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The Best Based On True Story Movies on Fandor

Finding a good Based On True Story 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 True Story movies of all time streaming on Fandor.

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1. The Idol

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6.7/10
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64/100
Released: 2015
Comedy, Documentary

What it's about: Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. Captive

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6.1/10
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38/100
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 & IndieFlix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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3. Blood Country

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5.6/10
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34/100
Released: 1971
Documentary

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 (Shout Factory TV & Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).