Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

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6. Christine (2016)
> Directed by: Antonio Campos
> Starring: Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts
> Domestic box office: $298,525
> Based on: Suicide of news reporter Christine Chubbuck

Source: Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

7. Compliance (2012)
> Directed by: Craig Zobel
> Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy
> Domestic box office: $319,285
> Based on: McDonald’s strip search phone call scam in Mount Washington, Kentucky

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

8. Compulsion (1959)
> Directed by: Richard Fleischer
> Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: Leopold and Loeb murder of Bobby Franks

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

9. Dead Ringers (1988)
> Directed by: David Cronenberg
> Starring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske
> Domestic box office: $8 million
> Based on: Twin gynecologists Stewart and Cyril Marcus who had drug habits

Source: Courtesy of Summit Entertainment

10. Deepwater Horizon (2016)
> Directed by: Peter Berg
> Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin
> Domestic box office: $61.4 million
> Based on: Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion

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