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

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 Netflix.

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1. City of God

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8.6/10
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95/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

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

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2. The Pianist

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Released: 2002Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

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

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3. The Irishman

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Released: 2019Rated: R
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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4. The King's Speech

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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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Showtime & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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5. Dallas Buyers Club

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Released: 2013Rated: R
Biography, LGBTQ

What it's about: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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

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6. Mindhunter

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8.6/10
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91/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Crime, Drama

What it's about: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Where to Watch: 19 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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7. Narcos

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8.8/10
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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A gritty chronicle of the war against Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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8. Raging Bull

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90/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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9. The Fighter

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

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

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10. 50/50

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88/100
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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Zodiac

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Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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

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12. Ip Man

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Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. The Theory of Everything

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Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

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

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14. Orange Is the New Black

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8.1/10
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87/100
Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 7
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.

Where to Watch: 91 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 78 episodes (85%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. The Two Popes

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Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world.

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

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16. Dangal

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87/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.

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

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17. The Pursuit of Happyness

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87/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

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

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18. When They See Us

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87/100
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: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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19. Spartacus

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8.5/10
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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: 39 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Starz). 33 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 39 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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20. Dolemite Is My Name

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Released: 2019Rated: R
Drama, Stand-up & Talk

What it's about: The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

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

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21. Lincoln

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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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. American Crime Story

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Biography, Drama

What it's about: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.

Where to Watch: 19 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 19 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Saving Mr. Banks

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Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

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

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24. Ip Man 2

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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25. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

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Released: 2001Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of their taxes -- the hated lagaan. Led by the heroic Bhuvan (Indian superstar Aamir Khan) they bring their plight to the military governor, Captain Russell (Paul Blackthorne). But the sadistic Russell threatens to raise the lagaan threefold, unless the villagers can beat his men at a game of cricket, in which case he'll lift taxes on the entire province for a period of three years. Bhuvan accepts the challenge, but there's a problem -- no one in Champaner knows how to play cricket. A band of misfits come to the rescue, coached by Russell's soft-hearted sister Elizabeth (Rachel Shelley), and the race is on to be ready in three months' time. An epic reworking of Victory with eye-popping song-and-dance routines.

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

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26. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

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

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27. Steve Jobs

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83/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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28. Lawless

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82/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

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

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29. GLOW

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81/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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30. Elizabeth

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Released: 1998Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

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

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31. Miracle

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Released: 2004Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men's Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team of hot-headed college all-stars, who are humiliated in an early match, Brooks unites his squad against a common foe: the heavily-favored Soviet team.

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

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32. Julie & Julia

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Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

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

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33. Alias Grace

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Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Biography, Crime

What it's about: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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34. Ip Man 3

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Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. Reign

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Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.

Where to Watch: 78 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 78 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Veronica

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Madrid, June 1991. After celebrating a session of Ouija with her friends, Verónica is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her entire family.

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

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37. Defiance

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Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.

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

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38. Legend

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Released: 2015Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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39. Kajaki

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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 stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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40. My Week with Marilyn

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Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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41. The Highwaymen

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6.9/10
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75/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. 22 July

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6.7/10
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74/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

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

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43. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

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6.6/10
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74/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

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

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44. Nowhere Boy

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 2 services (Vudu & PlayStation Store).

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45. The Duchess

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6.9/10
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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), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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46. Ali

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6.8/10
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73/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Biography, 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 watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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47. The Sky Is Pink

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 2019
Drama, Family

What it's about: The 25-year-old love story of a couple is told through the lens of their spunky teenage daughter who is diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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48. Kursk

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. Kill the Irishman

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7.1/10