

26
55 91
Killer Whale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Whale Orca

27
51 103
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

28
45 93
Bats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bats Bats

29
45 98
Tibetan Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Tibetan Mastiff Man's Best Friend

30
47 103
Richard Parker (tiger) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Richard Parker (tiger) Life Of Pi

31
40 96
Monkey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Monkey Monkey Shines

32
39 98
Fly is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Fly The Fly

33
37 99
Slugs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Slugs Slugs

34
33 97
Praying Mantis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Praying Mantis The Deadly Mantis

35
32 100
Ravens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ravens Kaw

36
23 101
Stray Cats is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Stray Cats Strays

37
24 106
Bunnies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bunnies Night of the Lepus

38
20 103
Frogs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Frogs Frogs

39
20 108
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Sheep Black Sheep