106 Best True-story-based Movies To Watch

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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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Escape from Mogadishu (2021)

6.9

A thrilling if somewhat politically dodgy action film, based on a true story

Till (2022)

7.5

The latest entry in a long line of social issue dramas, Till stands out for its nuanced blend of intimacy and universality

She Said (2022)

best

8.0

An in-depth look at how one of the first #MeToo exposés came to be

The Fabelmans (2022)

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8.2

Art and family prove inextricable in Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical ode to filmmaking

The Swimmers (2022)

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8.0

Equal parts sweet and searing, this weighty refugee drama is buoyed by tender moments of sisterhood and solidarity

Fire of Love (2022)

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8.4

A gorgeous deep dive into the explosive love story between two scientists and their craft

All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

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8.7

A stunning and sobering World War I drama from Germany

Good Night Oppy (2022)

7.4

The real-life Wall-e is a Mars rover that enlightened and delighted in its years of space exploration

American Underdog (2021)

6.9

A football crowd-pleaser that fully embraces the rhythms of an inspirational sports drama

Argentina, 1985 (2022)

7.9

A gripping courtroom drama tracking the fall of Argentina's military dictatorship

RRR (2022)

7.9

An epic Indian action film that packs a mighty punch

The Infiltrator (2016)

7.1

A well-told, serious-minded crime thriller bolstered by an incredibly strong cast
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