Tag Archives: Based on a True Story

Anthropoid (2016) Rated R

Based on the true story of the Operation Anthropoid mission during World War II and the plan to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the third in command in the Third Reich. Starring Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, and Brian Caspe. This … Continue reading

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Landscapers (2021) Rated TV-MA

 A British couple becomes the focus of an investigation of two bodies buried in the back yard of a house in England. Starring Olivia Colman, David Thewlis, and Kate O’Flynn.  This miniseries is based on a true story. There is … Continue reading

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Inglourious Basterds (2009) Rated R

 During World War II, a group of U.S. soldiers plan to assassinate Nazi leaders while a theater owner plans her own revenge against the Nazis. Starring Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, and Christoph Waltz.  The film likes to say it is … Continue reading

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One Christmas Wish (2015) Rated TV-PG

A college student places an ad for a family for Christmas. Based on a true story. Starring Amber Riley, Matreya Fedor, and Priscilla Faia. This film is both heartbreaking as well as heartwarming. Jackie Turner, played by Riley, has had a hard … Continue reading

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My Christmas Soldier (2006) Rated NR

On Christmas Eve 1943, in a small town in Georgia, everyone struggles as World War II takes precedence over the holidays. A train of German POWS, stops for a rest at the train station and their lives are changed. Starring … Continue reading

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Just Mercy (2019) Rated PG-13

A civil rights lawyer takes on a case of a condemned man on death row. Based on the book and true story of Bryan Stevenson. Starring Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., and Michael Harding. This film isn’t the best written, … Continue reading

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The Heart of Christmas (2011) Rated TV-G

The Locke family has discovered that their two-year-old has leukemia. While they try to make his last Christmas a good one, a businesswoman meets them and reevaluates her life. Based on a true story. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Jeanne Neilson, … Continue reading

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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008) Rated TV-14

Two brothers seem to have everything you could ask for, money and riches, wives who love them, great jobs, and grand homes until secrets undo their lives. Based on a true story.  Starring John Stamos, Robin Tunney, and Anson Mount. … Continue reading

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Cleveland Abduction (2015) Rated TV-14

A single mother is the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro and spends 11 years in captivity before she is rescued. Starring Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, and Katie Sarife. This film is based on the true story of Michelle Knight, … Continue reading

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Godfather of Harlem (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A show depicts the life of Bumpy Johnson, a gangster in 1960s Harlem. Starring Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, and Demi Singleton. Bumpy returns to Harlem after being in the Alcatraz penitentiary for 11 years. He’s coming back to a new … Continue reading

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