Upcoming Movies Based on True Stories

Here you will find a schedule of new and upcoming true story movies. Get a jump on the biopics and real-life stories that will hit theaters in the coming months. Discover release dates, watch trailers and meet the real people who are the basis for these new movies based on true stories.
April 2022
Does this story of a Holocaust survivor who boxed fellow prisoners keep the facts in the ring?
A detective (Andrew Garfield) investigates a brutal 1984 double murder connected to the LDS Church.
The Paramount+ series tells the story of the making of The Godfather from the perspective of the movie's producer, Albert S. Ruddy (Miles Teller).
May 2022
The Netflix miniseries chronicles the exploits of Swedish gangster Clark Olofsson, whose crimes popularized the term "Stockholm Syndrome".
The HBO Max series focuses on novelist Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), who was accused of killing his wife.
The Hulu miniseries explores the killing of Betty Gore by friend Candy Montgomery (Jessica Biel).
To trick the Nazis, the British place fake documents on a corpse posing as an officer. Is the WWII movie accurate?
How realistic is the sequel? We examine the flying, the pilots, and the plot.
June 2022
Four women hide beneath a floor for months in an attempt to survive the Rwandan genocide.
A man struggling to pay his bills steals a painting from the National Gallery in London and promises to return it if the government invests more in care for seniors.
A couple facing retirement discover a lottery loophole and win millions.
The Disney+ movie tells the story of the Antetokounmpo brothers, the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions.
The film focuses on the life of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and the role of his manager, Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).
July 2022
A prison inmate (Taron Egerton) befriends a suspected serial killer to try and get a confession.
Does the truth emerge unscathed in this Ron Howard film about the Tham Luang cave rescue?
August 2022
An estranged father (Patton Oswalt) who is worried about his son poses as an attractive women on social media and befriends him.
A highly fictionalized series about the women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
The Apple series focuses on the events that took place at Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina, where thousands were trapped without power.
The Hulu miniseries explores the controversial life and career of boxing icon Mike Tyson.
A veteran with PTSD enters a Wells Fargo bank claiming he has a bomb and demanding the VA pay him $892.
September 2022
After an accident leaves a young man a quadriplegic, he finds encouragement through his friendship with Gigi, a capuchin monkey.
The movie tells the story of 15th-century Czech military leader Jan Zizka, who defeated armies of the Holy Roman Empire and Teutonic Order.
Nanisca (Viola Davis) leads an all-female military regiment in the Kingdom of Dahomey in West Africa.
The movie blurs the line between reality and fiction to artfully explore the inner life of Marilyn Monroe (Ana de Armas).
A man (Zac Efron) decides to do something with his life by bringing beer to his childhood friends serving in Vietnam.
October 2022
The film tells the story of the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till and his mother's subsequent fight for justice.
November 2022
A doctor (Christian Bale), a nurse (Margot Robbie), and an attorney (John David Washington) become the prime suspects in a 1930s murder.
NYT reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor expose the Harvey Weinstein scandal, launching the #MeToo movement.
Two U.S. Navy combat pilots develop a bond of brotherhood during the Korean War as they try to stay alive.
Unknown 2022
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Daniel Radcliffe stars as parody musician Weird Al Yankovic in this biopic coming to The Roku Channel.