True Stories

True Stories

"A Completely Cool, Multi-Purpose Movie."
  • PG
  • 1986
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 7.2  (5,798)
  • 67

This comedic musical vision of contemporary life marks the directorial debut of Talking Heads leader David Byrne. Written by Byrne and Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley ("Crimes of the Heart"), this film looks at everyday life and the unique qualities which make ordinary people special. Based on Byrne's collection of human interest pieces taken from tabloid newspapers, and starring multi-Emmy nominees John Goodman and Swoosie Kurtz.

True Stories
True Stories
True Stories

Trailer - 2 min 26 sec

Description
This comedic musical vision of contemporary life marks the directorial debut of Talking Heads leader David Byrne. Written by Byrne and Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley ("Crimes of the Heart"), this film looks at everyday life and the unique qualities which make ordinary people special. Based on Byrne's collection of human interest pieces taken from tabloid newspapers, and starring multi-Emmy nominees John Goodman and Swoosie Kurtz.

True Stories is a 1986 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 67.

True Stories is available to watch free on IMDb TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent True Stories for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1986
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 29 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (5,798)
  • Metascore
    67