Former "The Walking Dead" star Sarah Wayne Callies has been busy since her days on cable's biggest show -- particularly on the big screen. Besides starring in last summer's "Into the Storm" and the upcoming horror flick "The Other Side of the Door," the actress can be seen in the dramatic thriller "Black November," out today.

Inspired by real events, "Black November" tells the story of an oil-rich Nigerian community that wages war against an oil corporation to protect their land from destruction. Written and directed by Jeta Amata, the gripping film features Callies opposite stars Kim Basinger, Anne Heche, Wyclef Jean, and Mickey Rourke.

In anticipation for her new movie, the actress told Moviefone her 5 favorite movies based on true stories -- complete with commentary from Callies herself!

"Black November" arrives in theaters and is available on VOD & iTunes today.

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