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.
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.
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?
Kevin Costner portrays Jim White, a coach at a predominately Latino high school, who tries to build a championship cross-country team out of unlikely runners.
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.