In horror films and TV shows, we’ve seen how basements have been the location of some truly scream-worthy scenes. We’ve watched as people use their basements for absolutely horrible things. Sometimes the basement itself is evil. Other times, the basement has a paranormal problem like a portal to another world.
In the real world, the scariest thing in your basement is probably one of the following unresolved issues: mold and mildew, foundation cracks, sump pump problems, pest infestations, and basement water or flood damage. However, in movies, we’re usually scared of something quite a bit different.
Let’s review the scariest basements in movies, in the following infographic from Groundworks.