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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2022 3:42 a.m. PST

No difference. It's not as though the words have any meaning in Hollywood.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2022 6:12 a.m. PST



Major Mike10 Jun 2022 7:06 a.m. PST

Hollywood, where a great story can be reduced to garbage by a producer/director and/or actors "vision" of how it should be.

williamb10 Jun 2022 7:52 a.m. PST

Agree with all. Just look at Custer starring Errol Flynn

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2022 10:02 a.m. PST

Now, I'd have said "They Died with their Boots on" was--OK, inaccurate as all get-out, but at least it improved on reality. ("Fort Apache" might be far enough out to rate as "inspired by" rather than "based on.")

Same thing with "The Wind and the Lion."

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2022 10:18 a.m. PST

More likely only 'cause my wife is more likely to, and I have not been married for 40 years for no reason!

dapeters13 Jun 2022 11:51 a.m. PST

"Based on a true story"…yes there were people in it.

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