In this movie, backpackers in the Austalian outback run into serial killer Mick Taylor, who’s always on the lookout for more victims to skin alive. Creepy? Yes. Creepier still? It’s based on real events. Ivan Milat, raised in the outback and a skilled hunter, used to prey on backpackers just like the fictional Taylor. He didn’t skin his victims (that was added for the film) but evidence shows that his victims were stabbed in the base of the spine, which would paralyze them for the rest of the attack. It’s believed that Milat killed at least seven people. He might have killed more, but one of his victims, a British backpacker named Paul Onions, managed to get away, and later picked Milat out of a lineup. Milat was given seven consecutive life sentences in 1997. In a chilling turn of events, Milat’s nephew and nephew’s friend were sentenced to several decades in prison for the murder of a 17-year-old, which they recorded, in 2012, at the same forest where Ivan had buried his victims.