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Based on a True Story is the podcast that compares Hollywood with history. Grab your ticket as we travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies and TV shows.

Nov 19, 2018

In his first movie after Lord of the Rings, Viggo Mortensen portrays Frank T. Hopkins as he rides on his horse, Hidalgo, in The Ocean of Fire long-distance race. How much of the movie really happened? Let's find out.

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Nov 5, 2018

Called the Scottish Robin Hood, Rob Roy's story has been the subject of books and movies. Today, one of the most popular renditions of that is the 1995 film starring Liam Neeson. I'm joined by Moxie LaBouche on this episode to learn more about the real Rob Roy.

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