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.
February 2015
Does this Kevin Costner sports movie outrun the truth?
March 2015
Kat Dennings portrays Renee Yohe, who inspired the TWLOHA movement.
Did fame and fortune corrupt the life of the real musician?
April 2015
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.
May 2015
Queen Latifah portrays bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame in the 1920s.
Does Texas Rising retell or rewrite the rise of the Texas Rangers?
June 2015
Meet actor Mark Wahlberg's real-life posse who inspired the Entourage TV show characters.
July 2015
The real-life story of a Polish Army colonel who spied for the CIA during the Cold War.
Are the movie's conversations taken from David Lipsky's transcripts?
August 2015
See the cast opposite their N.W.A counterparts.
September 2015
Chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) takes on the Soviet Union and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber).
Single mother Ashley Smith (Kate Mara) is taken hostage in her apartment by Brian Nichols (David Oyelowo), who escaped from jail and murdered the judge assigned to his case.
Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) attempt to lead their expeditions out of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster.
Johnny Depp portrays Boston gangster turned FBI informant Whitey Bulger.
Ben Foster portrays Lance Armstrong, the cyclist stripped of his titles after a doping scandal.
October 2015
Tom Hardy portrays English gangsters, Reginald and Ronald Kray, identical twins who terrorized the East End of London during the 1950s and '60s.
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.
Michael Fassbender is Steve Jobs, Seth Rogen is Steve Wozniak, and Kate Winslet is Joanna Hoffman in this movie about the cofounder of Apple.
Tom Hanks portrays lawyer James Donovan, who negotiated the release of downed pilot Gary Powers during the Cold War.
Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter portray early members of the British women's suffrage movement.
December 2015
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.
Jennifer Lawrence portrays Joy Mangano, inventor of the Miracle Mop and founder of Ingenious Designs, LLC.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked NSA documents about government surveillance programs.
January 2016
Chris Pine is a Coast Guardsman who embarks on a rescue mission in 1952 to save the crews of two sinking oil tankers.