Tag Archives: based on real events

The Institute (2017) Rated R

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl grieving her parents’ deaths voluntary checks herself into a mental institute. Starring Vincent Alvas, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Argenziano, Josh Duhamel, James Franco, Eric Roberts, Tim Blake Nelson. This is the worst film I have … Continue reading

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The 5th Quarter (2010) Rated PG-13

Jon Abbate in honor of his brother, who died in a car accident, wears the number 5 jersey and takes the school football team to the best season the school has had. Based on real events. Starring Andie MacDowell, Aidan Quinn, … Continue reading

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Phantom (2013) Rated R

During the height of the Cold War, a nuclear Soviet Submarine goes missing. On board is a battle tested captain and a rogue KGB agent. Unbeknownst to the world the battle to stop WWIII is underway. Based on the story … Continue reading

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Titanic (2012)

Rated TV-PG This miniseries retells the story of the sinking of the Titanic through personal experiences. Starring Peter McDonald, Steven Waddington, Glen Blackhall, Toby Jones I was sorely disappointed with this miniseries, especially coming from Julian Follows, whose amazing with … Continue reading

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Windtalkers (2002)

Rated R Based on the true stories of the code talkers of World War II. The code talkers were Navajo Indians who used their language to relay messages between the troops. Starring Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Mark Ruffalo, Martin Henderson, Frances … Continue reading

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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Rated NR John Wayne stars as a Union cavalry colonel during the Civil War, who was ordered behind Confederate lines to sabotage the enemy. Starring John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers Based on the real raid of Col. Benjamin Grierson (Grierson’s Raid) this movie … Continue reading

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Clint Eastwood Director

 Changeling (2008) Rated R Christine Collins  is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the … Continue reading

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