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The Best Based On True Story Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good Based On True Story movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based On True Story movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. The Terminal

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80/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Philo & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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2. Escape at Dannemora

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78/100
Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: The stranger-than-fiction account of a prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, which spawned a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee with whom they both became sexually entangled.

Where to Watch: 7 episodes (70%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & Showtime). 7 episodes (70%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 9 episodes (90%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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3. Victoria

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8.2/10
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72/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image and become “grandmother of Europe”.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (40%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 25 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. The Durrells

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8.2/10
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69/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old house that has no electricity and that is crumbling apart. But life on Corfu is cheap, it's an earthly paradise, and the Durrells proceed to forge their new existence, with all its challenges, adventures, and forming relationships.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (77%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Isabel

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8.3/10
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64/100
Year: 2012-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her wedding to Ferdinand of Aragon, the drama encapsulates the passions, emotions and sacrifices of a woman who refused to just be a figurehead and whose outlook was ahead of her time.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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6. American Experience

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63/100
Year: 1988-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 33
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: TV's most-watched history series brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

Where to Watch: 23 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (PBS). 53 episodes (13%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla). 73 episodes (18%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Fighting With My Family

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74/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Paramount+ & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. I Shouldn't Be Alive

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62/100
Year: 2005-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 6
Biography, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The show features accounts of individuals and groups caught in dangerous scenarios, presented both through interviews and dramatic reenactments. The main focus is how the survivors survived and the decisions they made that kept them alive.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 1 episodes (2%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 13 episodes (21%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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9. NOVA

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8.7/10
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65/100
Year: 1974-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 48
Action & Adventure, Documentary

What it's about: PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (3%) are available to watch free online (PBS). 22 episodes (3%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla). 221 episodes (25%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. The Big Sick

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77/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Green Zone

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73/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors are dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. Jungle

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6.7/10
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72/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 1981, an enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Bolivian Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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13. The Men Who Built America

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63/100
Year: 2012-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Biography, Documentary

What it's about: Influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen. The Men Who Built America is the story of a nation at the crossroads and of the people who catapulted it to prosperity.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (27%) are available to watch free online (History). 12 episodes (80%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 2 others). 8 episodes (53%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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14. A Very English Scandal

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71/100
Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Comedy, History

What it's about: It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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15. Downfall

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80/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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16. Z: The Beginning of Everything

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59/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the unpublished writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and moves through their passionate, turbulent love affair and their marriage-made in heaven, lived out in hell as the celebrity couple of their time.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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17. The Lost City of Z

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72/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. The Farewell

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73/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. Unstoppable

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Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and proves to be unstoppable until a veteran engineer and young conductor risk their lives to try and stop it with a switch engine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. Rick Steves' Europe

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54/100
Year: 2000-2021Rated: TV-GSeasons: 11
History, Biography

What it's about: Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, returns to transport viewers to the continent's bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque countryside.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (PBS). 52 episodes (35%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Docurama & Dove Channel). 127 episodes (86%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. Black Book

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Released: 2006Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. Hotel Rwanda

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Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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23. The Legend of Bruce Lee

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53/100
Year: 2008-2021Seasons: 1
Biography, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.

Where to Watch: 50 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video).

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24. Jesus of Nazareth

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65/100
Year: 1977-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Dramatizes the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus largely according to the Christian Bible's New Testament Gospels.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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25. Rescue Dawn

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72/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & YouTube), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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26. Charles II: The Power and The Passion

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54/100
Year: 2003-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Charles II: The Power and the Passion is an award-winning British television mini-series, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States depicting the reign of Charles II.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, BritBox & Hoopla). 4 episodes (67%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story

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7.5/10
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54/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: A fascinating docuseries chronicling Playboy magazine’s charismatic founder, Hugh Hefner, and his impact on global culture. Told from his unique perspective with never-before-seen footage from his private archive, discover the captivating story about the man behind the bunny.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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28. The Way Back

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73/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & AcornTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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29. 50/50

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Released: 2011Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. A Fortunate Life

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7.9/10
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45/100
Year: 1986-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Biography, Drama

What it's about: At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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31. Sarbjit

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70/100
Released: 2016
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Biopic of Sarabjit Singh, a farmer residing at Bhikiwind, Punjab, near the Indo-Pak border, crossed the border after having a couple of drinks. However, he was mistaken to be an Indian spy and was sentenced to capital punishment. The movie is about the Journey of a woman (Aishwarya Rai) who fights for 23 years to clear her brother's name after he is posthumously accused of terrorism.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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32. Lillie

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Year: 1978-2021Seasons: 1
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The Rise and Fall of a Professional Beauty. It was the affair that shook Victorian society to its core. He was the Prince of Wales, the future monarch; she was a professional beauty, who became a royal bedmate. Follow the fascinating life of the Dean of Jersey's daughter from her modest childhood to her emergence as one of the most celebrated beauties of her time. Lillie's liaison with the heir to the throne marked only the beginning of a remarkable, scandalous and daring series of adventures in open defiance of accepted morality imposed by Victorian and Edwardian society.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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33. The Devil's Double

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70/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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34. Lords of Dogtown

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Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: "Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising Victor Vargas) and Jay Adams (Emile Hirsch, The Girl Next Door) are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new style of skateboarding that becomes a worldwide phenomenon. But when their hobby becomes a business, the success shreds their friendship. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) and written by Stacy Peralta, Lords of Dogtown is "...a dazzling daredevil ride." (Peter Travers, Rollng Stone)

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Hidalgo

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Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Rudy

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Released: 1993Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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37. Benito: The Rise and Fall of Mussolini

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41/100
Year: 1994-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Biography, Drama

What it's about: After rapidly ascending the ranks of the Socialist Party, Benito Mussolini created a Fascist state in 1920s Italy through his use of propaganda and diplomacy and led his people in a bloody war that would ultimately result in his downfall.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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38. Wagner

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7.7/10
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46/100
Year: 1983-2021Seasons: 1
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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39. Chak De! India

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8.2/10
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87/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: A team of rag-tag girls with their own agenda form Team India competing for international fame in field hockey. Their coach, the ex-men's Indian National team captain, returns from a life of shame after being unjustly accused of match fixing in his last match. Can he give the girls the motivation required to win, while dealing with the shadows of his own past?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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40. The Passion of the Christ

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A graphic portrayal of the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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41. A Mighty Heart

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6.6/10
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65/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. A Woman Named Jackie

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6.6/10
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39/100
Year: 1991-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A Woman Named Jackie is a 1991 American made for television miniseries chronicling the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. It was based on C. David Heymann's 1989 book of the same title.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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43. Ali

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6.8/10
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69/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Sport, Drama

What it's about: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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44. The King's Choice

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7.1/10
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64/100
Released: 2016
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal family's escape and King Haakon's difficult choice after Nazi Germany's invasion of Norway.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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45. To End All Wars

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7.0/10
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64/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are among the military officers kept imprisoned and routinely beaten and deprived of food. While Campbell wants to rebel and attempt an escape, Gordon tries to take a more stoic approach, an attitude that proves to be surprisingly resonant.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Peacock), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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46. Testament of Youth

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7.3/10
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67/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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47. The Duchess

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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48. Angela's Ashes

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7.3/10
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65/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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49. Appropriate Adult

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7.5/10
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61/100
Year: 2011-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: The extraordinary story of Gloucester housewife Janet Leach who played a key role in the uncovering of the crimes of Fred and Rosemary West.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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50. World Trade Center

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5.9/10
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64/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
History, Drama

What it's about: After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Paramount+ & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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