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It's a true story.

It was a true story.

Tell me a true story.

This is a true story.

It appeared a true story.

It's based on a true story.

Look, this is a true story.

The play was based on a true story.

This story is based on a true story.

The following was inspired in part by a true story.

We've come to the conclusion that this is a true story.

This is a true story. A woman was admitted to a reputed obstetrics clinic to give birth.

Basing your film on a true story means you don't have to do as much coming up with stuff.

The architecture of a story can be a little bit different if it's a true story.
(Joel Coen)

It's based on a true story—and that's part of the problem.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The action drama, set in 1925 Alaska, is based on a true story.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

New movie is based on a true story and more than just tommy guns.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance” convincingly demonstrates.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

It's a true story, based on love, obsession and sometimes madness.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Animated short "pretty close to being a true story," filmmaker says.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

'It’ll be based on a true story, like every story I’ve ever told.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

The following is based on a true story that still gives me the chills.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

Here is a true story from which several business lessons can be learned.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Scott Derrickson makes his second "based on a true story" exorcism tale.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Mark Schmidt's debut adapts a true story of heroism in Nazi-occupied Hungary.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

A true story of papal intrigue has at last brought David Suchet to Australia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

SPECIAL REPORT: 'This is a true story and my story never changes by one word.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The filmmakers behind "The Lego Movie" had to build a true story for the popular toy.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

He'll play his epic folk anthem - based on a true story - in upcoming anniversary shows.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

A wedding comedy fit for Millennials (and inspired by a true story) hits theaters Friday.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Roman Polanski's Based on a True Story is a jauntily told tale about the writing process.
(Kaleem Aftab in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

In “Perfect Sisters,” based on a true story, two Canadian siblings decide to kill their mother.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Kate Mara stars as the title character in “Megan Leavey,” Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s film based on a true story.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

French director Anne Fontaine ('Two Mothers') returns to Sundance with a pregnant-nuns film inspired by a true story.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

There's a big dollop of sentimentality at the heart of Dan Fogelman's film, which is very loosely based on a true story.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon have begun work on their big-screen comedy "Elvis & Nixon," which is based on a true story.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The opera, making its world premiere at UC San Diego, is based on a true story from around the strawberry farms of San Diego.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Mohamad Alrefai in “While I Was Waiting.” The play, based on a true story, will be performed at Lincoln Center this week.
(The New York Times - World News, )

From left, Thomas Kretschmann and Song Kang-ho in “A Taxi Driver,” based on a true story of heroism in South Korea in 1980.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Warner Bros. can't escape Incarcerated Entertainment's lawsuit that claims 'War Dogs' was marketed as a true story when it isn't one.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Jose Padilha is helming the project based on a true story about an African-American doctor who was tried for murder in Detroit in 1925.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo sat down with THR in Cannes to talk about Bennett Miller's wrestling drama that's based on a true story.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

"We reported a true story," says one of the most illustrious figures in American journalism, "and everybody connected with the story got fired.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

John Corbett ("Northern Exposure," "Sex and the City") stars as a salesman turned pastor in the inspirational "All Saints," based on a true story.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

It reads like a headline from The Daily Mash, but it's a true story for a young naturalist from New York at the centre of a very modern media storm.
(The Independent - Enviroment, )

The actor tells TODAY that the film is based on a true story, and also addresses rumors about whether there'll be another "Sex and the City" sequel.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The action-comedy follows the global exploits of an author turned killer-for-hire after his bestselling novel is mistakenly published as a true story.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Based on a true story, The Sapphires is curiously reminiscent of an old one, and will strike a pleasurable chord with anyone who enjoyed The Commitments.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Veteran Mexican director Arturo Ripstein's latest is inspired by a true story involving mini-luchadores, aging prostitutes and a lethal dose of eye drops.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Based on a true story, the Disney film has Kevin Costner leading a group of unlikely high school runners to a championship-level cross-country competition.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The latest film from Argentinian director Pablo Trapero ('Lion's Den'), headlined by local star Guillermo Francella, is a true story about a family of violent kidnappers.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Freedman said she wrote One Hour in Paris: A True Story of Rape and Recovery to help survivors of sexual violence feel less isolated so they see the value in speaking out.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

This is a true story of wartime determination and devotion - of a young woman's passionate love that defied social convention in an era when women didn't even have the vote.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Created by the University of Manchester, contest is based around a true story of how in 1940, Alan Turing converted his savings into silver and buried them in Bletchley Park.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Today’s column contains a true story, an epiphany of sorts and sartorial references that may not have crossed your mind since listening to Now That’s What I Call Music 1987.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A Japanese woman gets the disastrously incorrect idea that the Coen brothers’ movie “Fargo” depicts a true story in this movie by two other siblings, David and Nathan Zellner.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Nearly 100 fossil species pulled from a flooded cave in the Bahamas reveal a true story of persistence against all odds -- at least until the time humans stepped foot on the islands.
(Science Daily - News, )

Based on a true story about cops and conmen, politicians and ambitious climbers, the outrageous American Hustle is filled with spot-on performances, says CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Andre Techine's latest, 'Golden Years' ('Nos Annees Folles'), is based on a true story of a French army deserter who disguised himself as a woman to evade the police during World War I.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The opening title "Based on a true story" can cover a multitude of movie sins, but in "A United Kingdom," it unlocks the door to a romantic drama that grows more remarkable by the minute.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

It’s a plodding, sub-Merchant Ivory costume drama, not terribly convincing even though it’s based on a true story, about a romantic triangle in Edwardian Cornwall, writes CHRIS TOOKEY.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is to play a convicted British drug trafficker in a movie version of Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Pure Flix and other Christian-oriented distributors have built a solid niche catering to audiences underserved by mainstream cinema, offering faith-based films, usually based on a true story.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

There are many scenes in "12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's exquisitely rendered take on a true story of one man's struggle with "the peculiar institutions," that sear themselves into the mind.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Even taking acknowledged liberties with what's billed as a "mostly" a true story, "Victoria & Abdul" is such a fascinating, relevant slice of history it's a shame that the movie isn't a bit less superficial.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Set during the tense and uncertain autumn of 2001, “12 Strong” kicks off with five of the least trustworthy words in the Hollywood lexicon — “based on a true story” — and a blast of adrenaline-pumping music that seems to cast its honesty further into doubt.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The Purge opened last June with a $16m Friday and went on to gross $34m on its opening weekend, good for the biggest "not based on anything" R-rated horror film ever (The Conjuring snagged $41m this weekend last year, but the original R-rated exorcism tale is technically "based on a true story").
(Forbes - Business, )

Though based on a true story, the film discards some of its claim to authenticity right off the bat, casting Brits and Americans in all the leads and having them speak English instead of Romanian; later, it will have trouble establishing the gang's motives for a crime they all but knew would lead to their execution.
(John DeFore in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

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