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The Best Based On True Story Movies and TV Shows on Hallmark Movies Now

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 Hallmark Movies Now.

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1. Beyond the Blackboard

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7.7/10
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59/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Drama, Family

What it's about: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this movie tells the story a brand-new teacher and Mom who is given a tougher than expected teaching job and winds up teaching homeless children in a school that is housed in a room and called, literally, The School with No Name. She has some personal prejudicial hurdles to cross before she is able to be a true teacher for these children and of course there are hurdles like the lack of books and supplies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Hallmark Movies Now), stream on a TV everywhere service (Hallmark) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. The 5th Quarter

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57/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In the wake of a car crash that killed his brother, football player Jon Abbate leads his school's struggling team to its most successful season ever.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Hallmark Movies Now & Up Faith Family) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Apple Mortgage Cake

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Released: 2014Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: The inspirational true story of a woman who decides to bake 100 apple cakes and sell them at $40 each in order to save her home – and how this idea completely changes her and her family.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hallmark Movies Now & Up Faith Family).

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