The Best Monster Movies of All Time
Today, we have made you a list of the best monster movies of all time. Without further ado, let us have a close look what is those monsters that are or were prevailing on everyone’s TV screens.
There are plenty of monster movies that are classic, popular and worldwide famous. Many of them are as exciting as thrillers. They are:
7. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
1. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Godzilla vs. Kong is a popular monster the movie 2021. The movie is directed by Adam Wingard and written by Eric Pearson, and Max Borenstein. Its cast list includes Alexander Skarsg?rd, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, and Eiza González.
Five years have passed after Godzilla defeated King Guidora. Kong, one of the Titans, has been living on Skull Island for more than 50 years, and is under the comprehensive surveillance of the biological dome built by the Monarch Organization. The abrupt change of climate has occurred on the island, leading to the death of all the indigenous IWI. Only the little deaf girl Jiya has survived and became the only companion for Kong. They communicate each other through sign language. Eileen Andrew, an expert in anthropology who has studied Kong for years, is Jiya's adoptive mother, but has been unable to communicate properly with Kong. At the same time, Godzilla, who has been silent for five years, suddenly attacks Apex Cybernetics' factory in Pensacola. Bernie Hayes, a conspiracy theorist who infiltrates the factory to steal confidential internal documents, witnesses the whole process and sees a large device of unknown use during his escape.
2. Monster Hunter (2020)
The movie is a monster hunter movie. Released in 2020, Monster Hunter Paul W. S. Anderson is directed and written by Paul W. S. Anderson. The cast list includes Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, Diego Boneta, Meagan Good and Josh Helman etc.
A United Nations force enters the gateway to another world, where they collaborates with the inhabitants to fight giant monsters. The people of the world must work together with the United Nations troops to guard their portals and prevent monsters from invading the earth.
3. Monster Trucks (2016)
Monster Trucks, as its title suggests, is a monster trucks movie. The director of the movie is Chris Wedge and the scripter is Derek Connolly and the story is co-finished by Glenn Berger, Matthew Robinson and Jonathan Aibel. Many young faces appear in it including Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe and Barry Pepper.
The story tells that the ordinary high school student Tripp tries to find any way to leave the town he currently lives in. He begins to use scrap car parts to build a monster truck. But then Tripp accidentally discovers an underground monster at an oil well drilling site, which is obsessed with the pleasure of high speed movement. To this end, Tripp begins to cooperate with the monster, to achieve his goal of running away. They have also become friends with each other and play together.
4. The Meg (2018)
The Meg is released in 2018 and can be seen as one of the sea?monster?movies or giant monster movies. It is about shark attack. The director is Jon Turteltaub and the story is based on the novel by Steve Alten. The scripters are Erich Hoeber, Jon Hoeber, and Dean Georgaris.
A United States nuclear submarine in the bottom of the Philippine trench has wrecked. A rescue team member Jonas Taylor goes into the submarine to search and rescue, and has witnessed the hull of a large sea animal. Knowing that they will all be dead if they all stay, Jonas has to leave his two companions and retreat from the nuclear submarine. The nuclear submarine then has blown up. Although they have rescued 11 survivors, but leaving his teammates makes Jonas reprimanded. Jonas has witnessed the unidentified creature and has reported it, but Heller has ignored it. Jonas has to leave the team and move to Thailand.
5. The Host (2006)
The Host is a monster Korean movie released in 2006. It is directed and written by Bong Joon-ho. Actors and actresses in it are Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona, Ko A-sung, and Lee Jae-eung. For those who are into Korean movies, this one is highly recommended.
In 2000, at Yongsan Base in South Korea, an American Army scientist has dumped 200 cans of expired formaldehyde into the Han River, despite the warning of his staff and the local residents. Two years later, fishermen nearby have found small ugly creature during a fishing trip. The creature falls into the river and then disappears.
6. Tremors (1990)
Tremors is one of the very classic monster movies in the 90s. It is directed by Ron Underwood and written by S. S. Wilson and Brent Maddock. Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Victor Wong, and Robert Jayne are on the cast list.
Bored of their current lives and jobs in Perfection, Valentine and Earl Bassett in an isolated area of the eastern Nevada mountain desert, have decided to head to the neighboring town of Bixby. When they were leaving, they have found the body of another resident, Edger Demes, hanging from an electricity pylon. The town's doctor, Jim Wallace, is sure that Edger has died of dehydration, and that he seems to be covering something.
7. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is one of the Netflix?monster?movies. Released in 2019, the movie is one of the fantastic monster horror movies. The director is André ?vredal and the scriptwriters include Kevin Hageman, Dan Hageman. The story is co-written by Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton and Guillermo del Toro. The movies feature the acting of many young actors such as Zoe Colletti, Dean Norris, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Natalie Ganzhorn, Austin Abrams, Austin Zajur, and Kathleen Pollard.
In 1968, in Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Stella Nicholls, an amateur novelist addicted to the horror genre, has joined her two best friends, Auggie and Chuck, on Halloween night. They meet Tommy Milner, a local bully, and are chased by him. The trio run to the drive-in theater and hide in a car, while the owner, Ramon Morolas, who is in the town, chooses to help them out. In return, the three people take Ramon to visit the town's haunted house-the Bellows House. They tell that the Bellows family was one of the founders of the town, until Sarah poisoned to kill many children in the town; the family has disappeared and left this abandoned house. Tommy sneaks into the house and locks them in the basement. Chuck's sister Ruth, who is dating him, tries to dissuade him, but is also imprisoned by him.
8. Rampage (2018)
The movie is directed by Brad Peyton and the scripters are Ryan Engle, Carlton Cuse, Ryan Condal and Adam Sztykiel. Naomie Harris, Malin ?kerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello all play a part in it. It is also a classic monster movie.
CRISPR, a gene-editing technology, was developed in 1993 to treat deadly diseases. But in 2016, the U.S. intelligence community banned all research on the technology because it was badly misused. One nefarious enterprise, Energyne, is still secretly using CRISPR for genetic engineering. A lab mouse has been fed a pathogen developed by the company and mutated into an aggressive mutant that has killed all the researchers. The station's only surviving researcher, Kelly Atkins, has brought three samples of the pathogen back to the escape capsule and gets evacuated, but she has died when the capsule has burned up.
9. Silent Hill (2006)
The silent hill is a 2006 monster?horror movie. It is directed by Christophe Gans, written by Roger Avary and performed by Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Jodelle Ferland, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger and Kim Coates.
Sharon Da Silva, the adopted daughter of Rose Da Silva, is a sleepwalker who repeatedly mentions the town of Silent Hill. One day, Rose defies her husband Christopher and takes Sharon to the Silent Hill during the night. However, when Rose is approaching the town, Cybil Bennett, a policewoman, suspects that Rose is trying to abandon Sharon and chases her. When Rose is driving away from the chase, she suddenly sees a girl appear on the road. In order to avoid her, she runs into the roadside and has lost her consciousness. Rose wakes up, only to find that Sharon is missing. A white mist has enveloped everything, and ash is falling steadily from the sky.
10. Cloverfield (2008)
Cloverfield is a classic monster movie series. The story goes like this: Rob's brother Jason and his girlfriend Lily throw him a farewell party to celebrate his new job in Japan. Their friend Hud has photographed Rob's letter of recommendation during the party. Rob's former love interest, Beth, brings a new person to the party. Beth and Rob argue about her guest, and Beth leaves shortly before a presumed earthquake which causes a brief citywide blackout. Local news press reports a capsized oil tanker near Liberty Island. From the roof, partygoers witnessed the explosion in the distance and have fled as burning debris go in their direction.
11. Loch Ness (1996)
Loch Ness Monster is probably the most well-known monsters among all the legendary monsters. Many works of art are based on the folklore and this movie is one of them. This loch ness monster movie is released in 1996 and directed by John Henderson. The story writer is John Fusco and the cast list includes Ted Danson, Joely Richardson, Ian Holm and Kirsty Graham, etc.
For years Jonathan Dempsey, a down-and-out zoologist, has no proof that the legendary Nessie is real. So he goes to Loch Ness in Scotland to conduct field observations. When he gets there, he discovers that a previous investigator who had gone to the middle of the lake to watch died of rather strange causes. So he decides to stay at a country inn and study. During the observation period, he gradually falls in love with Laura, the owner of the inn. He keeps scanning the lake deep with his sonar, but only to find nothing. Just as he is about to give up the investigation, Laura gives him the camera left by the former investigator. Unexpectedly, it is such a small camera that has helped them to unveil the mystery of Loch Ness.
These are the monsters that once dominated in the cinema. I hope some of the movies on this list may arouse your interest in the monster movies. This category of movies is generally cross-genre. They are not only just about monsters. It can be a mystery, a thriller, a suspense, and even a comedy. Just take one for watching and find the answer for yourself.