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The Best Based On True Story Movies on TNT

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 TNT.

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1. Catch Me If You Can

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8.1/10
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94/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Biography, Crime

What it's about: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. The Imitation Game

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8.0/10
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91/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Biography, LGBTQ

What it's about: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

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

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3. Sully

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7.4/10
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85/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Biography

What it's about: On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

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

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4. Flight

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

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

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5. The Finest Hours

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73/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

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

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6. True Story

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64/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. 47 Ronin

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64/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Kai—an outcast—joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honour to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

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