Using a combination of information from Rotten Tomatoes and Google Trends, the folks at Kill The Cable Bill partnered with Mindset Analytics to analyze how interest in horror movies varied by state. If you’re not familiar with them, Kill the Cable Bill is the oldest cord cutting site on the web. Since 2011, they’ve been covering the shift from traditional pay-TV to streaming.
So how did your State rate on the horror scale? Read on to find out!
Details From The Kill The Cable Bill Horror Study
The Devil’s Backbone is the horror movie most states are obsessed with, appearing as the most loved in D.C., Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas. Is it the best horror movie? You’ll have to watch and decide for yourself!
Bakjwi appears twice on our list, along with Freaks!
Some horror movie interests lie in the location they were shot or set in. For example, The Shining in Colorado.
Oregon is the most interested in horror movies, followed by Alaska, Washington D.C., Utah, and Wyoming.
Southeastern states seem to have the least interest in scary movies. Florida is the least interested, followed by Georgia, the Carolinas, and Mississippi.
The report includes a heat map showing the variation of interest in horror movies across the US. You can view the entire report here!
Interesting stuff! I’m from Wisconsin. Are they really most interested in The Love Witch? Hmm… I doubt it. But who am I to argue with Science? I’d go with John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), myself!
How did your state lean? Do you agree with the result? Tell us in the comments!