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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 26, 2017

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday have earned quite a reputation thanks to numerous Hollywood incarnations over the years. Arguably one of the most popular was with Tombstone. Let's find out how historically accurate Tombstone was.

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Jun 19, 2017

It was one of the darkest hours in the world and amidst the horrors, Oskar Schindler managed to help save many lives from certain death. This week we'll find out how much of it was actually true as we compare history with Schindler's List.

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Jun 12, 2017

In a first for Based on a True Story, we'll get an exclusive peek behind the true story of Bitter Harvest from the film's writer, Richard Bachynsky-Hoover.

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Jun 5, 2017

Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker put on a great performance in The Experiment in a story that's based on what most consider the most controversial psychology experiment in modern history. Was it proof that evil conquers good? Or was it just an example of a single experiment gone wrong? You decide...

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