These Two Horror Movies Were Filmed In Iowa
It's the start of the spooky season, and it's nice to show some love to the movies that shout out our state. Even if they make our state look spooky since well... They are Horror films.
1. Children of the Corn - 1984 & 2009
A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed.
This one is technically 2 movies since a couple of Children or the corn movies were filmed in Iowa. According to Only In Your State,
Both the original Children of the Corn, made in 1984, and the remake, made in 2009, were filmed in several Iowa towns including: Sioux City, Hornick, Sergeant Bluff, Salix and Whiting. Below is the house referred to as Job & Sarah’s house in the movie. It’s located in Hornick, IA.
2. The Crazies - 2010
After a strange and insecure plane crash, an unusual toxic virus enters a quaint farming town. A young couple are quarantined, but they fight for survival along with help from a couple of people.
The Crazies was a horror movie that was filmed in Winterset and Lenox, Iowa. And unlike Other horror movies not only was it filmed in Iowa, but it actually has the plot take place, and happen in the State of Iowa.
While only a small number of major blockbusters horror movies have been filmed in Iowa, Plenty of independent, and straight to DVD movies have had filming spots in Iowa.