True Story Synopsis
When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse.
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Movie Reviews


By meryl123
Please delete this. I did not mean to post a review--it was a random accidental click. What a dumb system--no way to hit delete! Please delete this for me, FANDANGO....

Not for the faint of heart

By brianandlindsaymoore
First, the acting is great. Jonah and James are top notch. Most importantly however, it's pretty tough to sit through as a parent or a human being for that matter. It's extremely graphic, sad and...

True Story - True Crap

Michael Finkle is a con artist. The only difference between Michael Finkle and Christian Longo is that Christian Longo killed four people, Michael Finkle made money, a lot of it, off of Christian...

waste of time

By osk11
I chose this movie based on critics reviews. Needless to say, the critics can't be trusted....

Left me wanting more. Was OK

By drkj4u2

True Story was Great!

By ssbj28
The movie was very well done. Definitely on par with classic films like In Cold Blood and Desperate Hours. Both Actors were tremendous....

Well worth seeing

By Richard 171717
Well devolved script . Never dragged....

Cat and Mouse Game

By stanleymcclure
This is the most superb movie in a long while, and all the actors were great. One will not know how it ends until the movie ends. Go see it. Hill is fantastic, and does a superb job....

true story

By nrg images
suspenseful plot, interesting story, excellent acting, good cinematography, heavy-handed music....

Snooze Fest

By deanmcadamsaz
Movie was very slow and poorly edited. I found nothing suspenseful or thrilling about it....

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Rated R | For Language and Some Disturbing Material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Gripping, disturbing drama based on real murders.
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