MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES | HEADLINES

Candy: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  Meet the real axe-wielding mother and find out if the real-life account ends like the miniseries.
The Survivor: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  How much of this movie about a concentration camp prisoner who boxes to survive is based on the real-life account?
Father Stu: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Do the facts remain front and center in this story of former boxer Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg), who was drawn to the priesthood after a near-fatal accident?
WeCrashed: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway portray the couple who guided WeWork on its meteoric rise and fall, but does the Apple TV+ series stick to the facts?
The Thing About Pam: History vs. Hollywood
Serial Killer  |  Does this limited series about Pam Hupp (Renée Zellweger) and her role in the murder of Betsy Faria get the details right?
Against the Ice: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Explorer Ejnar Mikkelsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his companion Iver Iversen (Joe Cole) try to survive on Greenland's polar ice, but does the story freeze out the truth?
Home Team: History vs. Hollywood
Football  |  Is this Kevin James comedy about Saints coach Sean Payton in line with 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?
Operation Mincemeat: History vs. Hollywood
War  |  A group of British intelligence officers during WWII develop a plan to plant deceptive documents on a corpse in order to fool Hitler.
We Own This City: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  Meet the real members of the Baltimore PD's Gun Trace Task Force and find out if the HBO Max miniseries accurately depicts their corruption.
The Girl from Plainville: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  How accurate is this Hulu series about the circumstances around the death of Conrad Roy, namely Michelle Carter's involvement?
Rescued by Ruby: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  A state trooper gets his wish of becoming a K-9 handler and finds himself paired with an unruly shelter dog.
The Dropout: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  Amanda Seyfried portrays the founder of blood-testing startup Theranos. Does this Hulu miniseries stick to the facts?
Inventing Anna: History vs. Hollywood
Crime  |  Anna Sorokin (Julia Garner) changes her identity and attempts to con friends, hotels and banks, but where does the Netflix series depart from reality?
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.


LATEST ADDITIONS

Candy
The Hulu miniseries explores the killing of Betty Gore by friend Candy Montgomery (Jessica Biel).
Operation Mincemeat
In order to trick the Nazis, the British place fake documents on a corpse posing as a Royal Marine officer.
The Survivor
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.
Father Stu
Boxer-turned-actor Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is drawn to the priesthood after a near-fatal accident.
The Girl from Plainville
The Hulu series explores what led to Conrad Roy's suicide, namely Michelle Carter's involvement.
WeCrashed
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?
The Dropout
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?
Inventing Anna
How much of this Netflix mini-series that explores the rise and fall of conwoman Anna Delvey is factual?
Home Team
Saints coach Sean Payton (Kevin James) coaches his son's football team during his year-long NFL suspension.
Munich: The Edge of War
Two former classmates who 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 grocery store stock boy to NFL star.
A Journal for Jordan
Denzel Washington directs this fact-based story of a soldier 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?