Movies Based On True Stories

Certainly whenever you hear about movies based on true stories, later you watch it with special attention. Here are the most popular movies based on true story.

True Story Movies

  • 127 Hours (2010)

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The incredible story of Aron Ralston was inspiration to the director Danny Boyle to tell his story in an hour and a half. The film faithfully recounts 127 hour ordeal of Aron Ralston-27 year old mountaineer and adventure seeker, who on April 26, 2003 in Utah, experienced accident. His right hand will be stuck between the rocks so he will stuck there whole 5 days. Those who have seen it and those who haven’t seen the movie, know the end of the story. But the latter will leave you opportunity to look around and see what was supposed to pass Aron Ralston, portrayed by actor James Franco.

  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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American movie based on the story of John Nash, the Nobel Prize economies. It is a brilliant, but asocial mathematician who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. Most of the people certainly  have seen it for a few times, and for those who haven’t here’s our advice for movie enjoyment on the following weekend.

  • American Gangster (2007)

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Set in 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the empire of Frank Lucas, who smuggled drugs into the country from the Far East. With Denzel Washington in the role of Frank Lucas and Russell Crowe in the role of Richie Roberts, directed by Ridley Scott, the movie received high marks from critics and the audience.

  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

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Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow were very popular outlaws, robbers, criminals who traveled throughout Central America during the Great Depression. Portrayed by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, directed by Arthur Penn, the film recounts the experiences of these two lovers.

  • Catch Me If You Can (2002)

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The film tells the story of Frank Abagnale, who until his 19 years successfully brought fraud worth millions of dollars, pretending to be a pilot of Pan American World Airways, doctor and prosecutor. Directed by Steven Spielberg, and the major roles of Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, this is one of the best films.

  • Blow (2001)

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Movie for the American cocaine smuggler George Jung and Pablo Escobar, Carlos Lehder, and the Medellín Cartel, based on the book by Bruce Porter. With Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, who narrates the adventures this movie will keep you interested throughout the movie.

  • The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)

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The film is a biographical drama of life by Chris Gardner – a single father who struggles to survive and to provide a good life for himself and his son. With Will Smith and Jaden Smith in the lead role, this great movie will show you the financial and emotional struggles of a father and son.

  • The Social Network (2010)

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It seems that there is no need for a special announcement for this movie about the founding of Facebook. Student at Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg the founder of Facebook, which tells the story of how was carried out the process of creating Facebook, a then he was sued by two brothers, also Harvard students who claim that the idea for the social network is stolen .

  • The Pianist (2002)

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Historic film for Polish-Jewish pianist who is struggling to survive during World War II. Directed by Roman Polanski, according to the life story of musician Władysław Szpilman, this drama, certainly will not leave you indifferent.

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