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.
June 2016
Is the struggle between author Thomas Wolfe and editor Max Perkins accurately portrayed?
The horror sequel explores the real-life story of the Enfield Poltergeist.
Matthew McConaughey is a farmer who rebels against the Confederacy during the Civil War.
July 2016
Was the real undercover agent's experience as harrowing as Bryan Cranston's in the movie?
August 2016
This story of the assassination of SS officer Reinhard Heydrich is refreshingly accurate.
It's okay Meryl Streep hits the wrong notes, but is the truth out of tune as well?
Daniel Radcliffe portrays a young FBI agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a group of dangerous white supremacists.
Does fiction knock out the truth in this story of boxing trainer Ray Arcel and boxer Roberto Duran?
September 2016
This Discovery Channel mini-series chronicles the 1903 birth of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
We peer inside The Disappointments Room to give you the facts.
Clint Eastwood directs Tom Hanks as Capt. Sully, but does the film leave the truth on the tarmac?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrays Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked NSA documents about government surveillance programs.
Zach Galifianakis is a vault supervisor who makes off with $17.3 million in this story of the 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery.
Does this story of a Ugandan female chess prodigy add any fictional pieces to the board?
Is Deepwater Horizon full of leaks when it comes to the truth?
October 2016
Rachel Weisz portrays Deborah Lipstadt, who was accused of libel by Holocaust denier David Irving and subsequently had to prove that the Holocaust happened.
November 2016
Mel Gibson directs the story of a WWII Medal of Honor winner who never fired a shot.
Does this movie about an interracial couple's right to live freely together stay faithful to the real story?
Chronicles the career of Tupac Shakur up until the 1996 drive-by shooting that claimed his life.
Does this story of a boxing comeback get pinned against the ropes by too much fiction?
A young Indian boy is separated from his family and uses Google Earth to try and find them 25 years later.
December 2016
Natalie Portman steps into the shoes of Jackie Kennedy.
Matthew McConaughey portrays the corrupt owner of a gold mining company who searches for wealth in the Indonesian jungle.
January 2017
A chronicle of the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent terrorist manhunt led by Commissioner Ed Davis.
Taraji P. Henson stars as an African-American physicist who works to calculate flight trajectories for the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Michael Keaton is McDonald's "founder" Ray Kroc. Now meet the real founders.
February 2017
Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana faces criticism when he marries a white woman from London.
July 2017
Christopher Nolan directs Tom Hardy in this story of the Dunkirk evacuation of WWII.

Lion (2016)
Bleed for This (2016)
Loving (2016)
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Deepwater Horizon (2016)