Regardless of how terrifying a horror movie is, know in the back of your mind that the occasions that are occurring before your eyes aren’t real.Or would they say they are?

Here are 12 movies which are inspired by or based on real-life events.

1. The Exorcist

2. The Amityville Horror

3. The Conjuring

4. The Conjuring 2

5. Annabelle

6. The Exorcism of Emily Rose

7. A Nightmare On Elm Street

8. The Hills Have Eyes

9. Child’s Play

10. The Haunting In Connecticut

11. The Rite

12. Veronica