MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
When They See Us
The Netflix miniseries presents a one-sided look at the Central Park 5 case. We examine both sides.
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.
Is this story of an elderly WWII veteran who transports drugs for a Mexican cartel filled with fiction.
Lady Sarah becomes jealous of Queen Anne's affection for her new servant, but is the ensuing love triangle real?
Is the truth reinvented in this story of a bouncer who drives a black pianist through the 1960s South?
How accurate is this film about the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce?
How true is this film about Norway's worst terrorist attack, which claimed the lives of 77 people?
Does this story of a father trying to help his drug-addicted son leave out certain facts?
In 1960, a group of secret agents attempt to capture Adolf Eichman, an architect of the Holocaust.
White Boy Rick
Does this story of a 14-year-old FBI informant turned drug dealer stick to the facts?
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer, goes undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s.