Horror movies based on real events

'Child's Play' (1988) -
In the film, a single mother offers her son a doll for his birthday. However, the doll is possessed by the spirit of a serial killer.

'The Amityville Horror' (1979) / (2005) - A family moves into a haunted house. A year earlier, the house had been the scene of a mass murder.

'The Amityville Horror' (1979) / (2005) - A family moves into a haunted house. A year earlier, the house had been the scene of a mass murder.

'A Nightmare on Elm Street' (1984) - The plot revolves around a supernatural killer who chases victims while they dream.

'The Rite' (2011) - A seminary student travels to Italy to learn how to perform exorcisms.

'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' (1974) - The film is about a family of psychopathic cannibals.

'The Conjuring' (2013) and 'The Conjuring 2' (2016) - The stories of the two films are based on real events experienced by the couple Ed and Lorraine Warren, as the Daily Mail reports.

'The Strangers' (2008) - The film, starring Liv Tyler, is inspired by an experience one of the directors had when he was younger, says PopSugar.

'The Blob' (1958) - According to the Daily Mail, the film was inspired by real cases of jelly beings that seem to have come from another planet.

'Ravenous' (1999) - The film is based on the story of Alfred Griner Packer, who in addition to having murdered several men, also ate human flesh.

'Open Water' (2003) - The film is based on a true story, involving a couple in 1998, The Guardian reports.

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