Special Report

Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

Source: Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

1. 127 Hours (2010)
> Directed by: Danny Boyle
> Starring: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara
> Domestic box office: $18.3 million
> Based on: Outdoorsman Aron Ralston’s story of being pinned by boulder

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

2. Annabelle (2014)
> Directed by: John R. Leonetti
> Starring: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard
> Domestic box office: $84.3 million
> Based on: Doll found in Lorraine Warrens’ Occult Museum in Monroe, CT

Source: Courtesy of Grindstone Entertainment Group

3. Black Water (2007)
> Directed by: David Nerlich, Andrew Traucki
> Starring: Diana Glenn, Maeve Dermody, Andy Rodoreda
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: 2003 crocodile attack on Brett Mann in Australia’s Northern Territory

Source: Courtesy of After Dark Films

4. Borderland (2007)
> Directed by: Zev Berman
> Starring: Brian Presley, Jake Muxworthy, Rider Strong
> Domestic box office: N/A
> Based on: Drug dealer and cult leader Adolfo Constanzo

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

5. Changeling (2008)
> Directed by: Clint Eastwood
> Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan
> Domestic box office: $35.7 million
> Based on: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

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