Tag: based on a true story

Fighting with My Family (2019) 6.7

Fighting with My Family (2019)

Storyline:Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive tr...

The Prodigy (2019) 6.1

The Prodigy (2019)

Storyline:A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.User Reviews: A worthwhile build-up with a pretty

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story (2019) 6.0

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story (2019)

Storyline:When a teenager reveals that she is gay to her devout Mormon parents, they decide to send her to a conversion therapy home in Utah.User Reviews:

The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014) 7.1

The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)

Storyline:The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 133 Japanese warships...

Odette (1950) 6.3

Odette (1950)

Storyline:The film is based on the true story of Special Operations Executive French-born agent Odette Sansom, who was captured by the Germans in 1943, condemned to death and sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp to ...

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005) 7.5

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005)

Storyline:Following in his father's footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain's most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently e...

Fifteen and Pregnant (1998) 6.1

Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)

Storyline:Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her m...

Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.1

Call Northside 777 (1948)

Storyline:In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to ...

Scandal (1989) 6.0

Scandal (1989)

Storyline:An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date...

Just Mercy (2019) 8.2

Just Mercy (2019)

Storyline:The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evid...

The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) 5.3

The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)

Storyline:A documentary-style drama based on true accounts of the Fouke Monster in Arkansas, Boggy Creek focuses on the lives of back country people and their culture while chronicling sightings of the monster.User Re...

Above Suspicion (2019) 6.4

Above Suspicion (2019)

Storyline:The chilling true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky. There he is drawn into an illicit affair with an impoverished local woman who becomes his star ...

The Endless Trench (2019) 7.2

The Endless Trench (2019)

Storyline:A small village in Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, 1936. Higinio and Rosa have been married only for a few months when the Civil War breaks out. Higinio, being afraid of possible reprisals from the rebel faction, ...

Lost Girls (2020) 6.1

Lost Girls (2020)

Storyline:When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered se...

The Banker (2020) 7.6

The Banker (2020)

Storyline:In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.User Reviews:

The Boys of St. Vincent (1992) 7.9

The Boys of St. Vincent (1992)

Storyline:The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage, run by a religious community in Newfoundland.User Reviews:

The Journey Is the Destination (2016) 7.1

The Journey Is the Destination (2016)

Storyline:The inspiring life story of the late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the struggle, heartbreak and hope of a war-torn and famine-ridden r...

A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992) 5.0

A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)

Storyline:A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.User Reviews:

Only Cloud Knows (2019) 5.0

Only Cloud Knows (2019)

Storyline:The film revolves around a Chinese man who returns to New Zealand following the death of his wife and begins to discover that she harbored a number of secrets.User Reviews:

The Man Standing Next (2020) 7.5

The Man Standing Next (2020)

Storyline:In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemin...

Father Hood (1993) 5.6

Father Hood (1993)

Storyline:Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might jus...

The Lennon Report (2016) 6.6

The Lennon Report (2016)

Storyline:The events on the night John Lennon was killed, seen through the eyes of those who lived it. The great men and women of NYC who did all they could to save a life, some without even knowing it was John Lennon...

Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World (2019) 4.7

Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World (2019)

Storyline:The first journey around the world began under the command of Ferdinand Magellan and was concluded by Juan Sebastián Elcano. Five boats left Seville on September 20, 1519. Storms, famine, tribes… Three years...

Cassidy Way (2016) 3.9

Cassidy Way (2016)

Storyline:When a film student and her two friends go to Kern County to shoot a documentary, they stumble upon a mysterious family and learn why Pandora's box should never have been opened.User Reviews: