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.
August 2022
A highly fictionalized series about the women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
The series examines the controversial events at Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina.
The Hulu miniseries explores the controversial life and career of boxing icon Mike Tyson.
A veteran with PTSD enters a bank claiming he has a bomb and demands the VA pay him $892.
September 2022
A paralyzed young man finds hope through his primate friend, but how much of the film is monkey business?
The movie tells the story of 15th-century Czech military leader Jan Zizka, who defeated armies of the Holy Roman Empire and Teutonic Order.
Does the movie tell the whole story of the Kingdom of Dahomey and its female warriors?
The Netflix series explores the life and crimes of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer (Evan Peters).
This Netflix limited series chronicles the story of the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue.
Did the Flying Bandit really carry out 59 bank and jewelry store heists?
The film is a heavily fictionalized and nightmarish look at the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
A man decides to bring beer to his childhood friends serving in Vietnam.
October 2022
Young Jan Broberg is kidnapped multiple times by family friend Robert Berchtold.
A doctor (Christian Bale), a nurse (Margot Robbie), and an attorney (John David Washington) become the prime suspects in a 1930s murder.
A family moves into their dream home only to start being harassed by someone obsessed with the home.
The film tells the story of the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till and his mother's subsequent fight for justice.
The film highlights the CIA's controversial human experimentation program designed to improve interrogation tactics.
The Netflix film was inspired by the hunt for the killer of a Daniel Morcombe, a 13-year-old Australian boy.
Meet the real nurse who discovered her coworker and good friend was secretly killing patients.
Set in Cairo, the Epix series chronicles the formation of Britain's Special Air Service during WWII.
November 2022
Daniel Radcliffe is parody musician Weird Al Yankovic in this satirical biopic.
A Jewish boy falls in love with filmmaking in this semi-autobiographical story of Steven Spielberg.
The story of Ferruccio Lamborghini and his struggle to get his luxury sports car to market.
NYT reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor expose the Harvey Weinstein scandal, launching the #MeToo movement.
Swimming sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini flee war-torn Syria and fulfill their dream of making it to the Olympics.
Two U.S. Navy pilots develop a bond of brotherhood as they fly combat missions in the Korean War.
December 2022
A runaway slave named Peter (Will Smith) tries to make his way through the Louisiana swamps to the Union Army.
The Showtime series examines the romance between George Jones (Michael Shannon) and Tammy Wynette (Jessica Chastain).
The film follows the rise and struggles of R&B pop superstar Whitney Houston.
A look at the troubled love life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, who turns 40 and fears she's losing her once youthful beauty.