17 Unsettling True Stories That Were So Fucked-Up They Became Horror Movies
We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the scariest movies that are based on a true story. Here are the terrifying results.
Child's Play (1988)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Wolf Creek (2005)
The Witch (2016)
The Possession (2012)
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
The Conjuring (2013)
A Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
The Exorcist (1973)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
The Strangers (2008)
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