Frankenstein
AMC Movie List

Classic Movies With Classic Monsters

These are the monster movies that set the standard. Which ones best stand the test of time?

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1 Frankenstein
When people say "Frankenstein's monster," they think of Boris Karloff's haunted creature.
536 722
2 The Wolf Man
Lon Chaney Jr. played the tragic werewolf: He can't help being a beast.
531 729
3 Dracula
Bela Lugosi's Dracula is the iconic version: Suave, sinister and coldly sophisticated.
484 746
4 The Mummy
Even unwrapped, Boris Karloff's shrivelled, ancient mummy is haunting.
392 654
5 The Phantom of the Opera
"Man of 1000 Faces" Lon Chaney made the phantom both tragic and terrifying.
250 616
6 Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Nuclear jitters helped give the rampaging dino-beast extra oomph.
230 626
7 Creature from the Black Lagoon
The gill man is scary, but his crush on a comely scientist is his undoing.
219 621
8 The Blob
How can a giant blob of jello be scary? If it absorbs everything it touches!
152 592
9 The Fly
A scientist mixes hit atoms with those of a fly, with tragic results.
99 587
10 M
Peter Lorre's child murderer is both monstrous and pathetic.
-10 542