You may have already begun watching your favorite horror films but this might motivate you to watch a few your either have never watched or haven't in a long time.

It's no secret, Chicago is a hotspot for filming for television and movies, but it turns out other parts of Illinois have been used as scenery in murder movies and thrillers.

Horror fans who live in, or spent their childhood in Illinois, will appreciate this list and possibly learn something they didn't already know.

It is important to note some of the films were not fully shot in Illinois. Also, for the films with an Illinois setting, the entire movie may not necessarily take place in the Land of Lincoln.

26 Horror Movies Filmed or Set in Illinois

These popular horror movies either were filmed in or the storyline was set in Illinois.

[h/t Fandom, Only In Your State]

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