So many horror movies claim to be "inspired by actual events" or "based on real events." But how many of them actually are factual? It turns out, not many. Here's our breakdown of horror movies that claim to be inspired by reality, and whether or not they're telling the truth.
Alien abduction flick The Fourth Kind bills itself as containing "actual footage" from case histories. But this footage is so poorly faked that it insults the audience's intelligence. So why are people still calling this movie scary? Spoilers ahead.
Milla Jovovich's The Fourth Kind is based on "actual case studies" from a group of mentally troubled patients in Alaska who've been stalked by aliens. Even though the new trailer's "documentary footage" looks deliberately fake, it's still creepy.