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The Best Based On True Story Movies and TV Shows on Fandor

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 Fandor.

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1. Mesrine: Killer Instinct

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7.5/10
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77/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns his back on middle class law-abiding and soon moves swiftly up the criminal ladder.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Torremolinos 73

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6.6/10
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62/100
Released: 2003
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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3. The Red Baron

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54/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of honour. Before long he begins to understand that his hero status is deceptive. His love for Kate, a nurse, opens his eyes to the brutality of war.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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4. Captive

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Released: 2012
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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5. Blood Country

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Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
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What it's about: A true story of murder, injustice and disorder in Mississippi following the Civil War, based on the short story "The Outlaw, the Sheriff, and the Governor" by Robert E. Jones.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Shout Factory TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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