Most Popular Based On Actual Events Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Report (I) (2019)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
2. The Friend (I) (2019)
124 min | Drama
After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out. His impact on the whole family is much greater than anyone could have imagined.
3. Boy Erased (2018)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Votes: 21,952 | Gross: $6.79M
5. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 249,714 | Gross: $173.84M
6. Anthropoid (2016)
R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.
Votes: 38,987 | Gross: $2.96M
8. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, History
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.
11. The Dovekeepers (2015)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance
Based in Alice Hoffman's historical novel about the Siege of Masada, the miniseries focuses on four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.
14. Churchill's Secret (2016 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.
15. Conrack (1974)
PG | 106 min | Drama
White Pat Conroy was born and raised in Beaufort, South Carolina. In March 1969 under the Beaufort School District, he starts a job teaching at a small poor school located on Daufuskie ... See full summary »
16. Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A music-infused drama about Joe Meek, the flamboyantly gay, tone deaf, songwriter-producer behind the '60s hits "Have I the Right," "Just Like Eddie," "Johnny, Remember Me" and "Telstar."
17. One to Another (2006)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama
Chacun Sa Nuit explores the carnal interdependencies among a host of characters who live in a town in provincial France. At the center of it all is Pierre (Arthur Dupont), a conceited and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,194 | Gross: $0.02M
18. Taking Sides (2001)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Music, War
A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,037 | Gross: $0.19M
21. The Other Side of Madness (1971)
X | 82 min | Crime, Drama
A mixture of documentary footage and re-enactment scenes, some filmed on the action locations, of the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders committed by the gang known as the Manson Family.
22. Company K (2004)
R | 102 min | Drama, War
World War I troubled veteran Joe Delaney attempts to compile a history of his U.S. Marines company but nightmares about the German soldier he killed haunt him still.
23. Mother. In the Name of the Millions (2014)
23 min | Short, Drama, History
When a mother hides another mother's son, she faces her destiny, same way the millions of mothers did so in those remarkable days we shall never forget.
24. The Farm of Seven Sins (1949)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1825, Paul-Louis Courier, a Republican writer known for publishing pamphlets against the French monarchy, was killed in the farm where he had retired. Was it a political assassination or... See full summary »
28. Skanderbeg (III)
Action, Adventure, History | Announced
Inspired by actual events in the mid-1400s, the mighty Albanian king, Skanderbeg, returns home to reclaim his throne, and protect his people and a continent from the cruel conquerors who stole him as a child.
30. 101 Things Removed from the Human Body (2005 TV Special)
Taking the form of a countdown from 101 to 1, the series features tales of foreign objects which have been removed from human bodies, such as javelins, a boat anchor, a bicycle pump, a bag of nails, an ice pick, and even a human body.
33. Til Death Do Us Part (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Meg Alexander and her groom to be Derrick Logan prepare for their wedding day, but as their big day gets closer, paranormal activities soon start when Meg brings her dead mother's wedding dress into their home.
42. Master of Tides
Action, Adventure, History | Announced
Inspired by true events in the Golden Age of piracy, an ambitious water-fearing young man reluctantly becomes a pirate in order to save his family from unjust treatment and to win the love of his life.
46. Chetvertyy (2016)
27 min | Short, Drama
The plot of this parable is based on actual events with possible historical inaccuracies. The film is set in late nineteenth century Austria. A young woman is faced with a problem of choice... See full summary »