Tag Archives: true story
Maze

Maze

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Another Mother’s Son

Another Mother’s Son

Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war’s course. …

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Patriot’s Day

Patriot’s Day

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Bleed For This

Bleed For This

Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza (Miles Teller), a local Providence boxer, shoots to stardom after winning two world title fights. After a near-fatal car accident leaves him with a broken neck, he is told he may never walk again. Against all odds and doctor’s orders, renowned trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart) agrees to help Vinny return to the ring just a year after the accident for what could be the last fight of his life. Based on a true story.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders

Two teenage boys from Cork steal bicycles and ride off on a quest to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7,000,000 euros.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Operation Chromite

Operation Chromite

Gen. Douglas MacArthur (Liam Neeson) conducts a covert operation behind enemy lines to infiltrate North Korean headquarters.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Deepwater Horizon ( 2017 Oscar Nominated )

Deepwater Horizon ( 2017 Oscar Nominated )

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, igniting a massive fireball that kills several crew members. Chief electronics technician Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and his colleagues find themselves fighting for survival

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Florence Foster Jenkins ( 2017 Oscar Nominated )

Florence Foster Jenkins ( 2017 Oscar Nominated )

Florence Foster Jenkins is the inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice Florence (Meryl Streep) heard in her head was divine, but to the rest of the world it was hilariously awful. At private recitals, her devoted husband and […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
The Infiltrator

The Infiltrator

A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Anthropoid

Anthropoid

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.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
War Dogs

War Dogs

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America’s allies in Afghanistan

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Selma

Selma

A chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
American Sniper

American Sniper

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
The Theory Of Everything

The Theory Of Everything

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Unbroken

Unbroken

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he’s caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Come Into The Light

Come Into The Light

Padre Puglisi a priest from a mafia-controlled district of Paleremo, helps kids to get off the streets and in his church creates an embracing place of hope and righteousness, which means

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Silent Night

Silent Night

Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Welcome To New York

Welcome To New York

A French diplomat lives the high life during time spent in New York City, but his shenanigans and treatment of women eventually catch up to him

Leave a comment Continue Reading →