23 Horror Movie Moments That Happened IRL

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Horror movies don't come from nowhere -- they're usually based on some vaguely-similar real-life event, and then cranked up to 11 on the disturb-o-meter. But sometimes real life comes out of the gate with something that's 100 percent horror-movie-level creepy. No cinematography required.

For example ...

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In 2017, bloodthirsty rabid bats swarmed the Brazilian city of Salvadorat night. Since bat saliva acts as a topical painkiller, their victims only rea

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A pair of masked strangers stalked a group of film students who were making a movie. Instead of starring in the next found-footage horror film, the st

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For years, there were tales of a faceless ghost haunting Pennsylvania's Route 315, but it turned out to be a real person. Charlie No Face, whose real

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Buzzing in a bedroom was coming from inside the wall. A couple in Spain heard a strange buzzing noise that kept them up at night. So they decided to h

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A Canadian couple got the shock of their lives when their baby monitor mm began to play 2.8 a creepy tune and a voice came through telling them that t

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Nearly 60 birds fell from the sky in a suspected mass poisoning in South Australia Not only that, but they were screaming and bleeding out of their ey

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Restorers found that this Jesus statue from a small town in Mexico looked a little too realistic. Turns out the statue was made with real human teeth.

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A family in Modesto, California was trying to bury their pet in their backyard when they accidentally uncovered the remains of a human. The identity o

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Three families in Tacoma, Washington have been stalked by Restricted, named based on the caller ID that showed up when he called them. The stalker w

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664 LANI prion iNGo In 2019, contractors were moving freezer units in a supermarket when they found a dead body. NO FRILLS NETPERLMARKIT NTLINCE EIT D

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A woman nearly ate a razor blade that was hidden in her Burger King salad. Fortunately, she spotted it in time and made a complaint to the manager. Tu

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A super-fungus, Candida auris, has started spreading in hospitals in the last few years. It's very hard for labs to identify, and it's immune to commo

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After being dismissed by doctors saying she was suffering from allergies, a woman with a chronic runny nose was found to actually be LFNKINP BRAIN FLM

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Boston construction workers found these two masks buried in 60-year-old concrete... one week before Halloween. Officials are unsure how the masks got

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MIT has CRACKEDc created COM a psychopathic Al. The Al, which is named Norman (after the killer in Psycho), was shown gruesome images from the darke

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Being hung upside down for ages would be horrible. In 2018, it happened to 64 people in Japan when a roller coaster stopped while upside down. For two

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A boy's story about a man with a light at his window wasn't just a story. The boy's parents assumed he was having nightmares... until they found foo

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A HOUSE IN ILLINOIS WAS SO INFESTED BY GERMAN COCKROACHES THAT IT HAD TO BE BURNED DOWN. Firefighters set controlled a burn and started with ring of a

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Vengeful crows have been frequently attacking a man in India for the past 3 years. Shiva Kewat claims that 3 years ago he tried and failed to save an

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A7-year-old boy in India recently had CRAth 526 TEETH REMOVED The record breaking amount of various sized teeth were found inside a tumor in the boy's

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It's raining fish monsters! In 2015, Alaska's Department of Fish and Game received some reports from residents who had live lampreys falling They are

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In 2018, almost 1,000 feet of a beach in Greece covered cRAGh was in spiderwebs. Tetragnatha spiders weave these webs every year during their mating s

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China's first astronaut says he heard something knock on his spaceship. Yang Liwei was alone in space when he heard the mysterious knocking, which he