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.
April 2014
Colin Firth portrays Eric Lomax, a WWII POW who tracks down one of his former captors for closure.
Heaven is for real. Okay, but is the movie?
Does this horror movie keep the truth quiet as well?
May 2014
Preview the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a young biracial woman who experienced certain challenges being raised among British nobility during the latter part of the 1700s.
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?
June 2014
Meet Esther Earl, the inspiration behind Shailene Woodley's character.
Is director Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the Jersey Boys musical in tune with regard to the truth?
July 2014
Does this crime/horror movie deliver the truth?
We compare the Manhattan TV show to real life at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.
August 2014
Does the James Brown biopic get funky with the truth?
Does the movie fumble when it comes to the truth?
The story of Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts makes its way to the big screen.
September 2014
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.
Does this Jimi Hendrix movie miss a chord with regard to the truth?
October 2014
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.
Jeremy Renner portrays journalist Gary Webb, whose attempt to expose a controversy cost him more than he imagined.
November 2014
Jon Stewart directs this film about journalist Maziar Bahari's 2009 arrest and detainment in Iran.
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne portray Jane and Stephen Hawking in this biopic about the world-renowned physicist and his wife.
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.
December 2014
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.
Louis Zamperini, an Olympian and WWII hero, gets his story of courage told in Unbroken.
January 2015
The producer behind Paranormal Activity hopes to again awaken the Amityville franchise. Check out the fright-filled trailer.

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