Top Ten Scariest Fictional Monsters


Your worst nightmares, things that kept you awake at night, here are the ones that freak me out (feel free to add your own oogely boogely things) Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Donnie Pfaster from The X-Files
I don't care about that damn x-file but the monster really freak me...!
I'm not a fan of the x-files but the damn monster freaks me out!


If no one knows who she is watch it but it will freak you out!


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2Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary
she is so scary and now I don't look in the mirror at night anymore!
ahhhhhhh!!!! not her again!!! she scared the snot out of me!!! i was crying with horor by the end of the movie. i made my boyfriend stay up until i went to sleep!!!!
I haven't seen this movie nor am I that scared of Bloody Mary herself, but dang, I'm assuming looking at mirrors would sure be pretty darn creepy after watching this movie!
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3Slender Man
If you see him you will live in paranoia for weeks. He will be there every time you turn your back. He'll get closer and closer. He will follow you home. He will enter your room. You will finally make a last dash for escape but it is futile. He will get you. When he does he impales you on a tree and lets you take hours, possibly days to die.
Marble Hornets for the win! Most stuff like that doesn't scare me, but the Slender man did. Laugh out loud... Felt kinda lame though for being scared of something I know isn't real. :) still... Scary as all get out, and glad it isn't real!


Slender man is some pretty creepy stuff, although the videos aren't of the best quality, they are still pretty chilling. I'm just waiting for a legitimate movie about him, then I'll be happy.
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4Freddy Krueger
Damn him... Because of him, I even slept in a sleeping bag next to my dad's side of the bed. I was truly scared that he will make his hand pop out of my chest like he did in that 1st part of the series. >. >
For nightmare on elm street, the makeup on Freddy Krueger's face is made out of pizza crust if that makes you feel better after watching it
GAAAAAAAAAAAAH. I keep freakin' out all because of this creepy guy. Goodness help me I hope I get over it.


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5The Boogeyman - Stephen King Adaption
EW when he killed all those kids FREAKOUT


6Jason Voorhees

Although Hes Creepy Is Mom Is One Ugly Sucker


That creepy way he just looks at his victims then slices em up without a word is eerie

7The Dead Girl - The Grudge
The Grudge is my opinion one of the scariest movies ever. THe way the dead girl spyders down the stairs or just her revolting face is disturbing.
The grudge is the scariest monster why the hell is it 20th it should be first seriously it has the scariest face in history plus it's extremely creepy how the way it crawls and it's eyes give me the NIGHTMARES
I didn't sleep for ages after watching this EW


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8Tooms From The X-Files
This guy Is the soul reason why I'm terrified of slender man. Just, the way his arms stretch and.. Gives me the heeby jeebies!

9The Mutants - I Am Legend

That movie is so scary at 12:00 at night in the basement, the screams get me everytime


This movie was amazing and what really scared me was how vicious these creatures were. This movie never let you take a breather with all the jumping when you see the mutants gross face popping right out at you.

10Leather Face - Texas Chainsaw Massacre
If I saw this guy this is what I would do:

I would look at him and laugh because he's sorta a loser.
Then, I would run.
When I got home, I would call the cops on him
If he killed me, I'd watch him from Heaven and watch people be killed. Sorry guys.


SCARY don't know why but just is!

The Contenders

11Pyramid Head from the Silent Hill Movie
Obviously a cruel, vicious, terrifyingly awesome example of monster-ness. While I don't get nightmares from movies, if I did, they would probably be all about Pyramid Head. Ripping the girl's dress and skin off is just one example of what brings him well up to the top of the list of scariest monsters. Who wants to be skinned that easily?
Go look up a video of this guy somewhere, he is ridiculously creepy/scary. I think that he is brutal and should definitely be number one. He's about as scary as it gets for fictional monsters.
Turns all into a gibbering mess when he's done with thim, well, if they make it long enough...
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At least know how to spell their names...


13The Old Man From the Unborn

When his head goes upside down and he crawls up the stairs after the old lady I nearly died lol

14Chucky from Child's Play
I used to have nightmares about this guy when I was a kid

15Dr. Hannibal Lecter from The Silence of the Lambs
No, I disagree. I don't even find the movie that scary... It really is just something to make you think. Even though the fact exists that I might get eaten in my sleep or that he'll tell me to rip my face off like in Hannibal... Brouhaha.
Wait, so this means I found the movie scary right? Yeah, I think so. Continuing along with my daily grind.
he is so awesome. After watching this movie, I could not sleep for several days. Scary. Especialy when he takes down the two cops and rips one open.


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16Michael Myers
I can't go to sleep without thinking: "What if he's here? " And at school, I swear, I hallucinated once, seeing him behind a car. I couldn't move. I almost went insane myself the first few times I watched it. I still, being the middle of spring, look outside thinking, "Is he there? " and half expecting him to be there.
What makes him scary is the fact that someone like him could actually exist. Its so chilling that he murdered his own sister when he was only about 7 years old, just because she had a boyfriend, and in later years would attempt to kill his whole family!
A few days b4 halloween, I put on a Michael Myers mask and scared my little brother and mom and made them scream for a whole minute.


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17The "Go to Sleep" Creepypasta Guy
Isn't he Jeff the Killer?
He is by far the Creepypasta which scared me the most, especially his haunting looks *Shudders*
He would be scarier if he molested you in your sleep... Go To Sleep... รค
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19The Rapist Guy from The Hills Have Eyes
he is definately the most scariest of them all.
I was so scared I was in tears


He must've had warts on his penis, plus has herpies on his mouth.

20Weeping Angels from Doctor Who
It gives you a real fright when the character blinks and its right up in your face.
I wasn't afraid of the dark before I knew of the Weeping Angels... I mean, before I was like, "why should stuff be more scary when it's dark? " then I saw this episode...
It is impossible to kill them, hurt them, or stop them. They can kill you in an instant, when you blink or turn your back. And they could be anywhere. Look behind you.
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23The Pale Man from Pan's Labyrinth
I just recently watched Pan's Labyrinth for the first time, and the Pale Man is the creepiest thing I've ever seen in my life. What makes it even creepier is that it is so scary without being very gruesome in the scene it's depicted in. There is almost no blood shown, but the Pale Man himself is creepier than any movies I've ever seen with blood and gore.
The pictures on the wall of him impaling a children with swords... and then when he wakes up and sees with his hands oh no...
He has eyeballs in his hands and he impales children with swords. Yeah, Freddy Krueger who?

24Regan from The Exorcist
Her demonic appearance is simply terrifying


25Predator from Predator
! When it takes off the mask it is as scary as hell! Can't even look at it. Bur


27Voldemort from the Harry Potter Series
The books Voldemort used to scare the crap out of me... The movies Voldemort is a joke. Cruel.. Murderous... Savage... Had many nightmares featuring "You Know Who". The worst was in the 7th book where "You Know Who" turns up in Godric's Hollow and Harry Hermione jump out the window to escape him in the nick of time.
Spine-chilling... Brr...
In harry potter sorceres(sp? ) stone if you read the part about harry meeting the dark cloaked figure(Voldy) in the woods drinking the unicorns blood in the middle of the night in complete silence and you picture it... it scared me I almost cried... but then I am a wuss
His name means "flight of death" in french...

28Norman Bates from Psyco

Michael, I know who's bad. His name is Norman Bates.


O.M. G! How is this not on the top 10?

30IT aka Pennywise the Dancing Clown aka Bob Gray
The eater of worlds... He caused me many a sleepless night when I was younger


because of this film... i'm scared of clowns and i'm aracnophobic... well i did see it when i was about 7, but still... im terrified of it


Oooft....IT was the cause of many a nightmare for myself and my friends when we were young. We still get freaked out by it now!
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31The Zombies from The Night of the Living Dead

32The Aliens from Signs
Oh my God the birthday party scene!


Thanks guys now I'm gonna look out my window and see on of these pricks
sleeples nights


33The Doll - Dead Silence

Ventriloquist dolls just creep me out all the time.

34Pinhead from the Hellraiser movies

Someone got carried away with their acupuncture treatment...


35T-Bag - Prison Break

Holy (**^$ this guy is brutal. Kills everyone in his path.

36The Crawlers from The Descent

Anyone who's seen it will know what I mean


An absolutely foul creature


38The Vampires from 30 Days of Night

39The Girl from The Grudge
her look
u don't know how she kills you
she makes that weird noise...


40Daleks from Doctor Who

I know they aren't that scary now but back in the 60s-80s they had everyone cowering behind their sofas.

41Samara from The Ring

42ReDeads from Legend of Zelda

Yeah disturbed me for the rest of my life up til now obviously it's not like I'm a dead person talking Geez!

43Emily Rose - The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

she creeps the hell outta mee

44Mary Shaw from Dead Silence

45Tamara from Tamara

46Gage Creed from Pet Sematary

47Large Marge from Peewee's Big Adventure
This is basiclly a "kids" pop out or screamer.


I know right?! :3
This was a kids movie. why would they put such a scary creature in a kids movie?



Its really scary how they talk and scream but worst of all they kill every thing and the dradon freaky

49Vashta Nerada from Doctor Who
They are LITERALY the shadows! At least the weeping angels can be stopped if you don't blink, but these guys? *shudders* lets just say that episode gave me nightmares.


The reason nearly every race in the Universe is afraid of the dark.

50The Creeper from Jeepers Creepers
8 years old when I first watched it, 8 years until I can sleep again.
I was 10 when I saw this movie and this movie make me shocking!
Hi your brain wouid be good for a sandwich is written on his face

51Hexadecimal from Reboot

Hex was scary. She was one of my first real nightmare givers. She freaked me out a lot how she had so many crazy powerful abilities.

52Morlocks from The Time Machine

53Mutants from Wrong Turn

What a bunch of freaks and come on why didn;t the lastone die and ther faces just plane ugly I coudnt look at ther faces the movie was very horafing I cann;t wait till the next

54The zombie crows from Resident Evil: Extinction

They were so scary when they pecked out those peoples eyes, until Alice burned them.

55Christine from Christine
Dude, this is a demonically possesed car that freaking RUNS OVER PEOPLE and DOESN'T DIE! The only thing that could make it scarier is if it played music by Miley Cyrus.


When I first saw this, I was like what the heck? Why is there a living car?

Apocalipse big monster, sleeping speed and stronge fish, of water and fuji is Leviatan don, t rotating, Leviathan is cold monster.
Pretty much the largest sea monster in the ocean, probably around 200 blue whales

57Jeff the Killer

58Tails Doll from The Tails Doll Curse

59The Tall Man from Phantasm

60The Gnarl from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

This guy is freaky as, when he paraylises that girl and lifts her skin up his finger and eats it... I woke up in the night and thought he was on my bed. Scary stuff

61The Werewolf in Ginger Snaps

Scared the hell out of me

62Jennifer Check from Jennifer's Body

She can be sexy, but she can also eat people alive when going on a hunger strike!


64El Chupacabra
...why is this on the list at all?

65The Woman In Black

66HAL 9000
HAL has complete power over the crew. But doesn't always wield it. That way, you never can predict his moves. Despite having no emotion, he tries to play to the emotions of others. You can't outsmart him, reason with him and he's everywhere.
But he can be real sooner or later. And he will NOT open the pod bay doors. So Glados can go blow up again.

67The Thing from The Thing

68The Rake CreepyPasta
The rake has always been more scary than SlenderMan to me. I don't know what it is about the Rake but it just sends chills up my spine every time I look at it. The Rake should be much higher on the list.
He is scary butsit look like a naked monkey

69Jane the Killer
She is very scary


71Brundlefly from The Fly

Just imagine if it got loose.

72Peter Foley from Copycat

73Roz from Monsters, Inc.
she looks like one of my highschool's teachers
She is not scary at all


75The Clown From Sarah Jane Adventures

76Reavers from Firefly

77Angle Bob from Doctor Who

78Bagul from Sinister

79Venom from Spider-Man


This thing has 2 scary things about it: 1, it is big as the Titanic, and lives in the open ocean. With its colossal tentacles makes it terrifying, and dangerous.

81The Ghost Girl From Amityville Horror

82"God" Sonic from Creepypasta

83Smile Dog from Creepypasta

84Eyeless Jack
He will come to your bed and stare at you untill you wake up then he kills you

85Lipstick-Face Demon from Insidious
It quite literally made me afraid of the dark again. The scene when they are siting in the dinning room and his face appears in broad daylight behind the father IT BUGS ME OUT SO BAD! I legit run through my house when it is dark because I can't help imaging him in the darkness! Only thing that saves me is I can't astral project THANK GOODNESS!

86Dover Demon

87Cornix from Beast Quest

88Yurei from Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge
, she is so scary when she is in the mirror ahh


90Chandelure from Pokemon
It's not always apearance which scares me. It's what it does and Chandelures pokedex entry made me go what the hell game freak. Heres basically what Chandelure do they steal your spirit, burn it and leave your body too rot. If you don't believe me then look him up on bulbapedia.

Grendel was like the original demonic creature, and a lot of modern day "scary monsters" are modeled after him. Grendel actually represents horror itself.

92Emil Antonowsky from Robocop

93Koh from Avatar: The Last Airbender

My favorite monster and super strong

95The Black Beast from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
When I was a kid I was terrified of this cartoon peril, but now its absolutely hilarious!

96Balrog from The Lord of the Rings
Who wouldn't be terrified of a huge shadow demon covered in flames that was standing right in front of them. (Gandalf)


98Victor Pascow from Pet Sematary

99Red/Hellbeast: NES Godzilla
Just creeps the hell out of me


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