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.
May 2017
Is King Arthur's legend one of fact or fiction?
June 2017
Megan Leavey fights to adopt her combat dog Rex in the years after they survive an IED explosion.
Chronicles the career of Tupac Shakur up until the 1996 drive-by shooting that took his life.
July 2017
A romantic comedy based the movie's screenwriters, husband and wife Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, who also stars.
Do the facts become casualties in Christopher Nolan's WWII movie?
August 2017
Director Kathryn Bigelow explores the Algiers Motel deaths during the 1967 Detroit Riot.
Is the movie in sync with Jeannette Walls bestselling memoir about her poverty stricken upbringing?
Find out if there's any truth to the Annabelle prequel.
A salesman-turned-pastor tries to save a church he was ordered to shut down.
September 2017
Catcher in the Rye author J. D. Salinger's life as a young man during WWII is explored.
Was Queen Victoria really a champion against racial intolerance?
Does this movie about the Battle of the Sexes tennis match serve up the truth?
Is this story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman made weaker by too much ficton?
Tom Cruise portrays drug smuggler Barry Seal in a largely fictional film.
October 2017
Andrew Garfield portrays Robin Cavendish, who was paralyzed by polio at age 28 and became one of the longest living survivors.
Is this story of Winnie-the-Pooh's creation as fictional as the storybooks?
A look at the polyamorous relationship between Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston, his mistress, and his wife.
A young Thurgood Marshall defends a black chauffeur accused of attempted murder by his white employer.
An international art dealer befriends a homeless man who helps him to save his crumbling marriage.
Does the truth get lost in the smoke in this wildfire movie?
A group of soldiers returning from Iraq battle PTSD as the try to integrate back into civilian life.
November 2017
The film follows the life of Jeffrey Dahmer during his days as an outcast in high school.
Woody Harrelson stars as Lyndon B. Johnson, from his early days in West Texas to the Presidency.
Does the film accurately depict Charles Dickens's writing of A Christmas Carol.