Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
disney_plus
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
Based On True Story
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationAnimeBiographyChildrenComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyFoodGame ShowHistoryHome & GardenHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRealityRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryBollywoodBoxingBritish HumourCarCartoonChristmasClassicCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEgyptEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGolfGreeceGymnasticsHeroismHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParisParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyTwinsVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies & TV Shows
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMoviesTV Shows
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
Free Services
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Prime Video
Prime Video
HBO MAX
HBO MAX
HBO
HBO
Hulu
Hulu
Disney+
Disney+
Peacock Premium
Peacock Premium
Apple TV+
Apple TV+
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
fuboTV
fuboTV
Philo
Philo
Kanopy
Kanopy
Hoopla
Hoopla
Starz
Starz
Showtime
Showtime
Cinemax
Cinemax
AcornTV
AcornTV
AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere
BET+
BET+
BritBox
BritBox
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
Epix
Epix
Fandor
Fandor
Hallmark Movies Now
Hallmark Movies Now
Shudder
Shudder
YouTube Premium
YouTube Premium
A&E
A&E
AMC
AMC
BET
BET
FOX
FOX
Hallmark
Hallmark
History
History
Lifetime
Lifetime
NatGeo
NatGeo
Sundance
Sundance
TBS
TBS
TLC
TLC
TNT
TNT
Viceland
Viceland
Travel Channel
Travel Channel
Crackle
Crackle
IMDb TV
IMDb TV
Peacock
Peacock
Plex
Plex
PlutoTV
PlutoTV
PopcornFlix
PopcornFlix
Tubi
Tubi
Vudu
Vudu
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best Based On True Story Movies and TV Shows on Free Services

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 Free Services.

VIEW: best
backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plex_free

1. The Intouchables

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.5/10
Reelgood Logo
94/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

backdrop
free
plex_free

2. The King's Speech

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
91/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plex_free
+ 1

3. Lion

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
90/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Biography

What it's about: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
free
plutotv

4. The Elephant Man

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.1/10
Reelgood Logo
89/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

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

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
free
netflix
pbs

5. When They See Us

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.9/10
Reelgood Logo
88/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Thriller, Biography

What it's about: Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (25%) are available to watch free online (PBS). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

backdrop
free
imdb_tv

6. Lincoln

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
86/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy
+ 3

7. Apocalypto

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.8/10
Reelgood Logo
86/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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

backdrop
free
peacock_free

8. Spartacus

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.9/10
Reelgood Logo
85/100
Released: 1960Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
free
peacock_free
plex_free

9. Lord of War

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world’s most notorious dictators. Finally, he must also face his own conscience.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock & Plex) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
hoopla
tubi_tv
+ 6

10. Monster

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
84/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Biography, LGBTQ

What it's about: An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
free
starz
imdb_tv

11. Spartacus

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.5/10
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.

Where to Watch: 33 episodes (85%) are available to watch free online (IMDb TV). 33 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Starz). 33 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 33 episodes (85%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
tubi_tv
+ 1

12. Black Book

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

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).

backdrop
free
netflix
amazon_prime
+ 1

13. Enemy at the Gates

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

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

backdrop
free
hoopla
plutotv
+ 1

14. Capote

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
peacock_free

15. United 93

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plex_free

16. Philomena

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv

17. Zulu

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 1964
Drama, Cult

What it's about: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man-of-the-people, Lt. John Chard and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an Alamo-like siege until they are overwhelmed, losing the battle, but going down in history as heroes. 150 soldiers defended a supply station against some 4000 Zulus, aided by the Martini-Henry rifle "with some guts behind it". In the hundred years since the Victoria Cross was created for valour and extreme courage beyond that normally expected of the British soldier in face of the enemy only 1344 have been awarded. Eleven of these were won by the defenders of the mission station at Rorke's Drift, Natal, January 22nd to the 23rd 1879.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
+ 2

18. The Way Back

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
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).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
hoopla
+ 4

19. Bronson

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy
+ 6

20. The Proposition

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

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

backdrop
free
plutotv

21. Seabiscuit

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2003Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

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

backdrop
free
peacock_free

22. Charlie Wilson's War

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
hoopla
tubi_tv

23. King of Devil's Island

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2010
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

backdrop
free
imdb_tv

24. Foxcatcher

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
epix
+ 1

25. Soldier's Girl

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.9/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Crime, LGBTQ

What it's about: This true story, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer, was misunderstood by his fellow soldiers and eventually led to his brutal death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Epix) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy
+ 1

26. The Passion of the Christ

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
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), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access
+ 1

27. Reds

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

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

backdrop
free
plex_free
crackle

28. The Infiltrator

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
kanopy
tubi_tv
+ 1

29. Chaplin

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

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

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
free
hbo
peacock_free

30. The Defiant Ones

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.5/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: A four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre -- one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - -- and their improbable partnership and surprising leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (HBO). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
peacock_free

31. Coal Miner's Daughter

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
kanopy
tubi_tv
+ 7

32. Bernie

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.8/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy
+ 1

33. Red Dog

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

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

backdrop
free
peacock_free

34. Lorenzo's Oil

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, frustrated at the failings of conventional medicine, start their quest for an unothadox treatment.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
shudder
hoopla
+ 1

35. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
fandor
hoopla
+ 3

36. Mesrine: Killer Instinct

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Reelgood Logo
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).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plex_free

37. Big Eyes

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Biography, Crime

What it's about: The story of the awakening of painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv

38. Kajaki

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.

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

backdrop
free
tubi_tv

39. Woman in Gold

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

backdrop
free
philo
fubo_tv
+ 2

40. Lion of the Desert

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.4/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
cinemax

41. Breakthrough

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.2/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Tragedy strikes when a woman named Joyce's son falls through the ice on a frozen lake and is trapped underwater for over 15 minutes. After being rushed to the hospital, the 14-year-old boy continues to fight for his life as Joyce, her husband and their pastor stay by his bedside and pray for a miracle.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
kanopy
+ 3

42. The King's Choice

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2016
Biography, 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 & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
free
hulu_plus
natgeo

43. Genius

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.4/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (19%) are available to watch free online (NatGeo). 20 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 20 episodes (95%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
tubi_tv
+ 1

44. Why We Fight

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.0/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Documentary, History

What it's about: Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

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).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plutotv
+ 1

45. Tracks

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Plex) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
plutotv
trib

46. The Devil's Double

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Biography, 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 watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

backdrop
free
plutotv

47. The Madness of King George

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG-13
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
free
netflix
tubi_tv
+ 1

48. The Sapphires

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

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

backdrop
free
amazon_prime
cbs_all_access
+ 3

49. The Duchess

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.9/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Biography, 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 watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, CBS All Access & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
free
tubi_tv
plex_free
+ 3

50. The Iceman

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.8/10
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

Find the perfect movie or tv show with the Reelgood mobile app.