We know that not all horror movies are scary, and some are down right funny. We’ve seen so many with rehashed plots and storylines that we know the story before it unfolds. But there’s something about horror movies that always seems to draws us in, and when a horror movie gets it right, the chill and horror of it can stay with us for a long time. To show appreciation for these movies, we have gleaned our list of horror movie quotes for you here. So, gather here all you horror freaks and experience these delights of horror!
A – Z Horror Movie Quotes
Gerald Olin: One, Mr. Grady Miller drowned in his chicken soup.
Mike Enslin: That’s hard to do. How did he do that?
Gerald Olin: How indeed?
28 Days Later (2002)
Major Henry West: This is what I’ve seen in the four weeks since infection. People killing people. Which is much what I saw in the four weeks before infection, and the four weeks before that, and before that, and as far back as I care to remember. People killing people. Which to my mind, puts us in a state of normality right now.
Ash: You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.
Lambert: You admire it.
Ash: I admire its purity. A survivor, unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
George: I’m coming apart! Oh, mother of God, I’m coming apart!
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Jack: I’m sorry I’m upsetting you, David. But you don’t understand what’s going on.
David: I understand, alright.
Jack: You’re one of the undead, and I’m a werewolf.
Father Perez: You survived. You don’t come out the other side of something like this weaker. What is there left to be scared of?
Mary Ellen: Daniela, what did you do?
Daniela Rios: I let her out.
Judy Warren: What else did you touch?
Daniela Rios: Everything.
Sister Charlotte: The devil preys on those weak in faith, not weak of flesh or bone.
Sarah: The unresolved past can certainly wreak havoc on the present.
Martin: It’s a goddamn zombie tiger. That’s crossing the line.
The Babadook (2014)
Amelia: Well, I’m not scared.
Samuel: You will be when it creeps into your room at night.
Andre: You make a copy of a copy of a copy, and you end up with something like that.
Charlie: People who’ve actually seen these creatures almost always describe their encounter as this, as with an entity that takes on a form of your worst fears, or your deepest sadness, or your greatest loss.
The Birds (1963)
Mother in Diner: [to Melanie; referring to the attacking birds] Why are they doing this? Why are they doing this? They said when you got here the whole thing started. Who are you? What are you? Where did you come from? I think you’re the cause of all of this. I think you’re evil. Evil!
Vance: Trust me, Finney Blake, if you knew what you had coming, you’d be f***ing terrified.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Michael Williams: They’re people f***ing with our heads.
Heather Donahue: But no one knows we’re out here.
Michael Williams: Yeah, but have you ever seen Deliverance?
Alice: Who was the killer? In the game? It’s following the same pattern. The deaths.
Claire: If you look in the mirror and you say his name five times, he’ll appear behind you breathing down your neck.
Candyman: I am the writing on the walls. I’m the sweet smell of blood on the street. The buzz that echoes in the alleyways.
Margaret White: He’s going to laugh at you. They’re all going to laugh at you!
April: When the music stops, you’ll see him in the mirror, standing behind you.
Lorraine Warren: After everything we’ve seen there isn’t much that rattles either of us anymore. But this one, this one still haunts me.
Ed Warren: The Court accepts the existence of God every time a witness swears to tell the truth. I think it’s about time they accept the existence of the Devil.
Dave: We are going to beat these pea-brained lizard sh**ts. You and me.
Saul Tenser: I don’t like what’s happening with the body. In particular, what’s happening with my body, which is why I keep cutting it up.
Ramirez: Whats this?
Detective Bowden: An apology note left at the site of a hit and run. My wife and son were killed out on Bethlaham Pike five years ago. But, that’s okay, because whoever did it is sorry. You can tell by the heartfelt apology on the back of a carwash coupon. So, no, I don’t believe in the Devil. You don’t need him, people are bad enough by themselves.
Dan Torrance: We’re all dying. The world is one big hospice with fresh air.
Don’t Breathe (2016)
The Blind Man: There is nothing a man cannot do once he accepts the fact that there is no God.
Norman Nordstrom: Now you are going to see what I see.
Don’t Look Now (1973)
John Baxter: Nothing is what it seems.
Dracula: Listen to them. The children of the night. What sweet music they make.
Event Horizon (1997)
Dr. Weir: You know nothing. Hell is only a word. The reality is much, much worse.
Evil Dead (2013)
David: Everything’s going to be fine!
Eric: Everything’s going to be fine? I don’t know if you noticed this, but everything’s been getting worse, every second.
Eric: [as a noise is heard from the basement] Does that sound fine?
Father Marcus Littleton: I chopped, and I hacked, and I failed. I can hear them outside the doors now, begging for me.
The Exorcist (1973)
Demon: What an excellent day for an exorcism.
Father Damien Karras: You would like that?
Father Damien Karras: But wouldn’t that drive you out of Regan?
Demon: It would bring us together.
Father Damien Karras: You and Regan?
Demon: You and us.
Simon: “Before the witch’s final breath, she found a way to cheat her death. By cutting off her cursed hand, she kept her grip upon our land. She reaches from beyond the grave to make good men her wicked slaves.”
Ziggy Berman: Deep down, you feel it, don’t you? Shadyside, there’s something here. It’s just holding us down, cursing us.
Solomon Goode: One does not summon the Devil by chance. Even the weakest heart, the most corruptible soul, they must make the choice. They must extend their hand.
The Fly (1986)
Seth Brundle: I’m saying, I’m an insect who dreamt he was a man and loved it. But now the dream is over and the insect is awake.
The Fog (1980)
Stevie Wayne: I don’t know what happened to Antonio Bay tonight. 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.
Millie: You know, I learned something when I was in your body too.
The Butcher: What’s that?
Millie: [kicks him in the balls] Having balls sucks.
Steve: It’s going to take a little time, but eventually, you’re going to learn to accept that things don’t always turn out the way you thought they would.
Fright Night (2011)
Charley Brewster: You read way too much Twilight!
Ed: That’s fiction! Okay? This is real! He’s a real monster, and he’s not brooding, or lovesick, or noble. He’s the f***ing shark from jaws! He kills. He feeds, and he doesn’t stop until everybody around them is dead! Now, I’m seriously so angry you think I read Twilight!
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Seth: I don’t give a damn about living or dying anymore. All I care about is taking as many as those demons back to hell as I can.
Get Out (2017)
Chris Washington: How did you find me?
Rod Williams: I’m the TS-m**herf***ing-A. We handle sh**t. That’s what we do. Consider this situation f***ing handled.
Elijah Price: [as The Beast is killing Pierce] You’re fighting for the broken. You found your purpose.
Green Room (2016)
Darcy: Gentlemen, I hope you appreciate the situation. Things have gone south. No doubt. Now, whatever you saw, or did, is no longer my concern. But let’s be clear, it won’t end well.
Dr. Sam Loomis: [referring to Michael Myers] I met him, fifteen years ago. I was told there was nothing left. No reason, no conscience, no understanding. Even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, good or evil, right or wrong. I met this six year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes, the devil’s eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized what was living behind that boy’s eyes was purely and simply evil.
Sheriff Leigh Brackett: It’s Halloween. Everyone’s entitled to one good scare.
Laurie Strode: He waited for this night. He’s waited for me. I’ve waited for him. Come on, Michael.
Laurie: The truth is evil doesn’t die. It changes shape.
Laurie Strode: Fear. People are afraid. That is the true curse of Michael.
Happy Death Day (2017)
Tree Gelbman: You’ve been killing me over some stupid guy?
Lori Spengler: Oh, that’s not the only reason. You’re a dumb b**ch too! But what I really want to know is how did you figure it out?
Tree Gelbman: Because you’ve killed me before.
Lori Spengler: Then I guess I’m just going to have to do it again.
Tree Gelbman: Guys, I have literally been killing myself to memorize this sh**t for you. Failure is not an option.
The Haunting (1963)
Eleanor Lance: Hill House has stood for ninety years, and might stand for ninety more. Within, walls continue upright, bricks meet, floors are firm, and doors are sensibly shut. Silence lies steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House. And we who walk here walk alone.
Frank Cotton: I thought I’d gone to the limits. I hadn’t. The Cenobites gave me an experience beyond limits, pain and pleasure, indivisible.
Lead Cenobite: No tears, please. It’s a waste of good suffering.
The Priest: Accept the pain you have wrought. Greater delights await.
Peter: Why did you try to kill me?
Annie: I didn’t! I was trying to save you!
Elise Rainier: It’s not the house that’s haunted. It’s your son.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Young Elise Rainier: In my line of work things tend to happen when it gets dark.
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Sean Brenner: I don’t know what’s real, and I don’t know what to do to stop it.
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Elise Rainier: I don’t have memories from this place, I have scars.
Chris Winslow: Don’t go digging around in your past. Some things are just better left buried, you know? And sometimes you just have to move on.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Louis: That morning I was not yet a vampire, and I saw my last sunrise. I remember it completely, and yet I can’t recall any sunrise before it. I watched the whole magnificence of the dawn for the last time as if it were the first. And then I said farewell to sunlight, and set out to become what I became.
Cecilia Kass: He said that I could never leave him. That wherever I went, he would find me. That he would walk right up to me, and I wouldn’t be able to see him, but that he would leave me a sign, so that I’d know he was there.
Pennywise: Time to float.
Mrs. Kersh: You know what they say about Derry. No one who dies here ever really dies.
It Follows (2014)
Hugh: Wherever you are, it’s somewhere walking straight for you. All you can do is a pass it along to someone else.
Leonard: All of humanity has been judged.
Eloise: Did someone die in my room?
Ms. Collins: This is London. Someone’s died in every room, in every building, in this whole city. Every street corner too.
Thomas Wake: Why did you spill your beans?
Lights Out (2016)
Rebecca: We’re living with a dead woman!
Sophie: Ghosts don’t exist.
Rebecca: Well, if she’s not a ghost then what is she?
Little Monsters (2019)
Teddy McGiggle: We’re all going to die.
Beth: Are we going to die, Miss Caroline?
Miss Caroline: No, it’s part of the game. The zombies are not real.
Teddy McGiggle: Like f*** they’re not!
The Lost Boys (1987)
Max: Don’t ever invite a vampire into your house, you silly boy. It renders you powerless.
Sam Emerson: Did you know that?
Edgar Frog: Of course. Everyone knows that.
Madison Mitchell: The killer said he was Gabriel. My Gabriel.
Regina Moss: Wait, are you saying that the killer is your imaginary friend?
Nun: A ghost is an emotion bent out of shape. Can bend to repeat itself, time and time again.
Caruthers: What you’re hunting is rabid animals, and you should go in knowing that your odds ain’t that good, and you will probably die.
Red Miller: Don’t be negative.
M3gan: I have a new primary user now. Me.
Chef Slowik: I want you to understand something, Margot. I am a monster. No, was a monster. And a whore. But tonight, everything I’m doing is pure. Egoless. And at last, the pain is almost gone.
Ulla: Hi. Hello, there you are. Listen. You can’t speak. You can’t move. Alright? Good.
Annie Wilkes: I’m your number one fan. There’s nothing to worry about. You’re going to be just fine. I will take good care of you. I’m your number one fan.
The Mist (2007)
Amanda Dunfrey: People are basically good, decent. My God, David, we’re a civilized society.
David Drayton: Sure, as long as the machines are working and you can dial 911. But you take those things away, you throw people in the dark, you scare the sh**t out of them. No more rules.
Roberto Sarno: Beauty isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
Beth: “You were right. There is nothing. Nothing is after you. You’re safe now.”
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Mayor: There’s only three hundred and sixty-five days left till next Halloween!
Wolfman: Three sixty-four!
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Children: [singing] One, two, Freddy’s coming for you. Three, four, better lock your door. Five, six, grab your crucifix. Seven, eight, going to stay up late. Nine, ten, never sleep again…
Antlers Holst: We don’t deserve the impossible.
The Nun: You failed. Just as you have failed everyone in your life. Tomorrow, a village will be missing its idiot. You should’ve kept running when you had the chance, Frenchman.
Frenchie: I am French-Canadian.
Young Kaylie Russell: See the mirror hanging there? Face of silver, frame of black. Oculus of glass, I stare. I can feel you staring back. I hear your voice, believe your lies. A window, portal, a darkened door. Should you claim my staring eyes, my soul you hold forever more.
Adult Trent: How would you feel if a fifty year-old man called and told you he was your six year-old nephew?
The Omen (1976)
Nanny: Look at me, Damien! It’s all for you.
[she jumps off a roof, hanging herself]
The Others (2001)
Mrs. Mills: Sometimes the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead.
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Doris Zander: Do you know what it feels like to be strangled to death? First you feel the pressure in your throat, then you start to taste something very sour in your mouth. Then it’s like someone lights a match right in the middle of your chest. And then that fire grows, it feels your lungs and your throat and all the way behind your eyes. Then the last thing you feel is cold.
Wafner: How does it feel, the blood of eternity flowing through your veins?
Ford: Not so f***ing great.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
The Psychic: You cannot run from this, it will follow you. It may lay dormant for years. Something may trigger it to become more active and it may over time reach out to communicate with you.
Jud: Once you feel the power of that place, you make up the sweetest smelling reasons to go back. But I was wrong. Sometimes dead is better.
Carol Anne: They’re here…
Asmodeus: My name is blasphemy. My name is nightmare.
Father Gabriele Amorth: My nightmare is France winning the World Cup.
Norman Bates: It’s not like my mother is a maniac or a raving thing. She just goes a little mad sometimes. We all go a little mad sometimes. Haven’t you?
Marion Crane: Yes. Sometimes just one time can be enough.
The Purge (2013)
Polite Stranger: Our target for this year’s purge is hiding in your home. You have one hour to find him and give him to us, or we’ll kill all of you.
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Purge Announcer: It’s an unwritten purge rule, we don’t save lives. Tonight we take lives. We can’t have any interference.
Evelyn Abbott: Who are we if we can’t protect them? Who are we? You have to protect them. Promise me, you will protect them.
Evelyn Abbott: Lee is gone. Now he’s gone. It’s a shame, because if he was here, he’d look you right in the eye, and he’d tell you that his little girl is absolutely the kind of person worth saving.
Grace: You said your family was f***ed-up, but you didn’t say psycho killers.
Alex Le Domas: I know.
Grace: You brought me here, you didn’t warn me?
Dracula: You know, I don’t ask for much, Renfield. Just the blood of a few dozen innocent people.
The Ring (2002)
Becca: You start to play it and it’s like somebody’s nightmare. And then this woman comes on, smiling at you, right? Seeing you, through the screen. Then when it’s over, your phone rings. Someone knows you watched the tape, and what they say is, “You will die in seven days.” And exactly seven days later…
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Rosemary Woodhouse: What have you done to him? What have you done to his eyes, you maniacs!
Roman Castevet: He has his father’s eyes.
Rosemary Woodhouse: What do you mean? Guy’s eyes are normal!
John: Congratulations. You are still alive. Most people are so ungrateful to be alive. But not you. Not anymore.
Stella Nicholls: Stories hurt. Stories heal. If we repeat them often enough, they become real. They have that power. They make us who we are.
Billy: Movies don’t create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!
Wes Hicks: You got stabbed a billion times, got dumped by your famous wife, and crawled into a bottle. I think it’s safe to say, you’re on the suspect list.
Dewey Riley: Well, maybe you’re the killer. Because that cut deep.
Mindy Meeks-Martin: Whatever happened last time, expect the opposite. Franchises only survive by subverting expectations.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Dianne: [referring to the zombies] Just look at the face. It’s vacant, with a hint of sadness. Like a drunk who’s lost a bet.
The Shining (1980)
Jack Torrance: Heeere’s Johnny!
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Hannibal Lecter: A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.
Hannibal Lecter: [to Clarice] I do wish we could chat longer, but I’m having an old friend for dinner.
Ashley: Don’t worry, daddy. I’ll make you famous again.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Cole Sear: I see dead people.
Malcolm Crowe: In your dreams?
Malcolm Crowe: [as Cole shakes his head] While you’re awake?
Malcolm Crowe: [as Cole nods] Dead people like, in graves? In coffins?
Cole Sear: Walking around like regular people. They don’t see each other. They only see what they want to see. They don’t know they’re dead.
Malcolm Crowe: How often do you see them?
Cole Sear: All the time. They’re everywhere.
Robert Talley: This thing needs trauma to spread. That’s what gives it power. Trauma.
The Beast: Those who have not been torn have no value in themselves and no place in this world. They are asleep.
Dr. Klemperer: Delusion, Sara, is a lie that tells a truth.
Joss: If you die while they’re in you, they have you forever.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Old Man: I just can’t take no pleasure in killing. There’s just some things you got to do. Don’t mean you have to like it.
Sally Hardesty: Don’t run. If you run, he’ll never stop haunting you.
The Thing (1982)
Clark: I don’t know what the hell’s in there, but it’s weird and pi**ed off, whatever it is.
Adelaide Wilson: They think like us. They know where we are. They won’t stop until they kill us, or we kill them.
The Visit (2015)
Grandma: Would you mind getting inside the oven to clean it?
The Wicker Man (1973)
Lord Summerisle: Do sit down, Sergeant. Shocks are so much better absorbed with the knees bent.
Mercy: [referring to their goat] Black Philip, say if you are wicked.
Mercy: [whispers to the goat] Black Philip.
Thomasin: Does he really speak to thee?
Mercy: Black Philip.
World War Z (2013)
Andrew Fassbach: Mother Nature is a serial killer. No one’s better, more creative. Like all serial killers, she can’t help the urge to want to get caught. And what good are all those brilliant crimes if no one takes the credit? So she leaves crumbs. Now the hard part, why you spend a decade in school, is seeing the crumbs, for the clues there. Sometimes, the thing you thought was the most brutal aspect of the virus, turns out to be the chink in its element. And she loves disguising her weaknesses as strengths.
Columbus: Oh, America. I wish I could tell you that this was still America, but I’ve come to realize that you can’t have a country without people. And there are no people here. No, my friends. This is now the United States of Zombieland.
Tallahassee: I have nothing against pacifists. I just want to beat the sh**t out of them.