The Famous Horror Movies with Monsters


Famous monsters movies and horror films frequently revolve around subject of death, the supernatural or mental sickness. Trying to elicit the emotions of fear, horror and terror from the viewers, most movies with monsters include a central villain.


Earlier, the horror films and movies with famous monsters were dismissed as violent and second grade B movies. But, nevertheless, some well known directors, like Alfred Hitchcock, Roman Polanski, Stanley Kubrick, have made ventures into the field. These famous movies with monsters integrate elements of other genres such as science fiction, fantasy, and thrillers. The horror films made in the early times were mainly based on classic literature of the gothic genre, such as Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Phantom of the Opera King Kong; etc,.


Some movies with monsters have actually become very famous over time through sightings and feature presentations. Building a reputation for their fear factor capabilities and simple folk-lore, they have an eerie way of scaring people. Whether it is the large ape-like figures from King Kong, the blood dripping fangs of the Dracula, the antics of Frankenstein the monster or the havoc created by the monster Godzilla, these famous monsters movies continue to thrill, scare and horrify people.

People seem to have a never ending fascination with these monsters, characters, and creatures. They enjoy reading about them in books or love getting scared by watching them in movies. Although most of us are skeptical of their existence, we actually do like to believe that these famous monsters actually live and breathe among us in their various forms.


Here is a list of some of the most popular movies with famous monsters:

Boogeyman ,Twilight, The Ghoul, Night of the Living Dead, Frankenstein, Humanoids From the Deep, Godzilla, Creature From the Black Lagoon, Loch Ness Terror  The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Halloween.

Some more of the famous movies with monsters at the start of the 2000s are:

The Exorcist, Freddy vs. Jason, Final Destination, Jeepers Creepers, Wrong Turn, Cabin Fever and House Of 1000 Corpses, A French horror film Brotherhood of the Wolf and The Others  were very  successful. It is also important to mention The Blair Witch Project, The Ring, Friday The 13th and The Grudge.

After 2000, a major return to the zombie genre was seen in the horror movies. The Resident Evil, 28 Days Later, Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead are some good examples of famous monsters movies.

Remakes of horror movies with famous monsters have become a routine- Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street , Hellraiser, Children of the Corn., The Hills Have Eyes , The Last House on the Left , and The Wolfman , are some recent examples.