The best taglines from horror movies. Every poster for a scary film needs a scary slogan to entice people into going to see it. There’s an art to writing a movie tagline. You have to sell the film in one sentance that will stick in the viewer’s memory.
1. The Fly (1986)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
2. Alien (1979)
In space no one can hear you scream.
3. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
In space, no one can eat ice cream.
4. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
When there’s no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the earth.
5. The Last House on the Left (1972)
To avoid fainting keep repeating: it’s only a movie, it’s only a movie.
6. Jaws 2 (1978)
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.
7. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
This time, it’s personal.
8. Demons (1985)
They will make cemeteries their cathedrals and the cities will be your tombs.
9. Session 9 (2001)
Fear is a place.
10. The Birds (1963)
…and remember, the next scream you hear may be your own!
11. The Lift (1983)
Take the stairs. Take the stairs. For God’s sake, take the stairs!!!
12. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
They won’t stay dead.
13. The Blob (1988)
Scream now, while there’s still room to breathe.
Terror has no shape.
14. Scream (1996)
Don’t Answer The Phone. Don’t Open The Door. Don’t Try To Escape.
Someone has taken their love of scary movies one step too far.
15. Night of the Creeps (1986)
The good news is your dates are here. The bad news is… they’re dead.
If you scream… you’re dead.
17. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
This summer, terror won’t be taking a vacation.
Blood is thicker than Water.
18. Poltergeist (1982)
19. Black Christmas (1974)
If this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl, it’s on too tight!
20. House (1986)
Ding dong. You’re dead.
21. Halloween (1978)
The night HE came home.
22. Ravenous (1999)
You are who you eat.
23. Pet Sematary (1989)
Sometimes dead is better.
24. Chopping Mall
Where shopping can cost you an arm and a leg.
25. The Thing (1982)
Man is the warmest place to hide.
26. The Shining (1980)
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.
27. The Prey (1980)
It’s not human, and it’s got an axe!
28. The Mutilator (1985)
By pick, by axe, by sword, bye bye.
29. From Beyond (1986)
Humans are such easy prey.
30. Phantasm (1979)
If this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead!
31. Maniac (1980)
I warned you not to go out tonight.
32. Nail Gun Massacre
It’s cheaper than a chainsaw!
33. The Sentinel (1977)
She was young. She was beautiful. She was next.
34. Friday the 13th
They were warned… They are doomed… and on Friday the 13th, nothing will save them.
35. Madhouse (1990)
The bad news is you have houseguests. There is no good news.
36. Psycho III
Norman Bates is back to normal. But Mother’s off her rocker again.
37. Crawlspace (1972)
They wanted a son… He gave them a nightmare!
38. Asylum (1972)
You have nothing to lose but your mind.
39. Anthropophagus (1980)
It’s not fear that tears you apart… It’s him!
40. Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)
Please do not disturb Evelyn. She already is.
41. Re-Animator (1985)
Herbert West has a very good head on his shoulders…and another one in a dish on his desk.
42. Frogs (1972)
Today the pond! Tomorrow the world!
43. American Werewolf in Paris, An (1997)
Things are about to get a little hairy.
44. Night of the Bloody Apes
Half Man, Half Beast, ALL HORROR!
45. Ghosthouse (La Casa 3) (1988)
Death holds the mortgage, and if you try to move in…there’ll be Hell to pay!
They slime! They ooze! They kill!
47. Humongous (1982)
Here are the monster’s little toys. Once they were little girls and boys.
48. Maniac Cop (1988)
You have the right to remain silent. Forever.
49. Army of Darkness (1992)
Trapped in time. Surrounded by evil. Low on gas.
50. Pinocchio’s Revenge (1996)
Evil comes with strings attached.
51. Bats (1999)
They will suck you dry.
52. The Craft (1996)
Exorcise your rites.
53. Hellraiser (1987)
“He’ll tear your soul apart.”
54. Child’s Play (1988)
This doll is killer.
55. Dead Snow
“Ein! Zwei! Die!”
56. Motel Hell
It takes all kinds of critters to make Farmer Vincent’s critters.
57. Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
He puts the teeth in terror.
58. Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
The most frightening thing about Jacob Singer’s nightmare is that he isn’t dreaming.
59. The Haunting (1999)
Some houses are born bad.
60. The Funhouse (1981)
Pay to get in. Pray to get out.
61. Candyman (1992)
We Dare You to Say His Name Five Times.
62. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Evil loves to party.
63. Pieces (1982)
You don’t have to go to Texas for a chainsaw massacre.
64. Dead & Buried (1981)
It will take your breath away… all of it.
65. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
His story will touch you, even though he can’t.
66. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Here They Grow Again.
67. Zombie (1979)
We are going to eat you.
68. Mortuary (1983)
Where nobody rests in peace.
69. Witchfinder General (1968)
Leave the children home! …and if you are squeamish, stay home with them!!!!!!!
70. Zombie Holocaust (1980)
He’s a depraved, homicidal killer… and he makes house calls!
71. Graduation Day (1981)
Some kids are dying to graduate.
72. Alone in the Dark (1982)
When the lights go out the terror begins.
73. Nightbeast (1982)
If you have guts… he wants them!
74. The Stuff (1985)
Are you eating it …or is it eating you?
75. The Beast Within (1982)
He was on the verge of becoming a man… EATER!
76. The Lost Boys (1987)
Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It’s fun to be a vampire.
77. Alien Vs. Predator (2004)
Whoever wins… We lose.
78. Terror Vision
People of Earth, Your planet is about to be destroyed. We’re terribly sorry for the inconvenience.
79. A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
Now Freddy’s a daddy, he’s killing for two.
80. Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Great trilogies come in threes.