MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
A young Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur accused of attempted murder by his white employer.
Tom Cruise portrays drug smuggler Barry Seal in a largely fictional film.
Battle of the Sexes
Does this movie about the Battle of the Sexes tennis match serve up the truth?
Is this story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman made weaker by too much ficton?
A salesman-turned-pastor tries to save a church he was ordered to shut down.
The Glass Castle
Is the movie in sync with Jeannette Walls bestselling memoir about her poverty stricken upbringing?
Director Kathryn Bigelow explores the Algiers Motel deaths during the 1967 Detroit Riot.
Was Al Pacino able to capture Joe Paterno's appearance for the Penn State scandal movie?
Do the facts become casualties in Christopher Nolan's WWII movie?
The Big Sick
A romantic comedy based the movie's screenwriters, husband and wife Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, who also stars.
All Eyez on Me
Chronicles the career of Tupac Shakur up until the 1996 drive-by shooting that took his life.
Megan Leavey fights to adopt her combat dog Rex in the years after they survive an IED explosion.
We reveal how much of The Promise is based in reality and explore the controversy around the movie.
A United Kingdom
David Oyelowo is a prince who's interracial marriage changes history, but did it really?
Is the real story of these two stoner arms dealers as exciting as the movie?
We mine the Gold movie for the facts amongst the fiction.
The Bye Bye Man
Could the Bye Bye Man be coming for you, or is he pure fiction? Learn the truth.
A chronicle of the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent terrorist manhunt.
Is this story of three African-American women NASA mathematicians fueled by too much fiction?
Meet the real people behind more than 16 characters from the Netflix series and find out how much is fiction.