Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

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36. The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
> Directed by: Cyrus Nowrasteh
> Starring: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò
> Domestic box office: $637,421
> Based on: Iranian stoning victim Soraya Manutchehri

Source: Courtesy of American International Pictures

37. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
> Directed by: Charles B. Pierce
> Starring: Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: Texarkana Moonlight Murders

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

38. United 93 (2006)
> Directed by: Paul Greengrass
> Starring: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas
> Domestic box office: $31.5 million
> Based on: United Airlines Flight 93 hijacking

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

39. Unstoppable (2010)
> Directed by: Tony Scott
> Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson
> Domestic box office: $81.6 million
> Based on: CSX 8888 runaway freight train incident

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

40. Zodiac (2007)
> Directed by: David Fincher
> Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
> Domestic box office: $33.1 million
> Based on: Serial killer Zodiac Killer

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