17 tricky quizzes to test your knowledge of Halloween TV and cinema


How big of a horror movie fan are you? Do you think you can answer each of our tricky questions?

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to break out the popcorn, grab some hot chocolate, and a pillow to hide behind while you shoot classic horror movies.

CheshireLive has put together 17 quiz questions to see how well you know Psycho, Stranger Things, and The Ring – to name a few.

The responses are listed below, so scroll down and let us know how many you got in the comments!

Halloween TV and Movie Questions

1. Who made the 1960s movie Psycho?

Hitchcock’s psychopath

2. In which horror movie would you hear the phrase “the power of Christ compels you”?

3. In ‘The Ring’, what will happen to the viewer of the mysterious videotape?

4. In which 1982 horror film did Carol Anne start speaking on television?

5. Which FRIENDS actress plays the role of a reporter in the Scream movie franchise?

6. What was the first film based on a Stephen King novel?

7. What is the name of the fictional city where Stranger Things takes place?

8. Kathy Najimy and Bette Midler play alongside which other actress in Hocus Pocus?

9. What year was Nightmare on Elm Street released?

10. What is the last name of Sabrina the Teenage Witch?

11. What name is Charles Lee Ray best known by?

12. What was Michael Myers’ weapon of choice?

13. What was the name of the killer clown in Stephen King’s “IT”?

14. Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series Ratched with Sarah Paulson is based on what classic 1962 novel?

15. What is the name of the doll in The Conjuring?

16. Which animal is the initial source of the “rabies” infection 28 days later?

17. What is the name of the hotel where “The Shining” takes place?


1. Alfred Hitchcock

2. The Exorcist

3. They will die within seven days

4. Poltergeist

5. Courteney Cox

6. Carrie (1976)

7. Hawkins

8. Sarah Jessica Parker

9. 1984

10. Sorcerer

11. Chucky

12. A kitchen knife

13. Pennywise

14. An overview of the cuckoo’s nest

15. Annabelle

16. Chimpanzee

17. Overlook the hotel


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