Tag Archives: based on the true story

Battle Hymn (1957) Rated NR

 A bomber pilot turned minister rejoins the service during the Korean War.  Based on the true story of  Colonel Dean E. Hess and his book, Battle Hymn, 1956 autobiography. Starring Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Alan Hale Jr. This film is unlike any … Continue reading

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The Intouchables (2011) Rated R

When an aristocrat becomes a quadriplegic, he hires a man from the projects to help care for him. Based on the true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou. Starring François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny. This is … Continue reading

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Harley and the Davidsons (2016) Rated NR

Based on the true story of Harley and Davidsons from the birth of the bike through 100 years and into the hearts of the riders who love them. Starring Michiel Huisman, Bug Hall, Robert Aramayo, Annie Read, Essa O’Shea, Daniel … Continue reading

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Bernie (2011) Rated PG-13

In a small town, a mortician strikes up a friendship with a widow, who becomes controlling, which causes him to go to great lengths to separate himself from her. Based on the true story of the murder of Marjorie Nugent … Continue reading

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Middle Men (2009) Rated R

Jack Harris is a pioneer in Internet commerce who struggles with his morals, con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars. Based on the true story by Christopher Mallick. Starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan, Jacinda Barrett, … Continue reading

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War Dogs (2016) Rated R

Based on the true story of two friends, who won a contract from the Pentagon to arm the United State’s allies in Afghanistan. Starring Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner, Jonah Hill I have to say this film isn’t half … Continue reading

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Resistance Movement (2013) Rated NR

Three teenagers risk their lives to tell the truth about the Nazi’s in Germany. Based on the true story of the Helmuth Hubener group. Starring Joseph Paul Branca, Caleb Jenson, Dashiell Wolf. I was unfamiliar with the story of these … Continue reading

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The Durrells in Corfu (PBS) Rated PG

In 1935, single mother Louisa Durrell finds her family falling apart and decides to move them from Bournemouth, England to the Greek island of Corfu. Based on true story’s of  Gerald Durrell. Starring Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone, Callum … Continue reading

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A Son’s Promise (1990) Rated NR

Based on the true story of 15-year old Terry, who promised his dying mother that he would keep his six brothers together. Starring Ricky Schroder, David Andrews, Veronica Cartwright. This is a wonderful, inspiring story of one boy with an … Continue reading

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Joy (2015) Rated PG-13

Joy becomes the founder and matriarch of a family business dynasty. Based on the true story of Joy Mangano, the inventor of the Miracle Mop. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini, Susan Lucci, … Continue reading

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