The truth is occasionally stranger than fiction, and Hollywood loves cashing in on unbelievable real-life tales.
Jennifer Lawrence starred in the 2015 movie "Joy," which is based on the true story of Joy Mangano, a struggling divorced mother who managed to create her own business empire.
Keep clicking to see 16 films based on outrageous (but true) stories. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo: Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, AP)
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