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The Best Based On True Story Movies on Shudder

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 Shudder.

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1. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

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7.0/10
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76/100
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 stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. The Sacrament

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6.1/10
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61/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a sinister edge to the commune that belies the seemingly peaceful setting.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Monsters Nightmares & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).