Most Popular "Inspired By True Events" Titles
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1. Child 44 (2015)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
2. Foxcatcher (2014)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.
3. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
4. 47 Ronin (2013)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
6. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
8. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
9. Snitch (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.
10. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
11. Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of Navy SEALs come to learn the identity of their target: Osama bin Laden.
12. The Connection (2014)
R | 135 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A French police magistrate spends years trying to take down one of the country's most powerful drug rings.
13. Compliance (2012)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a prank caller claiming to be a police officer convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no one is left unharmed.
14. Casino Jack (2010)
R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
15. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
16. Phantom (I) (2013)
R | 98 min | History, Thriller, War
The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
17. Primeval (2007)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.
18. Bad Ass (2012)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime.
20. Queen and Country (2014)
114 min | Drama
In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.
22. The Clinic (2010)
R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
While traveling across country with her fiancé, Beth wakes alone in an isolated clinic to a mother's worst nightmare. Just how far will she go to save her child?
23. My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword.
24. The Deep (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
25. The Perfect Student (2011 TV Movie)
R | 88 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Nicole Johnson is a well-respected criminology professor. When one of her students is accused of the brutal slaying of her roommate, Nicole is the only person who believes she is innocent and begins to investigate the murder.
26. Two Lives (2012)
97 min | Drama, Thriller
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Writers: Georg Maas, Christoph Tölle, Ståle Stein Berg, Judith Kaufmann, Hannelore Hippe, Änne Tröster | Directors: Georg Maas, Judith Kaufmann | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Liv Ullmann, Sven Nordin, Ken Duken
27. A Gang Story (2011)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge ... See full summary »
28. Believe (I) (2013)
PG | 96 min | Drama
A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
29. 17 Girls (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, throwing their town and school into chaos.
30. A Sunday Horse (2015)
108 min | Biography, Family | Completed
After a near-fatal accident, on a horse the experts thought was nothing special, a determined rider from the wrong side of the tracks defies all the odds to pursue her dreams of winning a national jumping championship.
31. Under the Rainbow (1981)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
A visiting dignitary, a CIA agent, a Nazi spy, Japanese tourists, an assassin and a group of "midget" actors from The Wizard of Oz (1939) all check into an elite Los Angeles hotel called Under the Rainbow.
32. Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
111 min | Thriller
For several months during 1978-1979 inhabitants of Oise region live in fright and terror as a serial killer disturbs the peace and quiet.
34. Augustine (2012)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.
36. 11.6 (2013)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
Toni Musulin has worked as a security guard on an armored truck for 10 years. One day, with 11.6 million Euros on board, he drives off without his two colleagues, committing the "heist of ... See full summary »
37. Gold Coast (2015)
114 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1836 the Danish romantic visionary Wulff travels to Africa to create plantations on the Gold Coast, but his best intentions and belief is soon confronted with a harsh reality dominated by slave trade and unbelievable brutality.
38. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)
45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of scientific researchers belonging to a scientific group that investigates reports of paranormal phenomena. A procedural format that follows a hand-full of characters on their ... See full summary »
39. Downloading Nancy (2008)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An unhappy wife orders a guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.
40. Cold Fish (2010)
Not Rated | 146 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their ... See full summary »
41. Captive (I) (2012)
120 min | Drama, Thriller
Follows the hostage crisis of the Dos Palmas kidnappings in the southern Philippines, the life of the hostages whose survivors were freed after an awful year in captivity.
42. Una noche (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
43. Clandestine Childhood (2011)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only ... See full summary »
44. The Price of a Broken Heart (1999 TV Movie)
Fact-based story about a landmark legal battle. A woman (Park Overall) learns that her husband has been having a very open affair with his secretary (Laura Innes) and has promised marriage.... See full summary »
46. Slaughter (2009)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to a friend's farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse.
47. Maestro (2014)
81 min | Comedy
Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
48. The Man Who Will Come (2009)
115 min | Drama, War
Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again ... See full summary »
49. Morituris (2011)
83 min | Horror
While out driving, three young men meet two beautiful women and convince them to go with them to a rave out in a remote location. Once there, the women realize that there is no rave and ... See full summary »
50. The Price of Fame (2014)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends decide to steal Charlie Chaplin's body, right after his death, for ransom.