The Best Based On True Story Movies on TVision
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 TVision.
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 watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (TVision) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
2. The Pursuit of Happyness
What it's about: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. Beyond the Blackboard
What it's about: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this movie tells the story a brand-new teacher and Mom who is given a tougher than expected teaching job and winds up teaching homeless children in a school that is housed in a room and called, literally, The School with No Name. She has some personal prejudicial hurdles to cross before she is able to be a true teacher for these children and of course there are hurdles like the lack of books and supplies.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hallmark Movies Now & TVision), stream on a TV everywhere service (Hallmark) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
4. The Sea Wolves
What it's about: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart (Roger Moore). Since the ships are in neutral territory the British Military command, while encouraging the scheme, must deny any knowledge of it if it fails. Pugh and Stewart enlist the aid of retired officer Col. Bill Grice (David Niven) and some of his former soldiers. On the pretext of being on a fishing expedition, these seemingly drunken old men in civilian clothing must board and destroy 3 Nazi ships, whose radio transmissions have resulted in Nazi submarines sinking allied ships. While Stewart arranges a diversion on shore, Pugh and Grice carry out the dangerous raid on and destruction of the Nazi ships.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).