16 Horror Films That Were Filmed in Texas 

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

This 1994 horror-comedy film stars Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey and BAFTA Award winner Renée Zellweger before they were big as teens trying to survive Leatherface on the night of their prom. It was primarily shot in Austin and Pflugerville, Texas.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

This is the sequel to the 2003 reboot. Scenes for this film were shot in and around the Austin area.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

This is the 2003 reboot to the 1976 horror series. Scenes for the film were shot in and around Austin.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The original 1976 Texas Chainsaw Massacre was filmed mostly around Taylor, Texas.

The Final

This 2010 film was shot in Dallas, Irving and McKinney, Texas.

Silent Rage

This science-fiction horror film from 1982 starring Chuck Norris was filmed in Dallas.

Shark Night 3D

This 2011 film had scenes in the ArkLaTex area.

Sanitarium

This anthology film from 2013 had scenes shot in San Antonio. The film had three directors: Bryan Ortiz (Current's readers choice for best filmmaker in 2014), Bryan Ramirez and Kerry Valderrama. All of whom were from San Antonio. The film is about three different patients who are all in a sanitarium. The reception for the movie was mixed from reviews from Ain't It Cool News praising it to our own review which wished it was a better film.

Phantom of the Paradise

This film from 1974 was written and directed by Brian de Palma and had scenes shot in Dallas.

Pathogen

This 2006 film was directed by Emily Hagins when she was only 12 years-old. The film was shot in Austin.
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Night Fright

This horror film from 1967 had scenes shot in Dallas.

Nail Gun Massacre

This campy horror film from 1985 had scenes filmed in Combine and Seagoville, two small towns that are 30 minutes outside of Dallas.

Hoboken Hallow

This 2005 film starring Michael Madsen and Dennis Hopper had scenes filmed in Menard, TX a small town about 147 miles north west of Austin.

Friday the 13th

This 2009 remake of the original had the camp scenes filmed in Bastrop.

Deadly Blessing

This 1981 horror film had some scenes shot in Dallas.

Bloodsuckers from Outer Space

This 1984 horror spoof film had scenes shot in Dallas.
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

This 1994 horror-comedy film stars Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey and BAFTA Award winner Renée Zellweger before they were big as teens trying to survive Leatherface on the night of their prom. It was primarily shot in Austin and Pflugerville, Texas.