Horror Movie Trivia Questions #7Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which of the following well-known horror films was released first?
a. The Exorcist
b. A Nightmare on Elm Street
c. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
d. The Shinning
The Exorcist - Released in 1973, the Exorcist won two Academy Awards.
Who played the role of Phoenix secretary Marion Crane in the 1960 horror film, "Psycho"?
a. Eleanor Parker
b. Janet Leigh
c. Vera Miles
d. Vivien Leigh
Janet Leigh - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho is based on Robert Bloch's 1959 novel of the same name.
Directed by James Wan and released in 2011, which American horror film stars Patrick Wilson as Josh Lambert?
a. Evil Dead
c. Red Riding Hood
d. You're Next
Insidious - The movie's story is quite similar to the 1982 classic horror film Poltergeist.
Which 1999 horror film features three film students who set out into the Black Hills Forest to make a documentary?
b. The Blair Witch Project
c. The Nameless
d. The Haunting
The Blair Witch Project - Receiving mostly positive reviews from critics, the Blair Witch Project grossed over 140 million in the US.
As of 2014, what movie is the highest grossing "horror" movie of all-time in the United States?
a. The Exorcist
b. The Sixth Sense
c. The Ring
d. What Lies Beneath
The Sixth Sense - Grossing over 293 million, Sixth Sense was nominated for six Oscars.
Which horror film is based on a novella by Clive Barker named "The Hellbound Heart"?
b. Drag Me to Hell
c. Evil Dead
Hellraiser - Directed by Clive Barker, Hellraiser was released in 1987.
Which horror movie is based on a 1979 book of the same name by Peter Straub?
a. The Others
b. The Haunting
c. Ghost Story
d. The Changeling
Ghost Story - Released in 1981, Ghost Story is the last film to feature Fred Astaire.
Starring Christina Ricci and Jesse Eisenberg, which horror film begins with two friends, Jenny and Becky, on a pier?
a. Nightmare on Elm Street
b. The Deep
Cursed - Now a cult classic, Cursed was directed by Wes Craven.
Based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name, where was most of the movie "Jaws" filmed?
b. Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard - Martha's Vineyard is an island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
Released in 1998, which slasher film starred Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt and Rebecca Grayheart?
a. Student Bodies
b. Urban Legend
c. Violent Shift
d. Basket Case
Urban Legend - Urban Legend was followed by two sequels, Final Cut and Bloody Mary.
Which 1950s black and white classic horror film featured the iconic monster "Gill-man"?
a. It Came from Beneath the Sea
b. Creature from the Black Lagoon
c. The Thing from Another World
d. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Creature from the Black Lagoon - Released in 1954, Creature from the Black Lagoon is scheduled to be remade sometime in the near future.
What kind of monster moves in next door to Charlie Brewster (played by William Ragsdale)?
b. Mad scientist
Vampire - Charlie is a character in the film Fright Night.
The movie "Darkness Falls" is about which "character"?
b. Tooth fairy
c. Bloody Mary
Tooth fairy - In this movie, a local town's woman, Matilda, is referred to as the Tooth Fairy.
What is the setting for the 2001 cult classic "The Devil's Backbone"?
a. A college
b. A castle
c. A hospital
d. An orphanage
An orphanage - Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film takes place during the final year of the Spanish Civil War.
Adapted from the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, in what year was the first movie released that featured Frankenstein's monster?
1910 - Titled Frankenstein, the movie was 16 minutes long.
Starring Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke, which movie used the tagline "He would kill to be you"?
a. Taking Lives
b. Mr. Brooks
c. American Psycho
Taking Lives - Released in 2004, the movie is based on a novel of the same name by Michael Pye.
What is the name of the camp in the 1984 slasher film, "Sleepaway Camp"?
a. Camp Crystal Lake
b. Camp North Pines
c. Camp Arawak
d. Camp Hope
Camp Arawak - As you may have guessed, Sleepaway Camp is about the killing of teen campers at a summer camp.
Played by actor Bruce Davison, Father Phineas McAllister is a character from which 2010 thriller film?
a. The Exorcist
b. Black Sabbath
c. Amityville Horror
d. Camp Hell
Camp Hell - Camp Hell is also known as Camp Hope.
Which horror film features an army of giant mollusks that surface from the Salton Sea, California?
a. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
b. Revenge of the Creature
c. It Came from Beneath the Sea
d. The Monster That Challenged the World
The Monster That Challenged the World - Released in 1957, The Monster That Challenged the World starred Tim Holt and Audrey Dalton.
Which slasher film, that saw Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut, features the fictional character "Michael Myers"?
b. Friday the 13th
c. A Nightmare on Elm Street
d. I Know What You Did Last Summer
Halloween - Released in 1978, Halloween was directed and scored by John Carpenter.
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