Do you remember what made Kevin burst out his iconic scream in "Home Alone," or which actress gave us one of the most famous shower scream scenes of all time in "Psycho?" Know all the shrieks of terror caused by the ghostface killer in horror favorite "Scream" and its sequels? If so, see if you have what it takes identify all these screaming movie scenes and ace this quiz!
A good scary movie makes up hide under the covers, jump out of our seats, and scream right along with the characters on the screen. Of course, it isn't just the horror flicks that have great scream scenes; those screaming faces could convey anger, outrage, shock and surprise -- think "This is Sparta!" from "300," or "Freedom!" from "Braveheart," or even "Khaaaaan!" from "Wrath of Khan."
While you're analyzing these screaming faces, consider this -- there's a scream hidden inside Hollywood's biggest inside joke. Known as the Wilhelm scream, this clip of a cry of angst has been slipped into various movies since the '50s, including such hits as "Star Wars," "Indiana Jones," "Titanic" and "Avatar."
Ready to tackle this movie scream quiz? Read on to see if you can match the open mouth to the movie from a single picture!
While it's an entertaining and exciting horror movie, The Devil's Advocate is still not the best of Al Pacino's works. Nevertheless, you can clearly see that Pacino had a good time with this film - probably because he got got paid to shout, roll his eyes and scream half of the movie.
When Katniss' sister Prim is chosen as the district’s female tribute for the Hunger Games, Katniss can't help but scream in desperation. Immediately, she volunteers to take her place and soon boards a train for the Capitol.
Harry Potter books and movies became a national phenomenon. All the movies in the series are so intense and full of dramatic moments that all the main characters could easily win a screaming contest.
Donald Sutherland's final scream from the 1978 version of Invasion Of The Body Snatchers was truly impressive. If you haven't seen it before, we highly recommend watching the entire movie - we bet you won't be able to forget this inhuman howl!
Al Pacino is a prominent screamer, and Michael Mann’s 1995 classic movie is not an exception. Not everyone knows it, but the iconic movie was supposed to be a TV show at first, later, there was a TV movie that contained about a half of Heat’s eventual storyline, and only 6 years later the original film was released.
The modern slasher genre owes a lot to "Scream," an original 1996 movie that has way too many screaming scenes thanks to a serial killer and a fan of horror movies from a small town of Woodsboro.
Right after a huge success of breakthrough slasher Scream, the slasher movie trend found its place at the box office, producing '90s classic movies like I Know What You Did Last Summer.
Home Alone is a must-watch movie during the Christmas holidays and a beloved family classic. Back in the '90s, nobody could really predict that a comedy about a kid who had to protect his home from a couple of bungling burglars would become an instant classic.
A plot of the Fly is all about making the audience wait and anticipate the worst. While the moments with screaming Hedison's wife are pretty impressive, the scream that counts comes at the end, with Hedison helplessly screaming "Helllp meeeee!"
Three films about the Godfather based on Mario Puzo's books were originally supposed to be quick gangster movies, but thanks to their director, Francis Ford Coppola, they became more of a dark, talky drama.
Blade Runner, the acclaimed 1982 sci-fi film, and its much-anticipated sequel that was released 35 years later are two completely different movies. The sequel to Blade Runner released in 2017 didn't make as much money as the original, although the reviews were excellent.
When a movie is directed by Alfred Hitchcock, you know that there will be a lot of suspense and screaming scenes in the movies. A 1958 noir psychological thriller film, Vertigo is not an exception.
Roman Polanski’s classic movie "Chinatown" originally had a happy ending, but it was edited so many times that the final version of the movie has only a few ideas from the original script.
The scream from King Kong would be an absolute winner if we would judge not only by volume alone, but by facial expression, emotions, and distinctive body language. Without a doubt, Wray's character, Ann Darrow, is the scream queen!
In this 2005 movie, the award-winning comic series Sin City comes to life. The dark and intriguing tales written by comic book writer Frank Miller look even better on a screen than on paper.
One of Al Pacino's best and riskiest performances in Scent of a Woman is what makes us watch this movie till the very end. His character is so unlikable and complex at the same time that it takes a while to understand him and his actions.
Tony Stark might be a genius and a billionaire, but when he was kidnapped by the Ten Rings, his worry-free life was over. To escape, he created the armored superhero known as Iron Man, but it was just the beginning of his adventures ...
Revenge of the Nerds is the biggest and funniest nerd movie ever made. While at first a lot of actors were too embarrassed to admit that they play in this movie, the iconic comedy has stood the test of time.
One of the highest-grossing horror films of all time, The Exorcist was a huge success back in 1973. Two priests are trying to save a girl possessed by a mysterious entity ... believe us, there will be a lot of screaming.
Again, there will be dozens of impressive screaming scenes in this chilling adaptation of Steven King's bestseller. We are talking about the original movie from 1976, but there are two more movie adaptations of a famous horror book - the latest one was released in 2013.
The powerful energy of the original Evil Dead series is what made the 1981 movie special. Its 2013 horror remake, at its best, manages to copy the original’s hardcore scenes but adds nothing new to the iconic movie.
This iconic movie starring Al Pacino was released over 30 years ago, but it's still a great source of quotes for movie fans or wannabe gangsters. A lot of us know this 1983 gangster classic inside out, but for real movie fans, Scarface will never get old or too predictable.
In Braveheart, Mel Gibson not only plays the famous Scottish hero William Wallace, but also directs the entire movie. In fact, this is his first serious movie - before Braveheart, Gibson was relatively new to directing and worked only on one small drama before.
You can't go wrong with the movie produced by Stanley Kubrick and based on a bestselling book by Steven King. The producer was interested in the horror genre way before the book was released; when he finally started to work on "The Shining," he wanted to create "the world’s scariest movie".
The modern remake of the creepy classic might seem dumb and overblown, but a lot of movie fans will have a good time with it, simply because The Haunting is too silly and funny to be scary.
Nice and funny single guy Andy works at a big-box store, plays video games and curates his action-figure collection in his free time. Despite the fact that he is 40 years old already, he has never had sex before.
Cal was living the American Dream, but everything changed after his wife left him. Now, he has to change his entire life and learn once again how to love and trust others.
Ghost is one of those rare movies that managed to become famous despite the low budget and lack of advertisement. Today, it's a classic of romantic movies that successfully combines the elements of drama, comedy and fantasy.
The original movie, released in 1979, was a big success and can't even be compared to its sequels. The 1986 film is bigger, faster, and packed with action way more than a slow, moody, gothic-style original. The latest movie, Alien: Covenant (2017), involves even less aliens and quickly became the box office disappointment.
Pulp Fiction is a cult classic. Arguably the best film of the ‘90, Pulp Fiction remains one of the most surprising and complex movies in modern cinema.
Steven Spielberg's 1975 exciting shark thriller set the bar incredibly high for Hollywood movies and started the tradition of summer blockbusters.
What is going to happen when a violent, mentally unstable veteran starts to work as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City? A lot of screaming and terrifying surprises are guaranteed!
This 1981 movie was the first Indiana Jones movie ever released and introduced us to a new hero - an unusual archeologist and expert in the occult. Back then, nobody could really predict that this movie will start an era of Indiana Jones movies, toys, games and books...
The Star Trek sequel is one of the most celebrated and essential chapters in the Star Trek movie series that plays a huge role in understanding this fictional universe.
A movie sound recordist who works on a new slasher flick has to deal with a real-life horror when he accidentally gets the evidence that a car accident he witnessed wasn't an accident at all ...
In this classic horror movie set in San Francisco, the main character discovers that people around him are being replaced by alien clones without emotions and does everything he can not to become one of them.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito play twin brothers separated at birth in this classic "bro" comedy from the '80s. Unlike modern buddy films, Twins features a lot of quality humor and genuinely funny moments.
When the original movie was first released in 1939, it was just a modest box officer winner, but MGM's grand Technicolor fantasy film became an instant classic when it debuted on TV in 1956.
The original movie from the '90s will be forever remembered as a perfect example of silly science fiction that doesn't really make any sense. Forget its lackluster 2012 remake - Arnold Schwarzenegger’s modern classic is the only movie that deserves your attention.
Enough slashers, horror movies and thrillers - this action-comedy is also full of screams. However, most them will make you laugh and definitely won't scare anyone, even a toddler.
Michael Myers returns again in this fourth installment of the famous slasher. If you watched all movies in the series, The Return of Michael Myers feels more like a sequel than Halloween II or the third movie.
A series of bizarre deaths that occurred on campus made a student Natalie wonder and suspect that they are all connected. As she finds out, all the murders are actually based on urban legends.
What can be more terrifying than an anonymous serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams? Nobody knows how he chooses his victims, but once he finds the new targets, the cruel murderer won't lose any chance to kill them.
The Bates Motel has a lot of secrets ... Arguably the best-known film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho was released in 1960 and remains one of the best thriller movies ever made!
Based on a memoir of the same name, Mommie Dearest shows the troubled childhood of Christina Crawford who was constantly abused as a little girl by her adoptive mother, actress Joan Crawford.
For years, their names are used as nicknames for partners in crime - whether real or metaphorical. But what do we really know about this mysterious couple? Thanks to the iconic movie starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, we know a lot of myths about the criminal couple, but almost none of them are true ...
For the movie released in 2011, the special effects and spiders themselves look too weak and unprofessional. While the acting in this movie is on point, the predictable storyline and unnatural-looking characters can kill all the fun.
Jingle All The Way is a perfect holiday-themed comedy for the whole family. It's kind, genuine, and even the screaming scenes in the movie are not scary but funny and sweet.
Scary Movie is a shocking and odd comedy that mocks all the cliches and popular horror movies. Released in 2000, Scary Movie is a little bit of everything - it can be also defined as a slasher or movie for teens.
John Hughes, the same person who directed famous movies for teens such as Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, followed her traditions in this movie about a pair of high-school geeks.