Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

Source: Courtesy of Island Pictures

21. River’s Edge (1986)
> Directed by: Tim Hunter
> Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye
> Domestic box office: $4.6 million
> Based on: Murder of Marcy Renee Conrad

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

22. Rope (1948)
> Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
> Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: Leopold and Loeb murder of Bobby Franks

Source: Courtesy of American International Pictures

23. The Amityville Horror (1979)
> Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
> Starring: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger
> Domestic box office: $86.4 million
> Based on: Paranormal experiences of the Lutz family

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

24. The Boston Strangler (1968)
> Directed by: Richard Fleischer
> Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: Boston Strangler murders between 1962 and 1964

Source: Courtesy of New Line Cinema

25. The Conjuring (2013)
> Directed by: James Wan
> Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston
> Domestic box office: $137.4 million
> Based on: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren

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