10 Horror Movies Based On Real Life Events

The Amityville Horror, 1979

The Lutz family moved into their brand new home, thinking it was perfect thanks to the lowered price. However, the home was the scene of a grisly family murder years prior. The Lutz family encounter some paranormal events taking place. The real family lasted 28 days before taking off in the middle of the night.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, 1986

As close to a biopic as a director can get, Henry was the story of real life serial killer Henry Lee Lucas and his crimes throughout 1982. Michael Rooker managed to create a beast of a character within the film, but everyone should remember it was all completely true.