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9 movies where the “true story” tagline was a bunch of baloney

When you see the line “Based on a true story” in a movie trailer, it makes scary movies more terrifying and inspirational stories more incredible. But what if that selling point is a huge embellishment or an outright lie? These nine films are great without the added hype, but they aren’t as true as you were led to believe.

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