21 Best True-story-based Shows 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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Mrs. America

7.5

All-star actresses lead this smart, multifaceted drama on second-wave feminism

The Playlist

best

8.6

A thrilling Rashomon-style origin story about Spotify’s rise to the top

Mo

7.5

A lighthearted but meaningful watch that brings the Palestinian and immigrant experience to the surface

Black Bird

best

8.8

A gritty true-crime showcase of A-list performances

A League of Their Own

7.0

A modern take on a beloved story

Five Days at Memorial

best

8.5

The true cost of survival, harrowingly revealed

High School

7.9

An authentic coming-of-age story from queer pop duo Tegan & Sara

The Good Lord Bird

best

8.5

A buried abolitionist tale is resurrected and given its due in this whirlwind account of America’s dark past

Under the Banner of Heaven

7.6

A gripping drama that explores the dangers of blind faith and fundamentalism

The Dropout

7.7

A compelling docudrama about notorious scammer Elizabeth Holmes

We Own This City

7.8

A smart and biting takedown of police politics and institutional corruption
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