Best Based on true events movies & tv shows to watch so far in 2017

Some filmmakers, like the Coen Brothers, play with the notion of something being based on true events, but there are plenty of movies, and not just bio-pics, that really are about true events. We have selected the ones that are not just mere reconstructions of what exactly happened, but that also stay true to the cinematic or tv art form.

Find the latest Based on true events movies & tv shows released in 2017, 2016 and earlier. Entertainmentwise has listed the best Based on true events movies & series so far. Foreign movies & series & American Hollywood productions.

New 2017 Based on true events movies to watch right now

Movies categorized under 'Based on true events' released in 2017 so far as well as upcoming releases.

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The Bleeder (05 May 2017)

Directed by Philippe Falardeau
Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts, Sadie Sink, Ron Perlman
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Tom of Finland (24 Feb 2017)

Directed by Dome Karukoski
Jakob Oftebro, Jessica Grabowsky, Werner Daehn, Lauri Tilkanen
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Battle of the Sexes (29 Sep 2017)

Directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Natalie Morales
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    02 Nov 2012
    by Robert Zemeckis
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    Dallas Buyers Club

    22 Nov 2013
    by Jean-Marc Vallée
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    by N/A
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    El Club

    13 Aug 2015
    by Pablo Trapero
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    09 Aug 2012
    by Pablo Larraín
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    08 May 2015
    by Stephen Bradley
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    Kill The Messenger

    09 Oct 2014
    by Michael Cuesta
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    16 Jan 2015
    by Bennett Miller
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    The Bling Ring

    21 Jun 2013
    by Sofia Coppola

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