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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 | Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters (1984)

Address: 55 Central Park West, New York

The Upside A luxurious apartment building on New York’s Upper West Side, this is home to creative types (classical musicians) as well as businessmen (accountants). Built by a true individual in classic Art Deco style, it combines great views over Central Park and a killer location with the potential for awesome roof parties and, of course, lovely apartments that can’t be that expensive if a mere musician can afford one.

The Downside Well, the architect was a madman who constructed the entire thing to be a sort of radio transmitter to far-off, hellish dimensions, but when the detailing is this fine and the rents this affordable, do you really care?

Survival techniques Don’t take a penthouse apartment. Practice good feng shui. Don’t buy eggs.

Chances of survival High, assuming the presence of Ghostbusters. Otherwise, you better enjoy being a hellhound.

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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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