Creature/Monster Horror Movies

Movies with Creatures of some sort with Horror elements
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Pumpkinhead (1988)
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After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
“ Loved this movie as a kid....
the monster is awesome....don't expect any Pumpkin headed creatures though....
Very Dark atmosphere throughout the film... I love it!!! ” - uglypinkmoose
Critters (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A race of small, furry aliens make lunch out of the locals in a farming town. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ How can you go wrong with tons of Critters violently harassing people? I would have liked to see more of the critters but it's still a good watch. ” - uglypinkmoose
Jack Frost (1997 Video)
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A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
“ This movie doesn't waste any time... It doesn't bother with the chit chat attempting to create some sort of connection with the characters and the audience...It knows it has bad acting and it knows it's cheesy...and that's why it's amazing
strait to the killing!!!! and boy is it great ;) ” - uglypinkmoose
Razorback (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed... (95 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
“ Giant animals killing people is an awesome concept...
this movie isn't the most professional thing in the word...but most movies like this aren't... I think it deserves a watch ” - uglypinkmoose
Mosquito (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A violent massacre caused by human-sized mosquitoes forces the lone survivors to band together in a fight for survival as the mosquitoes continue their onslaught. (92 mins.)
Director: Gary Jones
“ This movie is hilariously bad... but it's consistent! It's one of those bad movies that are just fun to watch anyways... some scenes are just ridiculous...
I think it's worth a watch ” - uglypinkmoose
Mimic (1997)
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Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind. (105 mins.)
“ It's hard to fish out the good monster movies once CGI came around but this is one that holds up...
In fact it's so good it will remain one of my all time favorites of the genre forever.

Pretty much about giant bugs dragging people into the sewers and eating them.... pretty cool! ” - uglypinkmoose
Deep Rising (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first. (106 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
“ This movie is great for action monster movie lovers as well as horror....
very cliched and cheesy. The monster or "monsters" I suppose you could say look great for CGI

Ever wonder what it would be like if a ship was attacked by killer tentacles? Well here you go ” - uglypinkmoose
Ghoulies (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A young man and his girlfriend move into an old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a desire to control ancient demons. (81 mins.)
Director: Luca Bercovici
“ The killing is weak but the monsters are awesome! pretty neat movie! ” - uglypinkmoose
Pandorum (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities. (108 mins.)
“ The end of this movie tripped me out... I would say it's one of the best twist's I've seen in this kind of movie...

plus the concept is freaky and the monsters look
pretty creepy D: ” - uglypinkmoose
Troll (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives. (82 mins.)
“ Very interesting and funny characters!

A lot of monsters shown on camera.

It's a perfect movie....It could pass for a fantasy movie as well. ” - uglypinkmoose
Monster in the Closet (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Monster is a spoof of horror/monster films. After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets a "mild-mannered" reporter... (90 mins.)
Director: Bob Dahlin
“ The monster looks hilariously awesome! His mouth is huge and never shuts, he constantly makes goofy cartoon monster sounds, and he walks so slow he should't be a threat...

This movie made no sense but it was a good watch. ” - uglypinkmoose
Leprechaun (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold. (92 mins.)
Director: Mark Jones
“ Ugly arce little people can be one of the freakiest things in the universe....This movie proves that...

Not exactly in the way it's this movie doesn't need that...This little bastard is freaky enough on his own.

There could and should have been more killing butI liked this one.
It's a classic :) ” - uglypinkmoose
Brain Damage (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return. (84 mins.)
“ The beginning half or maybe a little less is the best part of this movie imo....
It's pretty much about being addicted to a drug but the "drug" is a liquid injected by a worm that wants brains in return. It's a crazy movie that I really enjoyed...If anything it drags some scenes on way to long but it's still a classic ” - uglypinkmoose
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home. (99 mins.)
Director: Troy Nixey
“ Not a lot of killing in this movie but it does have the creepy factor and the creatures are pretty awesome.

It's more or less about what the tooth fairy really is... But it's kind of a wasted concept. The plot really strayed from that original idea but it was a cool movie. ” - uglypinkmoose
The Relic (1997)
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A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ I was pleasantly surprised by this film! Most monster movies I come across these days turn out to be crappy CGI, SiFi channel-like crap. The monster in this was cool and was shown a lot. It also showed it kill people! (which is lacking in many monster movies for some reason)

for monster movie lovers this is a good one to try out. ” - uglypinkmoose
Slither (2006)
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A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters. (95 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
“ This movies badass!!! Not only does it have carnivorous space slugs that enter the mouths of the living and make them into zombies but it also has a mutant tentical "The Thing" worthy dude that gets uglier and uglier throughout the movie....awesome and violent ;) ” - uglypinkmoose
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Obvious Classic that most should know about already.
This movie is full of the most detailed well crafted puppet gore mutant monster visuals ever made!
A must see ! ” - uglypinkmoose
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. (124 mins.)
“ This is one of those famous movies I just have to add.... it is a ridiculously huge killer shark after all ;) ” - uglypinkmoose
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease, a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait, as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back. (105 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ Not like Jaws in any way other than the fact that the "monster" is a shark... in fact, there are multiple sharks.

This movie goes with a more science fiction route though. Takes place in a huge underwater base and the sharks do things sharks could never do such as swimming backwards..OOooooOooOooo!
It's good if you don't let the Realism of Jaws effect your opinion. Think of the sharks as monsters....not big sharks...or both ;D ” - uglypinkmoose
Child's Play (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
“ Another classic everybody knows about but even involves a killer doll.... so I must mention it.
awesome movie! ” - uglypinkmoose
Graveyard Shift (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
In a very old textile mill with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement. (89 mins.)
“ Hate rats? well this movie is full of em.
But one of them is a bit more of a problem...a much, much, muchmuch, bigger problem.
Loved this one! ” - uglypinkmoose
Aberration (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Mutant lizards attack a woman on the run hiding out in a cabin in the woods. (93 mins.)
Director: Tim Boxell
“ Not the best movie but I thought it was worth mentioning as it is watchable and has giantish killer lizards which is kinda cool.

I enjoyed it enough to put it on this list that's all I'll say. ” - uglypinkmoose
Forbidden World (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group. (77 mins.)
Director: Allan Holzman
“ Actually loved this one!
Pretty much a space lab's experiment ends up mutating into a killer monster, spider, alien, blob thing. ;P
It's sci-fi but with only a hint of real future stuff
There's a robot but it's pretty easy to forget it's the future and just think their in a high tech government facility ” - uglypinkmoose
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
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Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
“ If your fine with B movie quality(which I hope you are if your into this genre and have been reading this list) then the whole Puppet Master series isn't a bad bunch of movies. It's more or less about killer dolls but way different than chucky. ” - uglypinkmoose
Rumpelstiltskin (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
In the 1400s, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles... (87 mins.)
Director: Mark Jones
“ Another fairy tale killer. This time, it's Rumpelstiltskin!

Pretty consistently entertaining movie with a creepy bad guy who actually has some pretty funny lines. ” - uglypinkmoose
Tremors (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
“ Tremors 1 and 2 are good.

3 and 4 might be worth a drunk hang out watch but nothing more ” - uglypinkmoose
The Thing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. (103 mins.)
“ I actually liked the new The Thing. It doesn't have crazy impressive puppetry like the first but the CGI is used really well. I thought the monster was pretty scary and the way it's tied to the first is neat. ” - uglypinkmoose
Lake Placid (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Three people attempt to stop a gigantic crocodile, who is terrorizing residents in Black Lake, Maine. (82 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ Lake Placid is about a giant crocodile that's hungry for revenge against the aliens who killed it's family..... just messing but it is about a giant crocodile killing people so that's cool.

I personally think the movie could have had more croc in it but owell. ” - uglypinkmoose
Anaconda (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake. (89 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
“ This is definitely worth watching if you haven't seen it yet. Another self explanitory one.... giant snake killing people! Good stuff! The snake can look a bit cheesy in the CGI but not syfi channel bad. ” - uglypinkmoose
Splinter (2008)
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Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror. (82 mins.)
Director: Toby Wilkins
“ Pretty good one right here! It's another one of those "The Thing"ish type creatures where there's a monster but it spreads through people turning them into narsty buggers bent on flopping their nasty guts all over you. Oh! but there's a twist! This one gives you some painful looking splinters. D: ” - uglypinkmoose