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Based on a True Story is the award-winning podcast that compares what really happened with what we see on the silver screen. Grab your ticket each week as we'll travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies.

Jun 27, 2016

Tom Clancy is known for his captivating military stories with stunningly accurate technical details. Clancy's career started with a fascinating novel: The Hunt for Red October.

The Hunt for Red October is based on the true story of a brilliant young political officer by the name of Valery Sablin. While Clancy was...


Jun 13, 2016

Next Friday, on June 24th, director Gary Ross, the three-time Academy Award nominated writer and director behind Seabiscuit, The Hunger Games and Pleasantville, has taken his place behind the camera once again in a movie he's written.

This time Ross takes his talents back in time to tell the true true story of a farmer...