Everyone has differed kind of taste in cinema. Many of us may like action movies, adventure movies, horror films and some of them will like movies based on true stories. If you like the movies which are based on real stories, then there are plenty of movies which you can watch. If you want to fill motivated, then these movies can add a little bit of motivation in you.
- 1 Movies Based on True Stories And Events:-
Movies Based on True Stories And Events:-
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
The Pursuit Of Happyness is a story of a man who is struggling with financial conditions, and due to this condition, his wife leaves him with their child. Now he has to face all the odds with his little son to get the job of stock broker.
This movie is based on the life of Chris Gardner who is an entrepreneur and motivational speaker.
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Cast: Will Smith(Chris Gardner), Jaden Smith (Christopher), Thandie Newton(Linda), Brian Howe(Jay Twistle)
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
This movie is based upon the life famous physicist Stephen Hawking.
It tells the struggle and problems faced by the Stephen Hawking and his wife to achieve what he wanted in his. It is one of the best movies based on biography. Eddie Redmayne has also won the Oscar for his brilliant performance in this film.
Director: James Marsh
Cast: Eddie Redmayne(Stephen Hawking), Felicity Jones(Jane Hawking), oscarsHarry Lloyd(Brian)
This film is based on the story of Oskar Schindler who was a wealthy industrialist and who employed lots Jewish workers in his factory during WW2. It is the story of a man who saves thousands of Jewish lives from German Nazis.
Schindler’s list is one of the best movies based on true stories. Schindler’s list won 7 Oscars.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Liam Neeson(Oskar Schindler), Ben Kingsley(Itzhak Stern), Ralph Fiennes(Amon Goeth).
A BEAUTIFUL MIND
A beautiful mind is based on the story of John Nash. It is the story of a brilliant mathematician who starts to get delusions which are as real as reality in John Nash’s mind. This movie has some mind blowing shocking scenes and which makes it one the best psychological thriller film of all time too.
A Beautiful Mind won 4 Oscars.
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Russel Crowe (John Cash), Ed Harris(Parcher), Jennifer Connelly(Alicia Nash)
HACHI: A DOG’S TALE
It is the story of a dog whose name was ‘Hachiko.’ A faithful dog who waited for his owner on the train station to walk back home with him, even after the death of his owner.
This movie shows the loyalty of every dog towards their owners, and you will like the film even if don’t have any pets. It is one of the best movies based on actual events.
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Cast: Richard Gere(Parker Wilson), Joan Allen(Cate Wilson)
INTO THE WILD
Into the wild is a biographical drama film based on the life Christopher McCandless. Christopher after completing his graduation decides to leave the city and goes to Alaska to live in the wildness by leaving behind his all saving.
This movie encourages us to quit the job and discovers the nature. This film has brilliant music of Eddie Vedder, which makes this movie one of the best films based on real events.
Director: Sean Penn
Cast: Emile Hirsh(Chris McCandless), Marcia Gay Harden(Billie McCandless), Kristen Stewart(Tracy Tatro)
THE IMITATION GAME
It is the story of a mathematician who was prosecuted for homosexuality by his country was the cryptanalyst who helped to solve the Enigma code during WW2. Benedict Cumberbatch has given the brilliant performance in this film.
Director: filmMorten Tyldum
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch(Alan Turing), Keira Knightley(Joan Clarke), Matthew Goode(Hugh Alexander)
The aviator shows the real life of legendary aviator Howard Hughes. This film depicts the real incidents happened with aviator Howard Hughes during his career. Scorsese has such an encyclopedic knowledge and understanding of cinema that every shot of movie shows why he is such an amazing director of all time.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo Dicaprio(Howard Hughes), Cate Blanchett(Katherine Hepburn), Kate Beckinsale(Ava Gardner), John C. Reily(Noah Dietrich)
This film won 5 Oscars.
127 Hours is the story of a mountain climber(Aron Ralston) who gets stuck under the boulder and how he managed to get out of it after 127 hours of being helpless. This film has depicted the beautiful sights of Utah, and it is one of the best films which are based on true events.
Director: Dany Boyle
Cast: James Franco (Aron Ralston), Kate Mara (Kristi), Amber Tamblyn (Megan)
It is the true story of an elder brother who used to be a good boxer but due to drug addiction; he didn’t get the title of the best fighter. Now he has a chance to ratify the mistake by training his younger brother to become the best fighter.
Director: David Boyle
Cast: Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams
This movie won 2 Oscar.
Imagine what will happen if you stuck on an island and there is no one to help you, and you don’t know how many days it will take to get out of there?
You must have to get shocked, right? In this film, a man gets stuck on an island, and now he must fight all the odds to survive on that island
This movie is based on some real events.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: hankHanks(Chuck Noland), Paul Sanchez(Ramon), Lari White(Bettina Peterson)
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES
The motorcycle diaries is a biopic about the journey of the 23 years old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally knows as the iconic Marxist guerilla commander and revolutionary the Guevara.
Director: Walter Salles
Cast: Gael garcia Bernal(Ernesto Guevara), Rodrigo De La Serna(Alberto Granado), Mia Maestro(Chichina Ferreyra).
This movie won the Oscar for the song “Al Otro Lado Del Río.”
These are some movies which are based on real events, stories, and biography. However, there are lots of movies which are not on our list, and we urge you to comment the movies which you think we should add to our list. Hope all of you like them and give a comment about what do you think about all these films.