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We compare the Netflix series to Shannan Gilbert's real-life disappearance.
Meet the real African American hair-care entrepreneur behind the rags-to-riches story.
I Still Believe
The story of singer/songwriter Jeremy Camp and his experience with love and loss early in his career.
How much of the ABC TV series For Life is rooted in fact?
Does this story of an attorney who fights to free a black man on Death Row perjure itself with too much fiction?
Two WWI soldiers are tasked with delivering a message that could save hundreds of lives, but did it happen?
Meet the real sled dog who helped save Nome from a diphtheria epidemic.
The media got Richard Jewell wrong, but does Clint Eastwood get his story right?
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino star in a film about the man who supposedly killed Jimmy Hoffa, but is the movie a lie?
Ford v Ferrari
Does this car racing movie about the 1966 Le Mans rivalry leave the truth in the dust?
Is director Roland Emmerich's version of the WWII Battle of Midway accurate?
Harriet Tubman frees dozens of slaves through the Underground Railroad, but is the biopic factual?
The Current War
Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse face off to see whose electrical current will power the world.
Which parts of the Downton Abbey movie are true to history?
A look at the life of legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger).
Strip club employees scam their Wall Street clients, but how much of it happened in real life?
A family finds out the grandma is dying and decides to keep it from her. How much of this lie is true?
An standout football player's NFL dreams are suspended after he's falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.
A young man taken in by a group of skinheads decides to shed that part of his life, but is the story accurate?
When They See Us
The Netflix miniseries presents a searing tale of racial injustice while distorting the truth.
Does this HBO miniseries about the Chernobyl disaster deliver a heavy does of fiction or fact?
Does this Elton John biopic contain too much fantasy and not enough fact?
How accurate is this story of a mother who keeps her daughter captive by fake illnesses?
The film explores the formative years of author J.R.R. Tolkien.