Unease and Mayhem in Film

Quiz yourself with a small selection from The Horror Show Guide: The Ultimate Frightfest of Movies by Mike Mayo (Visible Ink Press / $19.95).


1. What is the location of the “Black Lagoon,” home to the Gillman (aka “The Creature”)? Reveal

  1. Mexico
  2. South America
  3. The La Brea tarpits

2. Genre favorite Adrienne Barbeau (Swamp Thing, The Fog) has a cameo appearance in which 2012 Oscar-winner? Reveal

  1. Lincoln
  2. The Life of Pi
  3. Argo

3. In The Silver Linings Playbook, star Bradley Cooper walks beneath a theater marquee advertising which of his early horror roles? Reveal

  1. BloodRayne
  2. House of 1,000 Corpses
  3. Midnight Meat Train

4. Which role connects Vincent Price, Charlton Heston and Will Smith? Reveal

5. Before he gained fame as Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund appeared in which Tobe Hooper film? Reveal

  1. Eaten Alive
  2. Poltergeist
  3. Funhouse

6.The Beginning of the End features which giant nuclear mutations? Reveal

  1. Scorpions
  2. Grasshoppers
  3. Spiders

7. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart appeared in which horror film? Reveal

  1. Flatliners
  2. The Faculty
  3. Fascination

8. Match the movie and the monster: Reveal

  1. Dead Alive
  2. Dead Ringers
  3. Dead Snow
  1. Psychotic twins
  2. Sumatran rat monkey
  3. Nazi zombies

9. Giant crocodiles are popular monsters these days. Match the movie title with the home of the uber-croc: Reveal

  1. Rogue
  2. Lake Placid
  3. Primeval
  1. Maine
  2. Uganda
  3. Australia