Horror Movie Trivia

Use these trivia questions for your next Horror Movie/Halloween party–I used them for my Cabin in the Woods party!

  1. In the movie “Halloween,” Michael Myers’ mask is actually an altered mask of which fictional character? Captain Kirk
  2. The original name of the movie “Alien” was actually going to be what? Star Beast
  3. Which horror film was the first to show a character in her underwear? Psycho
  4. What was the first Stephen King book to be turned into a movie? Carrie
  5. Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for his leading role in “Silence of the Lambs,” but was on screen for less time than any other lead actor who’s won that award. How much screen time did he have? 16 minutes
  6. This film made the Guinness Book Of World Records for “Top Budget:Box Office Ratio.” Blair Witch Project (The film cost $22,000 to make and made back $240.5 million, a ratio of $1 spent for every $10,931 made.)
  7. The special effects artists in Scream used how many gallons of blood during filming? About 50 gallons.
  8. Some of the writing for soap operas “All My Children”, “Guiding Light”, and “One Life to Live” was done by Victor Miller, the man who wrote the script for which 1980 horror film? Friday the 13th
  9. In The Exorcist, the sound you heard of the demon leaving Linda’s body was the real sound of what? Pigs being herded for slaughter.
  10. Name 2 out of the four horror films to ever receive an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. (Pick 2:) Sixth Sense,  The Exorcist, Jaws, and The Silence of the Lambs.

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