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12 Mighty Orphans
A football coach with a mysterious past leads a group of scrawny orphans to the Texas State Championship during the Great Depression.
Does this story of a widowed father (Kevin Hart) raising his daughter stick to the facts?
Does this story of an orphanage entering a fishing tournament leave the facts stranded at sea?
A barmaid convinces her small-town neighbors to help fund a racehorse in hopes of it becoming a champion.
Is this story about an urban cowboy who reconnects with his rebellious son based in fact?
Does this miniseries about serial killer Charles Sobhraj accurately depict the real-life killings?
A man is held without charges at Guantanamo as an attorney (Jodie Foster) fights for his freedom.
How much fiction is smuggled into this story about Cold War spy Greville Wynne?
Does this story of photojournalist W. Eugene Smith accurately capture the Minamata disaster?
Does the truth get buried in this story of the Sutton Hoo archaeological dig?
After an accident leaves a mother paralyzed, the family cares for an injured magpie, which helps them heal.
When a couple receives devastating news, a friend arrives to help, but is the story in line with the truth?
Are the facts left on the bench in this tale of a college football player who takes custody of his brother?
Does David Fincher's story of the writing of Citizen Kane stick to the facts?
All My Life
A couple rushes their wedding plans after the husband-to-be is diagnosed with cancer.
Does Ron Howard's film about J.D. Vance's difficult upbringing in Appalachia stay true to his memoir?
The stories of two couples intersect when tragedy strikes, but how much is based on the real couples?
Is this Disney+ movie about a teen musician battling cancer in tune with the truth?
The Right Stuff
How accurate is this Disney+ TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book about John Glenn and the space race?
The One and Only Ivan
The Disney+ movie tells the story of a 400-pound silverback gorilla named Ivan who is confined in a suburban shopping mall with other animals.
How accurate is this story of a small force of U.S. soldiers who defend their outpost from hundreds of Taliban?
How accurate is Broadway's biography of Alexander Hamilton?