Real-Time Movies

List of movies based on real events from visitors to our site: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Catch Me If You Can, The Founder, Zodiac, The Outpost, Pain & Gain, The Impossible, Sully, Green Book.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:18
CharactersMafia, Spy, Special agents, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Investigation, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Twisted plot

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Travel, Abduction
PlaceUSA, New York
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Oscars, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:21
CharactersGeniuses, Special agents, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Adventure, Money, Chase
StylePopular, Exciting, To cry, Fascinating, Smart

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration02:38
CharactersRich, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Success
StyleInspirational

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Serial killers, Writers, Journalists
PlotLove, War, On real events, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceSea
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, War, Skirmishes
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleSerious, Patriotic

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends, Partners, Bodybuilders
PlotOn real events, Adventure
StyleLight, Black humor, For background

Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, they abduct rich businessman Victor Kershaw and convince him to sign over all his assets to them. But when Kershaw makes it out alive, authorities are reluctant to believe his story.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Thailand, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Tsunami
PlaceOcean
StyleSad ones, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersStewardesses, Birds, Bartenders, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Disasters, Investigation, Aviation, Swimming
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Hotels, USA, New York
StyleInspirational, Tense, Touching

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:10
CharactersMusicians, Police, Friends, Pianists, Bouncers
PlotOn real events, Travel, Gambling, Music, Money
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleKind, Light, Oscars, Fascinating

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:14
PlotLove, Sports, Hockey, Intrigue, Competitions
PlaceRussia, Spain, Moscow, Canada
StyleInspirational

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Gay, Artists, Writers
PlotOn real events, Basketball, Religious, Baseball, Art
PlaceCollege, Psychiatric hospitals, Party, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49
CharactersFish
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Family, Scammers, Bodyguards, FBI
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Gambling, Basketball, Wedding
PlacePrison, Party, Casino
StyleHeavy, Tense

The story of a teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersScammers, Rich, Millionaires, Businessmen
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Money, Success
PlaceUSA, Wall Street, New York
StyleBeautiful, Fascinating, Smart, Black humor, For a group of friends

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Marines
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Death
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Patriotic

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Astronauts, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Death, Cancer
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Party, Deserts, Moon
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Oscars, Atmospheric, Tense

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:08
CharactersMilitary, Friends
PlotWar
TimeGreat Patriotic War
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men

During WWII a Soviet artillery unit is fighting Nazis while trying to do everything to save lives of a group of deaf children near their position.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersStudents, Actors, Directors
PlotRevolution, Love with age difference, Radio
PlaceSea, Trains, Italy, Paris, France
StyleBy books, Fascinating

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration02:16
CharactersDogs, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Relationship, Art
PlacePrison, Germany, Berlin
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersGay, Terrorists, Heroes, Photographers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Hockey, Fight, Money, Investigation
PlaceHospitals
StyleBy books, Tense, Disturbing

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Strong women, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Gambling, Chess, Poker
PlaceCourt, Casino, New York

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Orphans, Losers, Poor
PlotOn real events, Sports, American Football, Life, Success
PlaceGhetto, Rugby
StyleKind, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Vital signs

Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gangsters, Special Forces, Bikers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Investigation
PlacePrison, Party, Mexico
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Gay, Strong women, Scammers, Psychologists
PlotOn real events, Sports, Dancing, Money, Friendship
PlaceHotels
StyleFascinating

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Wedding, Friendship, Death
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean, Russia, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Military, Lawyers, Veterans
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Death, Cancer, Self-sacrifice
PlaceJungle, Vietnam, Hospitals
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, For men

The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, adventure, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Military, Astronauts, Pilots
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Russia, USSR, Moscow
TimeCold War
StyleInspirational, Patriotic, Tense

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no risk is too great. Now it’s up to the unlikely duo of a seasoned war veteran and a hot-headed test-pilot to fulfill this mission. Two men in a tiny spaceship, without proper testing, facing the complete unknown… They were supposed to do what no man has done before – and no man imagined what would happen next…

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Drug addict
PlaceEngland, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleInspirational, Vivid

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30
CharactersKnights, Doctors, Surgeons, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Intellectual, Serious

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.





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