NEWS ABOUT: Captain Phillips
Some pretty big changes were made in these movies
So how close to "true" are movies that claim to be "based on a true story"? Radar reveals the pretty major embellishments made to 20 such films. A sampling:
- American Hustle: While the film tracks pretty closely to the Abscam scandal, Amy Adams' character never got involved
Plunders 'Captain Phillips' with $44.3M
What goes up must come down—but it hasn't happened yet for highly lauded 3D thriller Gravity
, which topped the box office for a second weekend with $44.3 million in ticket sales. Tom Hanks-led Somali pirate flick Captain Phillips
sailed in to No. 2, grossing a seaworthy $26...