Terrifying Horror Films That Are Based On True Stories : Part 2

Most of us have always wondered whether ghosts are real and whether paranormal activity can really impact our lives the way it is shown in movies.

You’ll never know the truth until you experience it yourself but until then these true stories behind famous horror films will keep you curious:

The Nightmare (2015):

The movie is based on the phenomenon of sleep paralysis. The real story revolves around the dreams of 8 people and how they wake up with a jerk on seeing something scary in their dreams. They are unable to control what happens to their bodies. This was more like a docu-horror film.

Sleep paralysis something that we all have heard about. A huge scary shadow or monster is taking control of us while we are sleeping. While we are conscious of this, we are unable to move and then suddenly we wake up!

It is a half-dreaming, half-awake state which affects almost 6% of the world’s population. And this happened to the film’s maker Rodney Ascher. That is when he began to start talking to others who experienced the same thing and made a movie about it.

Shadow People (The Door) (2013):

Shadow People is based on the event of the same name. The phenomenon is called optical illusion. As per the doctors’ research, a patient suffered from epilepsy, where the patient saw that someone was replicating her moves behind her. The doctors asked her to read a card, and at that time the woman saw that a ghost was trying to snatch the card from her hands! This shadow that people see is capable of doing anything – even killing. While the shadow people might not be real, the fear is real, very very real.

The movie is based on a man who tells everyone on a radio talk show that how he is scared when a shadow of a person who comes at night to only kill people.

There are people who really experience this phenomenon in the world today. Have you experienced it as well?

Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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