As we head into Halloween weekend, you might spend some time getting creeped out with a movie.

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There is nothing better to get into the Halloween mood than to sit down with the lights off and pop in a scary movie. It is even better when you can recognize some landmarks in the movie since it was filmed in your hometown.

We all know that Buffalo and Western New York are becoming a hotbed for filmmakers and we are starting to see more and more of the landscape of Western New York features on the silver screen.

From big budgeted movies like "The Quiet Place" and "The First Purge" to low-budget movies like "The Burning" Western New York has been turned into a place that brings out the worst in people and evil into the world.

So if you are looking for a good scare this weekend or just looking to get into a creepy mood before heading out and celebrating Halloween you have to check out these movies that were filmed right here in Western New York.

The good news is that all these movies are all fictional and not based on true stories. So if you do head out with the kids to do some trick or treating, just know Aliens won't' come to kill you if you make a sound, or your neighbors won't throw on a mask to commit legal crimes on just one day a year.

Fire up the TV, microwave some popcorn, grab someone you can scream with, and enjoy these 5 creepy movies that were filmed in Western New York.

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