MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
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.
A young Indian boy is separated from his family and uses Google Earth to try and find them 25 years later.
Bleed for This
Does this story of a boxing comeback get pinned against the ropes by too much fiction?
Does this movie about an interracial couple's right to live freely together stay faithful to the real story?
Mel Gibson directs the story of a WWII Medal of Honor winner who never fired a shot.
Queen of Katwe
Does this story of a Ugandan female chess prodigy add any fictional pieces to the board?
Clint Eastwood directs Tom Hanks as Capt. Sully, but does the film leave the truth on the tarmac?
Hands of Stone
Does fiction knock out the truth in this story of boxing trainer Ray Arcel and boxer Roberto Duran?
This story of the assassination of SS officer Reinhard Heydrich is refreshingly accurate.
Michael Keaton is McDonald's "founder" Ray Kroc. Now meet the real founders.
Was the real undercover agent's experience as harrowing as Bryan Cranston's in the movie?
Is the struggle between author Thomas Wolfe and editor Max Perkins accurately portrayed?
Did the movie's kidnapping and murder unfold the same way in real life?
Free State of Jones
Matthew McConaughey is a farmer who rebels against the Confederacy during the Civil War.
I Saw the Light
Is this Tom Hiddleston movie in tune with the real-life of country-western singer Hank Williams?
Miracles from Heaven
Meet the real girl who says she visited heaven after falling inside a hollow tree.
Eddie the Eagle
Does this story of the first British Olympic ski jumper stick its landing when it comes to the truth?
African American athlete Jesse Owens wins a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin as Hitler watches.
The Conjuring 2
The horror sequel explores the real-life story of the Enfield Poltergeist.
The Finest Hours
Does the truth stay afloat in this story of a perilous Coast Guard rescue mission?