Horror movies are always scary yet enjoyable to watch. Especially if it is based on real events. It increases the curiosity among the viewers. Recently released The Conjuring 3 is also based on real events. Let us have a look at the movies which are inspired by real events.
1. The Conjuring 3 (2021)
The third film in the Conjuring establishment, named The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, was released in many countries throughout the world on Friday (June 4). Like every other Conjuring film, it professes to be based on a true story. This is consistently a tall claim, yet it has been one of the USPs of The Conjuring series
2. Psycho (1962)
Legendary British filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho remains a classic even after being around for half a century. What’s more, the twist still freaks people out even if they watch the movie a million times. On the off chance that you didn’t have a clue, the tale of the film and the novel behind it took inspiration from Ed Gein. He was a mentally mad killer who, aside from the homicides, disinterred carcasses from burial grounds to make things out of them.
3. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The notable slasher film also took motivation from the frightful true story of Ed Gein. Like Gein, Leatherface likewise had an interest in human body parts (his name itself indicates his hobby of wearing dead individuals’ faces).
4. The Birds (1963)
Another Hitchcock classic, another (supposedly) true story. The Birds depended on a novella of a similar name. The story depended on a real Santa Cruz occasion in which a huge herd of birds assaulted structures and residents and afterward littered the ground as far as one could see.
5. The Exorcist (1973)
Perhaps the best and the scariest film ever, The Exorcist was additionally based on a true story. William Peter Blatty, the writer who composed the book, took inspiration from a genuine 1949 exorcism of an adolescent boy.
6. The Amityville Horror (2005)
Also, based on the novel of a similar name and a remake of the eponymous 1979 film, The Amityville Horror describes asserted paranormal occasions that the Lutz family went through. The film’s plot is likewise identified with a mass killer (genuine) called Ronald DeFeo Jr.