Tag Archives: based on true events

The 33 (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on real life events when a gold and copper mine collapses and traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. This film is based on the true events of the 33 miners … 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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Bridge of Spies (2015) Rated PG-13

During the Cold War, a New York lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy in court. This leads to him helping the CIA exchange the spy for an American pilot. Based on true events. Starring  Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, … Continue reading

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Lone Survivor (2013) Rated R

Based on the true events of the mission Operation Red Wings to go after Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. Based on the book, Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Eric Bana To me, this … 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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