It’s almost Halloween and what better way to get in the spirit than by watching some good old-fashioned horror movies! We have to warn you – many of these films are loosely based on true stories or inspired by them, which makes them that much scarier. Check out our list of 7 Horror Flicks You Won’t Believe Are Based On True Stories. Read at your own risk!
7. The Amityville Horror
The 1979 film The Amityville Horror was based on a book by the same title, which was reportedly based on the real-life paranormal experiences of the Lutz family. Although some of the scenes were a little over the top – like when the walls bleed– according to paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who investigated the house shortly after the Lutz family fled, the haunting was real and a lot scarier than anything that was shown in the film.Everett Collection