MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
The Finest Hours
Does the truth stay afloat in this story of a perilous Coast Guard rescue mission?
Does this Will Smith movie suffer from dementia when it comes to the truth?
Does this story of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano wash away the facts?
Is this story of revenge starring Leonardo DiCaprio based more on fact or folklore?
The Big Short
Meet the key players in the housing market crisis who are represented in The Big Short movie.
The Danish Girl
The film tells the story of transgender artist Lili Elbe, who underwent sexual reassignment surgery.
My All American
Is the truth left on the sidelines in this story of college football standout Freddie Steinmark?
We shine a light on the real story, including the reporters who broke the Catholic Church abuse story.
The truth doesn't quite compute in this biopic about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.
Bridge of Spies
Tom Hanks is lawyer James Donovan, who defended spy Rudolf Abel during the Cold War.
Is this story of high-wire artist Philippe Petit wobbly with the truth?
Chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) takes on the Soviet Union and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber).
Do the filmmakers hold the truth captive in this story of a single mother who is taken hostage by a murderer on the run?
Does the truth get lost on the mountain?
Johnny Depp portrays Boston gangster turned FBI informant Whitey Bulger.
Explore the inspiration behind this shark attack movie.
Meet actor Mark Wahlberg's real-life posse who inspired the Entourage TV show characters.
Does Texas Rising retell or rewrite the rise of the Texas Rangers?
Queen Latifah portrays bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame in the 1920s.
Woman in Gold
Does this story of a woman who fights to reclaim a painting stolen by the Nazis smudge the facts?
Did fame and fortune corrupt the life of the real musician?