True Story (2021)

True Story (2021)

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Netflix limited drama series starring Kevin Hart alongside Wesley Snipes. During a tour stop in his hometown of Philadelphia, one of the world's most famous comedians (Hart) is forced to answer the question of how far he'll go to protect what he has. From Eric Newman (Narcos).

2021Rating: TV-MAUnited States of AmericaHartBeat Productions, Grand Electric

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Chapter 1: The King of Comedy

High off success, The Kid launches a comedy tour in... More his hometown, but a reunion with his brother and an afterparty lead to a more sobering reality.


Chapter 2: Greek Takeout

During a full day of obligations and outbursts, Kid leaves... More Carlton with a daunting task. After an ill-timed photo shoot, the brothers find a solution.


Chapter 3: Victory Lap

Carlton leverages a video to stave off Ari's brothers, who... More want money and answers. Kid spreads his generosity, but a misdeed comes back to haunt him.


Chapter 4: We Should Be Together Too

Brothers come to blows when Kid confronts Carlton. Kid deals... More with the fallout from his public meltdown and welcomes a new friend into his circle.


Chapter 5: Hard Feelings

An intense charity gala performance puts Kid at odds with... More a longtime admirer. Nikos and Savvas snoop at the Four Seasons. Carlton seizes an opportunity.


Chapter 6: The Things You Do for Family

With Carlton bent on protecting Kid, Gene becomes an unfortunate... More pawn. After an emotional exchange at the restaurant, Kid makes an unsettling discovery.


Chapter 7: ...Like Cain Did Abel

Seeking retribution, Kid reaches a breaking point and takes matters... More into his own hands. Days later, Kid shares his story and vows to be a better man.

True Story (2021) | Reviews

Some of this thriller’s plotting may leave a bit to be desired, but there’s joy to be had in seeing Kevin Hart’s superstar comedian character squirm as his life falls apart - and even more pleasure in Wesley Snipes’ performance as his wayward brother.

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

(True Story) ultimately undercuts its own mystery with well-worn tropes and distracting leaps in logic.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Only Wesley Snipes makes this extended mewling about celebrity watchable.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

True Story is too familiar a tale to stand out for reasons other than the two actors trapped in the middle of it...

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True Story mostly works as a pass-the-popcorn affair...

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True Story (2021) | Release Details

True Story (2021) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.