Contrary to popular belief, storytellers don’t just find inspiration by popping a handful of whatever drug is trending that week and coughing up bizarre tales of killer clowns and alien invasions. Well, at least not all of them. Sometimes a spark can come from an old childhood memory, or an insufferable neighbor. For instance:

15 Horror Movie Inspirations That Are Just Unexpected
Source: NME

15 Horror Movie Inspirations That Are Just Unexpected
Source: Syfy

15 Horror Movie Inspirations That Are Just Unexpected
Source: Screen Rant

15 Horror Movie Inspirations That Are Just Unexpected
Source: The Ringer

15 Horror Movie Inspirations That Are Just Unexpected
Source: Gizmodo

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