This is a list of movie recommendations of movies similar to True Story. Bear in mind that this list is in no particular order.
An inventive Ren Amari creates a revolutionary new drug that expands the human brain’s sense of time. OtherLife creates a virtual reality directly in the user’s mind. When the government catches wind of the experiment, Ren is roped into danger.
A woman (Charlize Theron) confronts traumatic, childhood memories of the murder of her mother and two sisters when she investigates the possibility that her brother (Corey Stoll) is innocent of the crime.
Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country’s minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead — and why. Terrier’s search leads him to a reunion with Annie (Jasmine Trinca), a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman (Javier Bardem) with dealings in Africa.
Journalist Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner) happens upon a story that not only leads to the origins of America’s crack epidemic but also alleges that the CIA was well-aware of the dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S. and using the profits to arm Nicaraguan rebels. Despite warnings to halt his investigation, Webb keeps digging and uncovers a conspiracy with explosive implications. As a result of his findings, Webb’s career, family and life come under threat.
After suffering a career-ending injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business.
In the near future, Earth’s resources are exhausted and humanity’s only hope of salvation lies in travelling to a distant planet. A military family is relocated so they can participate in an experiment into man’s genetic evolution in space, which will be vital to ensure that the human race survives the journey.
Young hotshot journalist Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen) puts on a good show for his adoring editor, Michael Kelly (Hank Azaria), but admits deep insecurities to his fellow writer, Caitlin Avey (Chloë Sevigny). When Glass begins turning in outrageous stories, his popularity skyrockets, but rival journalist Charles Lane (Peter Sarsgaard) becomes suspicious as to their factual accuracy, and eventually discovers that Glass has been fabricating many of his sources.
A college freshman gets a free life lesson when he falls for an older woman and her teenage daughter falls for him.
A Jewish college student (Logan Lerman) falls for a young woman (Sarah Gadon) while clashing with his dean (Tracy Letts) in 1951 Ohio.
The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.