Movie Monsters

As long as there have been movies, there have been movie monsters. Some are scary (the Mummy, the shark in Jaws), some are silly (Harry in Harry and the Hendersons), and some are even cuddly (Sully in Monsters, Inc.). Whether your kids love a good scare or need something a little gentler, you're sure to find something monstrous on this list.

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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Harry and the Hendersons Movie Poster Image
A big, Harry family adventure full of laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Poster Image
Homage to '50s alien flicks too intense for youngest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Bride of Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
A riveting, funny, and suspenseful horror classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1935)
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Gremlins Movie Poster Image
Comic horror classic is still scary; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Mummy (1932) Movie Poster Image
This vintage classic is more funny than scary.
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(Release Year: 1932)
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Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
Classic monster movie still electrifies.
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(Release Year: 1931)
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King Kong (1933) Movie Poster Image
Violent but beloved old-school monster movie.
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(Release Year: 1933)
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Monster House Movie Poster Image
Frightful fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Jaws Movie Poster Image
'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Jurassic Park Movie Poster Image
Terrifyingly realistic dinos run amok in sci-fi landmark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Alien Movie Poster Image
Dated but still extremely scary. Not for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Host Movie Poster Image
South Korean creature feature is wild and witty.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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