10 Worst Movie Monsters of All Time

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by Danijel Štriga on March 11, 2012

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Alien. Dracula. Freddy Krueger. Predator. These are just some of the most feared – and beloved – movie monsters of all time. But not all monsters are created equal, even among their own kind.

Here is a short selection of the worst movie monsters ever.

 

Robot Monster (1953)

Purists might prefer Plan 9 From Outer Space but for my money, Robot Monster is the worst movie of all time.

robot monster

Roger Ebert said that the film is only as good as its villain. Ro-Man – a guy in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet – is laughably terrible.

 

Invisible Invaders (1959)

Bart Simpson once observed: “You know what’s scarier than nothing? Everything!” This B movie presents yet another 1950s alien invasion. This time the aliens are invisible so they have to constantly bump into furniture or drag their feet so that the audience might see them.

invisible invaders

Later, they thankfully start possessing human corpses.

 

Octaman (1971)

Even masters begin somewhere. Rick Baker, winner of seven Academy Awards for his make-up effects, started with a film about a guy wearing a fake octopus head and several rubber tentacles.

octaman

 

Night of the Lepus (1972)

It’s Star Trek‘s Doc McCoy vs. giant bunnies! Adorable!

night of the lepus

 

The Blood Freak (1972) 

The story follows a Vietnam veteran whose addiction to marijuana turns him into a turkey-headed vampire craving the blood of other addicts. That’s some hard-hitting social commentary, people.

blood freak

 

Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975)

It’s a blaxsploitation tale of a bloodthirsty 30-foot long penis. What more do you need? What more could you possibly ask for?

welcome home brother charles

 

Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)

So, there’s this bed and it’s somehow possessed by a demon. And now, whenever someone accidentally visits this remote ruined mansion and maybe decides to take a nap in this one bed, he totally gets eaten.

death bed the bed that eats

 

Troll 2 (1990)

There aren’t any trolls in Troll 2 but there are goblins aplenty. Unfortunately for them, the little guys are vegetarians. The only way for goblins to consume people is to trick them into eating magical vegetables that will turn them into a cabbage soup.

troll 2

 

The Refrigerator (1991)

You know that scene in Ghostbusters when Sigourney Weaver’s fridge contains a portal to hell? They made an entire movie about that.

the refrigerator 1991 movie

 

Jack Frost (1997) 

There are two Jack Frosts. One is a family comedy about a mass murderer reborn as a killer snowman. The other is a horror movie starring Michael Keaton.

jack frost 1997 movie

 

 

Danijel Štriga writer profileDanijel Štriga (@Glupinickname) is a sleeper agent from behind the Iron Curtain. When he’s not watching TV or playing computer games, he enjoys discussing movies and playing P&P RPGs.

 

 

  • Lamar the Revenger

    Good list.. EXCEPT for Night of the Lepus. One of the greatest B movies EVER!

    • Glupinickname

      I tried to keep the list short so I had to leave out some of the cool ones. For example: giant psionic brains from “Brain From Planet Arous” (heh heh, “arouse”) or the Gingerbread Man (voiced by Gary Busey!)

  • http://aeiouwhy.blogspot.com Dex (@Dex1138)

    Night of the Lepus should be a double feature with Kingdom of the Spiders for multiple reasons!

    • Lamar The Revenger

      YES!! Even if Kingdom of the Spiders gave me nightmares!!

    • http://underscoopfire.com Howie Decker

      that would actually be a fun afternoon!

  • http://lagcity.net Murko

    I’d remove the niblogs and add the leprechaun from da hood. Other then that, it’s the best list ever :D

    • Glupinickname

      With all due respect to a rapping leprechaun, nothing beats “NILBOG IS ‘GOBLIN’ SPELLED BACKWARDS! NOOOOooooOoooo!”

  • gabal

    I wonder on what drugs were script-writers when they decided some of these monsters would be a good idea. A bed that eats people! A refrigerator that eats people! A giant penis that is destroying society!

    • Glupinickname

      It was the Seventies, mang.

    • http://underscoopfire.com Howie Decker

      yes! Being in the planning stages of these must be hilarious

  • http://gravatar.com/shezcrafti shezcrafti

    I want to agree with you on Jack Frost, but I’m sorry, a killer snowman who removes his carrot nose and places it in his crotch region to use as a penis then fucks a girl with it is AWESOME. I admire movie monsters with that kind of resourcefulness.

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