28 'Fact-Based' Movies That Got The Facts Wrong

It's a tried and true Hollywood formula: Take a true story, add some big-name actors and a heart-pounding score, and you've got box office gold. The thing is, real life sometimes isn't as dramatic as filmmakers want it to be, so they fudge the facts around. And sometimes they fudge them so hard, they're wildly inaccurate.

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28 'Fact-Based' Movies That Got The Facts WrongSource: Inquisitr

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28 'Fact-Based' Movies That Got The Facts WrongSource: The Guardian

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28 'Fact-Based' Movies That Got The Facts WrongSource: Antonio Salieri

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28 'Fact-Based' Movies That Got The Facts WrongSource: The New York Times

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