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Movies Based On True Stories: List Of 100 Horror Movies Based On True Stories, Scary Movies Based On True Stories Lists!

Movies Based on True Stories: Get a List of 100 horror movies based on true stories, scary movies based on true stories lists are here to take you on a tour through the scariest and horror movie stories. The cherry on the cake is that these movies are based on true stories apparently. So, horror movie lovers, let's get started and see what this article has got in store for you. Scroll down and get the list of horror and scary movies that are believed to have true incidents hidden behind them.

by Sheetal Kumbhar S | Updated Feb 22, 2021 13:29 PM

Movies Based On True Stories: List Of 100 Horror Movies Based On True Stories, Scary Movies Based On True Stories Lists!

Topic Overview

  • Movies based on true stories

  • List of 50 horror movies based on true stories

  • List of 40 scary movies based on true stories

Movies Based On True Stories

Who would not see eye to eye if someone states horror movies based on true stories as the best of both worlds? Having said that, to watch horror and scary movies that are completely or partially based on true incidents is fun in itself. The most entertaining part is to watch the top 50 horror and scary movies. The audience watching a horror movie always has in their mind that the appearing scene in front of them is unreal, however, these movies might prove you wrong. They might have really occurred at some point in time, we never know. Go through the list and find the horror and scary movies based on true stories. 

List Of 50 Horror Movies Based On True Stories

Movies depicting supernatural forces and evil origin characters have always attracted moviegoers and viewers. Not only the story, but the screenplay, the way the movie is portrayed, and the depth it takes you along with the film are very crucial. The below list will give quickly give you the top 50 horror movies list that has true incidents and scenarios hidden within them. 

  1. Silent house (2011)

  2. An American crime (2007)

  3. My Friend Dahmer (2017)

  4. Jaws (1975)

  5. The witch (2015)

  6. Zodiac (2007)

  7. Backcountry (2014)

  8. Compliance (2012)

  9. The haunting of Sharon Tate (2019)

  10. The afflicted (2010)

  11. The quiet ones (2014)

  12. Monster (2003)

  13. The snow town murders (2011)

  14. The Mothman prophecies (2002)

  15. Hounds of love (2016)

  16. Ravenous (1999)

  17. Henry: Portrait of a serial killer (2016)

  18. Wolf creek (2005)

  19. Child’s play (1988)

  20. Extremely wicked, shockingly evil and vile (2019)

  21. An American haunting (2006)

  22. Open water (2003)

  23. Borderland (2007)

  24. A nightmare on elm street (1984)

  25. Dahmer (2002)

  26. Blackwater (2007)

  27. Dead ringers (1988)

  28. Deliver us from evil (2014)

  29. Poltergeist (1982)

  30. Psycho (1960)

  31. Scream (1996)

  32. The Amityville horror (1979)

  33. The conjuring (2013)

  34. The conjuring 2 (2016)

  35. Annabelle (2014)

  36. The disappointments room (2016)

  37. The exorcism of Emily rose (2005)

  38. The exorcist (1973)

  39. The girl next door (2007)

  40. The haunting in Connecticut (2009)

  41. The haunting in Connecticut 2: ghosts of Georgia (2013)

  42. The hills have eyes (1977 and 2006)

  43. The possession (2012)

  44. The rite (2011)

  45. The sacrament (2013)

  46. The shining (1980)

  47. The silence of the lambs (1991)

  48. The strangers (2008)

  49. The texas chainsaw massacre (1974 and 2003)

  50. The town that dreaded sundown (1976 and 2014)

List Of 40 Scary Movies Based On True Stories Lists

Also, read the below-given list of scary movies that are based on true stories and incidents. These movies will surely blow your minds and you will have terrific time watching them.

  1. The Exorcist (1973)

  2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

  3. A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

  4. Child's Play (1988)

  5. The Amityville Horror (2005)

  6. Psycho (1960)

  7. The Girl Next Door (2007)

  8. The Conjuring (2013)

  9. Deranged (1974)

  10. Ravenous (1999)

  11. The Rite (2011)

  12. The Haunting In Connecticut (2009)

  13.  Borderland (2007)

  14. The Strangers (2008)

  15. The Entity (1982)

  16. The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (2005)

  17. The Possession (2012)

  18. Deliver Us From Evil (2014)

  19. Eaten Alive (1980)

  20. Fire In The Sky (1993)

  21. Curse Of The Zodiac (2007)

  22. Silent House (2011)

  23. Annabelle (2014)

  24. The Dentist (1966)

  25. Wolf Creek (2005)

  26. The Conjuring 2

  27. The Birds (1963)

  28. Jaws (1975)

  29. Poltergeist (1982)

  30. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

  31. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

  32. Misery (1991)

  33. Scream (1996)

  34. Open Water (2003)

  35. Hounds of Love (2016)

  36. Veronica (1992)

  37. When a stranger calls (2006)

  38. Dead ringers (1988)

  39. The Hills have eyes (1977 and 2006)

  40. An American haunting (2006)

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Movies Based On True Stories - FAQs

1. When was the Silent house movie released?

The Silent house movie was released in 2011.

2. When was the Jaws movie released?

The Jaws movie was released in 1975.

3. When was the Wolf creek movie released?

The Wolf creek movie was released in 2005.

4. When was the Zodiac movie released?

The Zodiac movie was released in 2007. 

5. When was The snow town murders movie released?

The snow town murders movie was released in 2011.