Tag Archives: true story

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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October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Rated R

Writer Lee Israel is down on her luck with her writing when she discovers a way to make money by forging other writers’ letters. Based on the book, Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger by Lee … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Based on a True Story, Biography, Comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Molly’s Game (2017) Rated R

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high stakes poker games. Based on the book, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Biography, Crime, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Chasing Mavericks (2012) Rated PG

Jay Moriarity discovers the Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is just down the road from where he lives, so he hires Frosty Hesson to train him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue I rather … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Concussion (2015) Rated PG-13

Accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu discovers the truth about brain damage in football players. Starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks,  David Morse, Hill Harper, Stephen Moyer, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Bitsie Tulloch. This is based on the true story … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Red Dog (2011) Rated PG

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog, who united a community while searching for his long-lost master. Based on the book, Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres. Starring Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rohan Nichol, Koko, Keisha Castle-Hughes. … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter (2013) Rated PG-13

A pregnant teenager runs away from her abusive mother to find her father. Starring Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, Vanessa Hudgens, James Earl Jones. This is one of the best films I have seen this year. Hudgens’ performance is compelling, as … Continue reading

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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013) Rated PG-13

In 1755, the colonies clashed with French and English settlers. As The French and Indian War started heating up, some of the Native American tribes sided with the French, scalping some settlers and taking others prisoner.  At this time, the … Continue reading

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Hayden Christensen

 Shattered Glass (2003) Rated PG-13 for language, sexual references and brief drug use The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.  Awake (2007) Rated R … Continue reading

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