50 Horror Movies Based on True Stories

Total Film has compiled this list of horror movies based on true stories.
The emphasis in on "based on", because some of the stories are very loosely based on a real life story.
On the list there are movies about alien abductions, serial killers, monsters and much more.
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Deranged (1974)
2
247°F (2011)
3
Hard Candy (2005)
4
Fire in the Sky (1993)
5
The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
6
Ravenous (1999)
7
The Rite (2011)
8
Monster (2003)
9
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
10
Stuck (2007)
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Open Water (2003)
12
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
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13
Primeval (2007)
14
Hoboken Hollow (2006)
15
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
16
Shadow People (2013)
17
Karla (2006)
18
Black Water (2007)
19
The Zodiac Killer (1971)
20
The Possession (2012)
21
Dahmer (2002)
22
Eaten Alive (1977)
23
From Hell (2001)
24
Borderland (2007)
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25
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
26
An American Haunting (2005)
27
Audrey Rose (1977)
28
The Strangers (2008)
29
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
30
Dead Ringers (1988)
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When the Lights Went Out (2012)
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Ils (2006) ("Them")
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
34
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
35
The Entity (1982)
36
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
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37
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
38
The Conjuring (2013)
39
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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