10 Odd Movies Based On Terrifying Urban Legends
When a Stranger Calls
This particular urban legend has roots in so many different countries that it can be translated into 150 different languages effectively. Depending on the version, an older or younger woman, home alone at night, would receive a creepy phone call from an unknown voice urging her to check the kids. The movie does a better job of relaying the tale.
There are plenty of movies based on the popular Bloody Mary urban legend, though most of them tend to be quite bad. According to the legend, saying her name three times in the mirror will bring about a ghostly force. The movies tend to feature a group of young teenagers trying this out.