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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.

Jul 31, 2017

Can you handle the truth? This week we'll see how much of A Few Good Men we can compare with history.

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Jul 24, 2017

Jamaica we have a bobsled team! Every sports fan loves the story of an underdog's rise to success. Disney's Cool Runnings is that and more. But is it historically accurate? That's what we aim to discover on this week's episode.

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Jul 17, 2017

Political mutiny and clandestine plots against Adolf Hitler are the subject of this week's episode as we compare history with 2008's Valkyrie.

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Jul 10, 2017

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk comes out on July 21st, but before it does let's take a moment to learn the true story so you can judge the film's historical accuracy for yourself when you go see it in theaters.

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Jul 3, 2017

July 4th is America's birthday, and this week we'll honor that as we compare history with Mel Gibson's epic Hollywood blockbuster, The Patriot.

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