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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?
Based on a novel, the Tom Hanks film was inspired by a real-life WWII battle.
Authorities lay siege to religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound in 1993.
Military spouses and girlfriends form a choir that becomes a global sensation, but does the film stay in harmony with the truth?
Is it possible that Al Capone was faking dementia to get out of prison?
Hollywood finds the villain in conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, but is it the truth?
Hugh Jackman portrays Frank Tassone, the superintendent at the heart of the Long Island school scandal.
UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello finds himself in a perilous situation in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq.
This wildly popular Netflix documentary tells the at-times exaggerated story of big-cat zoo operator Joe Exotic.
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.