Sites about the truth or falsity of rumors about "snuff films". Note that this category is not for sites promoting alleged snuff films. The term "snuff film" refers to an underground movie in which people are literally murdered on camera for entertainment. The urban legend apparently originated in publicity for the low-budget film Snuff (1970), intended to give the false impression that it contained footage of a real murder. Though many alleged snuff films have been investigated since the 1970s, no genuine example has been found.
The history of the "snuff" film.
Cecil Adams says in the 30 years stories of snuff films have been circulation, no genuine example has ever come to light.
Origins of the urban legend.
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