17 Real-Life Stories That Were So Messed Up, Hollywood Literally Turned Them Into Movies

17 Real-Life Stories That Were So Messed Up, Hollywood Literally Turned Them Into Movies

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In 1950, 13-year-old Janett Christman was babysitting a little boy in Missouri, but when his parents returned home, they found a broken window and Janett's lifeless body covered in a pool of her own blood. This unsolved murder was so gruesome that it inspired an urban legend called "the babysitter and the man upstairs," which has since been adapted into several stories, including the 1979 and 2006 movies When a Stranger Calls.