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Date: 07/09/08 08:16 PM

44 Responses to 7 Movies Based on a True Story That Are All Lies!

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    triplej Male 30-39
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    July 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm
    Link: 7 Movies Based on a True Story That Are All Lies! - Noooo, not Rudy!
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    fatex52986 Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:21 pm
    Bullsh*t... i feel cheated. not really they were excellent movies and because they are based on a true story doesnt make them completely the same.
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    demonclown Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:23 pm
    Oooo...k Only Herd Of The 1st, n Dont Care.
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    BrokenJohn Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:24 pm
    Only heard of the Pursuit of Happyness. Don`t have clue about the rest.
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    Dark_Entries Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:25 pm
    The film 21 was (inspired by) my friend`s father`s blackjack team.
    She informed me of all the inaccuracies, but none included the cast being racially unfaithful. This seems too trivial compared to the fact that it was not based upon what really happened.
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    specialque Female 13-17
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:29 pm
    i knew 21 wasn`t all true. but i don`t think its a racist thing with the cast.
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    norwish Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:31 pm
    Doesn`t pretty much every movie that starts with "Based on a true story" or "Based on true events" or something similar belong on this list?
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    specialque Female 13-17
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:35 pm
    these movies are based on things that happed. hollywood just changes alot of things around to make it more interesting
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    shazam1974 Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:36 pm
    The comment: "I`m going to out myself as a total freakin` nerd here, but how about the Sound of Music? What a buncha crap that "true story" is. Wasn`t the Julie Andrews character really an ugly bee-yotch in real life?" is REALLY funny to me because I JUST saw pics of Maria Von Trapp LAST NIGHT on the internet and man she WAS not pretty!!
    She was also verbally abusive and physically agressive while her husband; who was portayed as a tyrant in the movie; was quite affectionate with the kids and loving.
    She was also a tutor to only one of the children, not a governess to all of them. She also never fell in love with the Captain, but he did with her... the nuns talked her into marrying him for the children`s sake.

    NOW who sounds like the nerd....!! (blushes) ;o/

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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 8:40 pm
    I seriously wonder if IAB and cracked share a sponsorship deal or something? Nothing bad, cause I like Cracked.com, but I wonder...
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    patthebaker Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 9:03 pm
    Loofah boy i think so theres a new cracked article every day
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    greazytings Female 13-17
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    July 9, 2008 at 9:12 pm
    The Pursuit of Happyness.. noooo

    AND NO, NOT RUDY!

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    NicoNico Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2008 at 10:25 pm
    "A nice story, maybe with some sex, violence and Batman thrown in." - definitely Batman for me. Every movie must have Batman in it.

    heh, Breakfast at Tiffany`s reference. Score.

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    Shellie84 Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 12:19 am
    That is why they re BASED. It does not mean everything in the movies are %100 real, only based on the facts
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    Foob Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 1:25 am
    Can`t have a list like this and not mention U571, in which the actual historical breaking of the enigma code is scrapped in favour of Hollywood clap trap.
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 1:38 am
    7. Knew it wasnt all it was made to be.
    6. Asian? Not surprised.
    5. Never Heard of it.
    4. RUUUDY NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
    *stampedes out of room, goes crying into the bathroom for 10-20 minutes (didn`t really keep count), comes back to press "Post Reply" and is not even going to bother with the rest of the list.
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 1:39 am
    *Goes back because he is curious to see what 1 is*

    The Hurricane? Well, it was a DWashington so it was good... RUDY! RUDY! RUDY!... not the same..

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    Mikeado Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 2:03 am
    To be fair to Hollywood, `Based on` doesn`t mean `Undeniably accurate representation of`.

    But Hollywood still sucks. I mean, Asian racism? Making every film a cheesy happy ending? Ugh...

    Oh, and who the hell is Rudy?

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    fodarexiii Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 2:20 am
    Anyone else not care enough about these movies to care that they made it up?
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 2:43 am
    "Oh, and who the hell is Rudy?"
    "Europe"

    Football. College story... Chanting... fake??? NOOOO

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    OJpimpson Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 5:34 am
    Suprised Blood Sport didn`t make the list. Then again, anyone that`s seen it could tell from the get go that it was bullsh*t.
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    Wundt Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 5:57 am
    They certainly left off some other big `lie` movies. `Cool Runnings`is the first one that comes to my mind. Another movie that made me cringe when I watched it was `The Patriot`.

    I agree about the comment that IAB and Cracked appeared to be joined at the hip. I admit, I now include Cracked on my list of daily surf sites.

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    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 7:21 am
    Movie number 8. Sound of Music. There was much more anti-Nazi stuff in the movie, including their "flight", than in real life. (Not that there`s any reason to not be anti-Nazi, just that there wasn`t as much of it in real life as in the movie.)
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    luckyse7en Male 13-17
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    July 10, 2008 at 7:31 am
    21 isnt real????// OMG
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    July 10, 2008 at 7:45 am
    ^^ No they did scam the casinos they just wanted to point out how the actor were nothing like the actual students.
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    nomotivatn Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 8:58 am
    Fargo is #1 on my list. The Coen Brothers started it of with a `based on true events` card, but in truth they made it all up.

    Geniuses both.

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    Sobii Female 13-17
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    July 10, 2008 at 9:05 am
    well... this ruins a few movies for me. im glad 21 wasnt completely fake though
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    lava_tomato Female 13-17
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    July 10, 2008 at 9:57 am
    I had to watch Rudy for health class. Something about goal-setting. Utter BS =(
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    globpharm Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 10:03 am
    read the book version of 21 called "bringing down the house" soo much more interested. I was surprised when it was made into a movie. Once you read the book you will see how it had no chance of being made into a good movie.
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    Trexa Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 10:36 am
    That is why it says "BASED" on a true story, not "Event-for-event every single thing that happened to these people"
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    lagatitamala Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 10:52 am
    wow that was interesting......but really now i wont look at the movies that i have seen ever the same again...
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    CJ-Boy-2010 Male 13-17
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    July 10, 2008 at 11:22 am
    View # 11200 :D
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    buttersrules Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 11:55 am
    Trexa, theres a big difference between dramatic license, and total fabrication. Thats why some movies will say `inspired by a true story` instead of `based on...`
    The former implies that it is a fictionalised account of an event or person, with just a kernal of truth in the centre. The latter implies that the truth is a basis for the film, and that minimal changes have been made for dramatic purposes.
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    narlycharlie Male 13-17
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    July 10, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    How did the author miss Fargo?
  35. Profile photo of nomotivatn
    nomotivatn Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 12:55 pm
    Also, a lot of hating on Kevin Spacey. I mean, really.
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    orchydork Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 1:19 pm
    Where`s Amadeus?
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    orchydork Female 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 1:20 pm
    No offense to Amadeus. I DO love that movie, but still... A lot of it is crap.
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    thelonious Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 4:46 pm
    (and pre-family friendly) comedy stylings of Robin Williams.

    Hehe. pre-family.
    Movies are supposed to be about the story. Like comic book hero stories. The rise, fall, and in hollywood, the re-rise of a hero figure. Yes, the Greeks had it all wrong. That`s why they don`t exist anymore.

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    SwissNipsUK Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 5:19 pm
    *yawn
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    osirisascend Male 40-49
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    July 10, 2008 at 5:45 pm
    Oh my GOD... You mean... Hollywood... LIED to us???

    *puts gun to head*

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    cdubb4201 Male 18-29
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    July 10, 2008 at 8:06 pm
    The biggest lie of the all is "The Perfect Storm" At the end they all die. How could anyone know what happened on the boat?
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    MissGrey Female 13-17
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    July 11, 2008 at 12:53 pm
    that was not surprising at all
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    citadel Male 18-29
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    July 11, 2008 at 3:05 pm
    21 is the only movie from the list ive actually seen and im not surprised that it was actually all asians go figure
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    firefliet Female 18-29
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    July 12, 2008 at 9:00 pm
    i-am-cracked.com

    Plus, counting cards is retarded. It only works 5% of the time well enough to count on.

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