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The Real Story: Gladiator: Sneak Peek
01:05 — Enter the arena of real gladiators, the rock stars of their day and the inspiration for an American movie classic. From: THE REAL STORY: Gladiator ht (more…)
The Art of the Skim
01:52 — It was known as "the skim" and for the Chicago mob, it was a lucrative business inside a business. From: THE REAL STORY: Casino http://bit.ly/2e64dTy
Roving Gangs of Outlaws
03:41 — In True Grit, Ned Pepper's gang is shown as a ruthless band of killers. And looking back at real outlaws like Jesse James and the Dalton brothers, it' (more…)
The Real Story: The Hunt for Red October: Sneak Peek
02:45 — In 1975, The Sentry, a state-of-the-art Russian warship, was taken over by a rogue Soviet officer. From: THE REAL STORY: The Hunt for Red October htt (more…)
Profiling a Grisly Murder
03:16 — After a six-month long murder investigation stalls, criminal profilers step in to catch a murderer and prove that their psychological expertise may be (more…)
Reproducing the Crash
01:49 — A state of the art ship simulator allows Captain Chris Hearn to recreate the events leading up to the Titanic disaster and discover exactly what happe (more…)
A Martyr's Gruesome End
04:45 — After a great victory and a great defeat, William Wallace was betrayed by his countrymen and sent to be tried, convicted, and gruesomely killed by Eng (more…)
The Most Terrifying Pirate in History
02:49 — Hollywood has portrayed Blackbeard as one of the most terrifying pirates in history, but was the real life buccaneer really as fearsome as legend sugg (more…)
The Brains Behind Star Trek
02:34 — Sci-fi fan Gene Roddenberry was a freelance writer with a futuristic vision. He had high hopes for his script about a peacekeeping spaceship seeking n (more…)
The Great Flying Saucer Mystery of 1966
04:38 — When policemen spotted a "flying saucer" in 1966, an official investigation declared it was an optical illusion created by swamp gas. But some say tha (more…)
Oliver Stone's Actor Boot Camp
02:06 — In order to turn the young cast of Platoon into battle-hardened soldiers, Oliver Stone put his actors through a rigorous, two-week boot camp.
The Real Story - Casino: Sneak Peek
02:02 — Discover the real-life Vegas scam that spawned Martin Scorsese's classic mob movie.
Physicists Try to Make Star Trek's Warp Drive a Reality
03:20 — In Star Trek, an antimatter warp drive allows the Enterprise starship to travel the universe effortlessly, but is this faster-than-light propulsion sy (more…)
Pirate Politics
02:12 — In The Pirates of the Caribbean films, the pirate code refers to a set of rules written by a captain and signed by his crew, these rules were enforced (more…)
The Real Story Season Five
See how truth can be stranger, wilder, and bloodier than fiction as we explore the real stories behind Hollywood hits.
The Real Story Season 4
Braveheart, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, True Grit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Master and Commander. These films achieved enormous succ (more…)
The Real Story Season 4
Braveheart, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, True Grit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Master and Commander. These films achieved enormous succ (more…)
The Real Story Season 2
Discover the true stories that inspired some of pop culture's most iconic heroes and villains.
The Real Story Season 1
Dig beneath the glitz and glamour of five of the most beautiful cities in the world and discover their many dirty secrets.
The Real Story Season 3
Get real with killer sharks and dinosaurs, vengeful gladiators and pirates, and an unsinkable ship that did just that.
The Real Story Season 1
Dig beneath the glitz and glamour of five of the most beautiful cities in the world and discover their many dirty secrets.
The Real Story Season 2
Discover the true stories that inspired some of pop culture's most iconic heroes and villains.

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