MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
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?
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.