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Can you guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline?

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Guess the horror film from it's spoooooooky tagline, if you dare!

Think you know your horror, do ya? Think again!

It’s fun looking at a horror movie poster and thinking “Yes, I would like this film to ruin my evening, thank you very much”, and a big part of that very brief experience is down to the tagline. Get the tagline right, and you’re guaranteed an estimated 35% more punters for your movie - it’s that important. It’s film marketing 101.

But how well do you know your horror film taglines? Those short, sharp phrases that send you flocking to the “multiplex”? How well have they stuck in that brain of yours?

Well, you know the best way to put your memory through the ringer - a quiz! A big quiz full of loads of horror movie taglines and you’ve got to match them to the movie. Sounds so very very simple, will in reality be so very very not.

Here we go:

Guess the horror film from it's spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 4

Also his terrifyingly ineffective Tinder bio

Question 1/20

"The Monster demands a mate!"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 2

FUN FACT: This is also the tagline to 'Maniac Cop 2', even though they should have clearly gone for "You have the right to remain silent... forever... again."

Question 2/20

"You have the right to remain silent… forever!"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 4

Actually a good idea - this movie is REALLY HORRIBLE!

Question 3/20

"To avoid fainting, keep repeating 'It's only a movie...it's only a movie...'"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 6

Other genuine taglines for this amazing movie include "Where they slash their prices - and their customers!" and "Shop til you drop, dead!"

Question 4/20

"Where shopping costs you an arm and a leg!"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 8

Or as Jeff Goldblum would say: "Be, err, ha HA, afraid, be, ho, hum, very, yes, yesyesyes afraid, beveryafraidyes"

Question 5/20

"Be afraid, be very afraid”

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 10

A great horror movie about killer slugs. If this has piqued your interest somewhat, may we suggest another horror movie about killer slugs, the confusingly titled 'Slugs'

Question 6/20

"The good news is your dates are here. The bad news is... they're dead"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 12

A poltergeist is a ghost than moves things around without you seeing them do it, like your mum

Question 7/20

"They're here"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 14

Did you know there are now 8 Texas Chainsaw movies? THAT'S TOO MANY ISN'T IT

Question 8/20

"Who will survive and what will be left of them?"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 16

An amusing tagline, yes, but it has been well documented that many astronauts have actually eaten freeze-dried ice-cream in space, so it is unfortunately also grossly inaccurate

Question 9/20

"In space, no one can eat ice cream."

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 18

Fun, is it? Good luck nipping down the shops to top up on loo roll without bursting into a cloud of dust then

Question 10/20

"Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire."

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 20

You haven't seen 'Get Out' yet? Get Out of here! No seriously GET OUT

Question 11/20

"Just because you're invited, doesn't mean you're welcome."

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 22

From the same director as 'Slugs', in case you were looking for a properly terrible double-bill this Halloween

Question 12/20

"You don't have to go to Texas for a chainsaw massacre"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 24

Chuck Norris vs a genetically-enhanced invisible murderer? ONE CHILD TICKET PLEASE!

Question 13/20

“Science created him. Now Chuck Norris must destroy him.”

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 26

The more famous tagline for this film is "Man is the warmest place to hide" but we thought we'd make things extra difficult, in a direct and very specific attempt to upset you

Question 14/20

"The ultimate in alien terror"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 40

VERY GOOD TAGLINE YES WELL DONE EVERYONE INVOLVED

Question 15/20

"Brace yourself"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 30

It's really the only one that makes sense, isn't it? There aren't too many movies that rhyme with "dook", so perhaps this question was a regrettable blip on this otherwise flawless quiz

Question 16/20

"If it's in a word or in a look you can't get rid of..."

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 32

Also "by hook" from the looks of the poster, fishing-fans!

Question 17/20

"By sword, pick, by axe, bye bye!"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 34

FUN FACT: The tagline for the only film in the franchise that doesn't feature Michael Myers - Halloween III: Season of the Witch - has the tagline "The night no one comes home."

Question 18/20

"The night HE came home"

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 36

Featuring the second best exploding head in history? Very possibly. (The first is in 'Scanners', obviously)

Question 19/20

“I warned you not to go out tonight”

Guess the horror film from its spoooooooky tagline, if you dare! 38

Is "See evil" even a phrase on its own? Perhaps not, rendering this tagline completely ridiculous, much like the movie to which it is attached

Question 20/20

"Sea evil"

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