10 best movies like True Story (2015)

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Movies similar to True Story (2015): The Post, Money Monster, Hollow Creek, Pay the Ghost, The Professional, A Private War, The Ballad of Lefty Brown, After, Hangman, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

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The Post (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:31
CharactersJournalists, Presidential, Lawyers, Musicians
PlotWar, Political, Mystery, Intrigue, Confrontation, Death, Money, On real events
PlaceNew York, Office, USA, Party, Prison, Jungle, Aircraft
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, Makes me think

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Money Monster (2016)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Directors, Businessmen, Strong women, Snipers, Hackers, Lovers, Miners
PlotMoney, Weapon, Death, Internet
PlaceNew York, Wall Street, USA, Aircraft
StyleTense, Action, Unexpected ending, Smart

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

Hollow Creek (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Writers, Lovers
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Death, Investigation
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Action

Trying to find inspiration for his next horror novel, Blake retreats to the Appalachian Mountains with his mistress, Angelica. Upon arrival they learn about the case of several missing boys in the area. When Angelica follows a lead to one of the missing boys and disappears, Blake becomes a prime suspect.

Pay the Ghost (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration02:07
CharactersPolice, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Death, Investigation, Supernatural, Money, Justice
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Disturbing

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

The Professional (1981)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Police, Journalists, Presidential, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Revenge, Chase, The escape, Skirmishes, Betrayal, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, France, Paris, Castle
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Action, Tense, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

A Private War (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersJournalists, Strong women, Photographers, Terrorists, Writers
PlotOn real events, War, Survival, Death, Political, Revolution
PlaceJungle, Deserts
StyleWomens in main roles, Action, Disturbing, Heavy, Tense

One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersPolice, Sheriffs, Indians, Horses, Cowboys
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Chase, Weapon, Money, Justice
PlaceUSA, Wild West, Deserts
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy books, Disturbing

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

Hangman (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Friends, Detectives, Journalists, Reporters, Serial killers, Strong women
PlotDeath, Investigation, Motorcycles, Weapon, Funeral, Internet
PlaceUSA, School, Trains

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersJournalists, Reporters, Writers
PlotCancer, Death, Funeral
PlaceHospitals, USA, Laboratory

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

A Score to Settle (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:14
CharactersFathers
PlotRevenge, Death, Justice
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense

A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.

The Kitchen (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotMoney, Weapon, Power
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleDisturbing

After a group of Irish mobsters in Hell's Kitchen are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place—and do as good of a job, if not better.

The Predator (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:06
CharactersAutistic, Aliens, Killers, Scientists, Warriors, Military, Soldier, Snipers, Hunters, Horses, Spiders, Writers
PlotGenetic experiments, UFO, Weapon, Technology, Death, Chase, Fear, Missing people
PlaceSpaceships, Laboratory, Lake, Forest, Caves
TimeNight
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Disturbing

When a kid accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled female scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Galveston (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Lawyers
PlotChase, Dancing, Revenge, Cancer
PlacePrison, Sea, Beach
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

After a violent encounter, Roy finds Rocky and sees something in her eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.

Memoir of a Murderer (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Fathers, Serial killers
PlotConfrontation, Hatred, Death, Snow
PlaceKorea, Prison

A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to the police, only to learn that Tae-ju is one. Byung-su tries to find evidence against Tae-ju, only to raise the young killer’s interest on him and his dear daughter.

24 Hours to Live (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersKillers, Police, Tough guys, Warriors, Snipers
PlotRevenge, Death, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA, Hotels, Deserts, Aircraft
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Small Crimes (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:50
CharactersKillers, Police
PlotRevenge
PlacePrison, USA
StyleTense

A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.

Acts of Vengeance (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryBulgaria, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersKillers, Lawyers, Police, Family, Detectives, Dogs, Nurses
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Revenge, Funeral, Justice
PlaceUSA

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Victor Crowley (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersKillers
PlotSurvival
PlaceForest, Aircraft, USA, Office
StyleDisturbing

Ten years after the events of the original movie, Victor Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and proceeds to kill once more.

Bhoomi (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersLawyers, Strong women
PlotDeath, Chase, Justice
TimeNight

A shoe-smith Arun Sachdeva (Sanjay) is shattered when he discovers that his daughter, Bhoomi (Aditi) has been raped by Dhauli (Sharad) and his gang of three. The father and daughter grieve for a bit before planning revenge.




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