Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

Source: Courtesy of Summit Entertainment

31. The Impossible (2012)
> Directed by: J.A. Bayona
> Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland
> Domestic box office: $19 million
> Based on: Story of María Belón and her family during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Source: Courtesy of Embassy Pictures

32. The Onion Field (1979)
> Directed by: Harold Becker
> Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales
> Domestic box office: $9.9 million
> Based on: 1963 kidnapping of two LAPD officers

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

33. The Revenant (2015)
> Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
> Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter
> Domestic box office: $183.6 million
> Based on: Ordeal of American frontiersman Hugh Glass

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

34. The Rite (2011)
> Directed by: Mikael Håfström
> Starring: Colin O’Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds
> Domestic box office: $33 million
> Based on: Exorcist Father Gary Thomas

Source: Courtesy of IFC Films

35. The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
> Directed by: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
> Starring: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup
> Domestic box office: $660,561
> Based on: 1971 Stanford prison experiment

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