The Most Watched Horror Flick In Both Connecticut And New York
It's that time of year — horror is in the air, and the best way to get yourself in the mode is by watching a scary movie, but what spooky flicks are people in Connecticut and New York obsessed with.
The website streamingobserver.com calculated which movie each state was most obsessed with and the research was pretty extensive. Using data from Rotten Tomatoes, Amazon MTurk surveying, and other public sources, they compiled a list of the most popular horror movies of all time, then they partnered with Mindnet Analytics and used Google Trends data to determine which horror movie each state was most obsessed with relative to other states. Here's a look at some of the results:
Silence of the Lambs was the clear overall winner, taking the most states, SIX: Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
The horror comedy Shaun of the Dead was most popular in FOUR states: Kansas, Nevada, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Carrying TWO states was The Exorcist, it was most popular with people in Hawaii and Vermont, plus Washington, D.C.
As you would expect, there were some hometown favorites, like the folks in Texas favored The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Maryland went with The Blair Witch Project.
Micheal Myers's Halloween came in at #1 in two states Alabama and North Carolina.
But what about Connecticut and New York, what scary movies got the nod as the favorites?
In Connecticut, people chose Pan's Labyrinth, which is a 2006 Mexican/Spanish dark fantasy drama written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. Here's the Official Movie Trailer:
New York went with the more conventional old school horror classic Psycho directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Who could ever forget that shower scene. Here's a look at the official trailer:
Our neighbors in Massachusetts jumped on The Silence Of The Lambs band wagon, and Rhode Island's favorite was The Love Witch.
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