By real events: what stories formed the basis of the famous ThrillerPictolic
Movies based on real events often attract more attention of the audience. Especially if it is biography of famous personalities or disaster movies.
But, it turns out, exciting thrillers, which causes fear and shiver through the body, also sometimes tell us stories that happened to people in real life.
In the movie "Lost" tells the story of a charismatic psychopath named ray Pye. Once, during a night hike with friends of 20-year-old boy kills two girls from a neighboring campsite, and convinces his friends to help him cover his tracks. Of his crime, nothing was known, but the guilt and fear that it will reveal, reduce Pai crazy.
The prototype for this screen hero was a Charles Schmidt — 22-year-old resident of Arizona, rich and very popular with the opposite sex. In 1964, the friends of the Schmidt — Mary French and John Saunders — introduce him to a girl named Eileen Rowe. Some time they communicate well, but then Schmidt rapes and scores schoolgirl to death, and then throws her body off a cliff and asks friends to help him bury the dead.
Photo Richard Bruns, who led the police to the place where Schmid buried the bodies of the sisters Fritz
A year later, about the crime no one knew, but Schmidt tells himself about what happened to her new friend Gretchen Fritz. In August 1965, the guy decides to break up with a girl, and then she threatened that he would go to the police. Schmidt kills and Gretchen, and her 13-year-old sister, and their bodies buried in the desert. Through time, the crazy man himself shows the burial place of his friend, who talks about all the cops. In the end, Schmidt was sentenced to life in prison, but in March 1970, he was killed in prison.
Many people think that the events described in the movie "the Strangers", are somehow connected to the murders of the Manson family. However, these stories are similar: in the film, a young couple is trapped in the house with a group of strangers who are terrorizing them strongly and clearly want to kill. As we remember, the members of the "family" too, burst into the home and killed all the tenants.
But the basis of this picture went another horrific crime. In 1981, in the Sierra Nevada, California, a woman named sue Sharpe for two months they rented a cabin at the resort, where the rest of their five children. On 12 April, the body of one of the children and his 17-year-old friend were found in the house, mutilated, bound with duct tape and wires. Who and what is so brutally dealt with Teens, is still unknown.
It's hard to believe, but it turns out that the creepy doll Chucky from the movie "Baby games" was a prototype — not less creepy doll Robert. Toy got in 1903, the 3-year-old Robert Eugene Otto. The boy called it after himself, and since then does her were not separated. Eugene's parents later told me that sometimes heard of her son's room to hear two voices: one belonging to him, the second was another unknown child.
When Robert grew up and started his own family, the doll remained with him. She was sitting in his room, and the children passing by, he swore that he sometimes saw toy turns his head. In the mid 70-ies of Otto and his wife died, and moved another family. They just heard voices and saw the doll moving. In 1994, Robert was transferred to the Museum in Key West and placed under a glass display case where it can be seen today.
In the movie "Mothman" the protagonist is a reporter George Klein and his wife in a car accident. The man remembers that before the collision saw a mysterious creature with big wings and red eyes, something resembling a giant moth. Klein conducts his own investigation and finds out that the monster saw other people. The only thing that unites them — all kind of trouble.
In 1967, collapsed bridge, the silver bridge spanning the Ohio river. About five in the evening, the bridge collapsed along with the cars. Shortly before the tragedy, dozens of people reported seeing a strange creature with big eyes and wings. Some even thought that the giant mole was sent by "someone more than" to warn them about the impending disaster. By the way, after the bridge collapsed, a moth that haven't been seen.
The film "the exorcist" tells the story of 12-year-old girl named Regan, who became obsessed with an ancient evil demon. After watching this truly sinister tape is very hard to believe she could be shot on real events, but it is, unfortunately, true.
The author of the novel on which the film, admitted that his character was a boy named Roland DOE, or Robbie Mannheim, who lived 40 years with his family in Maryland. At first the boy looked the same as other children, but soon his parents began to notice strange things around the child could move the pictures, and when the house came the silence of his room he heard scratching sounds.
Then, the house invited two Catholic priests from St. Louis to perform the rite of exorcism. When they started doing this, the boy suddenly spoke in Latin, and the rash on his skin were formed words and letters.
In the movie "Girl next door" tells the story of two sisters, Meg and Susan. After the death of the mother of the girl came to live with native aunt, which was crazy and began to torment one of the girls.
Real events that formed the basis of this film, even worse written by writers. In 1965, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the husband and wife left the daughter of Sylvia Lakes in the care of nanny Gertrude Banishevski as they leave. Every week, they send her $ 20 for the work, but once the payment never came. Then Banishevski went crazy and started to mock the girl was putting on her body cigarette, insulted, beaten, locked in the basement. Later, Gertrude connected to the bullying of their children and their friends.
In October 1965, Sylvia of Lakes found dead. The girl's body was evident that she was starved and subjected to physical and sexual violence. Gertrude Banishevski, her daughter, son and several others were accused of murder.
In the movie "pitfall" three travelers encounter a ruthless killer Mick Taylor, who mocks his victims, kills them, and removes from them the skin, leaving it as a trophy.
And, it turns out that this crazy story happened not only on the screen. The movie "pitfall" is based on the motives of serial murders committed by a serial killer named Ivan Milat. The man preyed on tourists in the Outback of Australia and I didn't skin them, but did them no less terrible things, using his hunting skills.
Most of his victims, Milat, or shot, or paralyzed, and then left them to die. When a person died, he was beheaded and his body thrown into the wilderness. It is known that the hands of a maniac killed at least seven people, for which he was sentenced to 7 life sentences plus 18 years.