Terrifying Movies That Were Based on True Events


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Photo by Zade Rosenthal – © 1984 – New Line Cinema Entertainment, Inc.

Horror movies are made to scare us. But what makes a horror movie scarier is when we learned that it was based on real life events. Have you ever experienced that kind of fear? Or perhaps you just ignored it by reminding yourself that “it’s only a movie” that you are watching?

It is true that most of these movies were myths. But consider the possibility that someone or something would have inspired that really terrifying movie plot. Read on to find out more about some of the creepiest plots and the even creepier true stories behind them.