Drama Movies Based on True Stories
ALL TRUE STORY Drama Movies
Whether the setting is the classroom, the courtroom, a distant country or an ancient holy land, drama can unfold almost anywhere. Here, we present our research into some of the most well-known true drama movies. From a woman who made it her mission to fight for a town dying from contaminated groundwater, to a Navy diver who refused to give up after losing his leg, we explore the facts behind drama movies based on true stories. Join us as we pit History vs. Hollywood, taking a closer look at the reality behind the movies that have made us want to stand up and cheer, shake our fists at the screen, or struggle as hard as we can to hold back our tears.
Does Big Eyes paint within the boundaries of the truth?
Reese Witherspoon ventures into the Wild, but does she bring the truth with her?
Son of God
Based on the ten-hour miniseries The Bible, we explore the history, the cast and the controversy.
Does this Ashton Kutcher movie compute when it comes to the truth?
Does this gambling film deliver an honest hand or a loaded deck?
Get to know the teacher who inspired her students to beat the odds.
See pics of the real Calendar Girls and purchase the latest calendar.
Abused as a boy, a former foster child learns to shed his demons during his time in the Navy.
Hear Virginia Woolf's voice and read her suicide letter to her husband.
Get to know the controversial artist whose physical suffering inspired her paintings.
Meet the real woman behind the movie, who took on a power company and won.
Hear the voices of actual passengers and find out if Jack and Rose where based on real people.