Scream VI It seems to be different from its predecessor in many ways. This is the only entry in the franchise. Neve Campbell We’re back as the ultimate ’90s final girl, Sydney Prescott. David Arquette‘s Dewey Riley also doesn’t make an appearance, but for a completely different reason, he’s not yet ready to speak emotionally. . Ghostface is now occupying Manhattan as a survivor of 2022. scream Leaves for New York City only for the killing to begin again.
Horror has a long history with New York City, dating from something of a horror-adjacent classic to almost the beginning. king kong Whether it’s an original production, an ’80s slasher clone, or a myriad of sequels, the genre seemed to take a bloody big bite out of the Big Apple. Here are some of the best things you can do to bring the New York landscape to life in your movies.
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
directed by Roman Polanskimovies, popular adaptations Ira Levin It changed the direction of fiction, horror, and spawned a number of cult and property-related types of films.Thanks to the star, the devil dominated his 1970s-facing genre Mia FarrowRosemary is a young woman who happens to be pregnant with Satan’s child. rosemary babyBut it’s not just her great acting that makes the movie work. Most of the film, except exterior shots, was shot in Los Angeles, but the plot takes place in a Manhattan apartment. The building has a violent past that makes it its own character full of dark rooms, claustrophobic auras and horror creeping around every corner.
This movie is based on the 1974 novel. Jeffrey Konvitzjumped on the satanic horror movie craze to become one of the better rosemary baby clone. The film is Hollywood’s elite and soon to be starring celebrity personalities such as: Ava Gardner, Burgess Meredith, Christopher Walkenand Jeff GoldblumAt its heart is Christina Raines As a mentally unstable model, you move into an apartment in Brooklyn that happens to be the gateway to hell.directed by Michael Winner (death wishThe Brownstone apartments are dark and brooding and seem like the perfect place for demons to live.
The Legend of Giarro Dario Argento One of the most influential horror film directors of the 1970s. deep red and SuspiriaHe continued that streak of success over the next decade with this self-written tale featuring another spooky New York City apartment. In the second installment of Argento’s Three Mothers trilogy, a woman (Eileen’s Miracle) went missing and his brother (Lee McCloskey) is out looking for her. Argento takes New York architecture by storm with his signature palette. New York City streets have burning buildings and even brutal knife attacks at night.
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Following the success of films such as carry and Furydirected by Brian DePalma We kicked off the ’80s with this strange but highly effective flick. A New York City apartment is highlighted once again, but at least here, it’s not haunted by an evil presence. PsychoWho do you think is the main character in the brutal elevator scene (Angie Dickinson), killed by a woman (or someone dressed as a woman), and the plot comes to a head. Michael Caine He delivers a masterful performance as a psychiatrist who knows more than he lets on. , often highlighted.
In the late 1970s and early 80s, New York City was considered a filthy, crime-ridden cesspool. The film kept up with the times by making the Big Apple look rotten.directed by William Lasting Don’t keep his behavior indoors. He brings fear into the streets, showing us the city’s dirtiness and meanness. It matches the deranged man’s appearance and personality played by the villain of this insane horror show. Joe SpinellWe are given a tour of New York as the madman continues to kill, but there is nothing beautiful about these sights. Manhattan, Times Square, Verrazano Bridge, Roosevelt Hospital (now Mount Sinai West). known) are all shown as a bloody horror backdrop. The film pushes the boundaries of entertainment and excess, but it’s best viewed as a mirror of urban depravity in real life in this era.
basket case (1982)
One of the most ridiculous horror movies you’ve ever seen is a story about this guy (Kevin Van Hentenryck) He has just moved to New York City with his once-conjoined brother, Belial, and is a very disfigured angry ball who lives in hiding in a wicker basket. , live in a hotel room before seeking revenge on the doctor who separated them. New York is the ideal backdrop for carnage, with dirty hotel corridors, murders in dark alleys, murders against the backdrop of illuminated buildings at night, and a rare and joyful scene at the Statue of Liberty. The film’s unexpected cult success inspired two sequels, neither of which matched the chaos that erupted in the original setting.
This movie is one of the most fun and schlocky of 80’s horror movies. The title stands for Cannibal Undergrounders, a group of dark-skinned, light-eyed creatures that live in New York City’s sewers and subways.Starring the likes of the future home alone actor John Hurd and Daniel Stern, the New York setting lends itself to making such cinematic work. In the background is a canonical view of litter-filled alleys, dark streets, and skyscrapers. There are plenty of New York scenes during the day as Heard and others explore Manhattan’s Central Park and Pier Path.
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Jason Voorhees Friday the 13th The franchise was king of 1980s slasher villains, but by the end of the decade, the same old killer had thinned out in summer camp routines. However, due to budget constraints, most of the first two-thirds of the film took place on a ship en route to New York, and when it finally got there, many outsiders were on board. It’s famous that the shot was actually taken in Vancouver. You don’t get Jason’s desired scenes in Empire State his building or Madison Square Garden. Instead, there are scenes of city rooftops and dark alleys, but New York as it shouldn’t be. Still, The Times made it all worth it in Manhattan’s final chase, including Jason’s iconic shot of his Voorhees running through his square.
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Tim Robbins It stars a Vietnam veteran who is haunted by insane visions. Jacob’s ladderFor several years after the war, Jacob lived in a dirty apartment in Brooklyn. He works as a postal worker, so I take a lot of pictures of him on the streets of New York and at his place of work. One of his most bizarre and memorable scenes takes place in the subway, where Jacob suffers from a rather frightening hallucination.It’s a shot from a horror movie you’ve seen, of someone riding alone on a dirty subway at night, but the director Adrian Lyne (flash dance, fatal charmThe horror is heightened in a scene of a complete derailment when Jacob sees slimy tentacles emerging from a homeless man. A spooky man wearing a hoodie is waving as he walks by. The same creature then chases him in a car through the streets of the city.
Gremlins 2: New Batch (1990)
gremlin It was one of the most successful films of 1984. Joe Dante Has complete creative control to do whatever he wants. He used that freedom to create a zany horror comedy. Gremlins 2: New Batch something no one expected. Billy Peltzer (Zach Galligan) and Kate (Phoebe Cates) is now married and living in New York City, working in a Manhattan skyscraper. donald trumpplayed by characters like John GloverWhen Gizmo gets wet again inside the building, the Gremlins take over. There’s only one scene outside of New York where Gremlins rampage through the streets of the night, but the film’s setting is constantly referenced, including the big finale. with hundreds of excited gremlins singing “New York, New York”. ’ Before they all get electrocuted, right before they leave on a murderous sightseeing tour of the Big Apple.
American Psycho (2000)
Mary Harron Based in 1991, he directed this sophisticated horror film at the turn of the millennium. Brett Easton Ellis Novel of the same name. american psycho Following Patrick Bateman, a New York investment banker who is also a serial killer, christian bale A superstar years before he became Batman. It’s set in his 1980s Manhattan, when wealthy yuppies ruled the city. Since it’s a horror movie, the back alley scenes need to be darkened, such as the one in which Bateman develops animosity before stabbing a homeless man to death. But in the circles where Bateman hangs out, it’s the city skyline that becomes his co-star. We are led in and around skyscrapers that speak to a growing economy and the greed of the times.
This is one of the most successful and successful found footage movies. JJ Abrams– produced and Matt Reevesdirector’s film aimed at the American version of Godzilla. clover field It works thanks to the ingenious filmmaking behind it. From the initial arrival of the monster with the head of the Statue of Liberty running down the city streets to the destruction of a skyscraper, many scenes that closely resemble real-life horror make for an evocative yet jarring experience. Brings. 9/11. Still, from watching it destroy a city, to a small scene where a clinging parasite chases its victims down subway tracks, this movie shows that the biggest monsters have to be set in the biggest cities. showed.