The Real Story

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • None

Exploring the real-life events behind some of the most popular films and books.

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Extracting Dinosaur DNA
02:24 — The science behind the movie's dinosaur resurrection is more accurate than you might think. From: THE REAL STORY: Jurassic Park http://bitly.com/28O6 (more…)
The Astronauts' Story, Ron Howard's Apollo 13
02:09 — Apollo 13 was nominated for nine Academy Awards, but for director Ron Howard, the real test was showing the film to the astronauts themselves. From: (more…)
Surviving a Bullet Wound to the Shoulder
03:11 — In Live Free or Die Hard, John McClane shoots through his own shoulder in order to take out his captor - ballistics experts put this climactic scene t (more…)
Was Leonardo Da Vinci Dyslexic?
03:51 — Almost everything Da Vinci wrote in his journals is back-to-front and the letters inverted. Was Da Vinci's mirror writing a deliberate form of code or (more…)
Was Leonardo Da Vinci Dyslexic?
03:51 — Almost everything Da Vinci wrote in his journals is back-to-front and the letters inverted. Was Da Vinci's mirror writing a deliberate form of code or (more…)
Jurassic Park: Sneak Peek
01:10 — To make dinosaurs come back to life, Spielberg mixed new technologies and scientific facts with a ton of movie magic. From: THE REAL STORY: Jurassic (more…)
Killers Don't Always Look the Part
02:51 — The tragic true story of an innocent man suspected of murder is a classic motif of the Hollywood thriller and is used as a subplot in Scream. From: T (more…)
Titanic: Sneak Peek
01:00 — The Hollywood movie "Titanic" changed the lives of director James Cameron and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Did it also change the facts? From: THE REAL S (more…)
The Scariest Ship to Ever Sail the Seven Seas
03:20 — Blackbeard's infamous ship the Queen Anne's Revenge wasn't originally built to be a warship, but the notorious pirate refitted the ship, adding twenty (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…)
Why the Titanic Really Sank
02:17 — After the movie Titanic hit the silver screen, newly discovered evidence shed light on a brand new theory about why the ship was so easily sunk.
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 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 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.
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.

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  • Premiered: April 17, 2003
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Exploring the real-life events behind some of the most popular films and books. (more)

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