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The Best Horror Movies Set In New York

List RulesThe horror movie must be primarily set in New York.

Which of these horror movies based in New York is the scariest? The Big Apple and its various settings such as Central Park have played host to a wide assortment of fright films over the decades. Some have been suspense thrillers, others outright gore-fests. A few have done an excellent job showing the city's most notable locations, while others take place almost exclusively in interior spaces like apartments or hotel rooms. All of them take advantage of the fact that New York is a crowded place full of both residents and tourists, where evil can lurk on a major street or in a dark alley. They also take place in popular New York boroughs like Manhattan or Brooklyn.

Vote up the best horror movies set in New York. Be sure to check back to see how others have voted. Then check back for newly released scary movies set in New York on this list.