5 Real Horror Stories: Documentaries And Where To Watch Them!


Resurrect Dead: Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (2011, Youtube, Amazon Video, Google Play)

Directed by Jon Foy, the movie is the story “An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America.” Since 1983, several hundred have been found around the world and usually contain the following phrases: “TOYNBEE IDEA”, “IN Kubrick’s 2001”, “RESURRECT DEAD” and “ON PLANET JUPITER”…

There s something wrong

There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Dianne (2011, HBO)

An HBO film about “the accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV, killing herself and seven others. In the aftermath, Diane Schuler was portrayed as a reckless drunk and a mother who cracked. But was she the monster the public made her out to be…or the perfect wife and mother that many say she was? Investigating the case six months after the accident, this documentary searches for answers to a mysterious and senseless tragedy.” An interesting film that tries to sway you into believing that something “other worldly” may have been responsible…

True crime story

Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father (2008, Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, Amazon)

Director Kurt Kuenne tells a gripping and emotional story as “a filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.” The story is fraught with murder, running and the eventual sad murder-suicide of a mother and her young child. This is also the story of possible reform of the Canadian bail laws…

the Bridge

The Bridge (2006, iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play)

Eric Steel takes a fascinating look at suicide in his film, telling the story of “People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular suicide destination in the world, and those drawn by its call.” The film documented 23 of the 24 confirmed suicides during its shooting time…


Cropsey (2009, Netflix, Hulu)

“Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances”. Barbara Brancaccio and Joshua Zeman do a fantastic job of covering the urban legend of Cropsey and the events surrounding the land he was said to dwell upon…

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