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

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.