Pop the popcorn: Favorite scary movie picks across the country

(AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
(AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Halloween is almost here. Many may decide to celebrate by watching their favorite horror movie while binge eating candy.

Declutter, a website used to sell CDs, DVDs and more, surveyed Americans to find out the most popular scary movies in each state. The survey concluded the most popular movies were “IT.” “The Conjuring,” The Grudge,” The Exorcist” and “Friday the 13th.”

For residents in Tennessee and Kentucky, the most popular movie was “The Exorcist.”

Here are the top picks for each state:

  • Alaska: “The Exorcist”
  • Alabama: “The Evil Dead”
  • Arkansas: “IT”
  • Arizona: “Friday the 13th”
  • California: “The Shining”
  • Colorado: “The Hannibal”
  • Connecticut: “Identity”
  • Delaware: “Blade”
  • Florida: “The Conjuring”
  • Georgia: “A Nightmare on Elm Street”
  • Hawaii: “The Hills Have Eyes”
  • Iowa: “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”
  • Idaho: “The Others”
  • Illinois: “Poltergeist”
  • Indiana: “A Nightmare on Elm Street”
  • Kansas: “Wrong Turn”
  • Kentucky: “The Exorcist”
  • Louisiana: “Dark Water”
  • Massachusetts: “The Ring”
  • Maryland: “Hostel”
  • Maine: “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”
  • Michigan: “28 Days Later”
  • Minnesota: “Secret Window”
  • Missouri: “Sinister”
  • Mississippi: “The Conjuring”
  • Montana: “28 Days Later”
  • North Carolina: “Wrong Turn”
  • North Dakota: “The Evil Dead”
  • Nebraska: “Friday the 13th”
  • New Hampshire: “IT”
  • New Jersey: “The Grudge”
  • New Mexico: “The Conjuring”
  • Nevada: “Hannibal”
  • New York: “The Grudge”
  • Ohio: “The Ring”
  • Oklahoma: “Poltergeist”
  • Oregon: “The Grudge”
  • Pennsylvania: “Blade 2”
  • Rhode Island: “Wolf Creek”
  • South Carolina: “Unborn”
  • South Dakota: “IT”
  • Tennessee: “The Exorcist”
  • Texas: “The Ring”
  • Utah: “The Shining”
  • Virginia: “Silence of the Lambs”
  • Vermont: “Sinister”
  • Washington: “Friday the 13th”
  • Wisconsin: “Identity”
  • West Virginia: “The Others”
  • Wyoming: “Friday the 13th”

Related: Halloween candy favorites differ by state

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