14 Real Locations Made Famous in Horror Movies

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Where are the greatest, most recognized places on earth, made famous by box office favorites like The Shining and Halloween? These locations may not be truly haunted or even lived in anymore. But, they encapsulate the griping fear in all of us, particularly during this Halloween season. Before you sit down with popcorn and watch them, find out where the frightening movies were made.


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14. Halloween

The movie Halloween was supposed to be set in the Midwest somewhere. However, it was actually shot in Pasadena, CA, on Orange Grove Avenue, just off Sunset Blvd. The familiar hedge where Michael Myers lurked still remains today at this location. However, the home is now the Algeria Chiropractic Center and has been painted blue.

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13. A Nightmare on Elm Street

Freddy’s House

This famous movie was a smash success in 1984. It was Johnny Depp’s film debut and a horror film that went on to have many copycats, like Friday the 13th. The unexplained and deadly disease a Brugada Syndrome was an inspiration for this terrifying film. A family named the Thompsons now reside in this famous home.

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