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Home Team: History vs. Hollywood
Football  |  Does this Kevin James comedy about Saints coach Sean Payton have any resemblance to the real-life coach's story?
The Tender Bar: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does this coming-of-age story directed by George Clooney stay true to J.R. Moehringer's bestselling memoir?
A Journal for Jordan: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  Meet the real people behind this Denzel Washington-directed movie about a soldier (Michael B. Jordan) who pens a journal for his infant son.
House of Gucci: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Is the truth fashionable in Ridley Scott's tale of indulgence, betrayal, revenge, and murder in the Gucci family?
Spencer: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Is Kristen Stewart's portrayal of Princess Diana laced with more fiction than fact?
Maid: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does the truth get washed away in this Netflix series about a struggling single mother who works as a maid?
Queenpins: History vs. Hollywood
Comedy  |  How accurate is this story of coupon counterfeiters?
Respect: History vs. Hollywood
Music  |  We compare the Jennifer Hudson film to the Queen of Soul herself.
Munich The Edge of War: History vs. Hollywood
Political  |  How much of this Netflix spy thriller is historically accurate?
American Underdog: History vs. Hollywood
Football  |  Zachary Levi portrays Kurt Warner, who worked stocking shelves in a supermarket while dreaming of making it to the NFL.
Being the Ricardos: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Director Aaron Sorkin shines the spotlight on Lucy (Nicole Kidman) and Desi (Javier Bardem), but does he leave the truth in the shadows?
King Richard: History vs. Hollywood
Sports  |  Will Smith portrays Richard Williams, the controversial father who raised his daughters Venus and Serena to become tennis superstars.
The Last Duel: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Is this Ridley Scott movie about the last trial by combat in France historically accurate?
The Eyes of Tammy Faye: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does the movie preach the truth about televangelists Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker?
Worth: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Michael Keaton portrays Ken Feinberg, the man tasked with determining how much a 9/11 victim's life was worth.
Saving Private Ryan: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  We examine the historical accuracy of the acclaimed Steven Spielberg WWII movie starring Tom Hanks.


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Home Team
Saints coach Sean Payton (Kevin James) coaches his son's football team during his year-long suspension from the NFL.
Munich: The Edge of War
Based on the Robert Harris novel, two former classmates who now work for rival governments meet to discuss peace in the lead up to WWII.
The Tender Bar
Does this coming-of-age drama directed by George Clooney stick closely to J.R. Moehringer's memoir?
American Underdog
The story of Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, who went from working at a grocery store to becoming an NFL star.
A Journal for Jordan
Denzel Washington directs this fact-based story of a soldier (Michael B. Jordan) who authors a journal for his infant son.
Being the Ricardos
Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in a film that condenses their timeline.
House of Gucci
Socialite Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga) plots the death of her husband, Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver).
King Richard
Will Smith portrays Richard Williams, father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.
Spencer
Kristen Stewart portrays Princess Diana when she decides to leave Prince Charles, but is it factual?
The Last Duel
Does this Ridley Scott movie about France's last official trial by combat take liberties with history?
Maid
Does the truth get washed away in this series about a struggling single mother?
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Does the movie preach the facts regarding televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker?
Queenpins
How accurate is this comedy about two women who create a multimillion dollar coupon scam?
Worth
Attorney Ken Feinberg (Michael Keaton) must figure out how much each 9/11 victim's life is worth.
Saving Private Ryan
How accurate is the acclaimed Steven Spielberg WWII movie?
Respect
We compare the Jennifer Hudson movie to the real-life Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
Joe Bell
A father embarks on a cross-country walk to raise awareness of bullying after his son commits suicide.
Dr. Death
The series examines the crimes of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, aka Dr. Death.
Good on Paper
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger based this comedy on her own relationship disaster.
12 Mighty Orphans
Is the truth left on the sidelines in this story of a football coach who leads a group of orphans to victory?
Fatherhood
Does this story of a widowed father (Kevin Hart) raising his daughter stick to the facts?
Blue Miracle
Does this story of an orphanage entering a fishing tournament leave the facts stranded at sea?
Dream Horse
A barmaid convinces her small-town neighbors to help fund a racehorse in hopes of it becoming a champion.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
We explore the real-life possession and murder that inspired The Conjuring 3.
Concrete Cowboy
Is this story about an urban cowboy who reconnects with his rebellious son based in fact?
The Serpent
Does this miniseries about serial killer Charles Sobhraj accurately depict the real-life killings?
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
How much of this music-driven drama is based on the real blues singer Ma Rainey?