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90 Best True-story-based Movies to Watch

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Popular + True-story-based

Find the best true-story-based movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these true-story-based movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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The Divine Order (2017)
7.1

A light and humorous drama that explores how Swiss women could not vote until 1971

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The Kingmaker (2019)
7.5

A revealing documentary about the Philippines' darkest era

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A Cop Movie (2021)
7.5

An empathetic and impressively inventive look at the notoriously corrupt Mexican police force

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Hive (2021)
7.0

A moving portrait of grief and resilience

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The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020)
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8.0

A Syrian man becomes artwork in this fascinating drama based on a true story

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Quo Vadis Aida? (2020)
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8.2

A difficult and alarmingly timely portrayal of the Srebrenica massacre

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A Bag of Marbles (2017)
7.4

Children are the heroes of this tender survival memoir

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A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
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A rich, melancholy tale of 1960s youth in Taiwan

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Flee (2021)
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8.5

A humanizing look at the refugee crisis

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Our Friend (2020)
7.2

A star-packed tearjerker based on a true story

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Maudie (2016)
7.5

A beautifully crafted biopic of the Canadian folk artist

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Ilo Ilo (2013)
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A Singaporean family struggles to live through the Asian financial crisis

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