Monster movies

List of the best monster movies selected by visitors to our site: Tremors, The Mist, Q, The Host, Malignant, Underwater, The Thing, Beyond White Space, Jurassic World, I Kill Giants.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Tremors (1990)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

The Mist (2007)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten their lives, and worse, their sanity.

Q (1982)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest and is determined to turn the knowledge to his advantage, but will his gamble pay off or will he end up as lizard food?

The Host (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Korea, Singapore
Duration02:00

Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. Following the dumping of gallons of toxic waste in the river, a giant mutated squid-like appears and begins attacking the populace. Gang-du's daughter Hyun-seo is snatched up by the creature and he and his family are taken into custody by the military, who fear a virus spread by the creature.. In detention, Gang-du receives a phone call from Hyun-seo, who is not dead, merely trapped in a sewer. With his family to assist him, he sets off to find Hyun-seo.

Malignant (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA

Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities with a mysterious tie to her past.

Underwater (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.

The Thing (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

Beyond White Space (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, Hungary

When a deep space fishing vessel is robbed by a gang of pirates, the Captain makes a daring decision to go after a rare and nearly extinct species. His obsession propels them further into space as the crew spins toward mutiny and betrayal.

Jurassic World (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.

I Kill Giants (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium, Denmark, United Kingdom, Sweden, China
Duration02:10

Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.

20 more movies
Atragon (1963)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan

The legendary empire of the lost continent of Mu reappears to threaten the world with domination. While countries unite to resist, an isolated World War II Captain has created the greatest warship ever seen, and possibly the surface world's only defense.

Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryJapan

As the Gyaos monsters re-emerge, an orphaned young girl named Ayana discovers a new creature. Naming it Iris, she seeks to use the monster to take her revenge on Gamera, who she blames for the death of her family.

Gorgo (1961)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom

When an undersea volcano sends tremors throughout the Atlantic, aquatic creatures come out of hiding. Merchant seamen Joe Ryan and partner Sam Slade harness the most unusual of the lot, a massive beast that looks like a Tyrannosaurus Rex. The enterprising sailors deliver their quarry to a British circus, but it turns out that the animal is a newborn. And, when his much larger mother arrives in London to rescue her son, the city feels her wrath.

Clash of the Titans (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:42

Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny.

Ghostbusters (1984)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan

In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages.

Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryJapan

Journalists Ichiro and Junko cover the wreckage of a typhoon when an enormous egg is found and claimed by the local villagers, who sell it off to unscrupulous entrepreneurs. Mothra's fairies arrive and are aided by the journalists in a plea for its return. As the fairies' requests are denied, Godzilla arises near Nagoya and the people of Infant Island must decide if they are willing to answer Japan's own pleas for help.

The Lost World (1925)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:24

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Mysterious Island (1961)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' .

King Kong (1976)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.

Starship Troopers (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, fantastic, action, action, adventure, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:04

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome.

Tarantula (1955)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

A lone-wolf scientist sequestered in a mansion near a small desert town arouses the suspicion of the town's doctor when his lab assistant is found dead from a case of acromegaly which took only four days to develop. As the doctor investigates, aided by the scientist's new, and very female, assistant, they discover that, far worse, something much larger and hungrier than it ever should be, is devouring local cattle - and humans - in increasingly large quantities.

King Kong (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration03:07

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Colossal (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryCanada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration01:58

A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.

Pacific Rim (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, Japan, USA
Duration02:11

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

The Blob (1958)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane witness the blob destroying an elderly man, then it growing to a terrifying size. But no one else has seen the goo, and policeman Dave refuses to believe the kids without proof.

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

An atomic bomb test in the Arctic Circle unfreezes a hibernating fictional dinosaur, a Rhedosaurus, that begins to wreak havoc in New York City.




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