Do You Know Your Horror Movie Moms?

In honor of Mama, hitting theaters today, here are questions related to the most memorable horror movie matriarchs.

  1. 1. Friday the 13th

    Before Jason Voorhees picked up his machete in Friday the 13th Part 2, Mrs. Voorhees did all the heavy lifting. What was her name?

    1. Penelope
    2. Paula
    3. Pamela
    4. Prudence
  2. 2. Rosemary's Baby

    Speaking of names, what does Rosemary name her son, the spawn of Satan, in Rosemary’s Baby?

    1. Damien
    2. Adrian
    3. Florian
    4. Satan, Jr.
  3. 3. Aliens

    What is Ripley’s classic line when defending Newt from the Queen Mother? Hint: it was quoted incorrectly in Scream 2.

    1. “Stay away from her, you bitch.”
    2. “Step away from her, you bitch.”
    3. “Get away from her, you bitch.”
    4. “Not without my daughter, you bitch.”
  4. 4. The Shining

    Shelley Duvall plays Wendy Torrance, who watches in horror as her husband goes mad. What award was Duvall nominated for?

    1. Academy Award
    2. Golden Globe
    3. Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award
    4. Razzie Award
  5. 5. A Nightmare on Elm Street

    In A Nightmare on Elm Street, Marge tells her daughter Nancy the story of Fred Krueger. What are her unsettling words of comfort?

    1. “He’s dead, honey, because Mommy killed him.”
    2. “Mommy made sure he could never hurt anyone else.”
    3. “Mommy’s always watching you.”
    4. “If he wants you, he’ll have to come through Mommy first.”
  6. 6. It's Alive

    In 1974’s It’s Alive, it’s not the mother who kills people: it’s the baby. Who directed this campy horror classic?

    1. Larry Cohen
    2. Herschell Gordon Lewis
    3. Wes Craven
    4. Russ Meyer
  7. 7. Psycho

    Spoiler alert: Norman Bates is his Mother in Psycho. How many people does he kill on screen?

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
  8. 8. The Mother of Tears

    Dario Argento’s The Mother of Tears concludes a trilogy he began in 1977 with which film?

    1. Deep Red
    2. Tenebrae
    3. Suspiria
    4. Inferno
  9. 9. Mother's Day

    The 2010 remake of 1980’s Mother’s Day was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Which of the following horror films did he not direct?

    1. Saw
    2. Saw II
    3. Saw III
    4. Saw IV
  10. 10. Scream

    In Scream, Billy taunts Sidney by saying her mother was “a slut-bag whore who flashed her shit all over town like she was” which actress?

    1. Jennifer Love Hewitt
    2. Michelle Pfeiffer
    3. Sharon Stone
    4. Neve Campbell

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