40 Famous Horror Movie Quotes & One Liners

40 Famous Horror Movie Quotes & One Liners

With Halloween right around the corner, that means candy, pumpkins, and horror movies are at the forefront of our minds. Here are some famous horror movie quotes to prepare you for this upcoming spooky season.  

From classics such as The Shining and A Nightmare on Elm Street to newer stories like IT and Us, these horror movie quotes are sure to chill your bones. Just don’t watch them in the dark. 

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Famous Horror Movie Quotes

1. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” — The Shining (1980)

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2. “We all go a little mad sometimes.” — Psycho (1960)

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3. “Congratulations. You are still alive. Most people are so ungrateful to be alive. But not you. Not anymore.” — Saw (2004) 

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4. “Trust is a tough thing to come by these days.” — The Thing (1982) 

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5. “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” — The Fly (1986) 

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6. “I see dead people” — The Sixth Sense (1999)

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7. “We’ve traced the call… it’s coming from inside the house.” — When a Stranger Calls (1979)

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8. “Do you like scary movies?” — Scream (1996) 

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9. “Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep.” — A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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10. “What an excellent day for an exorcism.” — The Exorcist (1973) 

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11. “Hi, I’m Chucky, wanna play?” — Child’s Play (1988) 

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12. “I’m scared to close my eyes, I’m scared to open them! We’re gonna die out here!” — The Blair WItch Project (1999)

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

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14. “Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?” — The Witch (2015) 

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15. “It’s Halloween; I guess everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” — Halloween (1978) 

16. “I believe death should be repulsive, so we don’t grow too fond of it.” — Feardotcom (2002) 

17. “Oh, no tears, please. It’s a waste of good suffering.” — Hellraiser (1987) 

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18. “Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?” — The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 

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19. “When there is no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the Earth.” — Dawn of the Dead (1979) 

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20. “Where you going, Eds? If you lived here you'd be home by now! Come join the clown, Eds. You'll float down here. We all float down here. Yes, we do!” — It (2017) 

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21. “The devil exists. God exists. And for us, as people, our very destiny hinges upon which one we elect to follow.” — The Conjuring (2013) 

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22. “It’s not the house that is haunted. It’s your son.” — Insidious (2011) 

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23. “Basically, they’re these malevolent evil spirits that only exist to cause pain and commit evil for their own amusement.” — Paranormal Activity (2009) 

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24. “They’re here.” — Poltergeist (1982) 

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25. “Ben: Happy 4th of July, Julie!

Julie: Please... it was an accident!

Ben: I know all about the accidents, and let me give you some advice: Next time you leave a man for dead, make sure he's REALLY dead!” — I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) 

26. “He don't mean you no harm. Such a sweet boy...” — The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 

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27. “Seven days…” — The Ring 

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28. “They think like us. They know where we are. They won’t stop until they kill us, or we kill them.” Us (2019) 

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29. “I’m coming apart! Oh, mother of God, I’m coming apart!” The Amityville Horror (1979)

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30. “I am torn because there are logical explanations but there are also things that cannot be explained.” — Annabelle (2014) 

31. “You can bring me the boy. You can bring me the boy. You can bring me the boy.” — The Babadook (2014) 

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32. “There is nothing a man cannot do once he accepts the fact that there is no god.” — Don’t Breathe (2016) 

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33. “Sometimes, dead is better.” — Pet Sematary (1989)

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34. “They’re all gonna laugh at you!” — Carrie (1976) 

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35. “He has his father’s eyes.” — Rosemary’s Baby (1968) 

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36. “Welcome to Fright Night… for real.” — Fright Night (1985) 

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37. “You know the part in scary movies when somebody does something really stupid, and everybody hates them for it? This is it.” — Jeepers Creepers (2001) 

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38. “What is a ghost? A tragedy condemned to repeat itself time and again? An instant of pain, perhaps. Something dead which still seems to be alive. An emotion suspended in time. Like a blurred photograph. Like an insect trapped in amber.” — The Devil’s Backbone (2001) 

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39. “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” — Get Out (2017) 

40. “My mommy always said there were no monsters. No real ones. But there are.” — Alien (1986) 

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