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.
January 2014
Mark Wahlberg fights for his life, but does the truth hold up in the onscreen version of the battle.
February 2014
Does director George Clooney paint over the facts with too much fiction?
An animated film from Studio Ghibli that tells the story of Japanese airplane designer Jiro Horikoshi.
Based on the ten-hour miniseries The Bible, we explore the history, the cast and the controversy.
March 2014
It's a bloody, sexy, violent spectacle, but how much of the 300 sequel is true?
A biography of Cesar Chavez, the Latino labor organizer and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Dolores Huerta.
Russell Crowe builds the Ark in the Noah trailer.
April 2014
Colin Firth portrays Eric Lomax, a WWII POW who tracks down one of his former captors for closure.
Heaven is for real. Okay, but is the movie?
Does this horror movie keep the truth quiet as well?
May 2014
Preview the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a young biracial woman who experienced certain challenges being raised among British nobility during the latter part of the 1700s.
Fact-based story of the West Memphis Three, 3 teens who were convicted of murdering 3 children in 1993, but were released in 2011 after new evidence was presented. Starring Reese Witherspoon.
Does this Jon Hamm Disney baseball movie hit too many foul balls regarding the truth?
June 2014
Meet Esther Earl, the inspiration behind Shailene Woodley's character.
Is director Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the Jersey Boys musical in tune with regard to the truth?
July 2014
Does this crime/horror movie deliver the truth?
August 2014
Starring Chadwick Boseman, the movie chronicles the rise of music legend James Brown.
Jim Caviezel portrays Coach Bob Ladouceur, whose De La Salle High School Spartans won a record-setting 151 games in a row.
The story of Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts makes its way to the big screen.
September 2014
More fact-based stories from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium are told, including the tale of a baby dolphin named Hope.
Based on rock star Jimi Hendrix's London rise to stardom in 1966 and 1967.
October 2014
The doll from The Conjuring, which is based on a real-life Raggedy Ann Doll, gets its own spin-off movie.
Reese Witherspoon portrays an employment agency counselor who helps a group of Sudanese refugees relocate and adjust to American culture.
Jeremy Renner portrays journalist Gary Webb, whose attempt to expose a controversy cost him more than he imagined.
November 2014
Steve Carell portrays multimillionaire and convicted murderer John du Pont.
Benedict Cumberbatch portrays British mathematician Alan Turing, a key figure in cracking the Nazi's Enigma code.
December 2014
Reese Witherspoon embarks on a life-changing hike in Wild.
Ridley Scott directs Christian Bale in this retelling of Moses role in the exodus of the Israelite slaves from Egypt.
Louis Zamperini, an Olympian and WWII hero, gets his story of courage told in Unbroken.