'Based On A True Story' Movies That Are BS

Hollywood loves to spin a good yarn and tell us it's real. For the benefit of the viewing public, with the help of the illustrious AuntieMeme, we've picked out the worst offenders in cinema history.

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THE REAL COLONEL SUPERVISING BUILDING OF THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWA ENCOURAGED HIS MEN TO SABOTAGE THE BRIDGE. The film centers around British comman

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My Left Foot is the story of Christy Brown, a man with cerebral palsy who became a successful artist and writer. The film ended with him and his nurse

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back is the true story of a 40-year-old woman who hooks up with a 20-year-old Jamaican man and finds love. The real life end

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Claus von Stauffenberg, played by Tom Cruise in the movie Valkyrie, was actually more of a badass in real life. He lost an eye, a hand, and two additi

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THE JAMAICAN BOBSLED TEAM, MADE FAMOUS IN COol RUNNINGS, WAS RECRUITED FROM THE ARMY, NOT RAGTAG FAILED SPRINTERS. George Fitch, who resented John Can

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The mixed-race rugby team in Invictus that defied racism and became world champions was surprisingly racist. The actual South African team had serious

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THE REAL ZORRO WAS BEHEADED. Joaquin Murrieta was a Mexican-bor California resident who suffered terrible persecution by White men, and formed of band

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Titanic officer CRACKEDE William Murdoch, portrayed in the 1997 movie as a sleazy opportunist who took a bribe, shot two people, and then shot himself

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50% of the birds in the documentary Winged Creative Migration were trained Getty birds, raised by the Photo: filmmakers and taught to fly in formation

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The tragic personal life of the title character in The Butler; a movie based on actual White House butler EugeneAllen, never happened. The rape of his

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College students at a Swedish university tried to replicate the results of eating high-calorie fast food documented in Supersie Me Filmmaker Morgan Sp

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from the The exciting escape of Music, Sound Nazis in The over hiking with the family into happened. the mountains never Switzerland, The Von Trapp fa

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At the conclusion of Koy the Jamke Foxx biopic about Ray Charles, the title character overcomes his heroin addiction and returns to his wife Della. Sa

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'Based On A True Story' Movies That Are BS

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MONEYBALL Is THE STORY OF BILLY BEANE, THE GENERAL MANAGER OF THE OAKLAND A's WHO TURNED THE TEAM AROUND IN 2002 USING HIs OWN BRAND OF STATISTICAL AN

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The real firm behind the movie Erin Brockovich raked off millions of dollars from the settlement earmarked for cancer patients, and made the townspeop

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Robin Williams' breakout role in Good Morning Vietnam was based more on Williams himself, than Adrian Cronauer. The comedy riffs, the anti-war stance,

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'Based On A True Story' Movies That Are BS

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The climax of the movie rost-Nixon takes place when Richard Nixon drunk-dials David Frost and opens up to him. Frost is able to figure out how to get

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The dramatic airport finale in ARGO never happened. The ticket debacle? Nope. The te confrontation with airport security? Nope. The armed men chasing

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CRACKED AL PACINO Nearly got the DOGDAY man the film in was based on killled. In the movie, Pacino played a bank robber who failed to warn his partner

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William Wallace, also known as Braveheart, wasn't the scrappy commoner he uas made out to be. He as actually a keight from a hoble family. His Father

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A The movie 21 is about the MIT blackjack team. The character played by Jim Sturgess, a white guy, is based on Jeff Ma, who is Asian. Creative The sid

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