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Six Sinister Horror Films Set In New York

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New Yorkers are known for their pride, and for horror fans, this also translates into film. Countless horror movie directors have chosen The Empire State as the location for the setting of their film. From upstate, to Manhattan, to the surrounding areas, here are six sinister horror films set in your home state of New York.

1. “The Amityville Horror” - Long Island

2. “Cloverfield” - Manhattan

3. “Ghostbusters” - Manhattan

4. “Rosemary's Baby” - Manhattan

5. “Sleepy Hollow” - Sleepy Hollow

6. “Wait Until Dark” - Manhattan

Which of these horror flicks were shot in your area? Let us know in the comments!



  • ChrisA
    Sep 7, 2015
    Gotta love Ghost Busters. It might not be scary, nor was it really meant to be, but it was a comedy classic.
  • KatBaker
    Sep 8, 2015
    Such a classic! I love Amityville since it hits so close to home. Driven by the place a few times too to check it out.

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