I wasn’t really feeling this week’s Top 10 Tuesday topic, which is literary characters you’d name a pet after. So, I’m going rogue this week. Since we’re getting closer to Halloween, I’m doing my top 10 favorite creature features. As I’m sure you’ll notice from the movies listed below, I have a thing for campy horror.
From IMDb: After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
From IMDb: The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Creature: Gill Man
From IMDb: A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.
From IMDb: A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Creature: Giant Mutant Ants
From IMDb: The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.
Creature: Sand Worms
From IMDb: Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
Creature: Giant Crocodile
From IMDb: Three people attempt to stop a gigantic crocodile, who is terrorizing residents in Black Lake, Maine.
From IMDb: A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree.
From IMDb: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
From IMDb: A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.