Tag Archives: Based on a True Story

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

Posted in 2015, Based on a True Story, Biography, Crime, films, Lifetime, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-14, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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The Frozen Ground (2013) Rated TV-MA

A state trooper partners with a woman who escapes from the serial killer, Robert Hansen. Based on actual events. Starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and John Cusack. This film is based on a true story. It’s not a documentary, but … Continue reading

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Indivisible (2018) Rated PG-13

Army Chaplain, Turner, returns from war with unseen scars to fight for his marriage. Based on a true story.  Starring Sarah Drew, Justin Bruening, and Jason George. This film’s story is not the best written. It rushes through and doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Based on a True Story, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Phil Spector (2013) Rated TV-MA

A film that centers on the relationship between Phil Spector and his lawyer, Linda Kenney Baden, during the trial of the murder of Lana Clarkson. Starring Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, and Jeffrey Tambor. It’s not the best film based on a true … Continue reading

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The Snowtown Murders (2011) Rated NR

Based on true events, a sixteen-year-old boy falls into the wrong crowd, where a spree of murder and torture begins. The crowd happens to belong to his mother’s boyfriend. Starring Lucas Pittaway, Bob Adriaens, and Louise Harris. You would think … Continue reading

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Into the White (2012) Rated R

A group of airmen from different sides of WWII come together after being stranded in a cabin. Starring Florian Lukas, David Kross, Stig Henrik Hoff. This war film is based on the true story of a group of airmen from opposing … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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The Abduction (1996) Rated NR

Kate and Paul’s marriage started off as happy but, with each passing year, Paul becomes more abusive. Kate finally gets the courage to leave, but Paul has a hard time letting go. Based on the true story of the case … Continue reading

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