The 10 Best Fictional Creatures In Film


best fictional creatures in film

The 10 Best Fictional Creatures In Film has spotted Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster in an attempt to tally up the best made-up animals in film history. Check out our picks in the gallery below!

The biggest difference between a film and a novel is the motion picture’s ability to visually bring to life a fictional creature in a way that text never could. It’s an immense opportunity that can go squandered more often than one might think. Yet, in plenty of cases, there are still filmmakers who realize just how important the visual medium of film can be to the realization of fictional creatures.

From science fiction to fantasy to horror to animation, fictional creatures can come to life on the big screen if done correctly. Visionary directors like Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro, and Bong Joon-ho know this all too well, as do plenty of other filmmakers. Looking back on the history of film, these are some the best fictional creatures we’ve ever encountered.