Starring horror

I suggest you take a stroll on the most famous places of the filming of horror and horror films. Already crawl.

In the photo you can see the temple, which starred the very first film "The Omen»

The first film about the boy Damien (1976), which proved to be the Antichrist in human form, was filmed in London. Most of the time operators spent in the 900-year-old and rather gloomy Church of All Saints, which is located in Fulham, on the banks of the Thames. For example, here was filmed a scene in which a priest pierces the lightning rod. A picture flashed in the prologue Garden Bishop surrounding the temple.

Camping No-Be-Bo-Sco, NJ

In the first film in a series of horror films "Friday the 13th" (1980) Jason machete gutting their victims in the camp "Crystal Lake". Camping, where was it filmed, does exist, only it's called No-Be-Bo-Sco. It is located in the state of New Jersey, near the town of Blerstoun, and every summer at his cottage (those where they filmed scenes of murder) stop dozens of Boy Scouts.

"The Shining»

Action horror, in which the main role is played by Jack Nicholson, occurs at the "Overlook". Stephen King (film was shot on his novel) "written off" at this hotel with a "Stanley", inspired him during the rest of the Rocky Mountains. However, filming took place in a very different place - in "Timberline Lodge", Oregon. In the tape were only types of the hotel from the outside, the interior scenes were filmed in a studio. That did not stop fans of "The Shining" flooded Ski Resort after the film. It's funny that initially terrible room from the movie was number 217, but the owner of "Timberline" asked the directors to change the number on the supposedly non-existent (№237), he did not seem to guests' cursed ».

"Blair Witch»

The film, shot on amateur camera, tells the story of three students kinootdeleniya college who got lost in the dense forests of Maryland. The children learned the legend of the Blair Witch, devoting her graduate work. Get the most realistic cinema: its creators have long argued that the tape was mounted from the videotape, accidentally found in the forest, and the characters themselves - were missing and probably killed. Naturally, this was a ploy to attract viewers, but the place really started filming the neighborhood of the town Bёrkitsvil - the same, which has long walk eerie legends. They say, for example, that in the 40s of the last century in the local woods hosted maniac who killed dozens of people under the influence of witches. The shooting took place in the National Park of Maryland called Seneca Creek State.


Nearly 600 liters of artificial blood took the creators of this horror film, telling about the rest three students in Western Europe. Concluding his "tour", naive Americans finally decide to hang in Bratislava, where they live - as a casual friend assures them - hundreds of beautiful and all consonants girls. Ends this trip, of course, is not a happy ending, and the meat grinder. Despite the fact that the film takes place in Slovakia, street shooting took place in the Czech Republic - Cesky Krumlov towns and Milovice. And scenes of torture were shot in the northern district of Prague called Bohnice, in an abandoned mental hospital, built in neo-baroque style.


Heartbreaking scene at the end of the film, when detectives Mills (Brad Pitt) and Somerset (Morgan Freeman) open terrible box was removed under elektrovyshkami around Lancaster, California. In general, almost all were shooting the thriller in Los Angeles, but found it impossible to picture: first, the creators of the "Seven" did not want it to be a particular city on the US map, and secondly, did the color scheme the most dismal.

"Silence of the Lambs»

While investigating a series of murders committed by a serial killer nicknamed "Buffalo Bill," the FBI agent Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) turns for help to the killer Hannibal Lector-eater (Anthony Hopkins). In one scene, she visits the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh to meet with entomologist and understand what kind of insect leaves the offender in the throat of his victims. Were shooting a scene in one of the laboratories of the museum, which is one of the largest in the United States. In particular, it is one of the best collections of dinosaur skeletons in the world.

"A Nightmare on Elm Street»

Freddy Krueger, the villain in the filthy striped sweater and battered hat, a tool in the fictional town of Springwood. Filming (the first in a series of horror films about Freddy) were conducted in a suburb of Los Angeles. For example, episodes in the school where I studied heroes "Nightmare", filmed in the real-life John Marshall High School, and was the home of Tina's house number 620 on the street Milwood Avenue. However, the most popular among the fans of the movie series still enjoys Thompson House, where she was Nancy. His role "played" cottage on Genesee Avenue Street. It's funny that in reality, the house has the same number as the cine on Elm Street - №1428.


One of the worst movies of the last century (which, by the way, received two "Oscars") was filmed in Washington. The main heroine of the picture - a little girl Regan, which infuses the devil. First, the whole family is worn on the baby's doctor to understand what happened to her, and then, having lost all hope, refers to the exorcist. Much of the film was shot in Georgetown - the oldest district of the US capital with ancient buildings, antique shops, bookstores and aligned in the Gothic style buildings at Georgetown University. After the release of "The Exorcist" cine main attraction area has become a stone staircase at 3600 Prospect St NW - the same one which fell at the end of the film the father Karras. Sometimes called "ladder Exorcist».

"Rosemary's Baby»

Horror film by Roman Polanski (about a young couple who is expecting a baby, and a series of mystical events) starred in the infamous building "Dakota", on the island of Manhattan. However, at the time of filming (1968) it was just a beautiful luxury house. The world's attention The Dakota attracted 12 years later, when he was killed by its most famous resident - John Lennon. Offender waylaid "Beatle" next to the house, and then released back into his five shots, two of which were fatal. Bleeding, musician took a few steps and fell to the ground - right next to the booth protection in the arch "Dakota».


American remake of the Japanese horror film grossed $ 250 million, was filmed in Washington State. For example, the apartment journalist Rachel (Naomi Watts) was located in the building at 1200 Western Avenue in Seattle, and the scene in the darkroom, where she showed pictures of dead teenagers, was shot in the office building at 1925 5th Avenue. Horse farm on which the film lived Morgan, adoptive parents Samara, was found in the town of Monroe (23200 Yeager Road), and the eerie beacon flickering black-and-white videotape - Newport (Oregon). "Call" Yaquina Head Light brought a lot of popularity, although it was known before the horror: first, with his foot a great view of the Pacific Ocean, and secondly, it has a living extension, which is considered a rarity in lighthouses.

"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre»

Furniture made of animal bones, freezers with the corpses of teenagers, bloody hooks and lovable eccentric named Leatherface with a chainsaw in his hands. All this - the famous "slasher" -uzhastike that after its release in 1974, was banned in several countries. Shooting a low-budget pictures were in Texas (Round Rock), in an old farmhouse in which there was no ventilation. It was a sweltering humid summer, and the temperature rose to 35 degrees. The hardest had the actor who played maniac: in a few weeks, 16 hours a day, he had to wear a heavy, double-dyed suit and thick mask. Mansion of "Carnage" is still there, however, it has long been restored and "moved" to a new location - the town of Kingsland. Now there is a restaurant «Junction House».

"The Hills Have Eyes»

The story about a bloodthirsty cannibal mutants occurs in the American desert, where he once conducted a nuclear test. Carter family traveling in the trailer and on his way to San Diego. However, the apparent perfect vacation suddenly pull down the monsters that get out of the dungeon ... The film, oddly enough, were not in the US, and to a much cheaper in terms of labor force Morocco. Namely, in the foothills of the Atlas, known for his paintings of landscapes. In the vicinity of the local town of Ouarzazate starring such box office hits as "Gladiator", "Alexander" and "Prince of Persia". However, there are also some scary scenery - like a deserted gas station, with which spun the whole story in the "hill".

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