The best horror movies set in Massachusetts don't all take place in Salem, but some certainly do. Other frightening films set within the state involve scary antagonists besides witches. In fact, they have impressively diverse subject matter. Horror films showing Massachusetts in a scary or spooky light offer genuine chills and more than a few surprises. There's also a nice mix of artistically ambitious fare and movies that are purely intended to be a ride. So if you are a fan of horror movies and are from Boston or the great state of Massachusetts, this list is for you!
This list will determine the scariest movie about Massachusetts, such as Jaws, Altered States, and Re-Animator with the help of your votes.
Vote up the horror films based in Massachusetts that scare you the most, and keep checking back to see how your favorites are ranking. If you'd like to add one that's not already here, go right ahead and let other users rate your selection.
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