Top 10 Saddest Monster Movies

Even movies that involve giant destructive monsters can be tear-fests.

The Top Ten

1 Godzilla vs Destroyah

The most emotional death of an iconic character of all times. Godzilla is the best monster. His death was a huge deal to the entire world back in 1995. The news, the newspaper, the channels, everything! It was a big deal that will Godzilla die in the film. And watching this film. I cried so much that Godzilla melt down with a very soft roar. This definitely deserves number 1 always. Sorry Kong fans. - asantalo

This gets me wonderen if there are other destroyahs after destroyahs death?

Godzilla is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown, a monster is created by the weapon that killed the first Godzilla, and Godzilla's son dies. Such a emotional tear-fest.

The reason why I vote is because godzilla is my all time favorite monster next to gamera and I cried when godzilla melt this more sadder than godzilla 's deaths in gojira (1954) and the return of godzilla but all godzilla 's energy went to godzilla jr and became the new king and seated on his father 's throne this is a great way to end the heisei series all hail to the king!

2 Godzilla (1954)

Watching Godzilla die was so sad.

3 King Kong (2005)

Much sadder than Destoroyah and that rubbish film with a fat iguana called Godzilla in it.

When King Kong died, I'm pretty sure the whole audience were reaching for the tissues.

This movie is sadder than Godzilla, KING KONG should be in number 1!

Put this in number one please.

4 Rebirth of Mothra

Mothra's death made me cry more than Kong or Godzilla surprisingly. I cried so hard when I see this scene...Put this on number 1. - asantalo

Although I hate this film, Mothra's death was pretty sad. I feel sorry for Mothra Leo.

5 The Return of Godzilla

The ending...made most of us cried. The US Version makes it more sad than the Japanese Version. Especially the Godzilla screaming while falling into the Volcano. And Raymond Burr’s speech, what can I say. It makes the US version more emotional. Even though the Japanese Version is far superior, the US Version has a better ending. - asantalo

6 Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S

Sadder than Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla 3. Because the 3 obvious Kaijus (Godzilla, Mothra, and Mechagodzilla 3) died in this film. I simply cry a lot. Mothra’s death is the saddest thing about this movie. Mechagodzilla comes so close to her, because they both risk their lives to stop Godzilla. I’d only wish they this version of Mechagodzilla was in Final Wars. But sadly no. - asantalo

7 Rodan

Seeing they one rodan commit suicide to be with its mate is very sad

8 Pacific Rim

The relationship between Yancy and Raleigh seems genuine. So when Yancy is killed by Knifehead, Raleigh is devastated. Even the soundtrack of that part is called "For My Family" and well worthy of that title.

9 King Kong (1933)
10 Godzilla (1998)

The death of godzilla in the end still pulls my heart strings. From the music to such a mighty beasts glory falling. Just remembering it fall to the ground and close it's eyes against the soundtrack makes my eyes tear up to this day.

Zilla tries to avenge his babies, but he fails. So sad :(

WHAT this is your number 1! Zilla just let her babies die godzilla vs DESTROYAH! Should have been 1 Godzilla could kill zilla

The Contenders

11 The Host

A monster kidnaps a man's daughter and the man tries to save her. I've never heard of that happening before. But still pretty sad.

12 King Kong (1976)
13 Godzilla (2014)

The female MUTO's sadness over the deaths of her young seems genuine. It's a shame she didn't get to avenge her children before she died at the hands of Godzilla.

14 Cloverfield

Get this: The monster is a baby.

15 Gamera the Brave

Gamera's death..*Sniff - asantalo

16 Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla

Kiryu is built from the first Godzilla's bones and is deployed to kill Godzilla, but memories of his death haunt him and he rampages. That's pretty sad.

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