Favorite Frightful Quotes

Here are a handful of my favorite quotes from television, movies, and books from the morbid side of life. 

“What did she mean by Eddy’s ‘strange habit’ of howling at the moon?” Lily Munster.

“Then the Devil CHAINSAWED them to bits.  Then he sewed them back together.  Then he CHAINSAWED them again.  Forever.”  Shirley Bennett,  Community.

“There are children throwing snowballs instead of throwing heads.” Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas. 

“Can a heart still be broken once it stops beating?” Lord Barkus, The Corpse Bride.

Girl Scout: “I only like all-natural foods and beverages, organically grown, with no preservatives. Are you sure they’re real lemons?”
Pugsley Addams:  “Yes.”
Girl Scout: “I’ll tell you what. I’ll buy a cup if you buy a box of my delicious Girl Scout cookies. Do we have a deal?”
Wednesday Addams: “Are they made from real Girl Scouts?”   —The Addams Family Movie

“Don’t torture yourself, Gomez.  That’s my job.” Morticia Addams.    

“They’re coming to get you, Barbara.”  Night of the Living Dead.

“When there’s no room left in Hell, the dead shall walk the Earth.”  Dawn of the Dead, 1978.

“Such joys are scarce since the good Lord saw fit to close the gates of Hell and doom the dead to walk amongst us.”  Mrs. Bennett, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. 

Kenneth:  “Is everyone at Fort Joseph dead?”
Steve:  “Dead-ish.”    Dawn of the Dead, 2004

“It’s all because those zombies ate her brain.”  The Creepshow (the band)

“Do not go into the city.  It belongs to the dead.” Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead. 

“I’ve seen enough horror movies to know that a weirdo wearing a hockey mask is never friendly.”  Friday the 13th, Part Six. 

“There are certain rules to abide by to successfully survive a horror movie.  For instance, number one:  you can never have sex.
Number two: you can never drink or do drugs.
And number three: never, ever, ever under any circumstances say, “I’ll be right back.” Because you won’t be back.”  Randy, Scream

“My best-case scenario, Eleanor, is hair everywhere but my eyeballs, elongation of my spine until my skin splits, teats, and a growing tolerance, maybe even affection for, the smell and taste of feces – not just my own – and then, excruciating death.” Bridget (describing turning to a werewolf), Ginger Snaps Unleashed  

“A naked American man just stole my balloons.”  a little British kid from American Werewolf in London. 

“I shall cut off her head and fill her mouth with garlic, and I shall drive a stake through her body.” Van Helsing, Dracula 

“Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.”  Bela Lugosi as Dracula




9 thoughts on “Favorite Frightful Quotes

  1. Great Quotes !
    particularly love this one hahaha
    “Don’t torture yourself, Gomez. That’s my job.” Morticia Addams.
    thought you might like my machinima version of Tim Burton’s
    This Is Halloween

    Happy Halloween

    • Thanks! When it comes to the Addams Family movie, I could put the whole script up. Thanks for sharing your short film. The fast little clown is quite creepy. I wanted to run from him.

  2. A couple of quotes from Zombieland:

    Columbus: [after his neighbor changes into a zombie] You see? You just can’t trust anyone. The first girl I let into my life and she tries to eat me.

    Columbus: The first rule of Zombieland: Cardio. When the zombie outbreak first hit, the first to go, for obvious reasons… were the fatties.

  3. Here are some more you might find interesting . . .
    My personal favorite from the animated movie
    Spirited Away –

    “He sliced me in two, you know, and I’m still angry.”

    This one isen’t from any particular movie but I am
    dying to know who first said it . . .

    “Life is a Joke. Death is a punchline.”

    Here is another one – I think it’s from
    a quote book . . .

    “If a vegitarian eats only vegitables, then what
    does a humanitarian eat?”

    • Your welcome, if your interested check out
      RUST. Its at the end of my articles.

      RUST is a horror/suspense/fantasy. Take a wrong turn into an abandoned way station where secrets lie sleeping behind closed doors. Join the hapless supply pilot, Amelia Jones, as she struggles to wrest her past from the ghosts of Sky Land, a decaying theme park with a decommissioned air-base at its heart.

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