Horror Movie Trivia
Everyone loves a good scare! Horror movies have captivated moviegoers since the invention of the moving picture. It’s a way to experience plenty of thrills and chills in the comfort of a theater. As motion pictures have evolved, so have their ways to frighten audiences. To celebrate our love of the macabre, we decided to put your knowledge to the test.
We’ve curated some of the best and most frightful horror movie trivia questions along with their respective answers for your next game night. From classic black and white monsters to 80s slashers we have questions that’ll keep you on your toes. Are you ready to test your horror movie knowledge? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
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Whether it’s for your upcoming game night, Halloween or you’re just in a spooky mood we’ve got you covered. Will you be brave enough to answer some of these truly horrifying trivia questions? We’ve included a range of difficulties throughout so you’ll never get bored. From common knowledge to obscure, these horror movie trivia questions will truly test your love of all things creepy.
What horror movie featured the first running toilet on screen? Psycho (1960)
How many Friday the 13th movies are there? Twelve movies
Whose face was used as the basis for the Michael Myers mask from Halloween? William Shatner
What is the name of the creatures from the Predator franchise? Yautja
What was the original name of Plan 9 From Outer Space before its release? Grave Robbers From Outer Space
How many Halloween movies are there? Thirteen movies
What serial killer inspired The Texas Chain Saw Massacre? Ed Gein
What horror movie coined the phrase “Do You Like Scary Movies“? Scream (1996)
What is Nancy’s address in the original Nightmare On Elm Street? 1428 Elm Street
What horror movie villain appears when you say his name five times? Candyman
What was Friday the 13th’s original title before its release? A Long Night at Camp Blood
How many Nightmare on Elm Street movies are there? Nine movies
What is Chucky’s real name within the Child’s Play film series? Charles Lee Ray
What are the colors of Freddy Kreuger’s sweater? Red and Green
What is the official name of the shark from Jaws? Bruce
What famous movie is the line “…they’re coming to get you Barbara!” from? Night of the Living Dead (1968)
What song plays while Patrick Bateman axe murders his co-worker? Hip To Be Square by Huey Lewis and the News
How many Hellraiser movies are there? Eleven movies
What is the name of the demon from The Exorcist? Pazuzu
In Scream, what is Randy’s number one rule to survive a horror movie? Don’t have sex
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What are the three rules you should know about the mogwai in the movie Gremlins? 1. Keep them out of direct light 2. Don’t get them wet 3. Don’t feed them after midnight
In The Monster Squad, what famous creatures do the kids have to defeat? Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, Creature/Gillman, and the Wolfman
How many Godzilla movies are there? Thirty-six movies
What movie is the highest-grossing Stephen King adaptation? It (2017)
What brand of doll inspired Annabelle from The Conjuring series? A Raggedy Ann doll
What is the brand of booze that melts people in Street Trash? Tenafly Viper
What movie is the famous line “Here’s Johnny!” from? The Shining
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How many people did Jason kill in the first Friday the 13th movie? None, it was all done by his mother.
What is the name of Victor Frankenstein’s assistant in Frankenstein (1931)? Fritz
What actor almost played both Dracula and Frankenstein? Bela Lugosi
What composer made the music for Vertigo and Psycho? Bernard Herrmann
What horror movie is dubbed the worst film ever made? Plan 9 From Outer Space
What was the first horror movie in color? The Curse of Frankenstein
In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, where is Frank-N-Furter from? Transsexual Transylvania
In The Blob, what is the creature’s weakness? The cold
What movie does a murderer encase their victims in a shell of hot wax? House of Wax
How many Saw movies are there? Nine movies
What is the chemical that raised the dead in Return of the Living Dead? Trioxin 5
What is the name of the alien in The Day The Earth Stood Still? Klaatu
What kind of animal mask do the followers of Jigsaw wear in the Saw movie series? Pig masks
What is the name of the box from Hellraiser? Lament Configuration
In Halloween III: Season of the Witch, what three mask designs do the children wear throughout the film? A skull, a jack-o-lantern, and a witch.
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In Insidious, what song plays when the demon is near? Tiptoe Through The Tulips By Tiny Tim
How many times has Beetlejuice seen The Exorcist? 167 times
What movie is the famous line “If it bleeds, we can kill it” from? Predator (1987)
What famous TV horror host appeared in Plan 9 From Outer Space? Vampira
In the film Dead Alive/Braindead, what did Lionel kill all the zombies in his house with? A lawnmower
What color jumpsuit did the doppelgangers wear in Jordan Peele‘s Us? Red jumpsuits
How many Final Destination movies are there? Five movies
What horror movie was the debut of actor Johnny Depp? A Nightmare on Elm Street
What is the name of the girl from the Japanese Ringu movies? Sadako Yamamura
What is the name of the creatures from the Alien franchise? Xenomorphs
In An American Werewolf in London, what song plays as David turns into a werewolf? Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival
What was used in place of blood in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho? Bosco chocolate syrup
How was Godzilla’s roar made? By running leather glove along the strings of a double bass.
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What’s Your Favorite Piece of Horror Movie Trivia?
What’s your favorite piece of horror movie trivia? Did one of our questions stump you? Or maybe they were too easy? Let us know your thoughts on social media today.
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