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The Best Based on Books Movies on IFC

Finding a good Based on Books movie 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 Books movies of all time streaming on IFC.

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1. GoodFellas

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8.7/10
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95/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

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

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2. Full Metal Jacket

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8.3/10
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90/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (IFC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Homefront

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71/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who was bullying her at school and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands.

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