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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 watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Monstrum

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6.0/10
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65/100
Released: 2018
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Ancient Korea, 1506. The tyrannical King Yeonsan-gun of Joseon is overthrown by his half-brother Jung-jong, whose reign begins with a blood bath. Over the years, traitors plot against him, sinking the kingdom into chaos. In 1528, frightened rumors come to royal palace, regarding a mysterious creature, known as Monstrum by the peasants.

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

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3. Lake Bodom

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5.3/10
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60/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed and the case grew cold, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire story passed from generation to generation. Now, a group of teenagers arrives at the same campsite, hoping to solve the murder by reconstructing it minute by minute. As night falls, it turns out that not all of them are there to play. Tonight… it’s girls against boys. Let the killing games begin.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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