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.
James Franco portrays author Stephen Elliot, whose fascination with a murder case opens up wounds from his own past.
Is the struggle between author Thomas Wolfe and editor Max Perkins accurately portrayed?
The horror sequel explores the real-life story of the Enfield Poltergeist.
Matthew McConaughey is a farmer who rebels against the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Was the real undercover agent's experience as harrowing as Bryan Cranston's in the movie?
This story of the assassination of SS officer Reinhard Heydrich is refreshingly accurate.
Daniel Radcliffe portrays a young FBI agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a group of dangerous white supremacists.
Does fiction knock out the truth in this story of boxing trainer Ray Arcel and boxer Roberto Duran?
Clint Eastwood directs Tom Hanks as Capt. Sully, but does the film leave the truth on the tarmac?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked NSA documents about government surveillance programs.
Zach Galifianakis is a vault supervisor who makes off with $17.3 million in this story of the 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery.
Does this story of a Ugandan female chess prodigy add any fictional pieces to the board?
Deepwater Horizon starring Mark Wahlberg explores the BP oil rig disaster of 2010.
Rachel Weisz portrays Deborah Lipstadt, who was accused of libel by Holocaust denier David Irving and subsequently had to prove that the Holocaust happened.
Mel Gibson directs Andrew Garfield in the story of WWII Medal of Honor winner Desmond T. Doss, who refused to kill.
Chronicles the career of Tupac Shakur up until the 1996 drive-by shooting that claimed his life.
Miles Teller portrays boxer Vinny Paz, who refused to hang up his gloves after a near-fatal car crash left him uncertain if he'd walk again.
Lost and separated from his Calcutta family at age 5, Saroo Brierley tries to track them down using Google 25 years later.
Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana faces criticism when he marries a white woman from London.
Natalie Portman steps into the shoes of Jackie Kennedy.
Matthew McConaughey portrays the corrupt owner of a gold mining company who searches for wealth in the Indonesian jungle.
Taraji P. Henson stars as an African-American physicist who works to calculate flight trajectories for the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Michael Keaton is McDonald's "founder" Ray Kroc. Now meet the real founders.
Christopher Nolan directs Tom Hardy in this story of the Dunkirk evacuation of WWII.