Inspired by/ based on true events

Mostly Scary movies because those are my favorites. I haven's seen all these yet, but I have rated what I've seen.
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1.
Slaughter (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to a friend's farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse. (96 mins.)
“ Based on the bloody benders
http://www.leatherockhotel.com/BloodyBenders.htm ” - becca141
 
2.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
“ Arguably based on the 1981 Keddie Resort murders in northern California, although this has not been substantiated by anyone connected with the movie, with the writer claiming it is based on a childhood experience.

Bryan Bertino said the film was inspired by the infamous Manson murders.

According to director Bryan Bertino the film is partially based on an incident he experienced as a child. One evening, a stranger came to his door, asked for someone who wasn't there, and left. Later, Bertino found out that other homes in his neighborhood had been broken into that night. ” - becca141
 
3.
Fire in the Sky (1993)
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An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975. (109 mins.)
 
4.
Borderland (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
On a trip to a Mexican border town, three college friends stumble upon a human-sacrifice cult. (105 mins.)
Director: Zev Berman
“ Loosely based in a case occurred in Mexico in 1989 of a group called "narcosatanicos" who killed at least 20 people and their bodies were used in satanic cults. They were accused of the murder of Mark Kirloy, a student who disappeared in march 1989 and killed by this group during a spring break.

http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/weird/constanzo/1.html

http://www.borderlandbeat.com/2010/01/execution-of-popular-school-board.html ” - becca141
 
5.
Death Valley (2004)
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Four friends head to the desert to attend a winter rave. Instead, it turns into the trip to hell when they meet up with a couple of bad locals. (92 mins.)
 
6.
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Cornwell
“ The film's inspiration was the Parker family, who moved to Connecticut in 1986 to be close to the specialists treating their 14-year-old son, Paul, for cancer. In the basement, where Paul slept, they discovered embalming equipment that implied that the house had been a funeral home. They reported encountering unexplained phenomena, like bloody floors, disembodied voices and shadowy figures. Paul became possessed by a force that caused him to attack his family. Eventually, an exorcism was performed to cleanse the house.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
7.
Wolf Creek (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean
“ Greg McLean originally wrote the script as fiction, but upon learning of two real-life Australian killers who attacked travellers, he edited the story to reflect the real cases –- namely, Bradley John Murdoch, who killed a British tourist and tried to abduct another in July 2001, and Ivan Milat, who picked up hitchhikers and took them into the woods to torture and kill them during the '90s. Both Murdoch and Milat were captured and sentenced to life in prison.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
8.
The Eye (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realized she could even see ghosts. (99 mins.)
“ The beginning (the operation for a blind girl to see again) and the end of the film are based on true stories the Pang brothers read about in the news. ” - becca141
 
9.
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband... (88 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
10.
Bell Witch Haunting (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
"The Bell Witch Haunting" is a powerful supernatural historic thriller based on terrifying actual events that took place in Robertson County... (124 mins.)
Director: Ric White
 
11.
An American Haunting (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man. (83 mins.)
“ The movie is based on the legend of the Bell Witch, a tale that originated in Tennessee in the 1800s. It is believed by many to be a work of fiction, although the characters in the story were real. According to the tale, John Bell was poisoned by the ghost, and although the film's marketing declared that it is "validated by the State of Tennessee as the only case in US history where a spirit has caused the death of a human being," there is no such validation on record. Some claim that The Blair Witch Project was also influenced by the story.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
12.
The Alphabet Killer (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Based on the true story of the double initial killings in Rochester, NY. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Schmidt
“ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphabet_murders ” - becca141
 
13.
Black Water (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia (90 mins.)
 
14.
Prey (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions. (92 mins.)
 
15.
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
16.
Poltergeist (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
17.
The Untold (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Based on a true story. Involving Sasquatch. (92 mins.)
Director: Jonas Quastel
 
18.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
“ The character Norman Bates was inspired by Ed Gein, a Wisconsin man who was arrested in 1957 for committing two murders and digging up the corpses of countless other women who reminded him of his dead mother. He skinned the bodies to make lamp shades, socks and a "woman suit" in hopes of becoming a woman. He was found to be insane and spent the rest of his life in a mental institution.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
19.
Them (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. (77 mins.)
“ Supposedly, the film is based on the "true story" of an Austrian couple who were murdered by three teenagers while vacationing in the Czech Republic, but no concrete evidence has emerged to prove this tale.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
20.
The Amityville Horror (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrew Douglas
 
21.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Some believe this is based on Ed Gein, others believe that this movie is based on an actual cannibalistic family ” - becca141
 
22.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ http://blog.moviefone.com/2011/02/14/silence-of-the-lambs-true-story/
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/weird/lecter/3.html ” - becca141
 
23.
Manhunter (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
24.
Red Dragon (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned criminal genius Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter. (124 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
25.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
“ the film is based on a self-proclaimed nonfiction book describing what George and Kathy Lutz experienced during their four weeks in the house, including disembodied voices, cold spots, demonic imagery, inverted crucifixes and walls "bleeding" green slime. Most, if not all, of the events portrayed in both the book and the movie have been called into question by investigators, and it is widely believed that the entire incident was a hoax.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
26.
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack. (89 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Inspired by the legend of Alexander "Sawney" Bean, a Scottsman of the 15th or 16th century who reportedly headed a 40-person clan that killed and ate over 1,000 people, living in caves for 25 years before being caught and put to death
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
27.
Primeval (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death. (93 mins.)
“ The story is based on Gustave, a 20-foot-long crocodile living in Burundi that is believed to be the largest crocodile on record on the African continent. It is rumored to have killed 300 people, although that number is almost certainly inflated. High-profile attempts to capture Gustave have failed, and the creature, believed to be over 65 years old, still lives in the Ruzizi River area of Burundi.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
28.
The Girl Next Door (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime. (91 mins.)
 
29.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
30.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ Centralia, Pennsylvania was the inspiration for the movie adaptation of the game Silent Hill. In researching the different elements of Silent Hill, screenwriter Roger Avary came across the town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, an almost abandoned town with a 40 year old coal fire burning underneath it. Centralia planted the seed for what developed into the cinematic version of the town of Silent Hill. ” - becca141
 
31.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl. (119 mins.)
“ The film was inspired by Anneliese Michel, a 16-year-old German girl who, in 1968, began displaying symptoms of demonic possession. For years, she suffered paralysis, self-abuse, starvation and demonic visions until 1975, when two priests performed exorcisms of what was believed to be several demons over 10 months. During that time, Anneliese barely ate, and she died of starvation in July 1976. Her parents and the priests were tried and found guilty of manslaughter. They were sentenced to six months in jail.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
32.
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
33.
Dolphin Tale (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap. (113 mins.)
 
34.
Cyrus (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
An independent TV reporter and her cameraman interview a man in regards to a serial killer the man knew by the name of Cyrus. The man traces back through the story of the serial killer and why he became the monster he is. (87 mins.)
Director: Mark Vadik
 
35.
Dying Breed (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Dying Breed interweaves the two most fascinating icons of Tasmanian history: the extinct Tasmanian tiger... (92 mins.)
Director: Jody Dwyer
“ Alexander Pearce the true story can be found here:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1099204/ ” - becca141
 
36.
The Afflicted (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother. (85 mins.)
Director: Jason Stoddard
“ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theresa_Knorr ” - becca141
 
37.
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo. (124 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ The real zoo is based in Devon, England. It was formerly known as the Dartmoor Wildlife Park and reopened in July 2007 as the Dartmoor Zoological Park. ” - becca141
 
38.
See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. (180 mins.)
 
39.
Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An uproar is caused when some mutilated cadavers are discovered, giving way to the legend of the "Werewolf of Allariz"... (90 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
“ Based on the case of serial killer Manuel Blanco Romasanta who murdered 13 people in 1850s Spain. He claimed a curse turned him into a wolf causing him to kill. Because of these claims, Queen Isabella II acquitted him
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Blanco_Romasanta ” - becca141
 
40.
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
“ inspired in part by a series of shark attacks that plagued the New Jersey shore in 1916. Over a 12-day period in July of that year, five people were attacked, four of whom died. A seven-foot-long great white shark was killed on July 14, and its stomach was found to contain human remains.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
41.
Audrey Rose (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated. (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Frank De Felitta was inspired to write the novel -- and later the movie script -- after he heard his six-year-old son, Raymond, who'd never taken piano lessons, playing music perfectly on the family piano. De Felitta consulted a Los Angeles occultist, who called Raymond's talent as an "incarnation leak," explaining that the boy had lived many lifetimes. The incident led to the author's personal belief in reincarnation.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
42.
The Entity (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ In 1974, paranormal researchers Kerry Gaynor and Barry Taff investigated the case of a woman believed to be named Doris Bither. Bither lived in Culver City, California and claimed to have been physically and sexually assaulted by an entity. Gaynor and Taff witnessed objects move in her house, captured photos of floating lights and saw a humanoid apparition, but they never saw it assault the woman and never tried to capture it. Gaynor stated that the attacks diminished when Moran moved.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
43.
Raw Meat (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square... (87 mins.)
Director: Gary Sherman
“ he movie was inspired by the legend of Alexander "Sawney" Bean, a Scottsman of the 15th or 16th century who reportedly headed a 40-person clan that killed and ate over 1,000 people, living in caves for 25 years before being caught and put to death. His life has inspired numerous stories and films worldwide, including The Hills Have Eyes and the British film Raw Meat, but most serious historians today don't believe that Bean ever existed.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
44.
Dead Ringers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
“ Stewart and Cyril Marcus served as identical twin gynecologists in New York City. In 1975, their bodies were found, already partially decayed, in their shared apartment having died from barbiturate withdrawal.
Their lives and eventual deaths were chronicled in a series of essays and in a novel, all of which was inspiration for the film
http://www.ranker.com/list/13-horror-movies-and-the-_true-stories_-they_re-based-on/wavy-gravey?page=3 ” - becca141
 
45.
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies. (98 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ The movie is an exaggerated adaptation of a 1985 book by Canadian scientist Wade Davis, a nonfiction account of his experiences with zombification in Haiti. He stated that a powder of natural toxins could be used to place a victim into a death-like state, to be resuscitated in a hypnotic trance by a controlling "master." One notable case referenced was that of Clairvius Narcisse, who reportedly served as a zombie for two years in the 1960s. There remains a debate over the veracity of Davis's claims.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm

The book on which the film is based is believed to have been inspired by the events of Haitian man Clairvius Narcisse. Narcisse was declared dead in 1962 after receiving a cocktail of drugs to mimic a coma.

He was buried, but exhumed a few days later and given another set of drugs which brought him back to life in a zombie state. Narcisse was forced to work on a sugar plantation for two years until his master died and he was freed and returned to his family in 1980.
http://www.ranker.com/list/13-horror-movies-and-the-_true-stories_-they_re-based-on/wavy-gravey?page=2 ” - becca141
 
46.
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities. (119 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
“ Reports of sightings of a large, unidentified winged creature -- dubbed the Mothman -- occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia for 13 months between 1966 and 1967. Then, on December 15, 1967, the Silver Bridge, connecting Point Pleasant to Ohio over the Ohio River, collapsed, killing 46 people.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.01.htm ” - becca141
 
47.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ William Peter Blatty, screenwriter and author of the novel The Exorcist, was inspired by an article he read in college at Georgetown University about an exorcism performed on a 13-year-old boy in Mount Rainier, Maryland in 1949. The story's details have been muddled through the years -- perhaps intentionally so, in order to protect the family -- but the boy's actual home lay in Cottage City, Maryland, and the exorcism was performed in St. Louis. Evidence points to the boy's behavior not being nearly as outrageous or supernatural as was portrayed in the film.
http://horror.about.com/od/horrorthemelists/tp/20basedontruestory.htm ” - becca141
 
48.
Eaten Alive (1976)
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A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. (91 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Loosely based on the story of Joe Ball (also known as the Bluebeard from South Texas or the Alligator Man) from Elmendorf, Texas, sometime after Prohibition ended. He owned a bar with an alligator pit serving as an entertainment attraction. Several murders of women ensued, but it was never proven that the flesh found in the pit was human. In the commentary on the disc his nephew claims that Joe Ball shot and buried the women but did not feed them to the gators. However, Joe did commit suicide upon possibility of capture.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074455/ ” - becca141
 
49.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Texas. Loosely based on a true story. (90 mins.)
“ This movie is a semi-documentary based on the real-life string of mysterious killings that terrorized the people of Texarkana, Texas, in 1946. The murder spree became known as the "Texarkana Moonlight Murders" and ultimately would claim five lives and injure many others. The only description of the killer ever obtained was of a hooded man. To this day no one has been convicted and these murders remain unsolved.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075342/ ” - becca141
 
50.
Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Gerolmo
 
51.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycS_RHbW3o0 ” - becca141
 
52.
Rogue (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg McLean
“ Greg McLean says that the film was inspired by stories of a large crocodile that had attacked people in the Northern Territories ” - becca141
 
53.
The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Eight men escape from the most isolated prison on earth. Only one man survives and the story he recounts shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce. (60 mins.)
 
54.
1013 Briar Lane (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
In 2008, a real-life mystery began to unfold when a real estate company (name withheld by request) discovered... (83 mins.)
Director: Michael Bayouth
 
55.
12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
For 12 days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days. (86 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
56.
5 Dark Souls (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A group of popular teenagers trick three unsuspecting classmates into the woods to see what it's like to kill someone. Based on a trio of true stories. (94 mins.)
 
58.
Blood in the Water (2009 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This gripping drama brings to life the true rogue-shark story that inspired Jaws. In 1916, the New Jersey... (120 mins.)
Director: Richard Bedser
 
59.
Boggy Creek (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends... (87 mins.)
Director: Brian T. Jaynes
 
60.
Changeling (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day. (141 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
61.
Chores (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Reminincent of Hitchcock's style, Rosemary's Baby and the Bad Seed, Something in the Clearing is a cult classic... (125 mins.)
Director: Sonnie Hamner
 
62.
Clinton Road (????)
A real life road deep within the New Jersey pine barren woods is investigated by a gang of bold teenagers who discover themselves stranded, scrambling against a sadistic satanic occult.
 
63.
Communion (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances... (107 mins.)
Director: Philippe Mora
 
64.
Cropsey (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances. (84 mins.)
 
65.
Dead Beat (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit... (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Dubov
 
66.
Down by the Riverside (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
New Zealand 1920. Five pregnant, unwed girls are sent to a country house to have their children. Twenty years later, the horrific truth is discovered. (84 mins.)
 
67.
Encounter with the Unknown (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Three eerie tales based on actual events are enacted in this film. First, three college students play a prank on a geeky classmate... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Thomason
 
68.
Flavia (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After a cult besieges her convent, a young nun goes with an army of Muslims to destroy the convent and kill who wronged her. (96 mins.)
 
69.
Fly Away Home (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air. (107 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
70.
Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Said to be based on fact, the residents of new houses experience disturbing supernatural phenomena. They find out that their houses are built on land formerly used as a cemetery. (97 mins.)
Director: John Patterson
 
71.
Grimm Love (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him. (87 mins.)
Director: Martin Weisz
“ "Inspired" by the real life story of the "Cannibal of Rotenburg", Armin Meiwes, who mutilated, killed, and finally ate a man who had previously agreed to Meiwes doing just that with him. Both men met on the Internet where media subsequently discovered vast communities of people fantasizing about eating and being eaten by others sharing their "quirk". ” - becca141
 
72.
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide. (192 mins.)
 
73.
Hidalgo (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race. (136 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
74.
Entity (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A man deals with the personal tragedy of his family's death by living at the vacation cabin that they last stayed at. He soon discovers he's not alone. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Yurinko
 
75.
Howling Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(86 mins.)
Director: Damon Blalack
 
76.
In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Based on actual events, film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, 90,000 starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike. (97 mins.)
Director: Raju Patel
 
77.
Intruders (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined... (163 mins.)
Director: Dan Curtis
 
78.
I Can't Sleep (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician... (110 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
79.
Kammaren (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Tore Forsman is an old man, most people would call strange or even mad. He lives in an old house on the country side...
 
80.
Leeds Point (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After a mass disappearance and brutal killing at a local campsite, the residents of Leeds Point believe a mad man is on the loose... (85 mins.)
Director: Santo Scardillo
 
81.
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers. (129 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
82.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Two teenage girls encounter an Internet child predator. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Goi
 
83.
Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The film is based on a purportedly true story, which has since become one of the most famous "time slips"... (103 mins.)
Director: John Bruce
 
84.
Murder on Pleasant Drive (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The "true story" of John Smith and his disappearing wives, and how the perseverance of the daughter and sister of his second wife Fran finally brought the story together and broke at least a part of the case. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Scott
 
85.
Normal the Düsseldorf Ripper (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A poignant look at how a family may look "normal" from the outside but from the inside it's a whole different story. (100 mins.)
Director: Julius Sevcík
 
86.
O Crime da Aldeia Velha (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in a little remote village, where everyone is very religious and primitive, "O Crime de Aldeia Velha"... (105 mins.)
 
87.
Red Dog (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master. (92 mins.)
Director: Kriv Stenders
 
88.
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A team of investigators attempt to stop a serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper from claiming his next victim, but uncover something far more terrifying. (93 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
89.
Roswell (1994 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented... (91 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Kagan
 
90.
Savage Harvest (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A family in Africa finds itself under attack by a pride of lions. (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Collins
 
91.
Stuck (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim. (85 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Based on a real event in 2001. Chante Mallard, a black woman in Fort Worth, Texas, was driving drunk and on ecstasy when she struck Gregory Biggs, a homeless man, who became lodged in her car's windshield. She then drove home, locked the car in the garage, and left Biggs to die. After bragging about "killing a white man" in the presence of an enemy who turned her in, Mallard was convicted of murder and evidence tampering and sentenced to fifty years in prison.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chante_Mallard ” - becca141
 
92.
The Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death. (90 mins.)
Director: Jon D. Wagner
 
93.
The Beasts of Marseilles (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France. (100 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
94.
The Collingswood Story (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young girl staying in touch with her boyfriend via a webcam discovers an unimaginable horror linked to the house she just moved into. (80 mins.)
 
95.
The Countess (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty. (98 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
“ http://www.weird-encyclopedia.com/Bathory-Elizabeth.php/
Although the basic facts are fairly accurate, I couldn't find anything about her romance after her husband's death that this movie claims to have started her lust for blood. This movie also depicts her as kind of a tragic hero when in reality she was incredibly cruel. ” - becca141
 
96.
The Gray Man (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Obsessive manhunt to identify and capture a despicable serial killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Scott L. Flynn
 
97.
The Grey Man (2007 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Based on the actual life and events of American serial killer, rapist and cannibal Albert Fish, an mistreated orphan which himself became a self punishing beast later in life.
Director: Declan O'Dwyer
 
98.
The Haunted (1991 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When the Smurl family moves into a duplex, they find out its haunted. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Mandel
 
99.
The Haunted Boy: The Secret Diary of the Exorcist (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
This is the untold story of The Exorcist, a chronicle of true events based on the priest's secret diary the world was not to see. (88 mins.)
 
100.
The House (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
This is inspired by a true story of three horrible murders that happened to three women in years past... (110 mins.)
 
101.
The Jailhouse (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Small town, the American dream. A blue-collar family living the idyllic rural lifestyle. Nothing is... (86 mins.)
Director: Billy Lewis