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The Most Memorable Horror Movie Quotes

Updated May 3, 2021 2.6k votes 168 voters 1.9k views31 items

The most terrifying horror film quotes send shivers down your spine. You may think you're in a room reading this all alone, but once you get done reading this list, you'll want to make sure the lights are on and there's nothing hiding under the bed. Many of these lines were delivered by horror mainstays in the genre like Freddy Krueger while others were spoken by their future victims. Which lines have seared themselves into your psyche? 

Vote for the best horror movie quotes below. And pay no attention to that extra set of eyes gleaming at you in your computer screen. We're sure it's nothing. 

  • Photo: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

    "They're here." 

    - Carol Anne Freeling

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  • Photo: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

    "I see dead people."

    - Cole Sear

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  • Photo: Orion Pictures

    "It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again."

    - Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb

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  • Photo: Warner Bros.

    "The power of Christ compels you!"

    - Fathers Merrin and Karras

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