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.
July 2023
An agent with Homeland Security quits his job in order to rescue children from human traffickers.
The Christopher Nolan film explores the story of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb.
The Apple TV+ movie tells the story of toy salesman Ty Warner and the rise and fall of Beanie Babies.
August 2023
Brothers Donnie and Joe Emerson spend everything they have to produce a record in the 1970s, but there efforts go unrecognized for decades.
Painkiller tells the story of the origins of the opioid crisis, focusing on Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin
Meet the real Gran Turismo player who became an actual race car driver.
Minibus supplier Dave Fishwick attempts to bring back old-fashioned banking to the High Street by opening his own bank.
The biopic focuses on the life of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, mainly during the Yom Kippur War.
Rickey Hill dreams of playing big league baseball despite a seemingly insurmountable medical condition.
September 2023
Actor Michael Peña portrays José Hernández, a migrant farmworker who dreams of becoming an astronaut.
A computer nerd flips the script on Wall Street by driving up GameStop's stock value.
Katelyn Pavey was born with one arm but she refused to let that stop her from becoming a standout softball player.
October 2023
Larger-than-life attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) fights to save the business of funeral home owner Jeremiah O'Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones).
Two American backpackers run out of money in Australia and decide to take jobs as bartenders in a remote town filled with unruly men.
A D-Day veteran escapes from his nursing home to attend the 70th-anniversary commemoration in France.
A hairdresser moves heaven and earth to rally a community to help a widowed father save his critically ill daughter.
Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio in this story of the F.B.I.'s investigation into the Osage Tribe Murders.
Directed by Sofia Coppola, the movie explores the relationship between Elvis and Priscilla Presley.
High-school dropout Liza Drake (Emily Blunt) finds success at a pharmaceutical start-up that becomes embroiled in a criminal conspiracy.
November 2023
Annette Bening portrays long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida.
David Oyelowo portrays slave-turned U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves, who served for more than 30 years and garnered thousands of arrests.
Colman Domingo portrays gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington.
Thomas Rongen becomes the head coach of the infamously bad American Samoa soccer team.
Joaquin Phoenix portrays French military commander and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in this Ridley Scott film.
December 2023
A photographer documents a 1960s biker gang called the Vandals, interviewing the wife of one of its most devoted members.
Directed by Bradley Cooper, the Netflix film chronicles the courtship and 25-year marriage of conductor Leonard Bernstein and wife Felicia.
The Michael Mann film explores the life of Italian sports car mogul Enzo Ferrari (Adam Driver).
Unknown 2023
Nowhere Special
A single father learns he's dying and must find the right family to raise his young son.
January 2024
One Life tells the story of Nicholas Winton, who saved more than 600 Jewish children from the Nazis.
Kingsley Ben-Adir portrays Jamaican singer Bob Marley.