Welcome to the ultimate Hocus Pocus Trivia Challenge! This beloved 1993 classic, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as the Sanderson sisters, is a fan favorite during the Halloween season. Our trivia takes you through the tale of these three witch sisters resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, and the misadventures they cause. Test your knowledge and see how well you remember the movie. From the iconic characters, memorable lines, to plot twists and even behind-the-scenes details, this trivia has something for everyone. So, ready your broomsticks, grab a black flame candle, and let’s dive right in!
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Movie Trivia like this, check out: 1. Who directed Hocus Pocus? Reveal Answer Kenny Ortega 2. In what year was Hocus Pocus released? Reveal Answer 1993 3. What are the names of the three Sanderson sisters? Reveal Answer Winifred, Sarah, and Mary 4. Which city is the setting for Hocus Pocus? Reveal Answer Salem, Massachusetts 5. Who played the role of Max Dennison? Reveal Answer Omri Katz 6. Who played the role of Winifred Sanderson? Reveal Answer Bette Midler 7. What object is used to raise the Sanderson sisters from the dead? Reveal Answer A black flame candle 8. Who are turned into the cat, Thackery Binx? Reveal Answer Thackery Binx, a teenager from 1693 9. What kind of creature does Billy Butcherson become after he is cursed by Winifred? Reveal Answer A zombie 10. What was the name of the actor who voiced Thackery Binx in cat form? Reveal Answer Jason Marsden 11. Who played the role of Sarah Sanderson? Reveal Answer Sarah Jessica Parker 12. Who played the role of Mary Sanderson? Reveal Answer Kathy Najimy 13. What must happen for the Sanderson sisters to be resurrected? Reveal Answer A virgin must light the black flame candle 14. What is the last line of the movie? Reveal Answer ‘Yeah, yeah. I love you, too.’ – said by Thackery Binx 15. Which character in the movie was originally supposed to have a much larger role? Reveal Answer Billy Butcherson, played by Doug Jones 16. What is the name of the song that Sarah Sanderson sings to lure children? Reveal Answer Come Little Children 17. What is the name of the girl that Max has a crush on? Reveal Answer Allison 18. What does Max give Dani for Halloween instead of candy? Reveal Answer A cross necklace 19. What were the last words that Thackery Binx said to his sister Emily before she was killed? Reveal Answer ‘I’ll find you, Emily. I promise.’ 20. How does Winifred kill Emily Binx in the beginning of the film? Reveal Answer By draining her life force 21. Which Sanderson sister rides a vacuum cleaner instead of a broom? Reveal Answer Mary Sanderson 22. What is the name of the cemetery in the movie? Reveal Answer Old Burial Hill 23. How do the Sanderson sisters eventually die? Reveal Answer They turn into dust when the sun rises 24. What holiday is the movie centered around? Reveal Answer Halloween 25. Who are Max and Dani’s parents dressed up as for the town’s Halloween party? Reveal Answer Madonna and Dracula 26. What is the spell that Winifred casts on the partygoers at the town hall? Reveal Answer A dancing curse, making them dance until they die 27. What do the Sanderson sisters mistake a fire truck for? Reveal Answer A dragon 28. What does Dani call her brother Max as a nickname? Reveal Answer Hollywood 29. What kind of soup does Mary Sanderson want to make out of children? Reveal Answer Life Potion 30. What song does Winifred Sanderson sing at the Halloween party? Reveal Answer I Put a Spell on You 31. What does Max light to get the attention of his parents at the Halloween party? Reveal Answer The sprinkler system 32. What is the one thing that Thackery Binx is afraid of? Reveal Answer Water 33. Which character is turned into a statue at the end of the movie? Reveal Answer Winifred Sanderson 34. Which famous TV host makes a cameo in the movie as the devil? Reveal Answer Garry Marshall 35. Who played the role of Dani Dennison? Reveal Answer Thora Birch 36. What item does Max use to trick the Sanderson sisters into thinking the sun has risen? Reveal Answer His car’s headlights 37. What is the book made out of that the Sanderson sisters consult for spells? Reveal Answer Human skin 38. What are the Sanderson sisters’ favorite delicacies? Reveal Answer Children 39. What happens to the black flame candle if it is lit by a virgin on Halloween night? Reveal Answer It brings the Sanderson sisters back to life 40. Who saves Max, Dani, and Allison from the Sanderson sisters at the town hall? Reveal Answer Binx the cat 41. What does Max initially think the black flame candle is? Reveal Answer A joke set up by the museum 42. How many years pass between the opening scene and the main plot of the movie? Reveal Answer 300 years 43. Who was originally considered for the role of Max? Reveal Answer Leonardo DiCaprio 44. Who was originally considered for the role of Mary Sanderson? Reveal Answer Rosie O’Donnell 45. Who was originally considered for the role of Winifred Sanderson? Reveal Answer Cloris Leachman 46. What was the original title of the film? Reveal Answer Disney’s Halloween House 47. How does Binx finally die at the end of the movie? Reveal Answer He is crushed by the Sanderson sisters 48. What are the final words Binx says to Dani before he dies? Reveal Answer ‘I’ll always be with you.’ 49. What item did Max light that accidentally resurrected the Sanderson sisters? Reveal Answer The black flame candle 50. How do Max, Dani, and Allison first realize the Sanderson sisters have returned? Reveal Answer They see the lights on in the Sanderson sisters’ house 51. What is the name of the bully who steals Max’s shoes? Reveal Answer Jay 52. What are the Sanderson sisters’ first words upon being resurrected? Reveal Answer We’re home. 53. What is the name of Dani’s elementary school? Reveal Answer Jacob Bailey Elementary School 54. What is Max’s response when Allison suggests they all go to the Sanderson sisters’ house? Reveal Answer Aren’t we a little old for Halloween tricks? 55. What type of animal does Mary Sanderson keep mentioning she smells? Reveal Answer Children 56. Why can’t the Sanderson sisters leave the cemetery? Reveal Answer It’s hallowed ground 57. What happens to a child once the Sanderson sisters’ potion is drunk? Reveal Answer Their life force is sucked out 58. Who finally drinks the potion at the end of the movie? Reveal Answer Winifred Sanderson 59. What do Max, Dani, and Allison use to protect themselves from the Sanderson sisters in the cemetery? Reveal Answer Salt 60. How does Max finally kill the Sanderson sisters? Reveal Answer By tricking them into thinking the sun has risen 61. What do Max and Dani use to rescue Binx from the Sanderson sisters’ house? Reveal Answer A vacuum cleaner 62. Who finally opens the Sanderson sisters’ spell book? Reveal Answer Allison 63. What form does Winifred’s spell book take when it is closed? Reveal Answer An eye 64. What form does Winifred’s spell book take when it is open? Reveal Answer A mouth 65. What color are the Sanderson sisters’ dresses? Reveal Answer Green for Winifred, Red for Sarah, and Purple for Mary 66. What does Max say to make the Sanderson sisters believe he is a wizard? Reveal Answer ‘I am the great and powerful Max!’ 67. What do the Sanderson sisters call children? Reveal Answer Darlings 68. What does Winifred say she wants to do to children after she is resurrected? Reveal Answer ‘I want to do it like this!’ and she mimes strangling someone 69. What are the names of the Sanderson sisters’ broomsticks? Reveal Answer They are unnamed in the movie 70. How do the Sanderson sisters travel when they are not on their broomsticks? Reveal Answer They float 71. What is the name of the character that Bette Midler played in Hocus Pocus? Reveal Answer Winifred Sanderson 72. Why does Max light the black flame candle? Reveal Answer To impress Allison 73. How does the spell book respond when Winifred opens it? Reveal Answer Its eye opens 74. Who wrote the screenplay for Hocus Pocus? Reveal Answer Mick Garris and Neil Cuthbert 75. What are the Sanderson sisters doing when they are first shown in the movie? Reveal Answer Conjuring a spell to make themselves younger 76. How does Binx communicate with Max, Dani, and Allison? Reveal Answer He speaks to them 77. Who is the first person Binx talks to? Reveal Answer Dani 78. What is the name of the actress who played Allison? Reveal Answer Vinessa Shaw 79. How many times is the word ‘virgin’ mentioned in the movie? Reveal Answer Ten times 80. What does Dani say when Max tells her they’re in trouble? Reveal Answer ‘We’re always in trouble.’ 81. How do the Dennison parents react when Max and Dani tell them about the Sanderson sisters? Reveal Answer They don’t believe them 82. How does Winifred initially respond when Mary suggests they eat Dani? Reveal Answer She says Dani is too young 83. What happens when Max, Dani, and Allison open the spell book? Reveal Answer It sends a signal to the Sanderson sisters 84. What does Max’s mom think the Sanderson sisters’ house is? Reveal Answer A craft shop 85. What does Max say when Dani asks him if he believes in witches? Reveal Answer ‘I’m going to be a witch.’ 86. What is Winifred’s nickname for Sarah and Mary? Reveal Answer My little toads 87. What does Winifred say when Mary suggests they use a barbecue instead of a cauldron? Reveal Answer That’s vulgar! 88. Who saves Max, Dani, and Allison from the Sanderson sisters at the end of the movie? Reveal Answer Billy Butcherson 89. What does Max use to kill Winifred? Reveal Answer A hollow ground