What makes a monster? If you were to ask Charlize Theron in 2003 while she was filming serial killer movie Monster, she may have said men who commit monstrous acts. Chris Pratt might suggest that the creatures created specifically for the Jurassic World movies constitute as monsters (he would be right). And what about the characters from Disney Pixar’s Monsters, Inc? A monster Mike Wazowski might be, but monstrous he is not.
In the end, while constructing this list we decided to keep things simple. In our opinion, Zombie and vampire movies are out, mainly because both genres are so filled with so many choices that they warrant their own lists. Instead, we opted for all the killer rabbits, killer plants, killer fish, killer clowns (‘We all float down here’), killer aliens and killer desserts. The result is a list of films that spans the modern (2018’s ‘A Quiet Place’) to the classic (‘The Blob’ – 1958’s original of course). Here are the best monster movies of all time.
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