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101 Horror Movie Trivia Questions: Can You Stay Alive Until the End?

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October 13, 2023

Horror movies have created some of the most epic and recognizable villains in entertainment history. Features like Freddy’s sweater and fedora, Jigsaw’s puppet, Leatherface’s apron and mask, Hannibal’s straightjacket and mask, Ghostface’s mask, and Jason’s hockey mask are all instantly identifiable and make the Halloween costume industry a lot of money.Β 

Only true horror movie experts know that Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween heroine, is the daughter of Psycho victim Janet Leigh. Or that Johnny Depp first appeared in A Nightmare on Elm Street. True fans know that Stephen King hated Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining or that nine people died during production of The Exorcist. If you knew these facts and know even more, you’ll love these horror movie questions and answers.Β 

Looking for more trivia? Check out our comedy movie trivia, sci-fi movie trivia, or our Saw movie quiz. And you know what, top it with some general movie trivia questions and answers to test your knowledge.

Showing 101 Horror Movie trivia questions and answers

1. What is the species name of the aliens in 'Alien'?

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2. Which of these George A. Romero zombie movies was released first?

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3. What town is attacked by birds in Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'?

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4. Who blows up the base in hopes of destroying the creature in 'The Thing'?

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5. What is the name of the zombie proofed city in 'Land of the Dead'?

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6. Which of the following is widely considered to be the first horror movie ever made?

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1. Who directed 'The Shining'?

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2. How often does the Creeper rise to feed in "Jeepers Creepers"?

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3. What kind of creatures turns into Gremlins in 'Gremlins'?

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4. Who ends up cutting off their own foot in 'Saw'?

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5. Who is the only survivor of the deadly prom night in the 1976 version of 'Carrie'?

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6. What serial killer inhabits the doll in 'Child's Play'?

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1. Elvis Presley teams up with a man who claims he's whom to fight a mommy in 'Bubba Ho-Tep'?

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2. Who is Carrie's domineering mother in 'Carrie'?

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3. What film features an evil child called Damien?

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4. How many days do people have left to live after watching the video tape in "The Ring"?

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5. Who played a vampire in 'Interview With The Vampire'?

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6. Which of these horror sequels is not set in space in the future?

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1. What movie monster resides at Camp Crystal Lake?

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2. Which 2014 Australian horror film features a scary creature in a children's book?

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3. Which of the following horror movies features Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Ryan Phillippe?

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4. What movie monster wears a hockey mask to hide their face?

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5. Who turns out to be a gender bending killer in 'Sleepaway Camp'?

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6. What crew member turns out to be an android in 'Alien'?

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1. What legendary film star played 'The Phantom of the Opera' in the 1925 silent film?

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2. Who played father turned killer Jack Torrance in 'The Shining'?

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3. In which story from 'Twilight Zone: The Movie' was someone killed on set during principle filming?

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4. In which horror film do a group of American students get involved in a Swedish cult?

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5. What horror movie was originally titled 'Scary Movie'?

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6. What kind of house is terrorized by a serial killer in 'Black Christmas'?

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1. What tool does Lionel use to dispatch the zombies in 'Dead Alive'?

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2. Actor Bela Lugosi played what famous movie monster?

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3. What movie is based on a Stephen King novel is about a killer automobile?

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4. What is the name of the giant zombie proof vehicle in 'Land of the Dead'?

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5. What's the name of the roller coaster built by Steven Price in the remake of 'House on Haunted Hill'?

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6. Name the serial killer from the Saw franchise.

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1. Which sci fi horror film had the tagline 'In space no one can hear you scream'?

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2. What is the name of the ship where an alien breaks loose in 'Alien'?

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3. Who is the ship's navigator in 'Alien'?

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4. What horror movie features a serial killer named Norman Bates?

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5. What professor originally went to the cabin to study the evil book in 'The Evil Dead'?

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6. The group uncover a diary allegedly written by what little girl killed by her family in 'The Cabin in the Woods'?

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1. Who appeared in archival footage following his death in the movie 'Plan 9 From Outer Space'?

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2. Who gets his arms bitten off by the creature when he tries to resuscitate Norris in 'The Thing'?

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3. The short movies 'Planet Terror' and 'Death Proof' make up what movie?

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4. Which George A. Romero movie takes places in a mall?

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5. What director actually got his head stuck in the mechanical shark as a joke that went wrong on the set of 'Jaws'?

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6. The film 'Re-Animator' is based on a story by what horror author?

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1. Who is burned alive in a giant wicker man in 'The Wicker Man'?

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2. What is the name of the killer doll from the Child's Play series?

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3. What is the name of the planet where the crew discover the alien eggs in 'Alien'?

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4. What is the name of the Devil's son in The Omen?

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5. What band actually helped Ridley Scott with lighting for 'Alien' while they were rehearsing a stage show next door to the studio?

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6. What amusement park are Wichita and Little Rock trying to get to in 'Zombieland'?

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1. Who slowly turns into a fly in the 1986 version of 'The Fly'?

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2. What conniving professor does Herbert West decapitate in 'Re-Animator'?

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3. In which horror film is a young girl possessed by a demon?

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4. What is the name of the warship that Ripley boards to fly to the alien infected colony in 'Aliens'?

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5. Who fought a giant alien in 'Alien'?

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6. Who had a cameo in Mel Brooks' 'Spaceballs' where an alien pops out of his stomach the same way it did in 'Alien'?

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1. In which century was the 2015 film The Witch set?

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2. Name the monster that appears as a clown in Stephen King's It.

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3. The movie 'Final Destination' is based on a rejected script written for what TV show?

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4. Who wrote and directed the classic 1978 slasher film Halloween?

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5. John Carpenter directed what famous horror movie?

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6. What horror movie series features a serial killer named Jigsaw?

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1. Whose yacht do the survivors try to get to in 'Dawn of the Dead'?

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2. Which of these Stephen King films is the only one that King himself directed?

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3. What member of the group turns out to be 'The Fool' in 'The Cabin in the Woods'?

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4. Which movie is about zombies?

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5. What corporation owns the mining vessel infected with the alien menace in 'Alien'?

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6. What causes the dead to rise in 'Return of the Living Dead'?

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1. What is the name of the demon that possesses Regan in 'The Exorcist'?

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2. What priest attempts to rid Regan of her demon in 'The Exorcist'?

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3. What is the name of the main villain from the Nightmare on Elm Street films?

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4. What kind of toy doll is Chucky in 'Child's Play'?

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5. What causes the spread of the rage virus in '28 Days Later'?

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6. The Stanley Kubrick horror movie 'The Shining' is based on a book by what author?

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1. In which country was the 2005 film Wolf Creek set?

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2. What causes Nada to see the aliens in their true form in 'They Live'?

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3. Who is the first to get infected by a facehugging alien in 'Alien'?

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4. Who played the lead role in the 2012 film Sinister?

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5. What book does Ash put on top of a garbage can to trap his severed hand in 'Evil Dead II'?

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6. What cursed object causes people to die in 'The Ring'?

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1. What is the name of the rabbit that Donnie keeps seeing in 'Donnie Darko'?

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2. Who gets killed by Ghostface in the garage in 'Scream'?

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3. What director urged Oren Peli to change the ending of 'Paranormal Activity,' which he did for the final cut?

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4. In which US State does the infamous 'Chain Saw Massacre' take place?

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5. What freaky doll from 'The Conjuring' got its own movie spinoff and is based on a real story of a haunted doll?

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6. Which of the following horror films is not about werewolves?

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1. Who played the evil Dracula in the 1992 movie 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'?

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2. What horror movie series features a killer named Leatherface?

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3. Who stars as Ripley in Alien?

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4. What horror movie was originally titled 'Head Cheese'?

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5. In what type of establishment is The Shining set?

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6. Who gets transported to the past to fight the Deadities in 'Army of Darkness'?

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1. What animals are turned into giant, man-eating monsters in the 1954 movie 'Them!'?

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2. In 'Halloween,' Michael Myers wears a Halloween mask of what TV actor?

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3. Who directed Alien 3?

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4. What movie monster is a killer toy doll?

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5. What horror movie was originally titled 'The Babysitter Murders'?

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