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City-Slickers: 15 Downtown Horror Movies with Big City Scares!

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10. Maniac (1980)

The streets of New York have never been more terrifying in this gritty, serial killer chiller. This film follows a deranged man as he hunts his victims in the city’s dark alleys. Grisly and unflinching, it’s a raw portrayal of urban depravity and the dangers lurking in the shadows.

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Miramax Films

9. Mimic (1997)

The subways of New York offer their own kind of nightmare in this film. Genetic experiments gone wrong give rise to humanoid insects, breeding in the underground and emerging to prey on the city’s inhabitants. Combining creature horror with the claustrophobia of urban tunnels, it’s a thrilling ride from start to finish.

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Universal Pictures

8. End of Days (1999)

New York City faces apocalyptic threats as the millennium approaches. With Satan seeking a bride and only an ex-cop standing in his way, this film offers a supernatural showdown set against an urban backdrop. A unique spin on the end-of-the-world theme, it’s a must-watch for downtown horror enthusiasts.

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Universal Pictures

7. The Bone Collector (1999)

This gripping thriller follows a quadriplegic detective and his partner as they hunt a serial killer in Manhattan. As they decipher cryptic clues left behind at crime scenes, the city’s sprawling expanse becomes both a hunting ground and a puzzle. Intense and atmospheric, it’s a crime-horror blend that’s hard to resist.

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TriStar Pictures

6. Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Amidst the bustling streets of New York, a Vietnam veteran faces haunting visions and descends into madness. With its mind-bending narrative and unsettling imagery, the film serves as a poignant exploration of trauma, set against the relentless pace of city life.

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