10 Best movies based on a true story

We present an overview of the 10 most definitely inspiring films based on real characters and events.

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10 Best movies based on a true story

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Although many movies contain convincing and accurate themes and events, those based on real life are extremely suspenseful and stimulating to watch.

You can not only continuously remind yourself that everything you're watching on the screen was lived by someone, but you can also find satisfaction in learning from an engaging and encouraging tale.

10. The Pursuit Of Happyness

Based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a homeless father who raised his kid and aspire to be a stockbroker and eventually became one.

9. The King's Speech

The king is compelled to find a solution to his lifelong stammer with the help of an unconventional speech therapist after unexpectedly succeeding in the kingdom after his brother abdicates.

8. Ray

Based on the life of music legend Ray Charles.

7. Schindler's List

During World War II, businessman and Nazi Party member Oskar Schindler fought to save innocent lives by protecting Jewish workers in his factory.

6. Hotel Rwanda

When Hutu military forces conduct an ethnic cleansing operation against Rwanda's Tutsi minority, hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina battles to defend Tutsi refugees and his wife.

5. The Pianist

The Pianist, based on Wladyslaw Szpilman's story, depicts a dazzling Jewish musician who is dragged into the Warsaw ghetto.

4. 127 Hours

In this wonderful real story about an adventurer who becomes trapped under a massive boulder for five days, James Franco plays mountaineer Aron Ralston.

3. The Aviator

This Oscar-winning biopic about the enigmatically brilliant millionaire Howard Hughes stars Leonardo DiCaprio.


For decades, Harvey Milk has been a hero, and Milk tells his story tenderly and honestly. If you are unfamiliar with Milk, he is one of America's first openly gay elected politicians.

1. Apollo 13

Ron Howard's film, based on the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, tells the narrative of three astronauts who are urgently trying to return their ship to Earth's orbit.

Post by Bryan C.