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50 Films Based on True Stories

This is a list of movies based on true stories. In order to be on here, both the characters and the events have to be real (this is why "Titanic" wasn't included).
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made by Brian Berta
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2
127 Hours (2010)
127 Hours (2010)
3
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
4
Alive (1993)
Alive (1993)
5
All the President's Men (1976)
All the President's Men (1976)
6
Apollo 13 (1995)
Apollo 13 (1995)
7
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
8
The Aviator (2004)
The Aviator (2004)
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9
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
10
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
11
Braveheart (1995)
Braveheart (1995)
12
Captain Phillips (2013)
Captain Phillips (2013)
13
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
14
Cinderella Man (2005)
Cinderella Man (2005)
15
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
16
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Dolphin Tale (2011)
17
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
18
The Elephant Man (1980)
The Elephant Man (1980)
19
Everest (2015)
Everest (2015)
20
The Fighter (2010)
The Fighter (2010)
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21
Ghandi
Ghandi
22
Glory (1989)
Glory (1989)
23
Goodfellas (1990)
Goodfellas (1990)
24
Hidden Figures (2016)
Hidden Figures (2016)
25
Hunger (2008)
Hunger (2008)
26
The Imitation Game (2014)
The Imitation Game (2014)
27
Into the Wild (2007)
Into the Wild (2007)
28
The King's Speech (2010)
The King's Speech (2010)
29
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
30
Lone Survivor (2013)
Lone Survivor (2013)
31
Marley & Me (2008)
Marley & Me (2008)
32
Milk (2008)
Milk (2008)
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33
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
34
Open Water (2004)
Open Water (2004)
35
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
36
The Perfect Storm (2000)
The Perfect Storm (2000)
37
The Pianist (2002)
The Pianist (2002)
38
Raging Bull (1980)
Raging Bull (1980)
39
The Revenant (2015)
The Revenant (2015)
40
The Right Stuff (1983)
The Right Stuff (1983)
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