True Story Movies
Genre: True Story
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is ch… more
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore.
Margot Robbie, Kurt Russell, Luke Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Burt Reynolds, Timothy Olyphant, Clifton Collins Jr., Emile Hirsch, James Marsden, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, Shannon McIntosh, Lena Dunham, Julia Butters, David Heyman, Georgia Kacandes, Keith Jefferson, Nicholas Hammond, Maya Hawke
Recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumba… more
Recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Dev Patel) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi) is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child.
Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hards… more
Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hardship, skepticism and his own troubled past to raise two of tennis' greatest players, Serena and Venus Williams.
In the mid-1990s, Los Angeles is rife with crime, poverty and racism. Detective… more
In the mid-1990s, Los Angeles is rife with crime, poverty and racism. Detective Russell Poole, a straight-shooting detective, is assigned to investigate a cop-on-cop shooting and stumbles upon a web of corruption woven into the fabric of the department. As he delves deeper into the mire of scandal and deception, he is met with increasing resistance from his superiors and frozen out by his fellow officers.
In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee… more
In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.
Though Emily (Diane Keaton) and Donald (Brendan Gleeson)… more
Though Emily (Diane Keaton) and Donald (Brendan Gleeson) live in the same idyllic London neighborhood of Hampstead, the worlds they inhabit could not be more different. She is an American widow occupying a posh apartment she can no longer afford and filling her time with charity work as she struggles to figure out a next step. He is a gruff Irish loner who lives off the land in a makeshift cabin and wants nothing more than to be left in peace. When his home is threatened by greedy real estate developers, Emily believes she has found her new cause-but gets more than she bargained for when unexpected romance blossoms.
When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake… more
When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on her son. She mustered all her faith and strength into one force and cried out to God in a loud voice to save him. Miraculously, her son's heart immediately started beating again. In the coming days, John would defy every expert, every case history, and every scientific prediction. Sixteen days after falling through the ice and being clinically dead for an hour, he walked out of the hospital under his own power, completely healed.
The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani… more
The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.
Automotive visionary Carroll Shelby and his British driver, Ken Miles, are disp… more
Automotive visionary Carroll Shelby and his British driver, Ken Miles, are dispatched by Henry Ford II to craft a new automobile with the potential to finally defeat the dominant Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans World Championship.
A security guard reports on the knapsack bomb at the 1996 summer Olympics and he… more
A security guard reports on the knapsack bomb at the 1996 summer Olympics and helps clear bystanders — only to find himself vilified and suspected of being involved in the terrorism plot.
Explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly bec… more
Explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Saraya and… more
Reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Saraya and son Zak make a living performing in tiny venues across the country. Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children and when brother and sister get the chance to audition for the WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes and siblings.
On The Basis Of Sex tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows youn… more
On The Basis Of Sex tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, traci… more
Recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, tracing his meteoric rise through the ranks of General Motors, his obsessive quest to build a sports car that would conquer the world, and his shocking fall from grace on charges of cocaine trafficking.
Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and fa… more
Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who 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 well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.
Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, lov… more
Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.
After verbally committing to the USC football program in 2002, Brian Bank's life… more
After verbally committing to the USC football program in 2002, Brian Bank's life is upended when a classmate falsely accuses him of rape. While he maintains his innocence, Banks is sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation, and is forced to register as a sex offender. With the help the California Innocence Project, Banks' conviction is overturned in 2012. He returns to the gridiron after a 10-year hiatus, playing arena football and going through endless NFL tryouts before finally making the Atlanta Falcons' 75-man roster in April. Although he only plays in four preseason games, Banks fulfills his lifelong dream and is now an activist and spokesperson for the California Innocence Project
Based on the book, The Meanest Man in Texas is the true story of Clyde Thompson… more
Based on the book, The Meanest Man in Texas is the true story of Clyde Thompson. When he is convicted of multiple murder, he is sent to the hardest labor camp in the south and the through his new found faith, he is mircaulously paroled and spends his life telling the world about the lord.
When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp (Carell) and wipes away all me… more
When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp (Carell) and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town 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.
Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies centers on the unlikely relationship… more
Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.