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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1
301 76
Jaws is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Jaws Jaws

2
236 109
Spiders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Spiders Eight-Legged Freaks

3
189 81
Mako Sharks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Mako Sharks Deep Blue Sea

4
180 91
Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Crocodile Rogue

5
196 107
Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Anaconda

6
214 131
Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Dinosaurs Jurassic Park

7
182 105
Piranha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Piranha Piranha

8
143 114
Snakes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Snakes Snakes On A Plane

9
116 85
Alligator is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Alligator Alligator

10
112 85
Bees is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
doremifasola added Bees
The Bees

11
147 134
Birds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Birds The Birds

12
141 130
St Bernard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
St Bernard Cujo

13
110 94
Grizzly Bear is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Grizzly Bear Grizzly

14
113 102
Lion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Lion The Ghost And The Darkness

15
100 100
Squid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Squid 20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea

16
94 93
Killer Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Gorillas Congo

17
104 120
Ranker Video
King Kong King Kong

18
93 116
Wolves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Wolves The Grey

19
87 110
Rats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Rats Willard

20
50 58
Cochroaches is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
madamsundin added Cochroaches Damnation Alley, The Nest, Bug

21
73 96
Octopus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Octopus It Came From Beneath The Sea

22
71 103
Komodo Dragons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Komodo Dragons Komodo

23
63 90
Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Scorpion The Black Scorpion

24
67 103
Ants is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Ants Them!

25
59 95
Killer Whale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Scariest Horror Movie Animals
Killer Whale Orca