Movies and TV Shows about based on a true story

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
  • Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
  • Drama, Action, Comedy, Western, Thriller, Crime,
  • A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.
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Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
  • Drama, Music,
  • Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.
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Bohemian Rhapsody
Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story
  • Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story (2019)
  • Drama, TV Movie,
  • When a teenager reveals that she is gay to her devout Mormon parents, they decide to send her to a conversion therapy home in Utah.
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Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime,
  • A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
The Best of Enemies
  • The Best of Enemies (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
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The Best of Enemies
Blinded by the Light
  • Blinded by the Light (2019)
  • Drama, Comedy, Music,
  • In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
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Blinded by the Light
Dunkirk
  • Dunkirk (2017)
  • Drama, Action, History, Thriller, War,
  • The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
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Dunkirk
Boy Erased
  • Boy Erased (2018)
  • Drama,
  • Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.
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Boy Erased
Unplanned
  • Unplanned (2019)
  • Drama,
  • As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.
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Unplanned
J.T. LeRoy
  • J.T. LeRoy (2019)
  • Drama,
  • A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be a transgender writer named JT Leroy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.
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J.T. LeRoy
Wallflower
  • Wallflower (2019)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A man planning to commit a mass shooting at a rave is befriended by an eccentric group of partiers and finds himself conflicted about his intentions. Based on the real-life 2006 Capitol Hill Massacre in Seattle.
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Wallflower
The Mule
  • The Mule (2018)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime,
  • Earl Stone, a man in his 80s, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.
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The Mule
Rocketman
  • Rocketman (2019)
  • Drama, Music,
  • The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
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Rocketman
Kesari
  • Kesari (2019)
  • Drama, Action, History,
  • The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi while yearning for the respect of his estranged daughter.
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Kesari
Bombshell
  • Bombshell (2019)
  • Drama,
  • Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
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Bombshell
The Greatest Showman
  • The Greatest Showman (2017)
  • Drama, Music,
  • The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
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The Greatest Showman
Maria's Paradise
  • Maria's Paradise (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • A teenage orphan girl Salome lives within a sect lead by charismatic and ruthless Maria Åkerblom. During a pivotal summer, Salome is faced with standing up against Maria, the woman who had saved her.
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Maria's Paradise
Miss Baek
  • Miss Baek (2018)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A woman's past as a convict follows her everywhere and because of this she doesn't open up to others. But then she strikes up a friendship with a broken child who has suffered from domestic violence and decides to save the girl from the cruel world. A man who holds feelings for the woman, tries to protect her in his own way.
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Miss Baek
BlacKkKlansman
  • BlacKkKlansman (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy, Crime,
  • Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.
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BlacKkKlansman
Casanova, Last Love
  • Casanova, Last Love (2019)
  • Drama, History, Romance,
  • The 45-year-old Casanova is in exile in London, where he meets a 25-year-old woman who is unimpressed by his overtures ...
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Casanova, Last Love
Amundsen
  • Amundsen (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.
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Amundsen
King of Thieves
  • King of Thieves (2018)
  • Drama, History, Crime,
  • A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
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King of Thieves
Zombi Child
  • Zombi Child (2019)
  • Fantasy, Drama,
  • Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.
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Zombi Child
Loving Pablo
  • Loving Pablo (2017)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
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Loving Pablo
American Animals
  • American Animals (2018)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.
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American Animals
211
  • 211 (2018)
  • Drama, Action, Crime,
  • Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress by a fearless team of highly-trained and heavily-armed men.
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211
The Old Man & the Gun
  • The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy, Crime,
  • The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
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The Old Man & the Gun
Driven
  • Driven (2019)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A turbo-charged story about the FBI sting operation to entrap maverick car designer John DeLorean.
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Driven
Son of Kashmir: Burhan
  • Son of Kashmir: Burhan (2019)
  • Animation, Action,
  • The movie is based on a true story about Kashmiri militant, Burhan Wani, who fought against Indian forces before he was killed in combat.
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Son of Kashmir: Burhan
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Batla House
  • Batla House (2019)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • In this action thriller inspired by the controversial Batla House encounter case, Sanjeev Kumar, an honest cop, struggles to clear his name and deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after he and his team are believed to have shot down innocent students.
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Batla House
The Tale
  • The Tale (2018)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • An investigation into one woman’s memory as she‘s forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.
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The Tale
All the Money in the World
  • All the Money in the World (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
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All the Money in the World
Veronica
  • Veronica (2017)
  • Drama, Horror,
  • Madrid, June 1991. After celebrating a session of Ouija with her friends, Verónica is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her entire family.
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Veronica
Beautiful Boy
  • Beautiful Boy (2018)
  • Drama,
  • After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
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Beautiful Boy
Aadujeevitham
  • Aadujeevitham (2019)
  • Drama,
  • Aadujeevitham about an abused migrant worker in Saudi Arabia this movie base on best seller Novel by the same name
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Aadujeevitham
The Iceman
The Iceman
Henry V
Henry V
Welcome to Marwen
  • Welcome to Marwen (2018)
  • Fantasy, Animation, Drama, Comedy,
  • When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.
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Welcome to Marwen
The Two Popes
  • The Two Popes (2019)
  • Drama,
  • Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
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The Two Popes