Nonscary Halloween Movies Quiz


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Not every Halloween movie has to send shivers down your spine. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the best movies to get you into the Halloween spirit without the scares!

Who accidentally resurrects three witches in "Hocus Pocus"?

After moving from Los Angeles to Salem, Massachusetts, Max Dennison resurrects three long-dead witches.


Where do the Ghostbusters set up their headquarters?

After losing their jobs at Columbia University, the gang of ghost hunters set up shop in an old fire station.


What is the name of the Deetz's daughter in "Beetlejuice"?

Lydia Deetz is the only member of her family who can see the household ghosts, including Beetlejuice.


Who was NOT one of the three witches in "Hocus Pocus"?

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy played Winnie, Mary and Sarah Sanderson in "Hocus Pocus."


Who starred as Peter Venkman in "Ghostbusters"?

"Saturday Night Live" alum Bill Murray played Peter Venkman, with Dan Aykroyd as Ray Stantz in the 1984 film.


What family member is impersonated in the 1991 film "The Addams Family"?

In the 1991 film version of the classic TV series, an imposter poses as Fester to search for a hidden vault in the family home.


Who travels to Christmas Town in "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?

Jack Skellington wanders from Halloween Town to Christmas Town in the 1993 Tim Burton holiday classic.


Who plays Count Dracula in "Hotel Transylvania"?

Adam Sandler stars as the Count in the 2012 flick.


Who is "The Worst Witch" in the 1986 film?

Poor Mildred Hubble is deemed the worst witch at school until she saves the day and becomes a hero.


What does Coraline have to do to stay in the Other World?

In the 2009 film, Coraline must replace her human eyes with buttons if she wants to stay in the Other World.


What year was "Young Frankenstein" released?

Gene Wilder plays a descendent of Dr. Victor Frankenstein in the 1974 film.


What is the name of Marnie's grandmother in "Halloweentown"?

Aggie Cromwell, played by Debbie Reynolds, helps Marnie with her witch training — much to the dismay of Marnie's mother, Gwen.


What do Lock, Stock and Barrel try to steal in "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?

The trio of children attempt to kidnap St. Nick himself and drag him back to Halloween Town.


What nonscary Halloween film features Dr. Frank-N-Furter?

Tim Curry plays scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."


What year was "Teen Witch" released?

The film, about a girl who gains magical powers on her 16th birthday, came out in 1989.


What is the name of the young witch in "Halloweentown"?

Marnie Piper learns that witchcraft is a family affair in the 1998 Disney classic "Halloweentown."


What happens to suitors of Sally and Gillian and Owens in "Practical Magic"?

Thanks to a family curse, the men whom the Owens sisters fall in love with have a bad habit of dying in the 1998 film "Practical Magic."


What does Norman need to protect the town in "ParaNorman"?

Norman must read from an ancient book to protect the town from a witch in the 2012 movie.


What is the name of Dracula's daughter in "Hotel Transylvania"?

Selena Gomez plays Mavis, a young vampire who falls for a human named Jonathan in the 2012 family-friendly film.


What year was "It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" released?

The Halloween classic came out in 1966. With typical Charlie Brown luck, his trick-or-treating expedition on the show ends with a bag of rocks instead of candy.


Which of these events in the Harry Potter world takes place on Halloween?

One Halloween, the names of the three Triwizard champions — plus Harry Potter's — are drawn from the Goblet of Fire.


What is the name of the dog in "Frankenweenie"?

Young Victor uses electricity to reanimate his dead dog, Sparky, in the 2012 Tim Burton movie.


Who lives in the "Monster House"?

Horace Nebbercracker lives in the Monster House, which tries to eat D.J. and his friends in the 2006 film.


Whom does the title character fall in love with in "Edward Scissorhands"?

The unfortunate Edward falls for a woman named Kim in the 1990 Tim Burton flick.


How do Barbara and Adam die in "Beetlejuice"?

After the couple die in a car accident, they are forced to remain in their home and scare away new tenants in the 1988 film.


Who narrates the 1949 animated version of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?

Bing Crosby serves as narrator for the tale, which tells the story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.


What kind of creature is Luke transformed into in "The Witches"?

Young Luke becomes a mouse in the 1990 film, which was inspired by a Roald Dahl novel of the same name.


Where does the gang go on a spooky adventure in "Toy Story of Terror"?

Woody and the gang end up getting captured by a greedy motel manager in the 2013 holiday special.


True or false: Christina Ricci played Wendy in the 1995 film "Casper."

Ricci played Kathleen "Kat" Harvey, a young girl whom Casper falls in love with in the film.


Who waits eagerly for the Great Pumpkin every year?

Linus sits up all night in the pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin to appear in the iconic Halloween cartoon.


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