Best Horror Movie Quotes of All Time (2023)

Find out the origins of some of the most famous horror movie lines.

Horror movies are responsible for some of the most memorable movie quotes of all time. Whether it's a character summing up everything that makes them scary in one line, a killer uttering a chilling catchphrase or a survivor smack-talking, these quotes often leave a chilling impression on the audience. Oftentimes, these horror movie quotes take on lives of their own, and many people may not even realize where they originally came from.

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Classic Horror Movie Quotes

1."It's alive!" — Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein (1931)

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2."I never drink ... wine." — Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

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3."To die—to be really dead—that must be glorious." — Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

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4."One of us!" — Freaks (1932)

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5."It was beauty that killed the beast." — Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

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6."I think we'll start with a reign of terror." — The Invisible Man (1933)

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7."To a new world of gods and monsters!" — The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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8."Even a man who is pure at heart and says his prayers at night, may become a wolf when the wolfsbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright." — The Wolf Man (1941)

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9."There'll be food and drink and ghosts … and perhaps even a few murders. You’re all invited." — House on Haunted Hill (1959)

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10."A boy's best friend is his mother." — Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

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11."We all go a little mad sometimes." — Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

12. "The dead are not quiet in Hill House." — The Haunting of Hill House (1963)

13. "Birds are not aggressive creatures, Miss. They bring beauty to the world." — The Birds (1963)

14."They're coming to get you, Barbara." — Johnny, Night of the Living Dead (1968)

15."It was kinda fun, in a necrophile sort of way." — Guy Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

16."It's like a wire inside me getting tighter and tighter." — Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

17."He has his father's eyes." — Roman Castavet, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

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18."You're trying to get me to be his mother." — Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

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19."Captain Howdy, that isn't very nice!" — Regan, The Exorcist (1973)

20."You're going to die up there." — Regan, The Exorcist (1973)

21."Mrs. MacNeil, the problem with your daughter is not her bed. It's her brain." — Dr. Klein, The Exorcist (1973)

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22."Look, your daughter doesn't say she's a demon. She says she's the devil himself. And if you've seen as many psychotics as I have, you'd know it's like saying you're Napoleon Bonaparte." — Father Karras, The Exorcist (1973)

23."Your mother's in here, Karras. Would you like to leave a message? I'll see that she gets it." — Demon, The Exorcist (1973)

24."What an excellent day for an exorcism." — Demon, The Exorcist (1973)

25."I'm the Devil. Now kindly undo these straps." — Demon, The Exorcist (1973)

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26."Mirabile dictu, don't you agree?" — Demon, The Exorcist (1973)

27."The power of Christ compels you!" — Father Merrin, The Exorcist (1973)

28."I think the point is to make us despair. To see ourselves as ... animal and ugly. To make us reject the possibility that God could love us." — Father Merrin, The Exorcist (1973)

29."Do sit down, Sergeant. Shocks are so much better absorbed with the knees bent." — Lord Summerisle, The Wicker Man (1973)

30."You're going to need a bigger boat." — Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

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31."It's all for you." — The Omen (1976)

32."Sin never dies." — Margaret White, Carrie (1976)

33."I can see your dirty pillows. Everyone will." — Margaret White, Carrie (1976)

34."Breasts, Mama. They're called breasts, and every woman has them." — Carrie White, Carrie (1976)

35."They're all going to laugh at you." — Margaret White, Carrie (1976)

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36."One-stop shopping: everything you need, right at your fingertips." — Dawn of the Dead (1978)

37."When there's no more room in hell, the dead will roam the Earth." — Peter Washington, Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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38."All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." — Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

39."Here's Johnny!" — Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

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40."I'm not gonna hurt you. I’m just gonna bash your brains in." — Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

41."Come and play with us, Danny. Forever… and ever… and ever." — Grady sisters, The Shining (1980)

42."Redrum. Redrum! Redrum!" — Danny Torrance, The Shining (1980)

43."Kill her, mommy." — Pamela Voorhees, Friday the 13th (1980)

44."Beware the moon, David." — Jack, An American Werewolf in London (1981)

45."They're here…" — Carol Anne, Poltergeist (1982)

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46."Trust is a tough thing to come by these days." — The Thing (1982)

47."Thrill me." — Night of the Creeps (1986)

48."Be afraid. Be very afraid." — The Fly (1986)

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49."I will say now, however objectively, that human teleportation, molecular decimation, breakdown, reformation, is inherently purging." — The Fly (1986)

50."Have you ever heard of insect politics? Neither have I. Insects don't have politics. They're very brutal. No compassion, no compromise. We can't trust the insect." — The Fly (1986)

51."Help me. Help me be human." — The Fly (1986)

52."Groovy." — Evil Dead II (1987)

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53."Hi, I'm Chucky! Want to play?" — Chucky, Child's Play (1988)

54."We're friends to the end." — Chucky, Child's Play (1988)

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55."Sometimes dead is better." — Pet Sematary (1989)

56."I'm your No. 1 fan." — Misery (1990)

57."I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti." — Hannibal Lecter, The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

58."Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?" — Hannibal Lecter, The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

59."It puts the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again." — The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

60."They will say that I have shed innocent blood. What's blood for, if not for shedding?" — Candyman (1992)

61."If you had learned just a little from me, you would not beg to live." — Candyman (1992)

62."I am rumor. It is a blessed condition, believe me. To be whispered about at street corners. To live in other people’s dreams, but not to have to be." — Candyman (1992)

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63."I see dead people." — Cole Smear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

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64."I know what you did last summer." — Ben Willis, I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

Horror Movie Quotes: Halloween Quotes

65."I met this six-year-old child with this blank, pale, emotionless face and the blackest eyes—the Devil's eyes." — Dr. Loomis, Halloween (1978)

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66."It was the boogeyman." — Laurie Strode, Halloween (1978)

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67."He's gone! He's gone from here! The evil is gone!" — Dr. Loomis, Halloween (1978)

68."You can't kill the boogeyman." — Tommy Doyle, Halloween (1978)

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69."It's Halloween. I guess everyone's entitled to one good scare." — Halloween (1978)

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70."You’re talking about him as if he were a human being. That part of him died years ago." — Dr. Loomis, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

71."Evil is real." — Laurie Strode, Halloween (2018)

72."Evil dies tonight!" — Halloween Kills (2021)

73."Michael Myers is the personification of evil." — Laurie Strode, Halloween Ends (2022)

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74."You know, there are two kinds of evil. There's the evil that exists as an external force that threatens the well-being of the tribe. Survival depends on understanding and awareness and fear of physical threat to our daily lives. The other kind of evil lives inside of us. Like a sickness or an infection. It's more dangerous because we may not know we're infected." — Laurie Strode, Halloween Ends (2022)

Horror Movie Quotes: Scream Quotes

75."What's your favorite scary movie?" — Ghostface, Scream (1996)

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76."Movies don’t create psychos; movies make psychos more creative." — Scream (1996)

77."There are certain rules that one must abide by in order to successfully survive a horror movie. For instance, number one: you can never have sex. Big no no! Sex equals death, okay? No. 2: you can never drink or do drugs. The sin factor! It’s a sin. It’s an extension of No. 1. And No. 3: never, ever, ever under any circumstances say, “I’ll be right back.” Because you won’t be back." — Scream (1996)

HorrorMovie Quotes: Hellraiser Quotes

78."We'll tear your soul apart." — Pinhead, Hellraiser (1987)

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79."Angels to some, demons to others…" — Pinhead, Hellraiser (1987)

80."No tears please, it's a waste of good suffering." — Pinhead, Hellraiser (1987)

81."If I wanted to listen to an a**hole, I'd fart." — Hellraiser (1987)

82."Your suffering will be legendary, even in Hell." — Pinhead, Hellbound: Hellraiser II

83."Do I look like someone who cares what God thinks?" — Pinhead, Hellraiser: Bloodline

84."What you think of as pain is only a shadow. Pain has a face." — Pinhead,Hellraiser: Bloodline

85."Save your breath for screaming." — The Gasp, Hellraiser (2022)

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Horror Movie Quotes: A Nightmare on Elm Street Quotes

86."One, two, Freddy's coming for you…" — A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

87."I'm your boyfriend now, Nancy!" — Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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88."Whatever you do, don't fall asleep." — Nancy Thompson, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

89."I take back every bit of energy I gave you. You're nothing. You're s**t." — Nancy Thompson, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

90."Welcome to prime time, b***h!" — Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors (1987)

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91."You shouldn't have buried me. I'm not dead." — Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

92."Every town has an Elm Street." — Freddy Krueger, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

93."Dude, that goalie was pissed about something!" — Freddy vs Jason

Horror Movie Quotes: Saw Quotes

94."I want to play a game." — Jigsaw, Saw (2004)

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95."Congratulations. You are still alive. Most people are so ungrateful to be alive. But not you. Not anymore." — Jigsaw, Saw (2004)

96."Yes, I'm sick, officer. Sick from the disease eating away at me inside. Sick of people who don't appreciate their blessings. Sick of those who scoff at the suffering of others. I'm sick of it all!" — Jigsaw, Saw (2004)

97."Game over!" — Jigsaw, Saw (2004)

Horror Movie Quotes: American Psycho Quotes and Patrick Bateman Quotes

98."I have to return some videotapes." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho (2000)

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99."I've killed a lot of people." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

100."I'm into, uh, well, murders and executions, mostly." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

101."My need to engage in homicidal behavior on a massive scale cannot be corrected but, uh, I have no other way to fulfill my needs." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

102."Do you like Huey Lewis and the News?" — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

103."Duct tape. I need it for … taping something." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

104."I have all the characteristics of a human being: blood, flesh, skin, hair; but not a single, clear, identifiable emotion, except for greed and disgust." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

105."Something horrible is happening inside of me and I don't know why. My nightly bloodlust has overflown into my days. I feel lethal, on the verge of frenzy." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

106."I think my mask of sanity is about to slip." — Patrick Bateman, American Psycho(2000)

Funny Horror Movie Quotes

107."Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?" — The Mummy (1932)

108."You look great! It's that haircut that looks awful." — Guy Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

109."It's much too dangerous to jump through the fire with your clothes on!" — Lord Summerisle, The Wicker Man (1973)

110."My family's always been in meat." — The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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111."I will not be threatened by a walking meat loaf!" — An American Werewolf in London (1981)

112."I drove out there with the remains of three human beings ... well, two human beings and Wilma." — Henry, Creepshow (1982)

113."You're a regular barnyard exhibit. Sheep's eyes, chicken guts, piggy friends ... and s**t for brains!" — Creepshow (1982)


114."I know you gentlemen have been through a lot, but when you find the time, I'd rather not spend the rest of this winter tied to this f**king couch!" — Garry, The Thing (1982)

115."You've gotta be f**king kidding." — Palmer, The Thing (1982)

116."I need your support, I need your expertise, I need your input, and most importantly, I need your money." — The Dead Zone (1983)

117."Goddamn foreign TV. I told ya we should’ve got a Zenith." — Grandpa, Gremlins (1984)

118."I've seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly." — Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

119."I'm sure Typhoid Mary was a very nice person too when you saw her socially." — The Fly (1986)

120."One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach, all the damn vampires." — Grandpa, The Lost Boys (1987)

121."We just cut up our girlfriend with a chainsaw. Does that sound fine?" — Evil Dead II (1987)

122."We're finally going to have something to hold over those f**king baby boomers!" — Flatliners (1990)

123."Don't f**k with the Chuck." — Child's Play 3 (1991)

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124."I do wish we could chat longer, but I’m having an old friend for dinner." — Hannibal Lecter, The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

125."That’s my mother you're p**sing on!" — Dead Alive (1992)

126."Psychos do not explode when sunlight hits them, I don't give a f**k how crazy they are." — Seth Gecko, From Dusk til Dawn (1996)

127."Some motherf**kers are always trying to ice skate uphill." — Blade (1998)

128."It doesn't surprise me that there's another woman. Of course, the fact that she's dead gives one pause." — Stir of Echoes (1999)

129."They were going to kill you in cold blood. I couldn't let that happen. Not here. This is a decent neighborhood!" — Stir of Echoes (1999)

130."I'm sure it's a lot scarier at night." — The Ring (2002)

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131."You're more advanced than a cockroach, have you ever tried explaining yourself to one of them?" — The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

132. "You've got red on you." — Shaun of the Dead (2004)

133."Fiddlesticks, I don't know what possessed me." — The Skeleton Key (2005)

134."I'm not your f**king mommy!" — The Ring Two (2005)

135."I'm an English teacher, not f**king Tomb Raider." — The Descent (2005)

136."Boy, the next word that comes out of your mouth better be some brilliant f**kin' Mark Twain sh*t. 'Cause it's definitely getting chiseled on your tombstone." — The Devil's Rejects (2005)

137."Okay, I'm drawing a line in the f**king sand, here. Do not read the Latin." — The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

138."Yes, you had zombies. But this is 'Zombie Redneck Torture Family,' see? They're entirely separate species. Like the difference between an elephant and an elephant seal." — The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

139."I'm sorry I let you get attacked by a werewolf and then ended the world." — The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

140."How are you even supposed to talk to someone using a board game? I mean, 'Yo, can you hear me? Signal's real bad. I only got, like, one bar in here.'" — Ouija (2014)

141."My dad would have voted for Obama a third time if he could've. Like, the love is so real." — Rose Armitage, Get Out (2017)

142."Oh, white girls. They get you every time." — Detective Latoya, Get Out (2017)

143."I'm TS-motherf**kin'-A. We handle s**t. That's what we do. Consider this situation f**kin' handled." — Rod Williams, Get Out (2017)

144."They're gazebos! They're bulls**t!" — Eddie Kaspbrak, It (2017)

145."So we just gonna ignore the bear then?" — Midsommar (2019)

146."Black people don't need to be summoning s**t." — Candyman (2021)

Horror Movie Quotes About Food

147."Meat's meat, and man's gotta eat." — Motel Hell (1980)

148."Now you know what we are, now you know what you are. You'll never grow old, Michael, and you'll never die. But you must feed!" — The Lost Boys (1987)

149."Your mom's maggot food." — The Good Son (1993)

150."Wouldst thou like the taste of butter? A pretty dress? Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?" — Black Phillip, The Witch (2015)

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Horror Movie Quotes About Life

151."Thirty seconds after you're born you have a past and 60 seconds after that you begin to lie to yourself about it." — The Brood (1979)

152."I know I'm human. And if you were all these things, then you'd just attack me right now, so some of you are still human. This thing doesn't want to show itself, it wants to hide inside an imitation. It'll fight if it has to, but it's vulnerable out in the open. If it takes us over, then it has no more enemies, nobody left to kill it. And then it's won." — MacReady, The Thing (1982)

153."Alas ... how terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the wise?" — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

154. "They say there's enough religion in the world to make men hate each other, but not enough to make them love." — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

155."No matter how cleverly you sneak up on a mirror, your reflection always looks you straight in the eye." — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

156."It is a bad thing to borrow; it is a worse thing to beg." — Creepshow 2 (1987)

157."'Evil' is a word people use when they've given up trying to understand someone." — The Good Son (1993)

158."A reality is just what we tell each other it is." — Linda Styles, In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

159."The world you live in is just a sugar-coated topping. There is another world beneath it. The real world. And if you want to survive it, you better learn to pull the trigger." — Blade (1998)

160."There's nothing more reliable than a man whose loyalty can be bought for hard cash." — The Ninth Gate (1999)

161."Even Hell has its heroes, señor." — The Ninth Gate (1999)

162."Villainy wears many masks, none so dangerous as the mask of virtue." — Sleepy Hollow (1999)

163."It is truth, but truth is not always appearance." — Sleepy Hollow (1999)

164."Death of a loved one can lead people to do the strangest things." — The Others (2001)

165."When I was a kid, I could see things. Things humans aren’t supposed to see. Things you shouldn’t have to see. My parents were normal. They did what most people would do. They made it worse. You think you’re crazy long enough, you find a way out." — Constantine (2005)

166."Why do you think people believe in ghosts? For fun? No. It's the prospect of something after death." — Gerald Olin, 1408 (2007)

167."We survive by remembering. But sometimes we survive by forgetting." — The Uninvited (2009)

168."Never look back. The past is a wilderness of horrors." — The Wolfman (2010)

169."People say you should always do the right thing, but sometimes there is no right thing. And then, you just have to pick the sin you can live with." — Horns (2013)

170."The only way out is down." — As Above So Below (2014)

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171."There is nothing a man cannot do once he accepts the fact that there is no God." — Don't Breathe (2016)

172."It's about giving. Giving yourself over to somebody. Becoming one with somebody else, forever. And that's... That's a beautiful thing. That's surrender. That's love." — Steve, Fresh (2022)

Frightening Horror Movie Quotes

173."You play a good game, boy. But the game is finished. Now you die." — Phantasm (1979)

174."Have you checked the children lately?" — A Stranger Calls (1979)

175."Something came out of the fog and tried to destroy us. In one moment, it vanished. But if this has been anything but a nightmare, and if we don’t wake up to find ourselves safe in our beds, it could come again. To the ships at sea who can hear my voice: look across the water, into the darkness. Look for the fog." — The Fog (1980)

176."I hope they keep hell hot for you." — Creepshow (1982)

177."I know you're there, Tina. Because I can smell your brains." — Return of the Living Dead (1985)

178."You’ll never get credit for my research. Who’s going to believe a talking head? Get a job in a sideshow." — Re-Animator (1985)

179."I have just been fired because nobody wants to see vampire killers anymore, or vampires either. Apparently, all they want to see are demented madmen running around in ski masks, hacking up young virgins." — Peter Vincent, Fright Night (1985)

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180."We’re born, we age, we die. The reverse never happens. None of this is true! Say goodbye to classical reality, because our logic collapses on the subatomic level … into ghosts and shadows." — Prince of Darkness (1987)

181."If I had cloven hooves and a pointed tail... would you be more convinced?" — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

182."Mephistopheles can be a mouthful in Manhattan, Johnny." — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

183."Louis Cyphre. Lucifer. Even your name is a dime store joke." — Harry Angel, Angel Heart (1987)

184."The flesh is weak, Johnny. Only the soul is immortal. And yours belongs to me." — Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart (1987)

185."I've often thought that there should be beauty contests for the insides of bodies." — Dead Ringers (1988)

186."I'll drive you crazy and I'll kill you all! I'm every nightmare you've ever had. I am your worst dream come true! I am everything you ever were afraid of!" — Pennywise, It (1990)

187."Today is a good day to die." — Flatliners (1990)

188."Listen, the children of the night. What sweet music they make." — Count Dracula, Bram Stroker's Dracula (1992)

189."We've all become God's mad men. All of us." — Van Helsing, Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

190."You know nothing. Hell is only a word. The reality is much, much worse." — Event Horizon (1997)

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191."Where we're going, we don't need eyes to see." — Event Horizon (1997)

192."Does it hurt to be dead?" — Stir of Echoes (1999)

193."I'm scared to close my eyes, I'm scared to open them ... We're gonna die out here." — The Blair Witch Project (1999)

194."I got this feeling ... a weird feeling." — Final Destination (2000)

195."In death there are no accidents, no coincidences, no mishaps, and no escapes." — Final Destination (2000)

196."There they go, here we stay." — Final Destination (2000)

197."Nobody has control over life and death unless they're taking life, causing death." — Final Destination (2000)

198."'From Hell.' Well, at least they got the address right." — From Hell (2001)

199."Only demons should fear me. You're not a demon, are you?" — Dad, Frailty (2001)

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200."Don't cry for her, son, she wasn't human." — Dad, Frailty (2001)

201."Sometimes the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead." — The Others (2001)

202."Seven days." — The Ring (2002)

203."Everyone will suffer." — The Ring (2002)

204."You noticed them, and they noticed that you noticed them." — The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

205."It gets harder every time. They just don't believe like they used to." — The Skeleton Key (2005)

206."The thing folks just don't understand about sacrifice... sometimes it's more of a trade." — The Skeleton Key (2005)

207."The weakness is the flesh." — The Skeleton Key (2005)

208."I am Lucifer, the devil in the flesh." — The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

209."Once you've looked into the darkness, I think you carry it with you for the rest of your life." — The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

210."Remember when I said this car was death-proof? Well, that wasn't a lie. This car is 100% death proof. Only to get the benefit of it honey, you really gotta be sitting in my seat." — Death Proof (2007)

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211."No more dead bodies for Daddy tonight." — Planet Terror (2007)

212."The cold ain't the weather. That's death approaching." — 30 Days of Night (2007)

213."Whatever it is that's following me, it doesn't feel … it doesn't feel human. It feels like it's … it feels like it's a monster. I mean like, it wants to hurt me." — Paranormal Activity (2007)

214."It's an evil f**king room." — Gerald Olin, 1408 (2007)

215."Look, I'm not telling you not to stay in that room for your own good or for the profit of the hotel. Frankly, selfishly, I just don't want to clean up the mess." — Gerald Olin, 1408 (2007)

216."They say you can't die in your dreams... is that true?" — Mike Enslin, 1408 (2007)

217."An encounter in the first kind, that's when you see a UFO. The second kind is when you see evidence of it: crop circles, radiation. The third kind is when you make contact. But the fourth kind, there's nothing more frightening than the fourth. You see, that one is when they abduct you." — Abbey Tyler, The Fourth Kind (2009)

218."It's not the house that's haunted. It's your son." — Insidious (2010)

219."It is said there is no sin in killing a beast, only in killing a man. But where does one begin and the other end?" — The Wolfman (2010)

220."When I was a child, my mother would tell me a story about how the Devil roams the Earth. Sometimes, she said, he would take human form so he could punish the damned on Earth before claiming their souls. The ones he chose would be gathered together and tortured as he hid amongst them, pretending to be one of them. I always believed my mother was telling me an old wives' tale." — Ramirez, Devil (2010)

221."A man only drinks like that when he’s planning to kiss a girl or kill a man. Which is it?" — Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

222."I believe the most rational mind can play tricks in the dark." — The Woman In Black (2012)

223."Don't worry, Daddy. I'll make you famous again." — Ashley, Sinister (2012)

224."Sometimes it's better to keep the genie in the bottle." — Ed Warren, The Conjuring (2013)

225."A ghost is an emotion bent out of shape, condemned to repeat itself, time and time again until it rights the wrong that was done." — Mama (2013)

226."I've met my demons and they are many. I've seen the devil, and he is me." — Oculus (2013)

227."You can bring me the boy." — The Babadook (2014)

228."Wherever you are, it’s somewhere walking straight for you." — It Follows (2014)

229."There's evil in the wood." — The Witch (2015)

230."I can come in anytime I want. And I can get you, anytime I want. But I'm not going to. Not until it's time. When you wish you're dead... that's when I'll come inside." — Hush (2016)

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231."Do you know what it feels like to be strangled to death? First, you feel the pressure in your throat. Your eyes water, and you start to taste something very, very sour in your mouth. Then it's like someone lights a match right in the middle of your chest, and that fire grows. It fills your lungs, and your throat, and all the way behind your eyes. And finally, that fire turns to ice; like pins and needles of ice are sticking into your fingers, your toes, your arms. You see stars, then darkness. And the last thing you feel... is cold." — Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

232."Fair skin has been in favor for, what, the past hundreds of years. But now the pendulum has swung back. Black is in fashion!" — Parker Dray, Get Out (2017)

233."Now, you're in the sunken place." — Missy Armitage, Get Out (2017)

234."You know I can't give you the keys, right babe?" — Rose Armitage, Get Out (2017)

235."You were one of my favorites." — Rose Armitage, Get Out (2017)

236."You'll float down here. We all float down here." — Pennywise, It (2017)

237."When you're a kid, you think that you'll always be... protected, and cared for. Then, one day, you realize that's not true. If you open your eyes, you will see what we're going through. 'Cause when you're alone as a kid, the monsters see you as weaker. You don't even know they're getting closer. Until it's too late." — Stanley Uris, It (2017)

238."Forgive me, Father, for I am about to sin." — Annabelle: Creation (2017)

239."I never wanted to be your mother." — Annie, Hereditary (2018)

240."I don’t have memories from this place, I have scars." — Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

241."They think like us. They know where we are. They won't stop until they kill us, or we kill them." — Us (2019)

242."We're Americans." — Red, Us (2019)

243."And to think, if it weren't for you ... I never would've danced at all." — Red, Us (2019)

244."I am the writing on the walls. I am the sweet smell of blood on the street. The buzz that echoes in the alleyways. They will say I shed innocent blood. You are far from innocent, but they will say you were. That's all that matters." — Candyman (2021)

245."Tell everyone." — Candyman (2021)

246."This dream you're chasing, where you end up at the top of the mountain, all eyes on you... it's the dream you never wake up from." — Antlers Holst, Nope (2022)

247."What's a bad miracle?" — OJ Haywood, Nope (2022)

248."You bled my brother. So now you bleed. You think that I am not a hunter like you. That I am not a threat. That is what makes me dangerous. You can't see that I'm killing you. And it won't either." — Naru, Prey (2022)

249."Do I look like some kind of monster?" — Keith, Barbarian (2022)

250."It wasn't so much the blood, it was her face—the way she looked." — Smile (2022)

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251."This thing needs trauma to spread." — Smile (2022)

Next, check out the best horror movies of all time, ranked.


What is the most iconic horror movie line? ›

  • Frankenstein (1931) "It's alive! It's alive!"
  • Dracula (1931) "Listen to them. Children of the night. ...
  • The Fly (1986) "Be afraid. ...
  • The Shining (1980) "Here's Johnny!"
  • Poltergeist (1982) "They're here."
  • Freaks (1932) "One of us! ...
  • The Fly (1958) "Help me! ...
  • Psycho (1960) "We all go a little mad sometimes."

What is a good horror movie quote? ›

They bring beauty to the world." - The Birds, 1963. "They're coming for you, Barbara." - Night of the Living Dead, 1968. "I'm scared to close my eyes, I'm scared to open them... We're gonna die out here." - The Blair Witch Project, 1999.

Do you like horror movies movie quote? ›

So you got a boyfriend. Why you want to ask me out on a date. Maybe do you have a boyfriend. No you

What is the most popular line from a movie? ›

A jury consisting of 1,500 film artists, critics, and historians selected "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn", spoken by Clark Gable as Rhett Butler in the 1939 American Civil War epic Gone with the Wind, as the most memorable American movie quotation of all time.

What are some creepy sayings? ›

"Just when you think you've hit rock bottom, you realize you're standing on another trapdoor." "We ask only to be reassured about the noises in the cellar and the window that should not have been open." "Sometimes dead is better." "Demons are like obedient dogs; they come when they are called."

What are the top 10 movie quotes? ›

  • "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." Gone with the Wind (1939) ...
  • "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse." The Godfather (1972) ...
  • "You don't understand! I coulda had class. ...
  • "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." The Wizard of Oz (1939) ...
  • "Here's looking at you, kid."

What is Freddy Krueger catchphrase? ›

Freddy Krueger – “How sweet. Fresh meat.” Children – “One, two, Freddy's coming for you. / Three, four, better lock your door. / Five, six, grab your crucifix. / Seven, eight, gonna stay up late. / Nine, ten, never sleep again.” Freddy Krueger – “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but nothing will ever kill me.

What are famous sayings? ›

Quotes by Famous People
  • The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - ...
  • The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. - ...
  • Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. ...
  • If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. -
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What is the famous line from Poltergeist? ›

Dr. Lesh: Some people believe that when people die, there's a wonderful light, As bright as the sun. But it doesn't hurt to look into it. All the answers to all the questions that you ever want to know are inside that light.

Who is the killer in Scream? ›

Billy Loomis (Scream)

Ghostface killer, Billy Loomis was the first man to directly torment Sidney Prescott, not to mention the rest of Woodsboro. Alongside Stu Macher, Billy slashed through all of their high school pals, but not before murdering Sidney's own mother a year prior in a revenge-fueled rage.

Who did the phone calls in Scream? ›

The figure was originally created by Kevin Williamson, and is primarily mute in person but voiced over the phone by Roger L. Jackson, regardless of who is behind the mask (as all killers use a voice changer utilizing that exact voice, starting in person with Scream 3).

What is the longest running horror franchise? ›

Longest Running Horror Franchises
  • Witchcraft (1988) R | 95 min | Horror. ...
  • Night of the Living Dead (1968) Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller. ...
  • Friday the 13th (1980) ...
  • Halloween (1978) ...
  • Puppet Master (1989 Video) ...
  • The Amityville Horror (1979) ...
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) ...
  • Children of the Corn (1984)

What is Disney's famous quote? ›

Walt Disney Quotes

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." "If you can visualize it, if you can dream it, there's some way to do it." "Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, then worrying won't make it any better."

What is the most famous line in Harry Potter? ›

Explanation: Even though it's just one word, “always” is largely considered one of the most iconic lines from the Potter series.

What are some dark quotes? ›

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” - Martin Luther King, Jr. "Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

What is a scary name? ›

Spooky Names
  • Arachna. Spider Woman.
  • Banshee. Screaming Spirit.
  • Barnabas. First name of vampire from TV show (soon to be movie) "Dark Shadows"
  • Beelzebub. Another name for Devil.
  • Betelgeuse. Scary spirit - don't say it 3 times!
  • Blair. From the movie The Blair Witch Project.
  • Bloody Mary. Ghost Legend.
  • Blackbeard. Pirate Ghost.

How do you creep someone out? ›

Do it in weird positions, like from the side, or peeking under your elbow to stare at the person behind you. Make them feel like you're mad at them or there is something wrong with them like messy hair or they have food on their face. Use your body posture to indicate unwelcome interest levels.

What is the best saying in life? ›

Life Quotes
  • " The purpose of our lives is to be happy." — Dalai Lama.
  • " Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." — John Lennon.
  • " Get busy living or get busy dying." — Stephen King.
  • " You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." — Mae West.
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What was John Wayne's famous line? ›

"I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I require the same from them."

Who said I'm back in a movie? ›

I'll be back
"I'll be back"
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What is Freddy Krueger catchphrase? ›

Freddy Krueger – “How sweet. Fresh meat.” Children – “One, two, Freddy's coming for you. / Three, four, better lock your door. / Five, six, grab your crucifix. / Seven, eight, gonna stay up late. / Nine, ten, never sleep again.” Freddy Krueger – “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but nothing will ever kill me.

What are famous sayings? ›

Quotes by Famous People
  • The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - ...
  • The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. - ...
  • Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. ...
  • If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. -
28 Jun 2021

What is the famous line from Poltergeist? ›

Dr. Lesh: Some people believe that when people die, there's a wonderful light, As bright as the sun. But it doesn't hurt to look into it. All the answers to all the questions that you ever want to know are inside that light.

What movie has the line be afraid be very afraid? ›

The film was The Fly, starring Jeff Goldblum.

What does Chucky always say? ›

"Hi, I'm Chucky, your friend till the end", was one of the first things Chucky was heard saying to Andy in the original Child's Play movie. This catchphrase was a recurring one throughout the entire series of films, so of course, it became one of the most well-known Child's Play quotes.

What is the Freddy Krueger rhyme? ›

The Freddy Krueger nursery rhyme: One, two, Freddy's coming for you. Three, four, Better lock your door Five, six, grab a crucifix. Seven, eight, Gonna stay up late. Nine, ten, Never sleep again....

What ever you don fall asleep? ›

Philosophically speaking, Nancy's (in)famous warning to Glen, “Whatever you do, don't fall asleep,” is a reminder for all of us not to fall asleep in our own lives, or become victims to inertness, laziness, mediocrity, or complacency.

What is a very powerful quote? ›

1. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi. “Live for what's worth dying for, and leverage technology to create the world you wish to see.”

What is the greatest quote ever? ›


Who said they're here? ›

This line is spoken by Carol Anne, played by Heather O'Rourke, in the movie Poltergeist, directed by Tobe Hooper (1982). Still rating pretty high on the creepy scale, this quote is spoken by young Carol Anne Freeling in the flickering light of a seriously scary TV set.

What was the movie Poltergeist about? ›


WHO SAID be very very afraid? ›

Every horror fan is familiar with the phrase, "Be afraid. Be very afraid." Spoken by Geena Davis in David Cronenberg's 1986 film The Fly, these five words were ultimately used as the tagline for the beloved body horror movie.

What's a movie tagline? ›

A movie tagline is a short text which serves to clarify an idea for, or is designed with a form of, dramatic effect. Many tagline slogans are reiterated phrases associated with the film.

How does Brundlefly eat? ›

So like a fly, Brundlefly breaks down solids with a corrosive enzyme, playfully called "vomit drop". He regurgitates on his food, it liquifies, and then he sucks it back up.


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