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)

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1Donnie Pfaster from The X-Files

I don't care about that damn x-file but the monster really freak me...!

Zombies HAVE to be on here somewhere idc what number just somewhere, they are the scariest creatures ever, they eat you alive! I'm talking like Dawn of the Dead zombies, the runners you know? You have to admit the are hella scary!

I'm not a fan of the x-files but the damn monster freaks me out! - ResidentEvil54life

I only watched the beginning and I freaked out! - ExpressGaming

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2Slender 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! - Kazzong

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.

Oh my goodness I'm so scared I...

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3Freddy Krueger

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. - Oreanta

I remember trying to sleep after watching any Nightmare on Elm Street and it was impossible. - BKAllmighty

I've watched all the nightmare on elm streets and I always wee myself.

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4Bloody 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!!!!

Bloody Mary was actually just Queen Elizabeth's older sister. She was catholic and wanted a child, so she took people and she killed them as an offering. Once she died Queen Elizabeth became the next queen.

Used to be scared of her but I got over it.

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5Jason Voorhees

Jason is so brutal and his way of killing is gross.. Since I saw one of his film when I was a kid I don't want to watch friday the 13th alone..

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

Although Hes Creepy Is Mom Is One Ugly Sucker - doughnut

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6IT aka Pennywise the Dancing Clown aka Bob Gray

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 - Jeheffiner

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!

The eater of worlds... He caused me many a sleepless night when I was younger - Stoshie

It has caused so many nightmares I couldn't sleep without any nightmares for years when I was younger.

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7Michael 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. - Razor79

Because... Michael could...really exist!

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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 Boogeyman - Stephen King Adaption

EW when he killed all those kids FREAKOUT - Stoshie

10Jeff the Killer

Holy crap... When I first saw the picture and was told the story... I couldn't sleep for months... His FACE is what's scary though...

I agree. His face is all that's scary. My friend freaks out whenever he sees his face.

His face is what's scary...

A scary psychotic man who should fight freddy Krueger!

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The Contenders

11The 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

The grudge gives me the nightmares. That creepy face freaks me out and the way she crawls make me scream. I'm telling you if the dead girl was a real monster that existed right now I would wanna suicide.

The way she crawls

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12Dr. 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.

Silence of the Lambs is a great movie, one of the best, not very graphic just very psychologically scary how Hannibal gets into your head. Its Genius


A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti

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13Pyramid 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.

i have just been on the silent hill site this very instant and he was scary!!!!

One of my friends keep talking about his abs... ? REALLY!? What.. ABS?!?!

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15The Zombies from The Night of the Living Dead
16The 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?

His scene alone was scarier than the entire Conjuring, the Exorcist, or Paranormal Activity in my opinion - ShuhBanggg

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17Chucky from Child's Play

Here's a creepy story about this horror:
I was doing my school spellings for homework one night and I stopped for a moment to ask my mom "what is the worst toy ever? " And she said "a Chucky doll" and I said "what the heck is that? " And she said "it kills people". That night I couldn't sleep and was only 10 years old then. Good thing I have gotten over it now :).

I used to have nightmares about this guy when I was a kid

19Weeping Angels from Doctor Who

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 gives you a real fright when the character blinks and its right up in your face.

My mom cried. It was so funny! But they are just creepy in Time of the Angels when Amy is in the ship and the weeping angel moves even though it is a recording! But the Angels were ruined in Flesh and Stone when you see them move. - Tyler2436

I don't think they are scary! They are AWESOME!

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20The Rapist Guy from The Hills Have Eyes

he is definately the most scariest of them all.

I was so scared I was in tears - Stoshie

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

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1. Jason Voorhees
2. Freddy Krueger
3. The Dead Girl - The Grudge
1. Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary
2. Slender Man
3. The Boogeyman - Stephen King Adaption
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2. Slender Man
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