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True-life Horror Films

Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky recounts Travis Walton's claim that he was abducted by aliens on Nov. 5, 1975, while driving home to Snowflake, Arizona, with colleagues.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

The late Craven told Vulture for the film's 30th anniversary that the notion was inspired by Los Angeles Times articles about young male Southeast Asian refugees who died in their sleep.


Michael and Peter Spierig's spooky thriller stars Helen Mirren as heiress Sarah Winchester.

The Conjuring

Demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) investigate the Lutz family.

The Rite

Michael Kovak, played by Colin O'Donoghue, is based on Father Gary Thomas, "one of 14 Vatican-certified exorcists practicing in the U.S." 



Brandi (Mena Suvari), a young nursing assistant, contemplates her next move after a hit-and-run that lodges the victim in the windshield.


Borderland, starring Rider Strong and Sean Astin, follows three friends who travel to Mexico to celebrate their college graduation and discover a human sacrifice cult.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Anneliese Michel, a young German lady who died from hunger and dehydration during an exorcism, inspired Emily Rose.


Charlize Theron played former prostitute-turned-serial killer Aileen Wuornos and won 17 accolades, including an Oscar

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