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Drink Your Fears Away With One (or more) of These Horror Movie Drinking Games

Do you like scary movies? Do you like alcohol? Then chances are you’ll like these horror movie drinking games!

There are many different kinds of horror films, and everyone has their own personal favourite. There’s the supernatural kind, the psychological, the gritty and gory, the trippy, and, perhaps best of all, the unintentionally funny.

We’ve assembled 30 different films from the many sub-genres of horror. Get ready to be thrilled by knife-wielding maniacs, demonic goats, and horny alien transvestites. With these horror movie drinking games, the only thing you have to fear is your hangover!

🎃 If scary and bloody isn’t your thing, we’ve got a list of drinking games for tame Halloween classics too. Take a look at our 3 Halloween Drinking Games for Your Favourite 90s Films, including The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus, and Casper.

But if you want creepy, bloody, and potentially psychotic games, you’ve come to the right place. Grab your favourite drink and your favourite people (even if it’s over Zoom) for a night you may not remember or celebrate Halloween with your dog or cat—we won’t judge!

The Shining Horror Movie Drinking Games

God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my god-damned soul for just a glass of beer.

 – Jack Torrance

Scroll through this diverse collection of horror movie drinking games from 1975-2020.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Horror Movie Drinking Games

1. THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • A song begins
  • Anyone says “Janet”
  • You see a motorcycle?

Full game available here.

2. HALLOWEEN (1978) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see a pumpkin 🎃
  • You see a knife 🔪
  • You hear Michael’s breath

Full game available here.

The Shining Horror Movie Drinking Games

3. THE SHINING (1980) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see or hear “Room 237”
  • ‘Tony’ begins to speak
  • Danny is riding his bike

Full game available here.

Friday the 13th Horror Movie Drinking Games

4. FRIDAY THE 13th (1980) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see or they say “Camp Crystal Lake”
  • Anyone smokes or references weed
  • There’s a shot from the killer’s perspective

Full game available here.

5. HEREDITARY (2018) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see Charlie’s sketchbook
  • You see the symbol
  • You see fire or flames 🔥🕯

Full game available here.

GET OUT HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

6. GET OUT (2017) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see another black person at the house
  • You see a cup of tea
  • Someone dies

Full game available here.

7. A QUIET PLACE (2018) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone puts a finger to their lips ☝️
  • There’s sign language
  • There’s a loud sound

Full game available here.

12 Pandemic Movie Drinking Games to Get You Through Quarantine

8. 28 DAYS LATER… (2002) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone says “Hello” 📢
  • Anyone vomits blood 🤮🔴
  • Anyone (infected or not) is killed

Full game available here.

BONE TOMAHAWK HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAME

9. BONE TOMAHAWK (2015) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone says “Sherriff”
  • You hear the Troglodytes call
  • Anyone drinks

Full game available here.

The Witch Horror Movie Drinking Games

10. THE WITCH (2015) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Someone says “Witch”
  • There’s a shot of a forest
  • You see a rabbit

Full game available here.

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

11. WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (2014) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone says “Vampire”
  • Anyone flies
  • You see blood

Full game available here.

ZOMBIELAND HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

12. ZOMBIELAND (2009) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • A rule flashes across the screen
  • They break something
  • Anyone drinks or smokes

Full game available here.

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

13. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Someone says “Starling”
  • You see a moth or a butterfly
  • Hannibal looks directly into the camera / your soul

Full game available here.

WITCHBOARD HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

14. WITCHBOARD (1986) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone says “Linda”
  • A reference is made to Brandon and Jim’s past
  • The Ouija board responds Yes or No

Full game available here.

15. IT (2018) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • The kids say a dirty joke
  • You see bicycles 🚲
  • You see a red balloon🎈

Full game available here.

16. MOM AND DAD (2017) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see the toy truck
  • There’s a flashback
  • A phone is used 📱

Full game available here.

17. THE BABADOOK (2014) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see the Babadook
  • Samuel yells or screams
  • Amelia yells or screams

Full game available here.

18. GREEN ROOM (2015) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Darcy gives instructions
  • A punk song begins 🎸
  • A door is locked🚪

Full game available here.

19. IT COMES AT NIGHT (2017) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Stanley barks 🐶
  • A gas mask is taken on or off
  • A dream or hallucination begins

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

20. DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone drinks 🥃🍾
  • Anyone smokes 🚬
  • You hear or see the news 📺📻

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

21. MIDSOMMAR (2019) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone speaks Swedish
  • Anyone drinks something 🍄
  • Anyone dies or goes missing

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

22. READY OR NOT (2019) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Grace swears
  • Grace screams
  • Grace rips her dress 👰

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

23. HALLOWEEN (2018) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You hear the original theme music 🎼
  • You see a pumpkin 🎃
  • You see a knife 🔪

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

24. THE CABIN IN THE WOODS (2012) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone drinks 🍺
  • You see weed or Marty smokes it ☘️👌🌬
  • You see someone get killed 🔪

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

25. HAPPY DEATH DAY (2017) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Tree wakes up
  • Tree’s phone rings 📱
  • You see the mask 👶

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

26. THE THING (1982) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone drinks 🥃
  • Anyone dies
  • Anything is set on fire 🔥

Full game available here.

Horror Movie Drinking Games

27. COLOR OUT OF SPACE (2020) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • You see Alpacas
  • Anyone drinks 🍷🥃
  • You a bright flash of color 💗

Full game available here.

Dont Breathe Horror Movie Drinking Games

28. DON’T BREATHE (2016) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Rocky says or sees a Lady Bug
  • A door is opened or closed
  • You see the dog

Full game available here.

THE BOY HORROR MOVIE DRINKING GAMES

29. THE BOY (2016) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone says “Brahms”
  • The phone rings
  • You see the family mural

Full game available here.

horror movie drinking games

30. IT FOLLOWS (2014) DRINKING GAME

DRINK WHEN…

  • Anyone has sex
  • It follows
  • It breaks something

Full game available here.

Sweet dreams…  

What We Do in the Shadows Drinking Game

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