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MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES

The Quiet Ones movieThe Quiet Ones: History vs. Hollywood
Horror  |  In the movie, a professor creates a ghost from the negative energy surrounding an unstable girl. We'll tell you what happened in real life.
Jersey Boys movie
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 Can Clint Eastwood Translate the High Notes of the Jersey Boys Musical?
Music  |  The story of the music group The Four Seasons will tour movie houses in June. Preview the quartet's story by checking out the movie trailer.
The Railway Man movieThe Railway Man: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  Colin Firth stars in the adaptation of Eric Lomax's autobiography.
300: Rise of an Empire Movie300: Rise of an Empire - History vs. Hollywood
War  |  Does the truth drown along with the fallen warriors in this bloody naval spectacle?
Son of God MovieSon of God: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Join us as we pit the movie against the Bible, in addition to exploring the cast and the controversy.
Monuments Men Matt Damon and George ClooneyThe Monuments Men: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  Does director George Clooney sculpt The Monuments Men accurately?
The Goldbergs TV ShowThe Goldbergs: History vs. Hollywood
Comedy  |  Meet the real family and discover what parts of the TV show are true.
Million Dollar Arm movie
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 Jon Hamm Plays a Sports Agent in Search of The Million Dollar Arm
Baseball  |  Watch the preview for the fact-based Disney baseball movie.
When the Game Stands Tall movie
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 Jim Caviezel Portrays Coach Bob Ladouceur in When the Game Stands Tall
Football  |  The story of the De La Salle High School Spartans' record-setting 151-game winning streak.
Heaven is for Real movieHeaven is for Real: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Greg Kinnear portrays the father of a boy who visits Heaven. We explore the movie, the book and the truth.
Get on Up James Brown movie
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 Chadwick Boseman Portrays The Godfather of Soul
Music  |  Boseman, who previously starred in the biopic 42, wants audiences to Get on Up.
Deliver Us from Evil Movie
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 Eric Bana Wants to Deliver Us from Evil
Horror  |  Bana stars in the true-to-life story of Ralph Sarchie, a former police officer who moonlighted as a paranormal investigator.
Unbroken movie
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 The Unbroken Olympics Preview Showcases the Movie and the Hero
War  |  WWII hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini is featured in this special Unbroken preview.
Devil's Knot movie
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 Reese Witherspoon Stars in Story of West Memphis Three
Crime  |  Witherspoon plays the grieving mother of one of the murdered children and Colin Firth stars as a P.I.
Lone Survivor MovieLone Survivor: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  Does the truth get ambushed by the movie's retelling? Based on the book by Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell.
The Wolf of Wall Street movieThe Wolf of Wall Street: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  For their fifth collaboration, Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio in a film based on the true story of corrupt stockbroker Jordan Belfort.


LATEST ADDITIONS

The Quiet Ones
Does this horror movie keep the truth quiet as well?
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for real. Okay, but is the movie?
The Railway Man
Colin Firth portrays Eric Lomax, a WWII POW who tracks down one of his former captors for closure.
300: Rise of an Empire
It's a bloody, sexy, violent spectacle, but how much of the 300 sequel is true?
Son of God
Based on the ten-hour miniseries The Bible, we explore the history, the cast and the controversy.
The Monuments Men
Does director George Clooney paint over the facts with too much fiction?
The Goldbergs
Meet the real-life Goldbergs and learn how much of the show is true.
Lone Survivor
Mark Wahlberg fights for his life, but does the truth hold up in the onscreen version of the battle.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Does the film cry wolf with regard to the truth?
Saving Mr. Banks
Meet the real Mary Poppins author and learn the truth behind her battle with Disney.
American Hustle
Does the truth get hustled by the fiction?
12 Years a Slave
Is this unflinching tale of slavery shackled by fiction?
Captain Phillips
Climb aboard Tom Hanks's character's cargo ship as we explore the facts behind Captain Phillips.
The Amityville Horror
Is this 2005 horror remake possessed by the truth or fiction?
The Amityville Horror
Is the truth as haunting as the famous 1979 movie?
Rush
Explore the real Formula One rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
Diana
Does the Diana movie reproduce the truth as well as it does the fashion?
Jobs
Does this Ashton Kutcher movie compute when it comes to the truth?
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Does The Butler serve up the truth or mostly fiction?
The Conjuring
Does the film conjure up more fiction than fact?
The Bling Ring
Meet the teen burglars behind the story.

UPCOMING MOVIES
January 2014
February 2014
Son of God (2/28)
March 2014
One Chance (3/14)
Noah (3/28)
April 2014
May 2014
Belle (5/2)
June 2014
July 2014
August 2014
Get on Up (8/1)
December 2014
Unbroken (12/25)

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