Our Favorite Horror Movie Taglines

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 3 weeks ago

From frightening to funny, here are a selection of our favorite horror movie taglines.

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1
Zombeavers (2014)

"You'll all be dammed!"

2
Re-Animator (1985)

"Herbert West has a good head on his shoulders... and another one on his desk."

3
The Lift (1983)

"Take the stairs, take the stairs, for god's sake, take the stairs!!"

4
Ghoulies (1984)

"They'll get you in the end!"

5
Ghoulies II (1988)

"Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the bathroom..."

6
Jaws 2 (1978)

"Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water..."

7
Blood Beach (1980)

"Just when it's safe to go back in the water... you can't get across the beach!"

8
Krampus (2015)

"You don't want to be on his list."

9
Chopping Mall (1986)

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

10
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

"The man of your dreams is back!"

11
Alien (1979)

"In space no one can hear you scream."

12
Night of the Creeps (1986)

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

13
House (1985)

"Ding dong. You're dead."

14
The Mutilator (1984)

"By sword. By pick. By axe. Bye bye."

15
New poster for the 2012 Nail Gun Massacre

"Cheaper than a Chainsaw!"

16
Frogs (1972)

"...a croak ... a scream!"

17
Slugs (1988)

"They slime. They ooze. They kill."

18
Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)

"Evil comes with strings attached."

19
Suspiria (1977)

"The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this film are the first 92."

20
Jill Schoelen in Popcorn (1991)

"Buy a bag ... Go home in a box."

21
Maniac Cop (1988)

"You have the right to remain silent ... Forever."

22
Phantasm (1979)

"If this one doesn't scare you, you're already dead"

23
The Fly (1986)

"Be afraid. Be very afraid."

24
Jaws 3-D (1983)

"The third dimension is terror."

25
Psycho (1998)

"Check in. Relax. Take a shower."

26
The Funhouse (1981)

"Pay to get in. Pray to get out!"

27
Sleepy Hollow (1999)

"Heads will roll"

28
Lake Placid (1999)

"You'll never know what bit you."

29
Poltergeist (1982)

"They're here."

30
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

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

31
Pieces (1982)

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

32
Dawn of the Dead (1978)

"When there's no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the earth."

33
Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004)

"A romantic comedy. With zombies."

34
Pet Sematary (1989)

"Sometimes, dead is better."

35
David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln, and Jeramie Rain in The Last House on the Left (1972)

"To avoid fainting keep repeating, it’s only a movie…only a movie… only a movie… only a movie…"

36
Halloween (1978)

"The night HE came home!"

37
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

"The night no one comes home."

38
Lynne Griffin in Black Christmas (1974)

"If this picture doesn't make your skin crawl... it's on too tight."

39
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

"If Nancy doesn't wake up screaming, she won't wake up at all."

40
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

"This time it's personal."

41
Demons (1985)

"They will make cemeteries their cathedrals and the cities will be your tombs."

42
Night of the Living Dead (1968)

"They won't stay dead!"

43
The Blob (1988)

"Scream now, while there's still room to breathe. Terror has no shape."

44
Ravenous (1999)

"You are who you eat."

45
The Prey (1984)

"It's not human ... and it's got an axe."

46
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

"John will never eat shish kebab again."

47
The Kindred (1987)

"John's got a half brother. Half brother, half something else."

48
The Thing (1982)

"Man is the warmest place to hide."

49
Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)

"Please do not disturb Evelyn. She already is."

50
TerrorVision (1986)

"People of Earth. Your planet is about to be destroyed ... We're terribly sorry for the inconvenience."