Category Archives: Based On (IN-DB)
In 1870 Texas, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels delivering news to people when he’s tasked with taking a young girl to her family after being raised by the Kiowa tribe.
Storyline is under wraps, but centers on Truman Capote’s infamous Black & White Ball in 1966.
WWII story when Shigenori Nishikaichi, an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service pilot, crash-landed his Zero on the eponymous Hawaiian island after the participating in the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Set at an exclusive boarding school in England, the story follows a first-year student named Greer, who is invited for a weekend getaway by the Medievals, the school’s elite and most popular group. The invite promises a weekend of bloodsports, but what Greer and the other invitees don’t know is that the Medievals just might be hunting, shooting and fishing them over the next three days.
Chilling adventures of Dr. Faraday in a small town in postwar England.
Based on a book of the oral histories, this tells the story of an ordinary group of women who did something extraordinary: 11,000 safe, illegal abortions in Chicago from 1968 to 1973.
Growing up in Hong Kong in the 1950s, young Bruce Lee learns some very important lessons about fighting, acting and life.
Chronicles the story of the FBI’s attempts to ensnare car designer John DeLorean in a drug deal in the 1980’s.
Rick Bowers’ book chronicled the creation of a real-life 1946 radio drama in which Superman took on a Ku Klux Klan-like group, but the film will follow a former Klan member who goes undercover in Atlanta in 1946 and works with the Anti-Defamation League and the producer of the Superman radio show.
This true story starts in Ecuador, where Mikael and his racing team cross paths with a remarkable stray dog named Arthur, who follows them through the jungle of the unforgiving course. Mikael and Arthur formed a special bond, and after the race, Mikael and others worked tirelessly to get Arthur out of the country and back to his home in Sweden.
The story of two friends who are ripped apart when one loses his imagination.
Leek, an espcially luky rabbit, finds himself in Hat, a magical land ruled by a black cat intent on spreading bad luck.
The true story of a high-ranking CIA officer who was caught selling secrets to the Russians. He then embarrassed the U.S. government when he did it again, this time from behind prison bars. What the imprisoned officer did was train his son in the ways of spycraft so he could continue to spy for Russia and even ferret out the mole that ratted out his father in the first place.
A man takes his family on a camping trip and his in-laws crash the vacation.
Eleven-year-old Timmy and his polar bear sidekick Failure run their detective agency to make enough money so that Timmy’s mom won’t have to worry about paying the bills.
The story of Judy Wood, an immigration attorney based in Los Angeles, who argued what became a landmark case in changing the laws of asylum for women into the U.S.
The true story of three Americans who thwarted an ISIS attack on a Brussels train heading to Paris on August 21, 2015.
In the near future, humanity has eliminated disease, so people called scythes must kill others to control the population – and two teens are apprenticed against their will to scythes.
The story of the first Female Airforce Service Pilots who flew during WWII.
A clever tomboy and soccer star who’s forced into the elite Dallas debutante season by her mother. Modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice.
A well-known and seasoned war correspondent, dedicated to showing the price of war and uncovering the truth, is killed covering events in Syria.
Based on actual events, the story ﬁnds Tom Snyder in the midst of a career slum and in need of a big break. With the help of his new executive producer, Roger Ailes, Snyder lands the ﬁrst-ever sit down with Charles Manson, setting in motion a series of events that would change late night television forever.
Fed up with her deadbeat kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana where she reinvents herself.
Chronicles the story of Queen Amanirenas who confronted and arranged for peace with the invading Roman Empire.
Under-appreciated and over-burdened, Amy, Kiki and Carla must deal with the stresses of the most wonderful time of year as their own mothers visit for the holidays.
Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire sheds light on the obscure story of Hamilton, who was mentioned in an obituary for Cornelius Vanderbilt as the tycoon’s true rival.
Father Martin was a former Jesuit priest who became a frequent critic of the Catholic Church as well as an expert in the field of exorcism. He is sometimes cited as an inspiration for William Peter Blatty’s famed novel The Exorcist, a comparison that incensed the man, who wrote 17 books in his lifetime.
Chronicles J.D. Vance’s upbringing in the Rust Belt city of Middletown, Ohio, and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky, where he grew up among the working class “hillbillies.” He and his family endured social and economic hardships, and also struggled with drug addiction.
A teen boy has premonitions of his friends’ deaths that come true. As he struggles to maintain his own sanity, he has one last chance to save his closest friend.