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95 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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Topsy-Turvy (1999)
7.4

A meticulous and whimsical account of the making of the influential comic opera The Mikado

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The Infiltrator (2016)
7.1

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

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RRR (2022)
7.9

An epic Indian action film that packs a mighty punch

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Shattered Glass (2003)
7.1

An incisive look at the rise and fall of a celebrated journalist

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Scheme Birds (2019)
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A narrative documentary about a young Scottish woman entering adulthood and motherhood against a backdrop of violence

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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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The Kingmaker (2019)
7.5

A revealing documentary about the Philippines' darkest era

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Maudie (2016)
7.5

A beautifully crafted biopic of the Canadian folk artist

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One Night in Miami (2020)
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8.4

A nuanced look at Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali

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Our Friend (2020)
7.2

A star-packed tearjerker based on a true story

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