MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
Ford v Ferrari
Does this car racing movie about the 1966 Le Mans rivalry leave the truth in the dust?
Is director Roland Emmerich's version of the WWII Battle of Midway accurate?
Harriet Tubman frees dozens of slaves through the Underground Railroad, but is the biopic factual?
The Current War
Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse face off to see whose electrical current will power the world.
Which parts of the Downton Abbey movie are true to history?
A look at the life of legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger).
Strip club employees scam their Wall Street clients, but how much of it happened in real life?
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino star in a film about the man who supposedly killed Jimmy Hoffa, but is the movie a lie?
Two WWI soldiers are tasked with delivering a message that could save hundreds of lives, but did it happen?
A family finds out the grandma is dying and decides to keep it from her. How much of this lie is true?
An standout football player's NFL dreams are suspended after he's falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.
A young man taken in by a group of skinheads decides to shed that part of his life, but is the story accurate?
When They See Us
The Netflix miniseries presents a searing tale of racial injustice while distorting the truth.
Does this HBO miniseries about the Chernobyl disaster deliver a heavy does of fiction or fact?
Does this Elton John biopic contain too much fantasy and not enough fact?
How accurate is this story of a mother who keeps her daughter captive by fake illnesses?
The film explores the formative years of author J.R.R. Tolkien.
Is the movie's miraculous survival story fact or mostly fiction?
The Best of Enemies
A civil rights activist works with a Klan leader, but is the story accurate?
Did rock band Mötley Crüe really do all of the crazy things seen in the movie?
I Am the Night
A ruined reporter helps a young woman investigate the mystery of her birth, but how much really happened?
How much fiction is in this story of a wealthy quadriplegic who hires a convict to take care of him?
Christian Bale captures Dick Cheney physically, but does the movie bear any resemblance to the truth?
Welcome to Marwen
A man (Steve Carell) creates a miniature WWII town in his yard to deal with PTSD.