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45 Must-Watch Movies Based on True Stories

5 Shows & Movies | by Town and Country Magazine

Lost Girls

Lost Girls

Movies

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness

Movies

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
The King

The King

Movies

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.
The Two Popes

The Two Popes

Movies

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.
Moneyball

Moneyball

Movies

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.