Top Ten Stupidest Things to Do In a Horror Movie

I made this list for people watching bloody stupid people doing stupid stuff so enjoy.

The Top Ten

1 Scream

Hate all of those people in horror movies who know they're in a haunted house and act like even a bone in the corner of the room scares them senseless. Man up! - PositronWildhawk

We don't have that smart characters in this type of movies. That's why they don't realize that they should NOT scream like crazy psychos - Magnolia

If you're hidden from a monster, screaming us the dumbest move. The monster will find you and a few minutes later, starting pouring salt and pepper on you. - AlphaQ

They have a chance to survive like to run or something else. BUt they want suicide, they just stand and scream and die. Clithe - idontknow

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2 Hear a Noise and Go to See What It Is

In IT, if you see a red balloon floating by with lullaby music playing from a music box, DO NOT FOLLOW IT! You won't run into lovely things. It's Pennywise's way to lure you to your death!

Just drive away. Problem solved.

Especially if you think something horrible is going wrong. Seriously, you're in the woods/ haunted house/ basement. People have been disappearing laeft and right with no explanation. You hear a monster growl/ footsteps. Common sense tells you to GET THE #@&! OUT OF THERE! What do you think this is, Scooby Doo? Don't worry, you have NO obligation to go investigate. No one's going to blame you for being unable to scare off an immortal demon. Leave that to the police. Unless you're packing some serious firepower, GTFO.

If you hear a noise the smartest thing for a person to do is run the other way. - egnomac

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3 Don't Use Your Weapon

Many times I have seen horror movies where the killer gets knocked down or out, and the victim runs away screaming for help. If it was me, I would pick up anything I could find and bash his head in. There would be no chance for him to kill me or anyone else.

Yes,your supposed to use your banana - Nateawesomeness

Scary movie is the best example,she has a gun a grenade and she picks up the GOD DAMN BANANA! #Pisstake of horror films

4 Plead for Help

What the hell do you think begging for mercy will help you live?
Girl:oh there's a monster oh no don't kill me I want to live

Nobody hears you,their at beaches drowning theirselves and running from the cheese snowman - Nateawesomeness

5 Have Sex

Anytime people have sex in horror movies they die. - egnomac

Not always but in horror films this "thing" became a cliche - Magnolia

At least you wont die a virgin. - DapperPickle

No! Having sex in a horror movie makes it more thrilling

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6 Split up

Scooby Doo always did this, but Robot Chicken was the only time they were killed (except for Velma) - Gehenna

Ok I can understand screaming or not using weapons when you're in a shock but spliting up racks my nerves - toxicjoker666

Especially in the dark scary wood filled with werewolves, with thick fog everywhere, and no one around to hear you scream.

"Ok everyone split up! " - Group Genius - codydoestuff

7 Open the Creepy Door

Girl in a haunted house: HELLO! I'M LOST!
(Sees creepy door)
Girl: it looks creepy, and this could cost me my life, but, I'll open it anyway.
(Monster pulls her in)
Girl: AH
This wouldn't happen if she just left the door alone. Did you expect diamonds in there?

You are just asking to die if you do this

I bet the person wants to die if he/she does this. - Powerfulgirl10

Open the scary door instead - Nateawesomeness

8 Hide Under the Bed

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that if someone runs into a bedroom and you can't find them, they're OBVIOUSLY under the bed. Even a child would know they simply didn't disappear into thin air.

Why don't you hide under your coffee table while you're at it?

That's the first place they'll look!

What if there are monsters under there already DUH

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9 Kill Your Only Friend

Your friend could've been in the FBI! He could've been on the show Ghost Hunters! I don't know but, your friend could be really smart with that stuff and you kill him/her? YOU'RE A STUPID IDIOT - maddyparrot22

That guy is right

"Your only friend" lol - Nateawesomeness

10 Go In the Basement

The Contenders

11 Trip and Fall

That's the main problem in horror movies

And the fact that they run like an emu

Seriously, how many times do you guys ACTUALLY trip and fall while running?

This is the thing that is actually funny hee hee hee

Come on, no one really trips in real life. - ethanmeinster

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12 Stay There and Die

I bet you're just asking to die. - Powerfulgirl10

Don't stay,move,follow the noises - Nateawesomeness

13 Curse the Killer

That will piss it off more

14 Hide in a Remote Location
15 Assume It's All Safe

*creaking noises*
Girl: Oh. It's all safe. *walks downstairs, and a monster grabs her and kills her*

And you thought it was safe. - Powerfulgirl10

16 Hunt the Killer
17 Run Upstairs Instead of Outside

You know what's outside? Lights, civilization, and policemen! - ethanmeinster

What the heck people? - Powerfulgirl10

18 Forget Your Cell Phone
19 Ask "Who's there"

Do you really want to know who is there

(WALkS in room) hello who's there
Killer: I'm in the kitchen do you want me to make you a sandwich

20 Trust a Stranger

(Person's car breaks down)
"Oh no, I should go walking in the woods and trust that guy that I saw walking when I was driving, best idea ever! "

21 Stay In a Corner

They all ways stay in a corner even if the killer is far away!

As if there is going to be a door there - shfydgi

22 Swear at the killer when it's in front of you with a weapon
23 Look Into A Mirror

Trust me, don't. The scariest ghosts are ALWAYS in mirrors. - Goku02

24 Stay in the House While Everyone Else Leaves
25 Invite ghosts

Girl: *to three ghosts* You're invited to my slumber party! *3 hours later, she dies* - Powerfulgirl10

Dah! Why invite trouble


26 Live in an old house (or one that had a terrible history)

This has happened in many horror movies, from Poltergeist to the Grudge. - ethanmeinster

Yes, because I want to live in the 500 year old Victorian house built on top of a cemetery, instead of the nice, peaceful suburbs!

27 Trust the one random creepy man in the middle of nowhere

Guy:Um...I think were lost.
Girl: Should we call someone? I have my phone.
Creepy dude:I can take you home.
Guy:Hey he seems trustworthy
Girl: Meh, he has a knife...It's probably nothing.
*Drives off*

28 Yodel

Laugh out loud! How does this? That's gonna draw attention. - Powerfulgirl10

29 Make a TheTopTens List
30 Check Out a Secret Passage Way

It leads you to death. - Powerfulgirl10

31 Hide behind a rack of chainsaws

You've got to be kidding me.

(Face slap! ) (Face slap! )

32 Think It Was a Dream
33 Just stand there when a killer is holding a knife in his hand.
34 Get Involved With Weirdos
35 Say "I'll be right back"

It's a sure fire way to get killed

You won't be right back

36 Investigate a strange noise
37 Put their weapon down and go investigate something.
38 Say "we have to get you to a hospital" to your injured friend when the killer is standing right there
39 Forget to Lock the Door
40 Lock yourself in a room

No, no, no, NO! Don't you get it?!? The killer's already in there! Ugh. You did.

41 Say ''We are all okay now."

Ten seconds later...
Oh crap the killer is right there

42 Cry
43 Play Dumb Ways to Die
44 Pretend to be a ninja and stalk the killer
45 Take a Shower

Oh. I'm just gonna take a shower before the killer catches me. Mmm hmm. *screams and dies* - Powerfulgirl10

46 Start a Fire In the Middle of the Woods
47 Not listening to your child when they say something like, ''Mommy! There's a dead kid in my closet!''
48 Scream, "BALONEY!"
49 Kiss the killer
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