All Movies With based on true story Keyword

The Greatest Showman

The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Release On: 20th - December - 2017

Vote Count: 2281
Vote Average: 8/10


All the Money in the World

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.

Release On: 13th - December - 2017

Vote Count: 583
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Molly's Game

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Release On: 21st - December - 2017

Vote Count: 830
Vote Average: 7/10


Hacksaw Ridge

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Release On: 7th - October - 2016

Vote Count: 4829
Vote Average: 8/10


The Disaster Artist

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Release On: 12th - March - 2017

Vote Count: 980
Vote Average: 7.2/10


I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Release On: 27th - November - 2017

Vote Count: 1329
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Big Short

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Release On: 11th - December - 2015

Vote Count: 3460
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Big Sick

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Release On: 23rd - June - 2017

Vote Count: 814
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Apollo 13

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Release On: 30th - June - 1995

Vote Count: 2101
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Into the Wild

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

Release On: 11th - September - 2007

Vote Count: 4191
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Sully

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Release On: 7th - September - 2016

Vote Count: 2854
Vote Average: 7/10


The Walk

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Release On: 30th - September - 2015

Vote Count: 1498
Vote Average: 6.9/10


The Patriot

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

Release On: 28th - June - 2000

Vote Count: 1487
Vote Average: 6.9/10


GoodFellas

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Release On: 12th - September - 1990

Vote Count: 4150
Vote Average: 8.3/10


In the Heart of the Sea

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Release On: 20th - November - 2015

Vote Count: 1647
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Catch Me If You Can

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Release On: 25th - December - 2002

Vote Count: 5158
Vote Average: 7.8/10


The Conjuring

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

Release On: 18th - July - 2013

Vote Count: 4101
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Joy

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

Release On: 24th - December - 2015

Vote Count: 2038
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Lion

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Release On: 24th - November - 2016

Vote Count: 2566
Vote Average: 8.1/10


The Last Emperor

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

Release On: 21st - October - 1987

Vote Count: 475
Vote Average: 7.4/10