UPDATE, Oct. 11: Thanks to your 9,011 votes, we now can say for sure which movie monster would beat all others if they duked it out in a single film. From Godzilla to Slenderman, here's the definitive ranking of every major movie monster, based on who would win in a fight, as decided by YOU.
Time to figure out who took out the No. 1 spot. Let's start the countdown...
Originally published Sept. 22.
These ruthless beings are incredibly intelligent and, through a dark-crystal beam, can drain you of the essence of your youth, killing you.
This human-alien hybrid has no problem killing other people with her alien strength, tentacles and piercing tongue.
Pazuzu is a pagan demon who takes over human bodies and uses them as vessels for destruction, abuse and general evil.
Edgar is a cockroach-like alien who can shape-shift, secrete slime, jump super high, climb walls and make great use of his super strength.
This aquatic monster is fast on land and in the water. He also has a weapon-like tongue.
Dracula likes to drink your blooooooood. He also can turn into a bat and live forever.
This man who became a fly-like monster can vomit poisonous venom and scale walls, thanks to sticky pads on his hands and feet.
This revenge-hungry ghost has the ability to curse you through a videotape, frighten you to death, possess your mind and make your death look like an accident.
Why does she look so scared? This entity is invisible to everyone except those possessed by it. It can take the shape of any person before it ultimately kills you.
This ugly, immortal dream demon who wears a clawed glove can kill you in your nightmares... and in reality.
This alien predator can morph into pretty much anything once it attacks with its tentacles.
These carnivorous worms with long, grabbing tongues live underground and will tunnel up to eat any meat they can find, including humans.
This small doll, possessed by the spirit of a murderer, has the strength and speed of a grown man.
This button-eyed witch's capabilities include dark magic, shape-shifting and soul stealing.
He's a werewolf. He changes with the full moon and can either kill or turn others into werewolves with his bite.
This folkloric man-turned-monster is born out of the environment that he died in. Now he can control all plant life.
C.H.U.D. stands for Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller, which aptly describes these brutes.
This bully of a movie monster loves to terrorize its victims before killing them. Pennywise can shape-shift, steal souls, teleport and move with super speed.
This lumpy-headed movie monster has super strength, strong claws and super-fast healing abilities.
Internet urban legends attest that this faceless demon can heal instantly, warp reality, enter dreams and use hypnosis to get his victims to kill for him.
These massive serpents can petrify (or kill) anyone just with their stare. They also have poisonous fangs and incredible speed.
This freaky-looking monster with eye sockets in the palms of his hands likes to feast on hungry, defenseless children.
Gremlins love to destroy and eat everything with their razor-sharp teeth and claws.
This pile of goo grows ever bigger based on the number of humans it eats. It can be stopped only by being frozen.
This Star Wars alien species can be kept as pets, despite the fact that they enjoy hunting and eating other species.
Sure, they look like house cats, but Flerkens have tentacles inside their mouths for attacking foes.
This bloodthirsty dinosaur from Jurassic World can run at top speed and has sharp, powerful teeth and claws, just like you learned in first grade.
Folklore has it that her hair is made of snakes and a single look from this priestess-turned-Gorgon can turn anyone into stone.
This massive monster can withstand a blast from even the heaviest-duty human weapon, rip the tops off buildings like they're cherries and smash through a New York City bridge with just the whip of its tail.
Nicknamed "Bruce" by the Jaws film crew, this massive shark is enormous and ornery.
Megalodon is a shark between 70 and 90 feet long. It's strong enough to bite a whale in half.
This 207-foot-tall ocean creature is said to weigh 2,690 tons. Otachi has wings, sharp talons, a spiked tail and the ability to spit a harmful liquid that can melt through practically anything.
This demonic race of Tolkien characters can engulf themselves in flame and summon fiery swords and whips. They can't be hurt with non-magical weapons. They can also make things explode with their fists and tails.
These deadly parasitic extraterrestrials from the Alien franchise have razor sharp claws, attack tongues and an almost impenetrable exterior.
This massive moth monster has powerful wings that can cause gales, as well as poisonous stingers.
King Kong is a giant ape with a sensitive soul. He can scale skyscrapers, smash stuff... and feel love.