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.
Jon Stewart directs this film about journalist Maziar Bahari's 2009 arrest and detainment in Iran.
Steve Carell portrays multimillionaire and convicted murderer John du Pont.
Is this Alan Turing biopic cryptic when it comes to the truth?
Reese Witherspoon ventures into the Wild, but does she bring the truth with her?
Ridley Scott directs Christian Bale in this retelling of Moses role in the exodus of the Israelite slaves from Egypt.
This biopic from director/writer Mike Leigh tells the story of eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner.
Does Big Eyes paint within the boundaries of the truth?
Does the truth remain unbroken in this story of an Olympian and WWII hero?
David Oyelowo portrays Martin Luther King, Jr. in this story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.
With the encouragement of their teacher, four Hispanic high school students form a robotics team and go up against reigning champion, MIT.
Does this Clint Eastwood film take aim at the truth?
Does this Kevin Costner sports movie outrun the truth?
Did fame and fortune corrupt the life of the real musician?
Does this story of a woman who fights to reclaim a painting stolen by the Nazis smudge the facts?
James Franco portrays Christian Longo, a murderer who hid by taking the name of journalist Michael Finkel, played by Jonah Hill.
Queen Latifah portrays bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame in the 1920s.
This biographical film produced by Dr. Dre chronicles the rise and fall of rap group N.W.A.
Johnny Depp portrays Boston gangster turned FBI informant Whitey Bulger.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays high-wire artist Philippe Petit, focusing on Petit's 1974 attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
The Ron Howard film tells the real-life story of the Whaleship Essex, which sank in 1820 after it was attacked by a sperm whale.