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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.

Jan 30, 2017

Compare history with Hollywood's version of 13 Hours.

Check out the site for full show notes and more: https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/37-13-hours/


Jan 23, 2017

Compare history with Hollywood's version of The Big Short.

Check out the site for full show notes and more: https://www.basedonatruestorypodcast.com/36-the-big-short/


Jan 16, 2017

You've seen the movie. But how much of Titanic was true, and how much of it was made up for the film? Let's compare history with Hollywood's blockbuster film, Titanic.

 

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Jan 9, 2017

He lived through unthinkable measures. At a time when millions were slaughtered, including his family and friends, Wladyslaw Szpilman managed to survive the Holocaust. He was The Pianist, and in 2003 there was a movie starring Adrian Brody telling his incredible story.

But how much of it is true? Let's compare history...


Jan 2, 2017

This week we'll do something a bit different as we look ahead. Instead of learning about a movie that's already been released, we'll look ahead to a movie coming out this next weekend.

Hidden Figures tells the remarkable story of women at NASA who worked as Computers. Before you go see the movie in theaters, learn more...