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?

rank title points votes your vote
1 Frankenstein
When people say "Frankenstein's monster," they think of Boris Karloff's haunted creature.
543 731
2 The Wolf Man
Lon Chaney Jr. played the tragic werewolf: He can't help being a beast.
538 736
3 Dracula
Bela Lugosi's Dracula is the iconic version: Suave, sinister and coldly sophisticated.
493 755
4 The Mummy
Even unwrapped, Boris Karloff's shrivelled, ancient mummy is haunting.
396 660
5 The Phantom of the Opera
"Man of 1000 Faces" Lon Chaney made the phantom both tragic and terrifying.
249 621
6 Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Nuclear jitters helped give the rampaging dino-beast extra oomph.
231 631
7 Creature from the Black Lagoon
The gill man is scary, but his crush on a comely scientist is his undoing.
226 630
8 The Blob
How can a giant blob of jello be scary? If it absorbs everything it touches!
150 596
9 The Fly
A scientist mixes hit atoms with those of a fly, with tragic results.
100 594
10 M
Peter Lorre's child murderer is both monstrous and pathetic.
-10 548