It’s Halloween season, time to get into the spirit. What better way then to go back to some of your favorite scary movies for a revisit. Here are a few suggestions to scare you. Oh, the horror! These 8 scary movies were made in Massachusetts? That’s too close to home.
To this day I can’t watch Exorcist. I just can’t go there. The teenage trauma has never left my body. Honestly, if I did watch it again, I probably wouldn’t be as afraid. Afterall, today’s generation of scary films is a level beyond.
To be honest, the older I get the less scary movies I watch. Turning on the news is frightening enough. However, there are plenty of people who are fans of the movie genre. The proof is in the numbers, and it’s not just around Halloween. Take a look at the box office biggies this week. At number 1 is The Exorcist: Believer, which is a follow up the the original 1973 supernatural horror movies. Close behind in #3 is Saw X. Horror movies psychological thrillers and Halloween films are big money.
Horror At Home
So, let’s bring it home to Massachusetts. Over the years, there have been quite a few fright films made right here in Mass or at least set in the Commonwealth. Likely the one that comes to mind for most is Jaws, and all the Jaws sequels. And let’s not forget Stephen King, the king of horror, is from New England and often chose the area for his story settings.
With the help of Wikipedia, Ranker and Boston Uncovered, take a look at this list of movies. In no particular order, just to make it more suspenseful, here are a few films that hit a little too close to home. Oh, the horror! These 8 scary movies were made in Massachusetts, or at least set here.