Monsters on TV: Here Are 12 Cryptid Movies People Love

The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

It’s time to step into the realm of cryptids, as we explore the internet’s favorite mysterious creatures on-screen. These movies showcase hidden creatures, urban legends and more. So grab your popcorn and get ready for spine-tingling and thrilling encounters.

Prepare for a freaky ride through these monstrous tales.

1. Tremors (1990)

Tremors (1990)

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Welcome to the small town of Perfection, where an underground monster lurks, sensing vibrations and hunting its prey. With a mix of humor and suspense, this cult classic introduces us to the Graboids – enormous, subterranean creatures that turn the residents’ lives into a fight for survival. This wild ride is filled with quirky characters and thrilling monster encounters.

2. Ravenous (1999)

Ravenous (1999)

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Join Captain John at his post in Sierra Nevada, where he suddenly finds himself in wild company. The film manages to occupy several genres without giving into any in full. It’s a fantastic mix of cannibalism, dark humor and gore (if that’s your thing).

3. The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)

The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)

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This docudrama-style horror features the “Fouke Monster,” a Bigfoot-like creature existing in Arkansas folklore. The film embeds interviews with residents who claim to have seen the monster. The director convinced a trucking company to invest in his movie and then hired local high school students to help complete the project.

4. Troll Hunter (2010)

Troll Hunter (2010)

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In this found footage-style film, a group of Norwegian students set out to investigate mysterious bear killings but stumble upon something far more extraordinary — real-life trolls. As they join forces with a secretive troll hunter, they uncover a government conspiracy and witness jaw-dropping encounters with gigantic, ancient creatures.

5. Willow Creek (2013)

Willow Creek (2013)

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A couple ventures into the dense forests of Northern California, determined to document the existence of Bigfoot. Armed with their camera, they face eerie sounds, strange footprints, and escalating dread. This suspenseful found-footage horror film from the point of view of Bigfoot is chilling with a unique, original premise.

6. The Ritual (2017)

The Ritual (2017)

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Following the tragic death of their friend, a group of hikers decide to honor his memory by embarking on a journey through the Scandinavian wilderness. As they deviate from their planned route, they encounter an eerie presence, awakening an ancient creature known as the Jötunn. The Ritual will haunt your nightmares with its blend of atmospheric horror and Nordic folklore.

7. The Last Broadcast (1998)

The Last Broadcast (1998)

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Often credited as one of the first found footage horror films, this mockumentary delves into the puzzling world of the Jersey Devil. A group of filmmakers investigates the legend, venturing into the Pine Barrens. However, as their documentary unfolds, paranoia, supernatural occurrences, and a shocking twist make them question their sanity.

8. Exists (2014)

Exists (2014)

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Five friends go on a weekend getaway to a remote cabin in the woods, only to find themselves terrorized by a legendary creature – the Sasquatch. As they fight for their lives, their encounter is captured on camera, resulting in a thrilling and intense found footage experience that leaves audiences questioning what they would do in the face of such a monstrous threat. Exists leaves audiences with a mix of laughs and scares.

9. Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

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The Hendersons accidentally hit Bigfoot with their car in this heartwarming family comedy. Deciding to take the creature, whom they affectionately name Harry, home with them, the family faces numerous challenges hiding their new friend from prying eyes. This endearing film combines humor, adventure, and a touch of cryptozoology. It’s one of the few cryptid films that isn’t horror.

10. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

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Inspired by real-life events, this creepy supernatural thriller revolves around a journalist investigating a series of mysterious sightings and premonitions in a small West Virginia town. In his quest for answers, he encounters the enigmatic Mothman, a creature associated with impending disaster. This brilliant film keeps you guessing by blurring the line between reality and the paranormal.

11. Digging Up the Marrow (2014)

Digging Up the Marrow (2014)

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Filmmaker Adam Green gets roped into the world of underground monster art, interviewing an eccentric artist claiming that real-life monsters exist. Skeptical yet intrigued, Green embarks on a journey to uncover the truth, leading him to a nightmarish underworld where he confronts terrifying creatures beyond his imagination.

12. The Monster (2016)

The Monster (2016)

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A mother and her young daughter find themselves stranded on a desolate road at night, but their troubles escalate when a monstrous creature emerges from the darkness. As they fight for survival, the film explores their strained relationship’s complexities against a relentless and terrifying threat. As one cryptid fan says, “The mother-daughter drama really heightens the tension because you give a damn about the characters.”

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UFO sighting

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The fascination around UFO sightings is universal. While some events can be explained away as “man-made” objects, such as secret military weaponry, some UFO sightings pose mysteries that are hard to demystify. Here are ten real-life UFO events from around the world that continue to haunt witnesses today.

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12 Legendary Cryptids People Swear Truly Exist

Bigfoot Crossing

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Do you know any creepy cryptid tales? Cryptids are creatures people believe are real, but their existence remains scientifically unproven. Two famous examples are Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, though there are plenty of other beasts of wonder to explore. Here are 12 of them.

12 Legendary Cryptids People Swear Truly Exist

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Tourist woman visit architecture of Chicago she walking Lincoln Park near lake. Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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