With this week's release of 'The Wolfman,' Benicio Del Toro and company take the most hirsute of all monsters and attempt to revive the moribund art of werewolf movies.

Maybe if vampires and zombies never existed on film, our lycanthropic friends would be scarier, but relative to those two more popular creatures, werewolves have always been the gawky tambourine player in the mythical creature orchestra. (A highly unscientific study via Wikipedia reveals 120 werewolf movies versus 221 for vampires and 576 for zombies.)

Still, it got us thinking: between vampires, zombies and werewolves, who are the best movie monsters? Find out after the jump.
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