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Horror Films of the 1970's Quiz

Are you brave enough to return to the '70's when the horror genre reached its scariest! 10 Questions.

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In 1978 John Carpenter brought us 'Halloween'. Who scared the living daylights out of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) while she babysat?

  • Stanley Myers
  • Michael Myers
  • Peter Moone
  • Joseph Moone

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In 'The Omen' in 1976 what was the name of Gregory Peck and Lee Remick's really scary little boy?

  • Alex
  • Dimitri
  • Damien
  • Ben

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In 'The Shining' in 1980 (not the '70's, I know) what was the name of the hotel where Jack Torrence (Jack Nicholson) lost his mind?

  • The Overlook Hotel
  • The Overhang Hotel
  • The Overpass Hotel
  • The Overdone Hotel

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In 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre', 1974, a family fall victim to what?

  • A religious cult
  • A murderous hunter
  • A group of cannibals
  • A poltergeist

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Who directed the Stephen King Adaptation of 'Carrie' in 1976?

  • Brian de Palma
  • William Friedkin
  • John Carpenter
  • Roman Polanski

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'The Exorcist' in 1973 frightened audiences when Regan (Linda Blair) did what?

  • Walked on the ceiling
  • Jumped from the roof
  • Rotated her head
  • Murdered her mother

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Who was the enigmatic star of Ridley Scott's 'Alien' in 1979 who lived to fight another day?

  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Anne Bancroft
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Carrie Fisher

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Who won an Academy Award for composing the score to 'Jaws' ?

  • Ennio Morricone
  • Laurence Rosenthall
  • Elmer Bernstein
  • John Williams

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In 'The Amityville Horror', 1979, what happened in the house a year before the new couple moved in?

  • A suicide
  • A mass murder
  • An exorcism
  • An abduction

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In 'The Shining' what is the real occupation of Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), caretaker of the hotel?

  • A gardener
  • A pianist
  • A chef
  • A writer