20 Real Stories That Guarantee Huge Success If Netflix Decides to Film Them

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When we encounter strange events and unexplainable moments, it can sometimes seem like they came out of a horror movie. It’s an unforgettable memory that gives us chills, and it only gets worse the longer we think about it.

  • I hear breathing in the corner of my basement bedroom every night in the dark. I am alone but the sound is very real. I recorded it. © Halawala / Reddit
  • My daughter had this Minnie Mouse baby doll that crawled on all fours when you touched a button on its back. My wife and I woke up at 2 a.m. to the sound of the doll’s creepy laugh. Went out to the living room and the doll was walking straight into the corner. Each time it stopped it would just start right over again. The button wasn’t broken or anything, so I’m not sure what happened. Donated it. © D*******CJ / Reddit
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  • I was home alone for a weekend a few years ago while I was still in high school. After school one day I was driving home, and when I passed in front of my house I thought I saw some old lady in white clothes in my sister’s room looking through the window. I thought it was stupid, so I went into the room to check out what it actually was, but I couldn’t find anything. © TylerTimoj / Reddit
  • Someone was standing in the bedroom doorway. He flipped on the light then flipped it off. I woke my husband up and this guy walked out of the apartment. My husband ran out after him in his underwear and I ran after my husband. Turns out, the woman who lived there before had broken up with her boyfriend and moved without telling him or getting back his key. I guess he came back to see her at 3 in the morning. © Velvetrose-2 / Reddit
  • There have been multiple times when I’ve woken up in the middle of the night and was sure I could see a figure in my room until I turned on my bedside light. Usually, this scares me a bit but my most memorable one was waking up thinking I saw some short figure at the end of my bed and I said, “I’m trying to sleep,” then returned to burying my face into the comfort of my pillow. Seems like it worked. © Tudpool / Reddit
  • At my previous job when our building was still under construction, the only floors that were occupied were the first, second, fifth, sixth, and seventh. One time, I was alone inside the elevator going from the first to the sixth floor when suddenly it stopped and opened on the third floor. Normally I would just disregard it but rumors were all over that a ghost child was playing around on the vacant floors. So I pressed the close button and I ran as fast as I could. When it closed I heard noises like someone was tapping their fingers on the walls of the elevator. © sizzlorr26 / Reddit
  • For years, my wife has been waking me up in the middle of the night screaming that there’s a man in the room. One morning after it had happened again, we were sitting down to breakfast with our youngest son (who sleeps in the room next to ours) and I asked if he’d heard a scream last night. “Oh yes,” he said. “It woke me up, and I saw a man walking across my room.” My wife freaked. “Why didn’t you say anything?” I asked. “Oh, it happens every time she screams.” © 158lbMarriage / Reddit
  • I had fevers really often when I was young. One day, a stranger on the street asked my mom if I was always sick and who the elderly person was that was following me. My mom was confused since there was no elderly person nearby. The stranger pointed into the air and described my late paternal grandmother’s look. My dad was from a different town and my mom would have known it if the stranger was a mutual friend. The stranger instructed my dad to tell my grandmother to go back. He did, and my mysterious fevers stopped. © Reddit-Loves-Me / Reddit
  • When I was 10 or 11, I had pneumonia. Toward the end of my week off from school, my mom started leaving me alone at home so she could go to work. So I’d wake up and the first thing I did was turn on my N64 and play No Mercy. I used to sit on the edge of the bed right in front of the TV. One hour into playing, I clearly feel someone sit next to me. I freaked out and ran out of the room to call my mom on the phone. Later that night, I learned my grandmother had passed away in the morning. © awesomexpossum / Reddit
  • A buddy of mine swears he wakes up in the middle of the night to see a figure standing beside his bed. He described it as a panther that stood on 2 legs and had dull, red eyes. He got up to go into his parents’ room and the figure pushed him back down onto the bed. It didn’t make any noise or move other than that push. He turned away from it and laid that way for a bit. When he turned back around it was gone. He swears it wasn’t a dream and that it was truly a physical presence in his room. © abuck111 / Reddit
  • My ex’s mom told me that when she would be in bed, just about to fall asleep, she would hear this little girl talk in her ear. This went on for a while and scared her every time. They moved and she stopped hearing the little girl. A couple of months go by and just as she’s about to go to sleep she hears, “I finally found you.” © _Sweater_Puppies_ / Reddit
  • When I was a kid, my mom was driving me to school one morning and we were stopped at the light. The light turns green but my mom doesn’t move. After a second or 2, I tell her the light went green. She goes, “Yeah. I know, the car won’t move.” I could see her pressing down but the car wouldn’t go. As she says that a truck flies through the intersection, nearly hitting the car in the other lane. Then my mom presses the gas again after a few seconds and mysteriously the car goes again. © gkieran / Reddit
  • As a kid, my house had a backyard patio that was elevated about 5-10 feet up so you could still access my basement doors, which were right under it. I opened the patio door when I was like 6 or 7 years old and screamed out, “HEY!” a few times. I saw a hand come up between the wooden safety rail that waved to me and quickly went back down. Quickly closed the door, put a few chairs in front of it, and ran to my bed. © fbjac01 / Reddit
  • The night my grandmother died I had a dream that she visited me. She was wearing an unusual outfit I had never seen (a blue dress with weird pearl-like piping around the collar and waist) I didn’t think it was more than a dream until years later I told my mom about it. She turned white and said that my grandmother had visited her as well. The really creepy thing is that my mom described the same blue dress. © mrwhibbley / Reddit
  • 6 years ago, my dad installed a backup camera in the old minivan I was driving at the time. The screen would be black until I put the car in reverse, then the camera would kick in. One night, I drove my friend home. The backup camera screen flickered on. The screen showed a woman walking around her kitchen, unaware that I could see her. From my vantage point, I could see the fridge and one of the counters. Does she know there is a camera in her kitchen? Is anyone else spying on her? My thoughts kept racing like that until I decided to get out and drive home. © notthelastunicorn / Reddit
  • I lived downtown in a basement apartment and I woke up one night and noticed my boyfriend was standing at the end of the bed near the bathroom door. He didn’t move so I told him to come back to bed and then rolled over to fall back asleep. I then promptly sat bolt upright when I realized my boyfriend hadn’t stayed over that night and I was alone, the figure was gone. © stella_the_diver / Reddit
  • When I was around 4 years old, I was in my room after supper. I wasn’t asleep yet. This mist came through my window, settled, and took the form of a pink rhino. He looks at me and says, “It’s too late now,” very slowly. I remember the sheer panic, and I only barely managed to yell for my parents. It then said, “It’s too late now for your parents to help you.” It then turned into mist form again and goes out the window. I screamed and ran into the living room where my parents were. My mom still remembers this. She said the eeriest part was that I had not seen a rhino before. © ranna35 / Reddit
  • When I was a young child, I had the same dream every night for years about drowning when a huge wave swept over me and I sank to the bottom. Years later, I had a temporary job delivering mail one summer during college. I saw this old lady sitting on a front porch waiting for me. When I got up there she looked at me and said in a foreign accent, “You drowned when Oceania sank beneath the waves.” Freaked me out. © nopepope / Reddit
  • When I was 13, my mom used to drop me off home from school and then pick my brother up. One day, I was dropped home and went on the computer like always. Minutes later, I heard the sink in our kitchen turn on and off and the microwave door open and shut. Another couple of minutes go by and I heard my mom and brother come in. I greet them saying, “Wow, that was fast! You just left!” My mom was confused and said that she left a while ago. © dawtroo / Reddit
  • When I was in high school I had a class in what was known as the “orange hall.” Every day in that class I would annoyingly hear someone whistling the song, “Pop Goes the Weasel,” but really slowly. 2 years later when I had a class in the same hall, I heard it again, nearly every day. Now my sister is in high school and her friend said something about someone whistling the song. She said she asked her teacher about it and the teacher said that happens every day around the same time. It’s been happening for 10 years and they’ve never been able to find anyone whistling in the halls. © ilovecody / Reddit
Please note: This article was updated in February 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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