Horror Movie Trivia

Horror Movie Trivia Trivia

50 Trivia Questions & Answers

Horror movies have become a part of movie history and pop culture. They scare, entertain, and give the creepies to millions of people around the world. Let's see how much you know about the most iconic horror movies, horror characters, and more in this trivia collection. Check out this horror movie trivia challenge!

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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What horror film used the following tagline? “In space, no one can hear you scream.”

Alien Click to see the answer

What was the first true horror movie?

The House of the Devil

When was the first horror movie invented?

1896

Who invented horror?

Horace Walpole

Who was the first horror character?

The Werewolf

In which horror film does the phrase “the power of Christ compels you.” appear?

The Exorcist

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
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Who is the murderer in the first Friday the 13th movie?

Jason Voorhees mom Click to see the answer

What television series is based on a concept for an unproduced episode of The X-Files?

Final Destination

In which film did Annabelle the doll make her debut?

The Conjuring

What was the twentieth century’s first American horror film?

Frankenstein

What was Jason’s original name on Friday the 13th?

Josh

What horror film was the first movie to show a woman in just a bra and slip?

Psycho

What was the first horror film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?

The Exorcist

Which horror movie was filmed in just 7 days?

Paranormal Activity

Who portrays the vampire Lestat in Interview with a Vampire?

Tom Cruise

Questions: 8
Difficulty: Hard
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What did several cast and crew members demand to be removed from their hotel rooms during the filming of The Exorcism of Emily Rose?

Radios Click to see the answer

Which 1982 movie had two on-screen siblings sadly die in unrelated incidents during the filming?

Poltergeist

Which band appears in the 1983 movie "The Hunger" performing their classic "Bela Lugosi's Dead"?

Bauhaus

"Scream" was originally going to be called what?

Scary Movie

The 1922 film "Nosferatu" was remade in 1979 with which actor playing the bald-pated Count Dracula?

Klaus Kinski

Which film is about a new evil lurking 6 months after the incidents with a video?

The Ring Two

In "The Birds", what California town do the birds attack?

Bodega Bay

In "The Silence of the Lambs", which city is Dr. Lecter imprisoned in?

Baltimore

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Medium
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What is unusual about the videotape in The Ring?

Doesn't include timecode Click to see the answer

Which room does Dick Hallorann tell Danny to stay away from in The Shining?

Room 237

What 1999 horror movie stars Owen Wilson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Liam Neeson?

The Haunting

What Friends star was in the low-budget 90’s horror flick The Leprechaun?

Jennifer Aniston

What film showcases death by strangulation with a clothesline in the shower?

Final Destination

In Brad Pitt’s Se7en film, who is assassinated for the deadly sin of pride?

A Model

What arms does Leatherface prefer?

Chainsaw

What is the name of the clown in ‘The Devil’s Rejects’?

Captain Spaulding

What iconic horror film was dubbed The Babysitter Murders at one point?

Halloween

In the first two Hellraiser films, how many different actors played Frank Cotton?

3

Who is responsible for releasing the deadly virus in 28 Days Later?

Animal Rights Activists

In Carrie, what do the other students dump on Carrie at prom?

Pig's blood

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In which horror movie will you hear the iconic line: 'Here's Johnny!'?

The Shining. Click to see the answer

What is the name of the camp where Jason Voorhees drowns in the Friday the 13th series?

Camp Crystal Lake

At the end of the movie Lake Placid, how many alligators died in Black Lake?

One

What orphanage was Esther adopted from in The Orphan?

St. Marina Home for Girls

Many people left the theater due to motion sickness and dizziness because of this 2008 horror flick; what is it?

Cloverfield

Who plays the main character Jill Johnson in the movie When a Stranger Calls?

Camille Belle

What is the name of the camp in Sleepaway Camp?

Camp Arawak

In what movie does someone get hit in the face with an ax while listening to “Hip to Be Square”?

American Psycho

How many times does Count Orlock blink throughout the entirety of his appearance in Nosferatu?

Once

How many years did it take to get Aliens made?

Seven

Which popular horror film was inspired by real events that took place in Gainesville, Florida in the early 90s?

Scream

Scream is a horror slasher franchise that includes 5 movies. What year was the first movie released?

1996

The Academy Awards have been running for more than 90 years and given horror movies 3,000 possible Oscar wins. But how many Oscars has this genre actually won?

18

Which modern horror movie is described by MovieWeb to 'magnify racism on a very deep level'?

Get Out

Which horror movie is the highest grossing of all time, with a profit of $701 million worldwide?

It: Chapter One

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