Special Report

50 Worst Movies Based on True Events

Source: Courtesy of Lionsgate

30. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
> Favorable reviews: 45% of audiences
> Director: Peter Cornwell
> Starring: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas
> Domestic box office: $55.39 million
> Based on: The Snedeker family’s alleged experience living in an old Connecticut home

Source: Courtesy of Anchor Bay Films

29. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
> Favorable reviews: 27% of audiences
> Director: Ami Canaan Mann
> Starring: Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chloë Grace Moretz
> Domestic box office: $0.05 million
> Based on: Murders along the Texas I-45 corridor

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

28. Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)
> Favorable reviews: 70% of audiences
> Director: Jim Sheridan
> Starring: 50 Cent, Joy Bryant, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
> Domestic box office: $30.98 million
> Based on: The life of rapper 50 Cent

Source: Courtesy of Codeblack Films

27. All Eyez on Me (2017)
> Favorable reviews: 53% of audiences
> Director: Benny Boom
> Starring: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham
> Domestic box office: $44.92 million
> Based on: The life of Tupac Shakur

Source: Courtesy of RCR Distribution

26. Phantom (2013)
> Favorable reviews: 34% of audiences
> Director: Todd Robinson
> Starring: Ed Harris, Julian Adams, David Duchovny
> Domestic box office: $0.49 million
> Based on: Sinking of a Soviet submarine during the Cold War

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

25. Andre (1994)
> Favorable reviews: 53% of audiences
> Director: George Miller
> Starring: Tina Majorino, Keith Carradine, Chelsea Field
> Domestic box office: $16.82 million
> Based on: The unlikely friendship between a child and a seal

Source: Courtesy of THINKFilm

24. 10th & Wolf (2006)
> Favorable reviews: 52% of audiences
> Director: Bobby Moresco
> Starring: James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi, Brad Renfro
> Domestic box office: $0.05 million
> Based on: A mob war in Philadelphia

Source: Courtesy of Relativity Media

23. Masterminds (2016)
> Favorable reviews: 35% of audiences
> Director: Jared Hess
> Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson
> Domestic box office: $17.36 million
> Based on: The Loomis Fargo Bank robbery in North Carolina

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

22. Sanctum (2011)
> Favorable reviews: 37% of audiences
> Director: Alister Grierson
> Starring: Rhys Wakefield, Allison Cratchley, Christopher James Baker
> Domestic box office: $23.07 million
> Based on: Near death experience while cave diving in South Pacific

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

21. Gods and Generals (2003)
> Favorable reviews: 64% of audiences
> Director: Ron Maxwell
> Starring: Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels
> Domestic box office: $12.87 million
> Based on: The American Civil War