James Franco and Jonah Hill star in this taut thriller from writer-director Rupert Goold, based on Michael Finkel’s chilling, real-life story. After a disgraced New York Times journalist (Hill) learns that Christian Longo, a man accused of murdering his family, claims to be him, he is intrigued and begins meeting with Longo. But as time goes on, Finkel realizes how dangerous Longo really is.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5

304 Ratings

304 Ratings

43% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.4/10
  • Fresh 69
  • Rotten 90

Critics Consensus: James Franco and Jonah Hill make a watchable pair, but True Story loses their performances -- and the viewer's interest -- in a muddled movie that bungles its fact-based tale.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Gripping, disturbing drama based on real murders.

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Canada) (Subtitles), French (France) (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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