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Audrey Rose The horror movie: Horror connoisseur Robert Wise directs a supernatural mindfuck. Anthony Hopkins is on deliciously sinister form as Elliot Hooper, who believes that the daughter of a young couple is his dead wife reincarnate.
Yeah, that's just weird. Things only get weirder when you look into the creation of Frank De Felitta's novel, on which this is based.
Felitta's six-year-old son could play the piano perfectly, despite the fact that he'd never had a single lesson in his short life. The bizarre development led Felitta to contact an occultist and resulted in the author's belief in reincarnation.
A Nightmare on Elm Street The horror movie: American teenagers are haunted by the knife-fingered ghost of a scarred serial killer who goes by the name of Freddy Krueger Robert Englund.
Going to sleep won't save you. There will be blood. Lots and lots of blood.
Though the story itself is entirely fictional, writer-director Wes Craven has admitted that he was at least partly inspired by an LA Times article about a group of Cambodian immigrants who all died while in the throes of a nightmare.
The Girl Next Door The horror movie: Not the Emile Hirsch rom-com, but a traumatic horror flick in which Meg Blythe Auffarth is kidnapped by her neighbours and submitted to extreme torture in their cellar.
The shocking events in The Girl Next Door were loosely inspired by the death of Sylvia Likens, who was tortured and eventually killed by her next-door neighbour Gertrude Baniszewski in She was just 16 years old at the time of her death, when she and her sister were left in the care of Baniszewski while her parents worked away.
The crime was described as "the most terrible crime ever committed in the state of Indiana" by the prosecutor during the court case.
Open Water The horror movie: Scuba divers Daniel Kintner Daniel Travis and Susan Watkins Blanchard Ryan are stranded in shark-infested waters when they're left behind during a sea-bound excursion.
American tourists Tom and Eileen Lonergan disappeared near the Great Barrier Reef in January when a diving company left them behind after failing to take a headcount.
Two days later, the company realised their mistake sheesh and manned a search, but the Lonergans were never found. The Strangers The horror movie: House invasion horror starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a couple who go to stay at a summer home, only to fall victim to a trio of menacing, mask-wearing psychopaths.
Director Bryan Bertino revealed the movie's premise was based on an incident that happened to him; as a kid a stranger appeared at his door, asked for someone who didn't live there and left.
He later found out that a series of break-ins occurred in his neighbourhood that night. On top of that, he also drew inspiration from the infamous Manson killings, carried out by the minions of occultist Charles Manson.When they say a horror movies is based on a true story or inspired by true events, it almost always peaks the interest of moviegoers.
Find out facts about your favorite scary film and learn where. In July of , a year-old novelist named Herman Melville had high hopes for his new novel, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, despite the book’s mixed reviews and tepid sales. That month he took a. May 11, · Two things, first: One, Delphine de Vigan's Based on a True Story is a powerful novel of suspense.
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Here are 11 books you never knew were based on true stories. though most of us never knew it was based on true events.
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