Quiz: The Scariest Movies Quiz
The Scariest Movies Quiz
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About This Quiz

"Here's Johnny!" It's not a line from The Tonight Show -- it's from one of the scariest movies ever made. Take the quiz to see if you know the film.

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What movie was deemed so fearful, some theaters passed out barf bags?
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When it comes to gore and torture, it's hard to beat this film, which includes a rib cage torn apart, a pig-gut-induced drowning and limbs twisted until they snapped.
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What Stanley Kubrick movie stars Jack Nicholson as crazed novelist Jack Torrance?
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This evil movie from director Sam Raimi has enough murder and mayhem that it's rated NC-17.
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This scary movie became only the third movie in Academy history to win "Big Five" Academy Awards for producing, directing, acting and screenwriting.
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What town is the setting for "A Nightmare on Elm Street?"
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This thrasher movie about a psycho cannibal attacking a group of kids debuted in 1974.
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This 1998 psychological thriller was adapted from the novel by Kôji Suzuki.
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The dialogue for this terrifying film was totally improvised by the actors.
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True or false? "The Night of the Living Dead" was remade in 1990.
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How does the nanny kill herself if the 1976 classic "The Omen?"
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This psychological thriller was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2014.
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Ridley kicked some you-know-what in this 1979 film that had viewers on the edge of their seats.
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A children's book character comes to life and haunts a widowed mother and her young child in what surprise hit?
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True or false? Stephen King's first film adaptation was "The Shining."
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What terrifying historical horror-thriller is about a New England family's descent into religious madness?
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True or false? In Halloween, Michael Myers escapes from Smith's Grove Sanitarium, where he'd been hospitalized at age 6 for stabbing his mother to death.
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What 1999 American supernatural horror-thriller film was written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan?
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What hit Wes Craven thriller was set in the fictional town of Woodsboro, Calif.?
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True or false? There have been 13 Friday the 13th films.
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This supernatural film series centers around the Freeling family, which is stalked and haunted by a group of ghosts after their young daughter.
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True or false? A study of 10,000 people using heart rate monitors determined the "Here's Johnny!" scene from "The Shining" is the scariest in cinematic history.
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What 1970s thriller put the fear of the ocean in all summertime beachgoers?
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What iconic death scene is one of the most studied montages of film editing ever made?
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George Clooney fought sexy vampires in this horror flick written by Quentin Tarantino.
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True or false? Drew Barrymore won a Saturn Award for "Scream."
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Supposedly when Steven Spielberg screened this film at home, he had to stop watching the film halfway because he was too scared to watch the entire thing.
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True or false? Rod Zombie directed the 2007 release of "Halloween."
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Wes Craven makes a cameo in "Scream" as what character?
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