MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES
The film is a heavily fictionalized and nightmarish look at the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
Did the Flying Bandit really carry out 59 bank and jewelry store heists?
The Woman King
Does the movie tell the whole story of the Kingdom of Dahomey and its female warriors?
Gigi & Nate
A paralyzed young man finds hope through his primate friend, but how much of the film is monkey business?
A veteran with PTSD enters a bank claiming he has a bomb and demands the VA pay him $892.
A League of Their Own
When the men go off to war, the women pick up their bats, but is the story based in fact?
Five Days at Memorial
The series examines the controversial events at Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina.
Does the truth emerge unscathed in this Ron Howard film about the Tham Luang cave rescue?
A prison inmate (Taron Egerton) befriends a suspected serial killer to try and get a confession.
The film focuses on the life of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and the role of his manager, Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).
Top Gun: Maverick
How realistic is the sequel? We examine the flying, the pilots, and the plot.
Trees of Peace
Four women hide beneath a floor for months in an attempt to survive the Rwandan genocide.
The HBO Max series focuses on novelist Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), who was accused of killing his wife.
The Hulu miniseries explores the killing of Betty Gore by friend Candy Montgomery (Jessica Biel).
To trick the Nazis, the British place fake documents on a corpse posing as an officer. Is the WWII movie accurate?
Does this story of a Holocaust survivor who boxed fellow prisoners keep the facts in the ring?
We Own This City
This HBO miniseries chronicles the corruption surrounding the Baltimore PD's Gun Trace Task Force.
Boxer-turned-actor Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is drawn to the priesthood after a near-fatal accident.
The Apple TV+ series focuses on Adam and Rebekah Neumann's role in the rise and fall of WeWork.
Rescued by Ruby
A state trooper hopes to join the K-9 rescue team and picks an unruly dog to help him achieve his dream.
The Thing About Pam
Does this series about Pam Hupp (Renée Zellweger) and the murder of Betsy Faria get the details right?
Hulu's series explores the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of blood-testing startup Theranos.
Against the Ice
Two explorers try to survive on Greenland's polar terrain, but does the story freeze out the facts?
How much of this Netflix mini-series that explores the rise and fall of conwoman Anna Delvey is factual?
Saints coach Sean Payton (Kevin James) coaches his son's football team during his year-long NFL suspension.