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.

Tolkien [2019]

Witness me, brothers! Mediocre! Not until recently have I realized that Nicholas Hoult, who's starring in this biopic about J.R.R. Tolkien and Ed...

The Reef [2010]

Based on true events, this shark movie with an incredibly intense atmosphere and great underwater scenes is one of the best in this sub-genre
Instant Family 2018 Movie Mark Wahlberg as Pete and Rose Byrne as Ellie dinner scene

Instant Family [2018]

Heart-warming comedy with great performances based on the director's own experiences after he and his wife decided to adopt three kids.
The Bank Job 2008 Movie Jason Statham planning robbery with friends

The Bank Job [2008]

Starring young Jason Statham, this British crime flick is based on one of the strangest heists ever pulled off. Engaging and thrilling, it's a must-see!
Thor Heyerdahl and his friends leaving from Peru on their expedition to find Polynesian islands

Kon-Tiki [2012]

A heart-warming adventure movie based on true events that will make you rediscover your inner explorer and binge all other adventure movies out there!
In the Heart of the Sea [2015] Whaling ship Essex

In the Heart of the Sea [2015]

Sea epic based on true events that served as an inspiration for the novel Moby Dick. Follows the whaling ship Essex and its sinking by a giant white whale.
Kill The Messenger 2014 movie Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb scene

Kill the Messenger [2014]

A very engaging and authentic movie based on the life of Gary Webb, an investigative journalist who broke the story about the US involvement in Nicaragua.
Blue Caprice [2013] Movie Review Recommendation

Blue Caprice [2013]

An atmospheric indie drama about the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. It tries to chronicle the path of the shooter and reasons why this attack happened.
Behind the Candelabra [2013] Movie Michael Douglas as Liberace on stage playing piano

Behind the Candelabra [2013]

An honest look into the life of one of the most famous performers of the sixties and seventies with a great script and very strong cast.
The Frozen Ground [2013] Movie Nicolas Cage as Jack Halcombe sitting and thinking in his office scene

The Frozen Ground [2013]

An intense thriller based on a real-life Alaskan serial killer Robert Hansen with a great script and disturbing atmosphere without much gore.
Yip Man 2008 Movie Donnie Yen as IP Man working in a factory but getting ready for a fight with Japanese occupying forces scene

Yip Man [2008]

Based on a life of IP Man, Bruce Lee's teacher, this movie is not just a phenomenally choreographed fight extravaganza but also a period movie about China.
Empire State [2013] Movie Review Recommendation

Empire State [2013]

While we're in the whole heist subgenre, lets take a closer look at Empire State. Based on true events, where over 8 million dollars were stolen and...
The Conjuring [2013] Movie Review Recommendation

The Conjuring [2013]

James Wan, James Wan, wait a minute, I know that guy! Yeah, he directed Insidious and already a cult classic Saw , this should be good. And it is,...