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300 Best Horror Movie Quotes That Are Actually Chilling

Prepare to be immersed in a hair-raising collection of 300 chilling horror movie quotes.

From classic slashers to supernatural terrors, these quotes will transport you to some of the most famous scenes that make up the genre.

Whether you’re a horror aficionado or new to the genre, this collection of quotes is both scary and downright chilling.

Here’s the scoop on the best horror movie quotes from your favorite films!

Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)
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1. “Here’s Johnny!” — The Shining 

2. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” — The Shining 

3. “Come play with us, Danny.” — The Shining 

4. “Wendy? Darling? Light of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in.” — The Shining 

5. “I think we’ll start with a reign of terror.” — The Invisible Man

6. “We all go a little mad sometimes.” — Norman Bates

7. “They’re coming to get you, Barbara.” — Night of the Living Dead

8. “It’s like a wire inside me getting tighter and tighter.” — Rosemary’s Baby 

9. “Mrs. MacNeil, the problem with your daughter is not her bed. It’s her brain.” -The Exorcist

10. “They’re here…” — Poltergeist 

Heather O'Rourke in Poltergeist (1982)
© 1982 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved

11. “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” — The Fly

12. “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.” – Misery

13. “One, two, Freddy’s coming for you.”- A Nightmare on Elm Street

14. “Get Out!”- Get Out

15. “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.”- Silence of the Lambs 

16. “It’s alive! It’s alive.” – Frankenstein 

17. “Redrum! Redrum! Redrum!”- The Shining 

18. “I see dead people.”- The Sixth Sense

19. “Do you like scary movies?”- Scream

20. “Do you want to play a game?”- Saw

Tobin Bell in Saw (2004)
© 2005 Lions Gate Films

21. “Movies don’t create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!” – Scream

22. “Tell her to stay away from the light.” – Poltergeist

23. “We are the ones who dwell within.” – The Exorcism of Emily Rose

24. “I’ve killed a lot of people.” – American Psycho

25. “It has nothing to do with Satan, Mama. It’s me. Me.” – Carrie

26. “I remember some…horrible dream about…smothering.” – Alien

27. “Hi, I’m Chucky. Wanna play?” – Child’s Play

28. “It’s the doll. A devil.” – Annabelle

29. “We belong dead.”- The Bride of Frankenstein

30. “It wasn’t the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.”- King Kong 

Fay Wray and King Kong in King Kong (1933)
RKO Radio Pictures

31. “What an excellent day for an exorcism.”- The Exorcist

32. “I’m scared to close my eyes; I’m scared to open them! We’re gonna die out here!” -The Blair Witch Project

33. “Candyman… Candyman… Candyman…”

34. “You’ll Float, too.” – It

35. “$10,000 dollars for me by myself. For that, you get the head, the tail – the whole damn thing.”- Jaws 

36. “Mother! Oh God! Mother! -Psycho 

37. “I never drink… wine.”- Dracula 

38. “Give me back my hand…. GIVE ME BACK MY HAND!” –Evil Dead

39. “We’ve traced the call… it’s coming from inside the house.” -When a Stranger Calls

40. “You know it’s Halloween. I guess everybody’s entitled to one good scare, huh?” -Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle in Halloween (1978)
© 1978 Compass International Pictures

41. “Fire… BAD!”

42. “I met this six-year-old child with this blank, pale emotionless face, and the blackest eyes – the Devil’s eyes.”- Halloween

43. “Long live the new flesh.”

44. “I’m sorry to differ with you, sir. But you are the caretaker. You’ve always been the caretaker. I should know, sir. I’ve always been here.

45. “I like to dissect girls. Did you know I’m utterly insane?”- Patrick Bateman (American Psycho)

46. “He’s wearing her face.” -Texas Chainsaw Massacre

47. “Sometimes, death is better.”

48. “They mostly come at night. Mostly.”

49. “Yeah, she sounds crazy to me.” -Smile

Sosie Bacon in Smile (2022)

50. “When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.”

51. “They’re here already. You’re next!”

52. “I’ll swallow your soul!”

53. “Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep.”- A Nightmare on Elm Street 

54. “Beauty killed the beast.”

55. “What have you done to it? What have you done to its eyes?” … “What have you done to him, you MANIACS!” – Rosemary’s Baby 

56. “You know in the old days, if a witch betrayed her coven… they would kill her.”

57. “Do you know why you’re afraid when you’re alone? I do. I do.”

58. “I’m your friend to the end.” –Child’s Play

59. “To a new world of gods and monsters!”

60. “If you had learned just a little from me, you would not beg to live. I am a 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.”


61. “It was the start of the year in our old Celtic lands, and we’d be waiting in our houses of wattles and clay. The barriers would be down, you see, between the real and the unreal, and the dead might be looking in to sit by our fires of turf.”

62. “Thrill me.”

63. “There’ll be food and drink and ghosts…and perhaps even a few murders.” 

64. “Yeah, that’s a cult.”

65. “Oh, no tears, please. It’s a waste of good suffering.”- Hellraiser 

66. “To die—to be really dead—that must be glorious!”- Dracula 

67. “Solving the following riddle will reveal the awful secret behind the universe, assuming you do not go utterly mad in the attempt.”

68. “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.”

69. “Where we’re going, we won’t need eyes to see.”

70. “Never look back. The past is a wilderness of horrors.”

71. “Movies don’t create psychos; movies make psychos more creative.”- Scream

white ghost mask killer in scream

72. “Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?”- Silence of the Lambs 

73. “You see a lot, Doctor. But are you strong enough to point that high-powered perception at yourself? What about it? Why don’t you – why don’t you look at yourself and write down what you see? Or maybe you’re afraid to.” – Silence of the Lambs 

74. “Ash, are you kidding? This thing bled acid. Who knows what it’s gonna do when it’s dead?”- Ripley from Alien

75. “I’m strong enough to kill you.” – Twilight 

76. “Congratulations. You are still alive. Most people are so ungrateful to be alive.

77. “But not you. Not anymore.”- Saw

78. “Sometimes the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead.”

79. “They look like psychos? Is that what they looked like? They were vampires.”

80. “50 years I’ve been waiting for this night.”

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81. “It’s not the house that’s haunted… It’s your son.”

82. “You miss your zombie boyfriend.”- Warm Bodies 

83. “You need to stay until I kill him.”

84. “Ahh, listen to them! The children of the night, what sweet music they make.”- Dracula 

85. “Satan is his father.”

86. “Was that the Boogeyman?”

87. “Well, basically it could be two things: it could be a ghost…or it could be a demon.”

88. “Basically, they’re these malevolent evil spirits that only exist to cause pain and commit evil for their own amusement.”

89. “We just cut up our girlfriend with a chainsaw.”

90. “They’re all gonna laugh at you.”- Carrie 

Chloë Grace Moretz in Carrie (2013)
© 2012 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. and Screen Gems, Inc. All rights reserved.

91. “That cold ain’t the weather, that’s death approaching.”

92. “We have all heard the stories. Look into his eyes! They are true! This place is cursed! They are no more human than the devils that invade our lands.”

93. “A man only drinks like that when he’s planning to kiss a girl or kill a man.”

94. “Oh? You got a letter? I got run over. Helen gets her hair chopped off and Julie gets a body in her trunk and you get a letter? That’s balanced.”

95. “Now get the hell down in the cellar. You can be the boss down there, but I’m boss up here!”

96. “You know that part in scary movies when somebody does something really stupid and everyone hates them for it? This is it.”

97. “I fear no evil.”

98. “It’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus.”- Hocus Pocus 

99. “I put a spell on you and now you’re mine.”- Hocus Pocus 

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100. “They will say that I have shed innocent blood. What’s blood for, if not for shedding?”

101. “I know you’re there Tina. Because I can smell your brains.”

102. “Every town has an Elm Street.”- Freddy Krueger

103. “I’ve seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly.”

104. “The dead are not quiet in Hill House.”- The Haunting 

105. “You play a good game, boy…but the game is finished. Now you die.”- The Tall Man 

106. “Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?”- The Mummy 

107. “Meat’s meat and man’s gotta eat.”- Motel Hell 

108. “Heeeeere’s Freddy!” – A Nightmare on Elm Street

109. “I want to play a game.” – Saw 

110. “We have such sights to show you.” – Hellraiser

Doug Bradley in Hellraiser (1987)
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111. “I can smell your fear.” – Jaws

112. “He’s not human… he’s a machine.” – The Terminator

113. “There is no Dana, only Zuul.” – Ghostbusters 

114. “There’s something wrong with Esther.” – Orphan

115. “What’s the matter, scared of clowns?” – It

116. “We have to hide! We have to hide right now!” – A Quiet Place 

117. “I want to hear you scream.” – Scream

118. “They hunt by sound. They’re faster than we are and they’ll hear you.” – A Quiet Place 

119. “Don’t make a sound.” – A Quiet Place 

120. “Don’t go beyond, no matter how much you feel you need to. It’s time to put this place behind us.” –  Pet Sematary

John Lithgow in Pet Sematary (2019)
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121. “There was a place. A dark place. They buried things there. They came back.” –  Pet Sematary

122. “It’s a place where the dead speak.”- Pet Sematary

123. “I’m the ghost with the most, babe.” – The Shining 

124. “Help me, please! Save me from Freddy!” – A Nightmare on Elm Street

125. “Your boyfriend’s dead. You can’t bring him back.”- A Nightmare on Elm Street

126. “I’m scared, Glen. Something is trying to get inside my body.” – A Nightmare on Elm Street

127. “I don’t know about you, but I’m scared stiff.” -A Nightmare on Elm Street

128. “You have nothing to worry about. This won’t hurt one… little… bit.”- A Nightmare on Elm Street

129. “He’s gone, but he’s not dead. He’s still out there, toying with us!” – A Nightmare on Elm Street

130. “You moved the cemetery, but you left the bodies, didn’t you? You only moved the headstones!” – Poltergeist

Craig T. Nelson in Poltergeist (1982)
© 1982 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved

131. “You can’t choose between life and death when we’re dealing with what is in between.” – Poltergeist

132. “I can’t see! I can’t see anything!”- Poltergeist

133. “Don’t touch my baby!” – Poltergeist

134. “Cross over children. All are welcome. All are welcome. Go into the light. There is peace and serenity in the light.” – Poltergeist

135. “They won’t let me in.” – Poltergeist

136. “They’re not spirits, they’re not ghosts, they’re poltergeists.”- Poltergeist

137. “You can’t run from them. They’re inside your head.”- Poltergeist

138. “I am your biggest fan. I’m your number one fan. There is nothing to worry about. You are going to be just fine. I am your number one fan.” – Misery

139. “How could you? She can’t be dead! Misery Chastain cannot be dead!” – Misery

140. “I am the author of your pain.” – Misery

Kathy Bates in Misery (1990)
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141. “A boy’s best friend is his mother.” – Psycho

142. “We’re all in our private traps, clamped in them, and none of us can ever get out. We scratch and claw, but only in the air, only at each other. And for all of it, we never budge an inch.”- Psycho

143. “People always mean well. They cluck their thick tongues and shake their heads and suggest, oh, so very delicately.” – Psycho

144. “Mother, oh God, mother! Blood! Blood!”- Psycho

145. “I’m not gonna say anymore, they’ve laughed at me enough. Haven’t you, Mama? Haven’t you?” – Carrie 

146. “If I concentrate hard enough, I can move things.” – Carrie 

147. “Whatever you do, don’t stop praying.” -The Nun

148. “Oh yes, there will be blood.”- Saw

149. “The human body is a fascinating organism. There are so many hidden doors, so many secret entrances. I’ve studied them for years; I know all the ins and outs.” – Saw

150. “Live or die. Make your choice.” – Saw

Danny Glover and Ken Leung in Saw (2004)
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151. “I’m sorry, but I’m not a hero. I’m a high-functioning sociopath. Merry Christmas.” – Saw

152. “Demons to some, angels to others.”

153. “I have seen the future of horror… and his name is Clive Barker.” 

154. “They’re killing us. Killing everyone.” – Night of the Living Dead

155. “They’re dead. They’re all messed up.”- Night of the Living Dead

156. “We may not enjoy living together, but dying together isn’t going to solve anything.”- Night of the Living Dead

157. “I’m not afraid of them, but I am afraid.”- Night of the Living Dead

158. “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 Fly 

159. “They’re very… brutal. No compassion, no compromise. We can’t trust the insect. I’d like to become the first… insect politician.”

160. “It’s got Arnie!” -The Conjuring

Steve Coulter, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson in The Conjuring (2013)
Photo by Michael Tackett – © 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

161. “He’s not in a coma. He’s not in a coma, Dalton. He’s just not here. He’s not in this world.”

162. “Do you believe in ghosts? You should. They believe in you.” 

163. “They want it all. Every soul they can grab. And they’ll use the living to get to it.” – Jaws 

164. “I think we need to inform the public that there’s a killer shark in these waters.”- Jaws

165. “You know the thing about a shark, he’s got lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a doll’s eyes.” –  Jaws 

166. “Don’t ever feed him after midnight.”- Gremlins 

165. “First of all, keep him out of the light, he hates bright light, especially sunlight, it’ll kill him.” – Gremlins 

166. “I don’t like when he walks around at night.” 

167. “It’s all part of the game, Sidney. It’s called ‘Guess how I’m gonna die.'”- Scream 

168. “Everyone’s a suspect!” – Scream 

169. “They’re after us. They know we’re still here.” 

170. “We must stop the killing, or lose the war.”

171. “Welcome to my nightmare.” – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 

Robert Englund and Lisa Zane in Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Photo by New Line – © 1991 New Line Cinema.

172. “You think you were gonna get away from me?!” – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 

173. “You shouldn’t have buried me. I’m not dead!” – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 

174. “Hey, Krueger! I’m gonna split you in two!”- Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 

175. “The only way to kill me is to make me human. And you’re the only one who can do it, Joey.” – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 

176. “Death has come to your little town, Sheriff.”

177. “We all float down here.” – It

178. “Fear tastes delicious. Don’t you think so?” – It

179. “I’m Pennywise, the Dancing Clown!” – It

180. “We’re all afraid of something.” – It

Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, and Jack Dylan Grazer in It (2017)
Photo by Brooke Palmer – © 2016 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

181. “The devil exists. God exists. And for us, as people, our very destiny hinges on which we decide to follow.” – The Conjuring

182. “The haunted house, the possessed family, the demons who torment them.” – The Conjuring

183. “They’re just the opening acts. The real headliner… is the Devil himself.” -The Conjuring

184. “Want to hear the story about the sad, tragic end of your little friend? The girl who lived here before you?”- The Conjuring

185. “The devil’s hour. It’s the opposite of the witching hour. When God is furthest from us, and the devil is closest. Three a.m.” – The Conjuring

186. “I’m not afraid of no ghosts.”- The Conjuring

187. “Don’t be creepy. Don’t be creepy.”

188. “I’m not normal, but I’m not dead either.”

189. “This is a corpse infected with the plague. It is uncaring, unfeeling, incapable of remorse.” 

190. “We’re gonna get out of here. Just stay alive!” 

191. “It’s gonna tear down that valley like a son of a gun!”

Irwin Keyes and Dorothy Kobs in Friday the 13th (1980)
Paramount Pictures

192. “It’s not the bite that kills you. It’s a gunshot to the head.”

193. “The world is full of monsters with friendly faces.” – Dawn of the Dead

194. “The end isn’t coming… it’s already here.”- Dawn of the Dead

195. “There’s nothing left in there to feel. They’re just… empty.”- Dawn of the Dead

196. “This isn’t the end. We’re still alive. Don’t give up.” 

197. “You’ve got red on you.”- Shaun of the Dead

198. “I shot him six times!” – Halloween 

199. “It’s the end of the world as we know it.” – 28 Days Later 

200. “In Zombieland, we follow the rules.” – Zombieland

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201. “Do I look like I want to discuss zombie apocalypse rules with you?” – World War Z 

202. “I’ve been alive for four centuries, and I cannot die.” – Interview with the Vampire 

203. “Immortality is yours, take it!” – Blade

204. “I am vampire, I am legend.” – Underworld

205. “We vampires are artists of the night.” – The Lost Boys

206. “We’re the weirdos, mister.” – The Craft 

207. “Be careful of what you wish for. It might come true.” – The Craft 

208. “You can’t just do that, Nancy. These are human beings, not a game.”- The Craft 

209. “Magic is really very simple. All you’ve got to do is want something and then let yourself have it.” – The Craft 

210. “Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!” – Ghostbusters 

Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Ruth Oliver in Ghostbusters (1984)
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211. “I’m a ghost with the most, babe.” – Beetlejuice 

212. “Sometimes, the world of the living gets mixed up with the world of the dead.” – The Others 

213. “I am neither dead nor alive. I’m stuck in between.” – Crimson Peak 

214. “It’s showtime!” – Beetlejuice 

215. “It’s a little place I call ‘the Neitherworld,’ a land of the living dead.” – Beetlejuice 

216. “Beware the moon.” – An American Werewolf in London 

217. “They’re here, aren’t they? All around us.” – The Mist

218. “There’s a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water?” – Signs 

219. “We belong dead.” – Bride of Frankenstein

220. “E.T. phone home.” – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 

Henry Thomas in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Universal Pictures

221. “We are not alone.” – Close Encounters of the Third Kind

222. “In space, no one can hear you scream.” – Alien

223. “Take me to your leader.” – The Day the Earth Stood Still

224. “I guess I’ve killed maybe 20 people, maybe 40.”- American Psycho

225. “I’m into, uh, well, murders and executions, mostly.”- American Psycho

226. “It’s just a little blood, Seymour. It’s like ketchup, only with fewer solids.” – Little Shop of Horrors

227. “I see you shiver with antici…pation!”- The Rocky Horror Picture Show

228. “You could have done something, but you didn’t lift a finger. You just watched her die.”- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

229. “You can have all the chainsaws and hockey masks in the world, but there’s one damn thing you don’t have: manners.”- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

230. “It’s all about luck, Jimmy. It’s all about being in the right place at the right time.”- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Mark Burnham as Leatherface.
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231. “He has his father’s eyes.”- Rosemary’s Baby

232. “Why is a ghost in the arena?” -Nope

233. “You’re not going to let me die, are you?”- Rosemary’s Baby

234. “Mama is not real. She’s just a dream. We just imagined her.”- Mama

235. “A ghost is an emotion bent out of shape, condemned to repeat itself time and time again.”- Mama 

236. “I’m going to tell Mama you’re being bad.”- Mama

237. “Mama, are you crying? People don’t cry in heaven.”- Mama 

238. “I decided as long as I was going to hell, I might as well do it thoroughly.”- Twilight 

239. “Boo! Did I scare you?” – Casper

240. “I’m a ghost. I can’t even touch my own arm. What’s it like to hold someone’s hand? Or to touch someone’s face?” – Casper

Christina Ricci and Malachi Pearson in Casper (1995)
Photo by Universal Pictures – © 1995

241. “I guess I’m just a paranormal, supernatural, psycho kind of a guy.”- Casper

242. “When you’re a ghost, life just doesn’t seem fair.”- Casper

243. “You’re the friendliest ghost I know.”- Casper

244. “Do you know what the scariest thing is? To not know your place in this world.”- Split 

245. “The world will understand now. The beast is real.”- Split

246. “The broken are the more evolved.”- Split

247. “He’s done awful things to people, and he’ll do awful things to you.”- Split

248. “You have no idea what I have in store for you.”- Split

249. “The only way to stop him is one of his own kind.”- Split

250. “The Beast is a sentient creature who represents the highest form of human evolution.”- Split

James McAvoy in Split (2016)
© 2016 – Universal Pictures

251. “The broken are more evolved. Rejoice.”- Split

252. “I am the man under the bed.”- Stand by Me

253. “Heeeere’s Georgie!”- It

254. “You can’t beat the beast!”- Glass

255. “The broken are the more evolved.”- Glass

256. “There are unknown forces that don’t want us to realize what we are truly capable of. They don’t want us to know the things we suspect are extraordinary about ourselves are real.”- Glass

257. “They always underestimate the mastermind.”- Glass

258. “You believe you are extraordinary because you are different. I believe that you are dangerous because you are different.”- Glass

259. “The beast is contained.”- Glass

260. “You have to confront your fears, Luke.”- The Ritual

Rafe Spall in The Ritual (2017)

261. “You brought us here. You started all of this.”- The Ritual

262. “Sometimes it’s better to run than to face the monster.” – The Ritual

263. “He’s watching us. You can’t see him, but he can see you.” – The Ritual

264. “Somebody please help me! There’s something in the woods!”- The Monster

265. “Sometimes we just have to do things we don’t want to do.”- The Monster

266. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” – The Monster

267. “We have to fight, even if it means dying. We can’t let it win.”- The Monster

268. “Fear doesn’t live here anymore.” – The Monster

269. “Don’t let the darkness win. You have to fight it.” – The Monster 

270. “You can’t help me. No one can.”- The Monster 

Zoe Kazan and Ella Ballentine in The Monster (2016)
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271. “You look into their eyes, even in a picture, and you know that they’re absolutely stark raving mad.”- The Monster

272. “I’m a natural-born killer.”- The Monster

273. “I think that we’re all capable of monstrous acts. The question is, what do we do with that monster?”- The Monster

274. “The monster is within you.”- Monster

275. “I can’t escape him. I’m buried alive.” – The Nun

276. “I’m afraid there is something very wrong with this place.” – The Nun

277. “I had a series of visions when I was younger. And after each one ended, the same thought would be stuck in my head: “What did you see?” – The Nun

276. “The demon has found its home.” – The Nun 

277. “There are certain rules that one must abide by in order to successfully survive a horror movie.” – Scream

278. “Stabbing’s a little intimate, don’t you think? I prefer… gunshot wounds.” – Scream 2

279. “We got a lot of crime going on, and one of the victims is a policeman. It’s as though we’ve stepped into some parallel dimension.” – Scream 2

280. “The past will come back to bite you. Whatever you think you know about the past, forget it. The past is not at rest! Any sins you think were committed in the past are about to break out and destroy you!” – Scream 3

Neve Campbell in Scream 3 (2000)
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281. “I’m the killer. It’s poetic.” – Scream 3

282. “It’s time for someone new to die.” – Scream 4

283. “​​Cindy, you’re not safe. He’s after you.” – Scary Movie

284. “Let’s get out of here before one of those things kills Guy.”- Scary Movie

285. “I just need to find someone to fill in for me. Some brave and heroic soul who can step in and face certain danger.” – Scary Movie 2

286. “I’m not a psychopath, Clarice. I’m a high-functioning sociopath.” – The Silence of the Lambs

287. “I do wish we could chat longer, but… I’m having an old friend for dinner.”- The Silence of the Lambs

288. “He’s coming for you… The Boogeyman.”- The Boogeyman

289. “I’ve seen him, Mom! The Boogeyman!”- The Boogeyman

290. “He’s real, damn it! The Boogeyman is real!”- The Boogeyman

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291. “Don’t you understand? He can’t be killed. He’s always watching.”- The Boogeyman

292. “There’s no escape from the Boogeyman.”- The Boogeyman

293. “He’s here… in the house.”- The Boogeyman

294. “Every time you say his name, you give him power.”- The Boogeyman

295. “He feeds on fear… and he’s hungry.”- The Boogeyman

296. “It’s not safe here anymore. The Boogeyman is out there.”- The Boogeyman

297. “I’m a messenger of God. You’re doomed if you stay here!”

298. “In the lake, the one… the one who attacked me. The one who pulled me underneath the water.”

299. “She can’t hide. No place to hide.”

300. “If this is a joke, I’m gonna brain ’em!”

Betsy Palmer in Friday the 13th (1980)
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These chilling horror movie quotes have captured the essence of fear and terror but also showcase how broad the horror genre is.

For example, the films The Shining and The Silence of the Lambs are considered by most to be horror classics, but then there are horror films like Carrie and Little Shop of Horrors that are not considered masterpieces but to many are cult classic horror films. 

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