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.
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?
Is director Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the Jersey Boys musical in tune with regard to the truth?
We compare the Manhattan TV show to real life at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.
Does the James Brown biopic get funky with the truth?
The story of Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts makes its way to the big screen.
The History Channel miniseries features Adrien Brody in the role of the escape artist/magician.
More fact-based stories from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium are told, including the tale of a baby dolphin named Hope.
Mia Wasikowska hikes 1,700 miles across the Australian desert in the Tracks movie trailer.
Is this haunted doll movie stuffed with the truth?
Reese Witherspoon portrays an employment agency counselor who helps a group of Sudanese refugees relocate and adjust to American culture.
Does Kill the Messenger kill the truth?
The life of pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes) is explored from the viewpoint of his daughter Amy (Elle Fanning).
23 Blast tells the story of Travis Freeman, a high school football star who lost his sight but found a way to play the sport he loved.
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.
Benedict Cumberbatch portrays British mathematician Alan Turing, a key figure in cracking the Nazi's Enigma code.
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.
This biopic from director/writer Mike Leigh tells the story of eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner.
Louis Zamperini, an Olympian and WWII hero, gets his story of courage told in Unbroken.
David Oyelowo portrays Martin Luther King, Jr. in this story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.
Clint Eastwood directs Bradley Cooper in the story of the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, Chris Kyle.