With Alien: Covenant coming to theaters this week, The Mummy arriving in June, Shane Black’s The Predator in the works, and a trio of flicks culminating in a battle royale between Godzilla and King Kong, we’ve got plenty of familiar monsters to look in the coming years. But what about those lesser-known monsters of horror movie history; without reboots or franchises keeping them relevant, are they doomed to fade into obscurity?
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Our friends at WatchMojo.com put together a stellar list of lesser known horror movie monsters last year, one that featured Pumpkinhead, the Judas Beetle, and some humongous trolls. Just a few days ago, they released a follow-up with some even more obscure creatures, beasts, and massive unidentified organism. You know about the Gremlins, Ghoulies, and Critters, but what about Daimajin, The Crawling Eye, and Rhedosaurus? Meet them and others below in Another Top 10 Lesser Known Movie Monsters!
If you can’t stream, the monsters are listed in reverse order below the video.
Official Synopsis: Movie monsters that never got the recognition or respect they deserved, so we had to make a video showcasing them. WatchMojo presents our second list on the top 10 lesser known movie monsters. But what will make the top spot on our list? Will it be the Crawlers, Graboids, or Gamera? Watch to find out!
#10. Daimajin from the “Daimajin” franchise (1966-)
#9. The Crawling Eye from “The Trollenberg Terror” [aka “The Crawling Eye”] (1958)
#8. Giant Octopus from “It Came from Beneath the Sea” (1955)
#7. Monster from the Id from “Forbidden Planet” [aka “Fatal Planet”] (1965)
#6. Clover from “Cloverfield” (2008)
#5. Rhedosaurus from “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms” (1953)
#4. Mutant Creature of the Leviathan from “Leviathan” (1989)
#3. The Crawlers from “The Descent” (2005)
#2. Gamera from the “Gamera” Franchise (1965-2006)
#1. Graboids from the Tremors Franchise (1990-)
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