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

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199 90
Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders Eight-Legged Freaks

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156 71
Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks Deep Blue Sea

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190 106
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs Jurassic Park

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170 92
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Anaconda Anaconda

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151 81
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile Rogue

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156 91
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha Piranha

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

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

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132 115
Birds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds The Birds

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96 76
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator Alligator

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120 113
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard Cujo

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98 87
Lion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion The Ghost And The Darkness

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93 84
Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear Grizzly

The Scariest Animal Movies Ever Made

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

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King Kong King Kong

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

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76 95
Rats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats Willard

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39 43
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches Damnation Alley, The Nest, Bug

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

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62 85
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons Komodo

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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion The Black Scorpion

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Killer Whale is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Whale Orca

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58 91
Ants is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ants Them!

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

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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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43 82
Bats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bats Bats

The Scariest Demon Toys in Film History

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

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

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

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33 92
Slugs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Slugs Slugs

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29 90
Ravens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ravens Kaw

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23 94
Bunnies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Bunnies Night of the Lepus

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21 92
Stray Cats is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Stray Cats Strays

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18 94
Frogs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Frogs Frogs

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