Going to see a horror movie can be frightening, but once the credits roll and it’s time to exit the theater, viewers can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that nothing they saw was real. It was all just a work of fiction that couldn’t possibly be true, right? Well as it turns out, many of the classic horror movies that still give you nightmares were actually based on real life events. They might not have the words “based on a true story” written on the screen, but the writers and directors who worked on these movies definitely got their inspiration from the real world. Here are ten horror movies that were scary enough as a fictional work of art, but have now been made even scarier thanks to their real life counterparts. It might be a good idea to sleep with the lights on tonight.
After watching every horror movie, we say to ourselves that, it's just a movie. It isn't real. Except, sometime it is. See, while many products of the silver screen are elaborate works of fiction, like Guardians of the Galaxy, Lord of the Rings, and Narnia! Some are based on real things... things that actually happened. And some of them are utterly chilling. And not all of them were made into movies. So, as a horror fan, you should check out this list on the 7 of the Most Scary Urban Legends in the World to Keep You Up at Night as well. Read More!