The Greatest Creature Feature Movies Of All Time

Godzilla (1954)

The original "Godzilla" was pioneering, with a prehistoric monster awoken by nuclear testing destroying Tokyo. This film introduced a new creature feature blueprint and represents Japan's post-WWII nuclear fears.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

In this comedy-horror classic, a beast attacks two American travellers, turning one into a werewolf. Edgar Wright loves it for its realistic effects and transformation moments.

A Quiet Place (2018)

In "A Quiet Place," supersonic-hearing creatures make characters disappear. Stephen King commended John Krasinski's horror picture for its use of sound and quiet to build tension.

Frankenstein (1931)

This Universal adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel portrays Dr. Henry Frankenstein's creation of a monster. Gothic imagery and Boris Karloff's performance made the film iconic.

Predator (1987)

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, "Predator" follows elite commandos hunted by an advanced alien in a jungle. Known for its high-octane action and innovative alien design, it's a standout '80s sci-fi film.

King Kong (1933)

King Kong is brought to New York by filmmaker Carl Denham from Skull Island, sparking a dramatic Empire State Building confrontation. The film's special effects were revolutionary.

Jaws (1975)

Steven Spielberg s "Jaws" features a great white shark terrorizing a New England beach. Combining Hitchcockian tension with thrilling action, it became an instant sensation and a benchmark for thrillers.