Halloween is next Thursday. So in anticipation of the annual ghost and goblin event, I have decided to list IMDb's Top 10 Greatest Monster movies! IMDb is the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, television, and celebrity content. So if you are planning a Halloween party for your friends and family, these are the movies you may want to consider showing. So without further ado, here is IMDb's list:
#10 - An American Werewolf In London (1981): Stars David Naughton who, after being attacked by a werewolf, actually becomes one. Directed by John Landis;
#9 - Godzilla (1954): The original Japanese science fiction classic!;
#8 - The Evil Dead (1981): Five college students are vacationing in an isolated cabin in a remote wooded area. Can you guess what happens next? Directed by Sam Raimi;
#7 - Frankenstein (1931): The original and iconic movie based upon the novel by Mary Shelley;
#6 - King Kong (1933): Another original and iconic movie that was deemed "culturally, historically, and aesthetically" significant by the Library of Congress and preserved in the National Film Registry;
#5 - The Thing (1982): The Thing invades an Antarctic research station and takes the appearance of the researches causing paranoia among the group. Stars Kurt Russell and directed by John Carpenter;
#4 - Alien (1979): The highly acclaimed science fiction horror film about an extraterrestrial creature that meets its match in space by the resourceful Ripley (Sigourney Weaver). A classic!;
#3 - Cat People (1942): Horror film about a race of people who turn into aggressive cats when aroused;
#2 - Jaws (1975): Steven Spielberg's classic film based upon Peter Benchley's novel about a giant man-eating shark. Roy Schneider and Richard Dreyfuss star in this iconic movie;
#1 - The Fly (1986): The updated remake of the 1958 Vincent Price classic. Jeff Goldblum stars as a scientist who's teleportation device causes him to gradually become a fly when a housefly accidentally slips into the process. Directed by David Cronenberg.
Well, there they are! The Top 10 Monster Movies as rated by IMDb. Do you agree with their list? Feel free to comment!