Le Trou 1960 Movie Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier, Marc Michel and Jean Keraudy with his back to us during a cell inspection

Le Trou AKA The Hole [1960]

Compelling and intense, Le Trou is without a shadow of a doubt the best prison escape movie based on a true story and with an engaging atmosphere.
Les Lyonnais 2011 Movie Gérard Lanvin as Momon Vidal

Les Lyonnais [2011]

Based on the life of French criminal Edmond Vidal, Les Lyonais is an engaging crime thriller driven by Gérard Lanvin's compelling performance.
The Outpost 2020 Movie Scott Eastwood as SSG Clint Romesha charging towards the camera

The Outpost [2020]

Based on a true story of the Battle of Kamdesh, The Outpost is an intense war movie with a foreboding atmosphere soon exploding into non-stop action.
Escape From Pretoria 2020 Movie Daniel Radcliffe and Daniel Webber watching Mark Leonard Winter lighting a cigarette inside the prison

Escape from Pretoria [2020]

Incredibly intense and nerve-wracking, Escape From Pretoria is a prison break movie based on true events taking place during Apartheid in South Africa.
Richard Jewell 2019 Movie Paul Walter Hauser dressed in a security guard shirt with his pass

Richard Jewell [2019]

Directed by Clint Eastwood, Richard Jewell is a gripping character study based on real events with an important story that needs to be heard and understood.
Control 2007 Movie Sam Riley as Ian Curtis singing in a studio

Control [2007]

Emotional and personal, Control is a different type of biopic, both telling the story of Ian Curtis, singer of Joy Division, and talking about depression.
Get on Up 2014 Movie Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in a golden onesie talking to the camera

Get on Up [2014]

With a stellar performance of Chadwick Boseman as James Brown, Get on Up is a fun biopic with a lot of music and non-linear storytelling worth watching.

The Best of Enemies [2019]

Based on a true story, this is one of those dramas with a really good and engaging atmosphere. The story unfolds matter-of-factly, without melodramatic moments or forced scenes. And it is a crazy story, a story that might seem stranger than fiction, but it is nevertheless true.

Hillbilly Elegy [2020]

With a slow and steady pace, Hillbilly Elegy is not the grand Oscar bait but a straight-forward story about the American Dream based on real events.
The Dirt 2019 Movie Daniel Webber as Vince Neil on stage singing as we follow the show from Tommy Lee's perspective or point of view

The Dirt [2019]

Unashamedly entertaining, shallow, and hedonistic, The Dirt encapsulates that wild spirit of the eighties fueled by sex, drugs, alcohol, and great music.
Dark Waters 2019 Mark Ruffalo as Rob Bilott and Bill Camp as Wilbur Tennant looking at poisoned lake in Parkersburg

Dark Waters [2019]

A slow-burner drama/thriller based on actual events about one of the biggest pollution cases in the world that will make you question human society.

Jungle [2017]

Based on true events, Jungle is a mixture of an adventure and survival movie, much like The Edge or The Revenant with great cinematography and acting.