With Halloween less than one week away, there’s only a few more days to host a spooky movie marathon.
Halloween movies can vary significantly in theme and genre, appealing to gruesome horror fanatics to those wanting to relive their childhood trick-or-treating days.
The entertainment experts at HubScore delved into the top 25 trending movies nationwide to analyze the top 5 favorite movies in each state. Does your favorite Halloween film match the rest of Florida’s?
What is Florida’s favorite Halloween movie?
“Saw X” emerged as the nationwide winner, with Floridians agreeing with the popular choice.
The other top Halloween movies for the state were:
- Saw X
- Hocus Pocus
- Scream VI
- The Exorcist
What is the nation’s favorite Halloween movie?
The horror film, “Saw X,” has a remarkable standing as it tops the list as the favorite Halloween movie in 13 states, including:
- New Jersey
- New York
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
What is ‘Saw X’ about?
Obviously about some deadly traps and a killer named Jigsaw, for sure.
The 2023 film, the 10th in the “Saw” franchise, follows a sick John Kramer (Tobin Bell) as he travels to Mexico for a risky and experimental medical procedure in hopes of a cure for his cancer. When he gets there, he discovers the entire operation is a scam to defraud the most vulnerable.
In a new twist, the infamous serial killer then uses his deranged traps on the con artists.
How can I watch ‘Saw X?’
Saw X is still currently in its theater run, so moviegoers can go catch it at their local movie theater before spooky season is over.
The franchise is distributed by Lionsgate, a studio that owns the Starz cable network and streaming service. According to reports, this means Saw X will first stream on Starz for an extended period before heading to one of the other streaming services with a larger subscriber base.
What other Halloween movies is America watching this season?
“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” a favorite for both children and adults, lead in seven states, predominantly in the Western U.S. The Tim Burton stop-motion film has become a cult classic, with many arguing whether it’s a Halloween movie or a Christmas movie.
Another family-friendly film, “Hocus Pocus,” garnered the favor of six states with its magic and witchy wonder, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin.