Jennifer Tilly and her younger sister Meg have something interesting in common; They both star in horror movies with the monsters Americans are most afraid of.
FrontierBundles selected 15 popular horror films before the turn of the recent century and used Google Trends to analyze their search volume in the last 12 months. Once that information was logged they then documented the villain with the largest search volume in each state.
Turns out the killer doll from Child’s Play and the killer adult-child from Psycho took the top spots across the nation as the scariest villains.
Back in 1983, Meg Tilly starred in the highly anticipated Psycho II which furthered the tale of mama’s boy and serial killer Norman Bates.
Fifteen years later her sister Jennifer joined the second most feared movie villain Chucky in 1993’s Bride of Chucky, the fourth installment in the Child’s Play series.
Who knows what would happen if the sisters Tilly starred in the same horror movie?
For now, here are your state’s Most-Googled Horror Villain:
Arizona: Chucky / Norman Bates
Arkansas: Hannibal Lecter / Norman Bates
Colorado: Jack Torrance
Connecticut: Frankenstein’s Monster
Delaware: Norman Bates
Florida: Norman Bates
Idaho: Frankenstein’s Monster
Kansas: Count Dracula
Maine: David Kessler
Maryland: Norman Bates
Massachusetts: Frankenstein’s Monster
Michigan: Norman Bates
Missouri: Hannibal Lecter
Montana: Norman Bates
New Hampshire: Norman Bates
New Jersey: Frankenstein’s Monster
New Mexico: Alien
New York: Frankenstein’s Monster
North Carolina: Chucky
North Dakota: Norman Bates
Ohio: Norman Bates
Oklahoma: Norman Bates
Oregon: Jack Torrance
Pennsylvania: Norman Bates
Rhode Island: Norman Bates / Frankenstein’s Monster
South Carolina: Chucky
South Dakota: Pinhead
Utah: Count Dracula
Vermont: Hannibal Lecter
Virginia: Jack Torrance
West Virginia: (See below for 7-way tie results)
Wisconsin: Norman Bates
Wyoming: Count Dracula
West Virginia’s 7-way tie: Pinhead, Michael Myers, Count Dracula, Hannibal Lecter, Freddie Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Pennywise
SOURCE: B96 Chicago