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

By: Olivia C
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Can You Solve These Puzzles to Figure Out the Scary Movie Title?
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About This Quiz

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.

Friday the 13th
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Don't book an appointment with Jason! What film is this?
Friday the 13th
Demon
Martin
The Shining
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"Friday the 13th introduced" us to the Jason character. It truly is bad luck to meet him!

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Halloween
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Can you guess this slasher flick?
Poltergeist
Halloween
The Invitation
The Descent
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Wrong Answer

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

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28 Days Later
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Danny Boyle does post-apocalyptic on this one! What's the title?
28 Days Later
House of Wax
The Innocents
Under the Shadow
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Sixth Sense
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Bruce Willis headlines this one. Can you guess?
The House of the Devil
The Thing
The Sixth Sense
The Omen
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Wrong Answer

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

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Evil Dead
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What's the title of this demon-possessed film?
Let Me In
The Evil Dead
Attack the Block
The Wicker Man
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Wrong Answer

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

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saw
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It's not really horror hacking if you use a tool... which is of what kind?
It
The Loved Ones
Saw
The Evil Dead
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Wrong Answer

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

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Frankenstein
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Robert de Niro played this monster in the 1994 version. What's the title?
Frankenstein
The Wolf Man
Drag Me to Hell
Cat People
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Wrong Answer

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

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Dracula
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Who's this granddad of the bloodsucking undead population?
Horror of Dracula
Dracula
Don't Breathe
Dawn of the Dead
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Birds
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Which Hitchcock film used animals to scare us, like lots of 'em?
The Fly
Eraserhead
The Birds
Deep Red
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"The Birds" is a chilling film by Alfred Hitchcock. Can you image birds attacking you out of the blue?

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Jaws
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Which animal-will-kill-ya film is like the mother of all water-scare flicks?
The Dead Zone
The Exorcist
The Blair Witch Project
Jaws
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Wrong Answer

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

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Silence of the Lambs
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Jodie Foster starred in this one. What's the title?
10 Cloverfield Lane
The Wailing
Don't Look Now
The Silence of the Lambs
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Wrong Answer

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

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Child's Play
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This film reinvented the scary notion of a walking doll - because it kills! What is it?
The Silence of the Lambs
Hereditary
Peeping Tom
Child’s Play
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Fog
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When misty becomes deadly, it's this film. What's the title?
The Cabin in the Woods
The Fog
Dead of Night
The Birds
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Wrong Answer

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

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Scream
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When you see something scary, what's your reaction?
Fright Night
Misery
The Fall of The House of Usher
Scream
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Wrong Answer

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

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Night of the Living Dead
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No one makes zombie movies like George Romero! What's this classic?
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Carrie
The Wolf Man
Night of the Living Dead
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Hills Have Eyes
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What's this Wes Craven 1977 classic?
Aliens
Freaks
The Hills Have Eyes
Let the Right One In
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Wrong Answer

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

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Hour of the Wolf
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Max von Sydow starred in this one. What's the title?
Hour of the Glass
Hour of the Clock
Hour of the Hour
Hour of the Wolf
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Omen
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Beware of Damien! What is this film?
The Smoke
The Omen
The Blob
The Stranger
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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The Ring
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Sadako is inside! But where?
It Comes at Night
Raw
The Ring
Re-Animator
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Cabin in the Woods
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Chris Hemsworth plays a college dude here. What's the title?
Amityville Horror
Wizard of Oz
The Cabin in the Woods
Alice in Wonderland
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Cat People
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You won't sing any Jellicle songs with this one! What's the title?
The Witch
Cat People
Eyes Without a Face
Night of the Living Dead
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Candy Man
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What's this film about an urban legend gone wrong?
The Invisible Man
Candyman
Rosemary's Baby
The Babadook
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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American Werewolf in London
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What's the title of this shapeshifter creature film?
An American in West End
An American Werewolf in London
An American in Paris
An American Bandstand
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Fly
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When a technological experiment has a bug... it's this film! What's the title?
The Sting
The Fly
The Lock
The House on the Hill
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Wrong Answer

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

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Brain Dead
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Before Peter Jackson directed hobbits, he directed zombies! What's the title of this one?
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Get Out
The Conjuring
Braindead
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Wrong Answer

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

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Children of the Corn
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They have a deadly harvest ritual here. What's the film?
Children of the Corn
Kids in a Store
Marry the Monsters
Addams Family
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Serpent and the Rainbow
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Bill Pullman encounters some voodoo here. What's the title?
March of the Dead
Climb and Ache
The Serpent and the Rainbow
The Snake and the Ladder
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Wrong Answer

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

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Sleepy Hollow
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Ichabod Crane is here! What's the title?
Everglades
Narnia
Tree Trunk
Sleepy Hollow
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Wrong Answer

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

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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What's this bloody cowboy land-located gore-fest?
Green Room
House on Haunted Hill
Halloween
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Hitcher
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Careful who you pick up on the road! What's the title of this one?
The Hitcher
The Thumb
The Loner
The Shining
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Wrong Answer

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

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Bride of Frankenstein
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This was a Mary Shelley sequel. What's the title?
The Bride of Frankenstein
The Bride of Sam
The Bride of Lestat
The Bride of Chucky
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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People Under the Stairs
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Wes Craven sure knows how to scare us, just with one house and its parts! What's this one called?
The Night of the Hunter
The People Under The Stairs
Repulsion
Psycho
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Wrong Answer

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

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Night of the Hunter
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Robert Mitchum starred in this classic! What's the title?
The Night of the Hunter
Underworld
Blame It on the Boogie
Dead Again
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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In the Mouth of Madness
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John Carpenter directed this Sam Neill starrer. What's the title?
In The Mouth of Madness
Jaws
It Follows
Frankenstein
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Pet Cemetary
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No animal was harmed in this film... maybe. What's the title?
Rise of the Lycans
Cujo
Pet Sematary
The Kennel
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Wrong Answer

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

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Thirteen Ghosts
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It's about a house full of trapped scary entities. What's the title?
Thirteen Poltergeists
Thirteen Marias
Thirteen Ghosts
Thirteen Bells
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Shining
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Stanley Kubrick directed this hotel-set horror story. What film is this?
The Hitcher
The Shindig
The Shaman
The Shining
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Wrong Answer

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

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The Last House on the Left
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Wes Craven produced the remake of this, his directorial debut film. What's the title?
Poltergeist
Christine
House on Fire
The Last House on the Left
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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A Nightmare on Elm Street
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This film won't give you a peaceful suburban slumber! What's the title?
Sleepy Hollow
A Nightmare on Christmas Eve
A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Amityville
Correct Answer
Wrong Answer

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

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Eyes Without a Face
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This French original is like Botched gone wrong, a hundred times! What's the title?
Face/Off
Eyes Without A Face
The Mask
The Grudge
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Wrong Answer

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

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