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At ChasingtheFrog we research the real stories behind some of the most popular (and not so popular) Hollywood films.

Browse our True Stories section to discover the realities behind movies based on true stories. Are they fact or fiction? We pit history vs. Hollywood to bring you the answers.



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 August 26, 2014

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MOVIES BASED ON TRUE STORIES
Meet the real people behind Movies Based on True Stories.

When the Game Stands Tall: Is the truth left on the sidelines?
Get On Up: Is the movie as devoted to the truth as it is to the music?
Manhattan: Learn about the top-secret location behind the TV show.
Deliver Us From Evil: Does this horror movie deliver the truth?
Jersey Boys: Does the movie hit the right notes with regard to the truth?
The Fault in Our Stars: Meet the inspiration for Hazel.
Million Dollar Arm: Does the truth tag all of the bases?
The Quiet Ones: Is this horror movie possessed by too much fiction?
Heaven is for Real: Heaven might be for real, but is the movie?
The Railway Man: Does the film derail the truth?
300: Rise of an Empire: Does the truth perish in the battles?
Son of God: We pit the movie vs. the Bible.
The Monuments Men: Does the movie preserve the truth?
The Goldbergs: Meet the real family behind the show.
Lone Survivor: Does the truth survive?
The Wolf of Wall Street: Does the movie take stock in the truth?
Saving Mr. Banks: Does the movie deliver a spoonful of fiction?
American Hustle: Does the movie corrupt the truth?
12 Years a Slave: Are the facts shackled by fiction?
Captain Phillips: Do the facts remain afloat?
Rush: Do the facts win the race?
The Butler: Does the film serve up the truth?
The Conjuring MovieThe Conjuring: Does the film conjure up fact or fiction?
The Bling Ring MovieThe Bling Ring: Meet the teen burglars behind the story.
Pain and Gain MoviePain & Gain: Is the real story of the bodybuilding kidnappers as funny as the movie?
42 Movie42: Does this Jackie Robinson movie strike out with regard to the truth?

Featured Additions: Casino, Notorious, American Gangster, Patch Adams (more at right)...


MOVIES BASED ON BOOKS
2014 Movie Reading!
Browse the list here.
Is the book always better than the movie? Browse our list of books that are being adapted for the big screen.

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

WORLD WAR Z (2013) (Zombie, Horror, Apocalypse, War, Outbreak, Adaptation)

PLOT: A decade after the Zombie War, Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), an agent of the United Nations Postwar Commission, travels the world trying to find a way to stop the zombie pandemic that is collapsing governments and wiping out armies. AUTHOR: Max Brooks


Books To Be Movies: Devil's Knot, Serena, Syrup, The Great Gatsby, The Monuments Men, more...


MOVIE VILLAINS UNMASKED
Get to know the actors underneath the masks.
Michael Myers unmaskedMichael Myers - Tony Moran's agent apologized to him for not having anything more to offer than the part of a psycho in a low-budget horror movie. It was a film that would go on to gross over $75 million and make Moran an elusive legend among horror fans everywhere.
Darth Vader unmaskedDarth Vader - The ultimate movie villain unmasked. Meet the actors underneath the suit. Learn more about Sebastian Shaw, the face of Darth Vader. Watch Star Wars movie trailers and short films, buy posters, and more. [ Meet Darth Vader ]


MOVIE GALLERIES
The perfect attire for movie lovers, our handpicked selection of movie and TV show Ts let you bring home a piece of your favorite movies. From Harry Potter to Scarface, we scour the internet to find the best Ts available, with new galleries added weekly.



     

Check out some of our great TV and movie Ts listed below:

24
30 Rock
Addams Family
Alfred Hitchcock
Alice in Wonderland
Anchorman
Avatar
Back to the Future
Bambi
Batman
Battlestar Galactica
Beavis and Butthead
Big Bang Theory
Big Lebowski
Boardwalk Empire
Boondock Saints
Borat
Breaking Dawn
Bruce Lee
Camp Rock
Captain Spaulding
Care Bears
Cars
Christmas Story
Christmas Vacation
Cosby Show
CSI
Daria
Dexter
Dirty Dancing
Dirty Jobs
Donnie Darko
Dr. Seuss
Dukes of Hazzard
Dumb and Dumber
Eastbound and Down
Eclipse
Elf
Elvis
Entourage
Family Guy
Fear and Loathing
Fight Club
Friday the 13th
Full House
G.I. Joe
Game of Thrones
Ghostbusters
Glee
Godfather
Golden Girls
Goonies
Gossip Girl
Green Lantern
Grey's Anatomy
Halloween
Hangover
Hangover 2
Hannah Montana
Harry Potter
Hello Kitty
Heroes
High School Musical
Hills
Home Alone
Hot in Cleveland
Hot Tub Time Machine
House
How I Met Your Mother
Hunger Games
I Love Lucy
iCarly
Indiana Jones
Iron Man
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Johnny Cash
Jonas Brothers
Juno
Karate Kid
Laguna Beach
Little Mermaid
Little Miss
Lost
Marilyn Monroe
Married with Children
Miami Ink
Michael Jackson
Monk
Monty Python
More Cowbell
Mr. Men
My Name is Earl
Napoleon Dynamite
New Moon
Nightmare Before Christmas
Nightmare on Elm Street
Office
Office Space
Old School
Once Upon a Time
Peanuts
Peter Pan
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pulp Fiction
Punisher
Rambo
Rocky
Roseanne
Saved by the Bell
Saw
Scarface
Scrubs
Seinfeld
Sesame Street
Sex and the City
Simpsons
Smurfs
Snoopy
Snow White
Sopranos
Speed Racer
Spider-Man
Star Trek
Star Wars
Step Brothers
Superbad
Superman
Switched at Birth
Talladega Nights
Terminator
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
There Will Be Blood
Thor
TMNT
Top Gun
Toy Story
Transformers
Tron
True Blood
Twilight
UFC
Ugly Betty
Vampire Diaries
Walking Dead
Where the Wild Things Are
Zombieland




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300
42
Adaptation
American Gangster
Antwone Fisher
Argo
Big Lebowski, The
Blind Side, The
Bling Ring, The
Bloodsport
Boardwalk Empire
Boys Don't Cry
Breach
Calendar Girls
Casino
Catch Me If You Can
Charlie Wilson's War
Conjuring, The
Devil Wears Prada, The
Donnie Brasco
Dragon: The Bruce Lee
Story
Erin Brockovich
Exorcism of Emily Rose, The
Fighter, The
Finding Neverland
Freedom Writers
Frida
Goodfellas
Gridiron Gang
Haunting in Connecticut
Hollywoodland
Hoosiers
Hours, The
Hurricane, The
Invincible
League of Their Own, A
Men of Honor
Miracle
Monster
Mothman Prophecies, The
Not Without My Daughter
Notorious
Pain & Gain
Passion of the Christ, The
Patch Adams
Pianist, The
Public Enemies
Pursuit of Happyness, The
Radio
Remember the Titans
Rite, The
Rookie, The
Rudy
Schindler's List
Seabiscuit
Social Network, The
Soul Surfer
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Titanic
United 93
Walk the Line
Zodiac

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