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Movies' Most Dangerous Buildings
The cinematic real estate that will (probably) kill you

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Movies' Most Dangerous Buildings | Monster House (2005)
Monster House (2005)

Address: Smalltown, USA

The Upside
Set in a leafy and pleasant suburban neighbourhood where kids still roam around on bikes and go trick-or-treating at Halloween, this house – with one careful owner since its construction, Mr Nebbercracker – is a fine slice of Americana. Its traditional build includes fetching wooden siding, dormer windows, a wide front porch and the angry spirit of a long-deceased woman.

The Downside That restless spirit we mentioned is still furious at the children who taunted her and led her to her death, so please do show respect and, if possible, avoid this address entirely. She has been known to eat those who stray onto her lawn in pursuit of lost toys or to deliver junkmail.

Survival techniques Extreme ingenuity will be needed to outwit the malevolent mansion. Consult the local pizza delivery boy, but remember: the house’s owner is most likely to hold the key (no pun intended) to its undoing. Make sure to have a construction site and heavy machinery handy.

Chances of survival? High. Houses don’t have digestive juices, so it can’t really deal with you once it’s eaten you.

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1
Oh my lord, another top 10 in which Poltergeist has been neglected. More

Posted by mike_1986 on Monday May 21, 2012, 13:27

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How about 112 Ocean Avenue, the place from the Amityville Horror? More

Posted by GuitarGal_China on Sunday May 20, 2012, 12:01

3 Shaun of the Dead
The Winchester?? There's a rifle above the bar... More

Posted by newblue11 on Saturday May 19, 2012, 11:54

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How about that place from Resident Evil, what's it called, The Hive? There's zombies (naturally) and there's that room with the lasers that slice you up. Might count as dangerous, no? More

Posted by carolinedevoecht on Friday May 18, 2012, 18:46

5 The raid
I take it this feature is to celebrate the movie the raid yet that building isnt on the list...strange. More

Posted by ceedex on Thursday May 17, 2012, 12:48

6 The Shining
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy... or ya know go on a murderous rampage... More

Posted by peggus on Wednesday May 16, 2012, 20:08

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The house in The Grudge. Seeing as it kills everyone who enters it by one way or another. More

Posted by 5huggyhugh on Wednesday May 16, 2012, 19:22

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