A Quiet Place features terrifying monsters with a highly-developed sense of hearing that they use to track their prey. Which former The Office cast member co-wrote, directed, and starred in the 2018 film?
Lon Chaney did his own makeup to create a monstrous character for a 1925 film that tells the story of a disfigured recluse who covers his face with a mask and lives under the Paris Opera House. What is the name of the character/film?
Horror runs in the family—Lon Chaney’s son, Lon Chaney Jr., followed in his father’s footsteps and went on to star in some early horror films as well. He may be most well known for a character who has issues with moonlight, to put it simply. That film was later remade in 2010 with Benicio Del Toro. What’s the name of the film?
Boris Karloff was one of classic Hollywood’s greatest horror stars. He played Imhotep in The Mummy, but he was best known for one iconic—and imposing—monster in particular. What was the name of the first film he appeared in as the aforementioned monster?
In Bride of Frankenstein, Elsa Lanchester joined Boris Karloff onscreen in a dual role—she played both Mary Shelley and the Bride. What distinctive feature became a stereotype of the character of the Bride?
The role of Frankenstein’s monster was first offered to an actor named Bela Lugosi. At the time, he had just appeared as another famous horror monster, and he refused the role. What role was Lugosi known for?
The German take on the vampire story came in the form of 1921’s Nosferatu. What was the name of the vampire in that film?
Which of these classic monsters was actually based on a real historical figure, and shared his name?
Which early horror film was based on legends about a race of half-man, half-amphibian monsters who dwelled in the Amazon River?
Which 400-foot tall monster that terrorized the city of Tokyo became a pop culture icon in Japan?
Which NBA power forward defeated Godzilla in a 1992 Nike commercial?
What 1958 B-horror monster was not so much a monster as a sentient puddle made of silicone and red dye?
What is the name of the species of shark who threatens the beaches of Amity Island in 1975’s Jaws?
H.R. Giger was a Swiss painter, best known for his unique and photorealistic style and subjects that examined the link between humans and machines. For which 1979 film did he design the monster?
Jason Voorhees is the unkillable stalking murderer of the Friday the 13th series. What part of his appearance sets him apart?
What is the name of the horror monster who wears a striped sweater and distinctive gloves covered with knives?
Which king of shock rock played Freddy’s stepfather (and first victim) in 1991’s Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare?
Which 2003 film pitted two of the slasher genre’s most (in)famous killers against each other?
What monster was named in the film credits as “The Shape” before being credited with his official name in a sequel?
Michael Myers is known for his creepy, disembodied white mask. It was actually made from a real mask of a celebrity’s face that the crew stretched out and painted. What celebrity face is Michael actually wearing?
What is the name of the disturbing child-eating monster who appears briefly in 2006’s Pan Labyrinth, guarding a feast no one may eat from—or else?
Which actor played the Pale Man (and the Faun), along with a host of other characters in Guillermo Del Toro films, including the Amphibian Man in The Shape of Water?
Which chainsaw-toting character from a 1974 film was inspired by notorious Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein?
Which ‘70s slasher film was inspired by a news story about a group of refugees whose nightmares were so intense that they stayed up for days, before eventually dying in their sleep?
Which original star of Halloween—and target of Michael Myers—returned as Laurie Strode for the 2018 reboot/sequel, also simply titled Halloween?
On and off throughout the Halloween films, Michael Myers is pursued by a doctor, who first meets him at Warren County Smith's Grove Sanitarium. What is the doctor’s name?
What is the name of the actor who has played Freddy Krueger in the grand majority of the Nightmare on Elm Street films?
On which ‘80s-themed sitcom did Englund make a cameo appearance as Freddy Krueger for a Halloween episode?
What color or pattern is Freddy Krueger’s distinctive sweater?
What appears to fly out of Candyman’s mouth in the 1992 film of the same name?
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