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

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


By jstaylor68
well acted, great adaptation of a true story, truly disturbing. .....

Truly boring

By Nomas316
my wife said it seems like they ad libbed the entire movie. Nothing that made this interesting, do yourself a favor and find another movie!...

so much confusion

By jreinin1
movie was very slow and uneventful. this movie is for a deep thinker. if you can not do so, do not waste your time watching. I had nothing but unanswered questions at the end....

kept me guessing

By trifari
there were some unanswered questions but the movie did keep me trying to guess what was going on. If I could would give it 3.5 stars....

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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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