Top 10 Creature Features

A Listmania! list by Eric Ian Steele (Manchester, England)
 
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms [DVD] [1953]
1.  The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms [DVD] [1953] DVD ~ Paul Hubschmid
The list author says:
  "The grandaddy of giant dinosaur movies. A thoughtful atomic fable written by Ray Bradbury."
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It Came from Beneath the Sea [DVD] [1955] [2003]
2.  It Came from Beneath the Sea [DVD] [1955] [2003] DVD ~ Kenneth Tobey
The list author says:
  "Fantastic giant octopus movie from the legendary Ray Harryhausen."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Them! [DVD] [1954]
3.  Them! [DVD] [1954] DVD ~ Olin Howland
The list author says:
  "The film that started all the giant bug movies. Genuinely creepy early film about the perils of atomic pollution."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Creature From The Black Lagoon [DVD]
4.  Creature From The Black Lagoon [DVD] DVD ~ Richard Carlson
The list author says:
  "Universal's finest monster movie just for sheer originality and some superb directing."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

The Blob [1958] [DVD]
5.  The Blob [1958] [DVD] DVD ~ Steve McQueen
The list author says:
  "Classic sci-fi starring Steve McQueen in his first role. Teenagers vs alien slime. What could be better?"
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John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
6.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "Unjustly (or justly, depending on your point of view) branded a video nasty, this John Carptenter classic truly pushes the boundaries of monster movie FX."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Alien Quadrilogy [DVD] [1979]
7.  Alien Quadrilogy [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Brilliant, slick modern B-movie on steroids. Superb acting and an atmosphere of mounting terror make this a classic. The sequel is pretty good too!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (772 customer reviews) | 23 customer discussions

Island Of Terror [DVD]
8.  Island Of Terror [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "Geneuinely creepy British horror about scientific mishaps on a remote island and a truly memorable monster."
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Gorgo [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Gorgo [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Bill Travers
The list author says:
  "One of the best giant dinosaur movies with an awesome twist as a prehistoric reptile destroys London."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Mimic [DVD] [1998]
10.  Mimic [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Mira Sorvino
The list author says:
  "Great, original horror that oozes tension, showing that there's still plenty of life in the creature feature, provided it's done with imagination and flair."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

King Kong [DVD]
11.  King Kong [DVD] DVD ~ Fay Wray
The list author says:
  "Because no list would be complete without this. Forget the remakes. This is the original and best. But the real star of the show is Kong himself, breathed to life by Ray Harryhausen. A must-see!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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