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Poll: Treasure Guardians

Here's a classic setup: an adventurer (be it a hero, a villain or a common thief) enters a secret lair which hides a grand treasure or an artifact of great importance. But those riches are not unguarded.

Which of these 'treasure guardians' is the most interesting?

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    Sabu in The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

    GIANT SPIDER - guardian of the All-Seeing Eye in the Temple of Dawn
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    Dal McKennon in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

    CYCLOPS - guardian of the magic lamp and treasure on Colossa Island
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    Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

    TALOS - guardian of the treasure on the Isle of Bronze
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    Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

    HYDRA - guardian of the Golden Fleece in Colchis
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    John Phillip Law and Ferdinando Poggi in The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

    STATUE OF KALI - guardian of a piece of the Golden Tablet in Lemuria
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger in Conan the Barbarian (1982)

    GIANT SNAKE - guardian of the Eye of the Serpent jewel in the Tower of Seth
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    Pat Roach in Conan the Destroyer (1984)

    THOTH-AMON - guardian of the Heart of Ahriman key-jewel inside his castle
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    Billie Hayes, Adele Malis-Morey, and Eda Reiss Merin in The Black Cauldron (1985)

    ORDDU, ORGOCH and ORWEN - guardians of the Black Cauldron in the Marshes of Morva
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    Robert Eddison in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    GRAIL KNIGHT, guardian of the Holy Grail, in the Canyon of the Crescent Moon
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    Charlie Adler and Frank Welker in Aladdin (1992)

    SAND TIGER - guardian of the Magic Lamp and treasure inside the Cave of Wonders
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    Army of Darkness (1992)

    'VAMPIRE' NECRONOMICON - guardian of the real Necronomicon Ex-Mortis in the unholy graveyard
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    The Jungle Book (1994)

    KAA, guardian of the treasure in Monkey City
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    Maïwenn in The Fifth Element (1997)

    DIVA PLAVALAGUNA - guardian of the Element Stones, inside of her
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    Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

    SAVRILLE - guardian of the Rod of Savrille and the treasure of Savrille inside the tomb of Savrille
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    Doug Jones in Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

    PALE MAN - guardian of the Golden Dagger inside his lair
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    Evan McGuire in The Secret of Kells (2009)

    CROM CRUACH - guardian of the Eye of Crom inside the Cave of the Dark One
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    Uma Thurman in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

    MEDUSA - guardian of a Persephone's Pearl in Auntie Em's Garden Emporium
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    Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

    HYDRA - guardian of a Persephone's Pearl in Nashville's Parthenon
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

    GRINGOTT'S DRAGON - guardian of the Lestrange Vault in Gringotts Wizarding Bank
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    Robert Maillet in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

    POLYPHEMUS - guardian of the Golden Fleece in Circeland
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    Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

    SMAUG - guardian of the treasure inside Erebor
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    Jemaine Clement and Auli'i Cravalho in Moana (2016)

    TAMATOA - guardian of Maui's Hook and treasure in Lalotai
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    Julie Andrews in Aquaman (2018)

    KARATHEN - guardian of the Trident of Atlan at the centre of the Earth
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    RED SKULL - guardian of the Soul Stone on planet Vormir

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