Can You Solve These Puzzles to Figure Out the Scary Movie Title?


By: Olivia C

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How ya doin', horror fans? Think you know your horror stuff well? Then this quiz should be a cinch for you to try. Hop on!

The horror film genre might be one of the most popular film genres in the whole wide world. Let's face it: a lot of people want a good scare sometime! And it's the good kind of scare, of course. So where else can you get that? The movies are definitely one great source for that!

That's why there have been so many kinds of horror films that have come out in the decades since cinema was invented. Even during the infancy of cinema, there were already a lot of horror films made! Think you can guess some of them? We included quite a few here in this "horror expert" list! Grab the chance to prove yourself!

So what we did here is, we took some of the crucial keywords in the horror film titles, and we replaced them with pictures or images. Try guessing the pictures right, and you'll get the film title right. Easy enough! In some cases, we put the exact images that connect directly with some of the horror films' concepts and themes. That should really make it easier for horror film buffs, eh?

So take a stab at this, and have a frightfully fun time with the quiz! Good luck.

Don't book an appointment with Jason! What film is this?

"Friday the 13th introduced" us to the Jason character. It truly is bad luck to meet him!


Can you guess this slasher flick?

"Halloween" could also be literally scary. This film proves it!


Danny Boyle does post-apocalyptic on this one! What's the title?

Danny Boyle’s "28 Days Later" is indeed a modern horror classic. The British sure know how to scare us!


Bruce Willis headlines this one. Can you guess?

"The Sixth Sense" is a classic horror film with a psychological twist. Good job, M. Night Shyamalan!


What's the title of this demon-possessed film?

There’s an "The Evil Dead" movie in the ‘80s. But there’s also one made in 2013.


It's not really horror hacking if you use a tool... which is of what kind?

"Saw" is a 2005 horror film. Due to its popularity, one "Saw" sequel came out year after year after that, until 2010!


Robert de Niro played this monster in the 1994 version. What's the title?

There was also a "Frankenstein" movie back in 1931. It starred Boris Karloff.


Who's this granddad of the bloodsucking undead population?

There are so many movies featuring Dracula. Check out the 1931 classic, though, the one with Bela Lugosi.


Which Hitchcock film used animals to scare us, like lots of 'em?

"The Birds" is a chilling film by Alfred Hitchcock. Can you image birds attacking you out of the blue?


Which animal-will-kill-ya film is like the mother of all water-scare flicks?

"Jaws" is a big hit for director Steven Spielberg. It sends chills to people who go to beaches.


Jodie Foster starred in this one. What's the title?

Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins are both commendable in "The Silence of the Lambs." This film is a modern horror classic.


This film reinvented the scary notion of a walking doll - because it kills! What is it?

If you know "Chucky," then you’ve seen "Child’s Play." Do you wanna see it again?


When misty becomes deadly, it's this film. What's the title?

John Carpenter should be in this list! His 1980 film "The Fog" is a horror classic!


When you see something scary, what's your reaction?

"Scream" is one scary horror movie. The power of suggestion is what counts here.


No one makes zombie movies like George Romero! What's this classic?

George A. Romero is one horror filmmaker you should watch. Start with his 1968 classic "Night of the Living Dead."


What's this Wes Craven 1977 classic?

Wes Craven helmed "The Hills Have Eyes." This is a 1977 film that still scares us today!


Max von Sydow starred in this one. What's the title?

Ingmar Bergman also did horror films. "Hour of the Wolf" is his 1968 opus.


Beware of Damien! What is this film?

"The Omen" is about the Antichrist. Yep, it’s a child!


Sadako is inside! But where?

Watch the Japanese original of "The Ring." It’s more chilling!


Chris Hemsworth plays a college dude here. What's the title?

The 2012 film "The Cabin in the Woods" is again another comedy-horror film. But the horror part delivers well, trust us!


You won't sing any Jellicle songs with this one! What's the title?

"Cat People" is originally made in 1942. There was a 1982 remake.


What's this film about an urban legend gone wrong?

Don’t let the title fool ya! "Candyman" is scary as heck, as well as its sequels!


What's the title of this shapeshifter creature film?

"An American Werewolf in London" is partly horror and partly comedy. But it’s still chilling nonetheless.


When a technological experiment has a bug... it's this film! What's the title?

"The Fly" is partly horror, partly sci-fi. Jeff Goldblum starred in the 1986 remake.


Before Peter Jackson directed hobbits, he directed zombies! What's the title of this one?

Peter Jackson also made horror movies! "Braindead" is his 1992 film, but it’s known as "Dead Alive" in America.


They have a deadly harvest ritual here. What's the film?

"Children of the Corn" is a chilling 1984 film. It’s based on a Stephen King short story.


Bill Pullman encounters some voodoo here. What's the title?

"The Serpent and the Rainbow" is a Wes Craven film. It came out in 1988.


Ichabod Crane is here! What's the title?

Tim Burton directed his own version of "Sleepy Hollow." It was released in 1999.


What's this bloody cowboy land-located gore-fest?

"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" is a 1974 film. Yet it remains as chilling as ever!


Careful who you pick up on the road! What's the title of this one?

"The Hitcher" is an interesting 1986 horror slasher. It was remade in 2007.


This was a Mary Shelley sequel. What's the title?

The 1935 film "The Bride of Frankenstein" is the chilling one to watch. You can’t go wrong with Boris Karloff!


Wes Craven sure knows how to scare us, just with one house and its parts! What's this one called?

"The People Under The Stairs" is part horror and part comedy. Americans like making these kinds of films.


Robert Mitchum starred in this classic! What's the title?

The 1955 film "The Night of the Hunter" influenced many of today’s filmmakers. It’s based on a novel by Davis Grubb.


John Carpenter directed this Sam Neill starrer. What's the title?

Lovecraft followers surely know "In The Mouth of Madness." This 1994 movie follows this line of horror storytelling.


No animal was harmed in this film... maybe. What's the title?

"Pet Sematary" is one heck of a scary film! This 1989 movie was based on yet another Stephen King novel.


It's about a house full of trapped scary entities. What's the title?

"Thirteen Ghosts" is a 2001 horror film. It was shot in Canada.


Stanley Kubrick directed this hotel-set horror story. What film is this?

"The Shining" is one classic horror film. Jack Nicholson is unforgettable here.


Wes Craven produced the remake of this, his directorial debut film. What's the title?

"The Last House on the Left" is a 2009 horror film. But it’s a remake of a 1972 film.


This film won't give you a peaceful suburban slumber! What's the title?

"A Nightmare on Elm Street" introduced us to the horrific character named Freddie Krueger. Good luck sleeping with him around!


This French original is like Botched gone wrong, a hundred times! What's the title?

"Eyes Without A Face" is not only a Billie Idol song. It’s also a frightening 1960 horror film.


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