Upcoming Movies Based on True Stories

Here you will find a schedule of new and upcoming true story movies. Get a jump on the biopics and real-life stories that will hit theaters in the coming months. Discover release dates, watch trailers and meet the real people who are the basis for these new movies based on true stories.
July 2017
Do the facts become casualties in Christopher Nolan's WWII movie?
August 2017
Director Kathryn Bigelow explores the Algiers Motel deaths during the 1967 Detroit Riot.
Is the movie in sync with Jeannette Walls bestselling memoir about her poverty stricken upbringing?
Find out if there's any truth to the Annabelle prequel.
A salesman-turned-pastor tries to save a church he was ordered to shut down.
September 2017
Catcher in the Rye author J. D. Salinger's life as a young man during WWII is explored.
Was Queen Victoria really a champion against racial intolerance?
Does this movie about the Battle of the Sexes tennis match serve up the truth?
Is this story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman made weaker by too much ficton?
Tom Cruise portrays drug smuggler Barry Seal in a largely fictional film.
October 2017
Andrew Garfield portrays Robin Cavendish, who was paralyzed by polio at age 28 and became one of the longest living survivors.
Is this story of Winnie-the-Pooh's creation as fictional as the storybooks?
A look at the polyamorous relationship between Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston, his mistress, and his wife.
A young Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur accused of attempted murder by his white employer.
An international art dealer befriends a homeless man who helps him to save his crumbling marriage.
Does the truth get lost in the smoke in this wildfire movie?
A group of soldiers returning from Iraq battle PTSD as the try to integrate back into civilian life.
November 2017
Find out how much of Lady Bird was inspired by Greta Gerwig's life.
The film follows the life of Jeffrey Dahmer during his days as an outcast in high school.
Woody Harrelson stars as Lyndon B. Johnson, from his early days in West Texas to the Presidency.
Gary Oldman portrays British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the early days of WWII.
Does the film accurately depict Charles Dickens's writing of A Christmas Carol.
December 2017
With so many unknowns surrounding Tonya Harding, what does the movie get right?
James Franco portrays Tommy Wiseau, famous for making the worst movie ever.
How accurate is The Greatest Showman when compared to the real P.T. Barnum?
The mother of kidnapped John Paul Getty III desperately tries to convince his grandfather to pay his ransom.
Ex-professional skier Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) runs an exclusive high-stakes poker game.
January 2018
Is this story of a newspaper publisher's decision to publish government secrets accurate?
A U.S. Special Forces team works with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Starring Chris Hemsworth.
February 2018
Clint Eastwood directs this movie about the 2015 Thalys train attack. The 3 men who stopped the attack portray themselves.