top 250 Based on True Story

List of the Best 250 Movies Based on True Stories Liked By both Critics and Users. Movies Based on real life events. Total 250 Titles and 64782 Views.

1. Schindler's List(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German | Polish | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Liam Neeson , Ben Kingsley , Ralph Fiennes , Caroline Goodall
Tags: Concentration Camp Based On Book Friendship Between Men Violence World War Two Based On True Story Racism Holocaust Good Versus Evil Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
8.90    97%    97%  

2. Goodfellas(1990)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Italian Rating:R
Description:Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro , Ray Liotta , Joe Pesci , Lorraine Bracco
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Violence Courtroom Heist Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Rise To Power Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Detective Breaking The Fourth Wall Family Relationships Mafia Organized Crime Racism Rise And Fall Christmas Revenge Hitman Betrayal First Person Narration Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.70    96%    97%  

3. Saving Private Ryan(1998)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French | German | Czech Rating:R
Description:As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Tom Hanks , Tom Sizemore , Edward Burns , Barry Pepper
Tags: War Crime Violence World War Two Dark Humor Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline U.S. Military Prisoner Of War U.S. Army Rescue Mission Friendship Blockbuster
8.60    92%    95%  

4. City of God(2002)

Original Title: Cidade de Deus
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Brazil| France Language:Portuguese Rating:R
Description:City of God depicts the raw violence in the ghettos of Rio de Janeiro. In the 1970’s that kids are carrying guns and joining gangs when they should be playing hide-and-seek.
Directors: Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund
Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues , Leandro Firmino , Phellipe Haagensen , Douglas Silva
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Based On Book Violence Cult Film Gangster Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Family Relationships Organized Crime Drug Addiction Rise And Fall Revenge Good Versus Evil Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.60    91%    97%  

5. The Pianist(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| Poland| Germany| UK Languages:English | German | Russian Rating:R
Description:The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy. A film from Roman Polanski.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Adrien Brody , Emilia Fox , Michal Zebrowski , Ed Stoppard
Tags: War Crime Survival Violence Nazi Occupation World War Two Based On True Story Police Brutality Prisoner Of War Motivational Holocaust
8.50    95%    95%  

6. The Intouchables(2011)

Original Title: Intouchables
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Biography Release Date:
Country: France Languages:French | English Rating:R
Description:A true story of two men who should never have met - a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Directors: Olivier Nakache , Eric Toledano
Stars: François Cluzet , Omar Sy , Anne Le Ny , Audrey Fleurot
Tags: Friendship Between Men Based On True Story Based On Real People Motivational Black White Friendship
8.50    75%    93%  

7. Dangal(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:UR
Description:Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Director: Nitesh Tiwari
Stars: Aamir Khan , Sakshi Tanwar , Fatima Sana Shaikh , Sanya Malhotra
Tags: Bollywood Female Protagonist Based On True Story Sports
8.50    92%    94%  

8. Das Boot(1981)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Action|War|Thriller|History Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | English | French Rating:R
Description:A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits...
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Stars: Jürgen Prochnow , Herbert Grönemeyer , Klaus Wennemann , Hubertus Bengsch
Tags: World War Two Cult Film Based On True Story Based On Novel Submarine Friendship Blockbuster
8.40    98%    96%  

9. Braveheart(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French | Latin | Scottish Gaelic Rating:R
Description:Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.
Director: Mel Gibson
Stars: James Robinson , Sean Lawlor , Sandy Nelson , James Cosmo
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Based On True Story Revenge Betrayal Medieval Times Friendship Politics Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.40    76%    85%  

10. Lion of the Desert(1980)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Libya| USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab ...
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Stars: Anthony Quinn , Oliver Reed , Irene Papas , Raf Vallone
Tags: Concentration Camp World War Two
8.40    80%    93%  

11. Shahid(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Director: Hansal Mehta
Stars: Rajkummar Rao , Prabhleen Sandhu , Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub , Baljinder Kaur
Tags: Violence Courtroom Based On True Story Family Relationships
8.30    NA    94%  

12. Lawrence of Arabia(1962)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Adventure|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Arabic | Turkish Rating:PG
Description:An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.
Director: David Lean
Stars: Peter O'Toole , Alec Guinness , Anthony Quinn , Jack Hawkins
Tags: National Film Registry Violence World War One Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline British Military Afi Insanity Politics Blockbuster
8.30    98%    93%  

13. Dersu Uzala(1975)

Original Title: Derusu Uzara
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Soviet Union| Japan Languages:Russian | Chinese Rating:G
Description:A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Yuriy Solomin , Maksim Munzuk , Mikhail Bychkov , Vladimir Khrulev
Tags: Based On Book Survival Based On True Story First Person Narration Friendship
8.30    71%    94%  

14. Wish(2013)

Original Title: So-won
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:NA
Description:Tragedy of a 8 year old girl coping with a gruesome rape damaging her internally and affecting emotionally tries to overcome all obstacles that are about to happen in her life aftermath of ...
Director: Joon-ik Lee
Stars: Lee Re , Kyung-gu Sol , Ji-won Uhm , Hae-suk Kim
Tags: Friendship Between Men Courtroom Based On True Story Friendship
8.30    NA    86%  

15. All About Eve(1950)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:AP
Description:Aspiring actress Eve Harrington maneuvers her way into the lives of Broadway star Margo Channing, playwright Lloyd Richards and director Bill Sampson.
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Stars: Bette Davis , Anne Baxter , George Sanders , Celeste Holm
Tags: National Film Registry Female Protagonist Based On True Story Satire Afi Betrayal Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.30    100%    94%  

16. The Message(1976)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Adventure|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Lebanon| Libya| Kuwait| Morocco| UK Languages:English | Arabic Rating:PG
Description:Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Stars: Anthony Quinn , Irene Papas , Michael Ansara , Johnny Sekka
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Slavery Revenge
8.20    NA    92%  

17. Ace in the Hole(1951)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Film-Noir Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish | Latin Rating:NR
Description:A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Kirk Douglas , Jan Sterling , Robert Arthur , Porter Hall
Tags: National Film Registry Based On True Story Family Relationships Satire Trapped Politics
8.20    89%    93%  

18. Guilty(2015)

Original Title: Talvar
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English Rating:NA
Description:Dramatization of the notorious "Noida Double Murder Case", which set off a media frenzy around the world in 2008.
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Stars: Irrfan Khan , Konkona Sen Sharma , Neeraj Kabi , Sohum Shah
Tags: Investigation Based On True Story
8.20    93%    89%  

19. The Wolf of Wall Street(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Jonah Hill , Margot Robbie , Matthew McConaughey
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Courtroom Cult Film Rise To Power Investigation Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Breaking The Fourth Wall Drug Addiction Satire Rise And Fall Revenge Betrayal Insanity First Person Narration Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.20    78%    82%  

20. The Elephant Man(1980)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Anthony Hopkins , John Hurt , Anne Bancroft , John Gielgud
Tags: Based On Book 1800S Violence Cult Film Based On True Story Monster Reference To William Shakespeare Compassion
8.20    91%    93%  

21. The Great Escape(1963)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Adventure|Thriller|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German | French | Russian Rating:AP
Description:Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Director: John Sturges
Stars: Steve McQueen , James Garner , Richard Attenborough , James Donald
Tags: World War Two Escape From Prison Prisoner Of War Escape Plan
8.20    93%    95%  

22. Downfall(2004)

Original Title: Der Untergang
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Germany| Austria| Italy Languages:German | Russian | Hungarian Rating:R
Description:Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Stars: Bruno Ganz , Alexandra Maria Lara , Corinna Harfouch , Ulrich Matthes
Tags: Based On Book War Crime Survival Violence World War Two Based On True Story Court Martial Racism Holocaust Trapped Betrayal Insanity Friendship Politics
8.20    91%    94%  

23. Andrei Rublev(1966)

Original Title: Andrey Rublyov
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: Soviet Union Languages:Russian | Italian | Tatar Rating:NR
Description:The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn , Ivan Lapikov , Nikolay Grinko , Nikolay Sergeev
Tags: Violence Creativity Family Relationships Betrayal Medieval Times Politics Voice Over Narration Innocence
8.20    96%    94%  

24. Z(1969)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: France| Algeria Languages:French | Russian | English Rating:M
Description:Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.
Director: Costa-Gavras
Stars: Yves Montand , Irene Papas , Jean-Louis Trintignant , Jacques Perrin
Tags: Violence Political Thriller Investigation Based On True Story Based On Novel Social Injustice Tragedy Betrayal Politics
8.20    95%    93%  

25. Inherit the Wind(1960)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion should play in the schools.
Director: Stanley Kramer
Stars: Spencer Tracy , Fredric March , Gene Kelly , Dick York
Tags: Courtroom High School Courtroom Drama Based On Play
8.20    92%    91%  

26. A Beautiful Mind(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Russell Crowe , Ed Harris , Jennifer Connelly , Christopher Plummer
Tags: Based On Book Creativity Cult Film Based On True Story Motivational Friendship Blockbuster
8.20    75%    93%  

27. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Stars: Farhan Akhtar , Sonam Kapoor , Pavan Malhotra , Art Malik
8.20    87%    84%  

28. Love Exposure(2008)

Original Title: Ai no mukidashi
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:UR
Description:A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.
Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Takahiro Nishijima , Hikari Mitsushima , Sakura Andô , Yutaka Shimizu
Tags: Plot Twist Based On True Story High School Falling In Love Voice Over Narration Japanese
8.10    90%    88%  

29. Gandhi(1982)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| India Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Ben Kingsley , Candice Bergen , Edward Fox , John Gielgud
Tags: Violence Tough Guy World War Two Cult Film Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Racism Politics
8.10    85%    92%  

30. Into the Wild(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Danish Rating:R
Description:After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Director: Sean Penn
Stars: Emile Hirsch , Marcia Gay Harden , William Hurt , Jena Malone
Tags: Coming Of Age Based On Book Self Discovery Violence Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Breaking The Fourth Wall Family Relationships Motivational Road Trip
8.10    82%    89%  

31. 12 Years a Slave(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor , Dwight Henry , Dickie Gravois , Bryan Batt
Tags: Based On True Story Based On Novel Slavery Racism Social Injustice Motivational Friendship
8.10    95%    90%  

32. Hotel Rwanda(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| South Africa| Italy Languages:English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.
Director: Terry George
Stars: Xolani Mali , Don Cheadle , Desmond Dube , Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Tags: War Crime Violence Based On True Story Family Relationships Racism Motivational Good Versus Evil Compassion Missing Person
8.10    91%    94%  

33. The Battle of Algiers(1966)

Original Title: La battaglia di Algeri
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Italy| Algeria Languages:French | Arabic | English Rating:NR
Description:In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
Stars: Jean Martin , Yacef Saadi , Brahim Hadjadj , Samia Kerbash
Tags: Violence Cult Film Family Relationships Trapped Revenge Friendship F Rated Politics
8.10    99%    95%  

34. Nobody Knows(2004)

Original Title: Dare mo shiranai
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:PG-13
Description:In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Stars: Yûya Yagira , Ayu Kitaura , Hiei Kimura , Momoko Shimizu
Tags: Based On True Story Christmas Japanese Childhood
8.10    92%    93%  

35. Hachi-ko(1987)

Original Title: Hachikô monogatari
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Family Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:NA
Description:The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.
Director: Seijirô Kôyama
Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai , Kaoru Yachigusa , Toshinori Omi , Toshirô Yanagiba
Tags: Based On True Story Japanese
8.10    NA    95%  

36. Spotlight(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Thriller|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Director: Tom McCarthy
Stars: Mark Ruffalo , Michael Keaton , Rachel McAdams , Liev Schreiber
Tags: Dialogue Driven Investigation Based On True Story Based On Real People Innocence
8.10    97%    93%  

37. Silenced(2011)

Original Title: Dogani
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:NA
Description:Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
Director: Dong-hyuk Hwang
Stars: Yoo Gong , Yu-mi Jeong , Hyeon-soo Kim , Ji-yeong Kim
Tags: Courtroom Based On True Story Based On Novel Christmas Revenge Betrayal
8.10    NA    92%  

38. The Legend of Bhagat Singh(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | English | Panjabi | Bengali Rating:NR
Description:The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian independence.
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Stars: Ajay Devgn , Sushant Singh , D. Santosh , Akhilendra Mishra
Tags: Courtroom Based On True Story Police Brutality Racism Politics
8.10    NA    86%  

39. Hacksaw Ridge(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Australia| USA Languages:English | Japanese Rating:R
Description:WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Director: Mel Gibson
Stars: Andrew Garfield , Richard Pyros , Jacob Warner , Milo Gibson
Tags: Violence World War Two Based On True Story Prisoner Of War Court Martial Japanese Military
8.10    85%    91%  

40. Memories of Murder(2003)

Original Title: Salinui chueok
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | English Rating:UR
Description:In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho...
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Kang-ho Song , Sang-kyung Kim , Roe-ha Kim , Jae-ho Song
Tags: Violence Dark Humor Based On True Story Based On Play True Crime Serial Killer Murder Suspect
8.10    89%    93%  

41. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War(2004)

Original Title: Taegukgi
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|Adventure|History Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.
Director: Je-kyu Kang
Stars: Dong-gun Jang , Bin Won , Eun-ju Lee , Hyeong-jin Kong
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Prisoner Of War Civil War Family Relationships Martial Arts Betrayal
8.10    79%    93%  

42. Anatomy of a Murder(1959)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:UR
Description:In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Director: Otto Preminger
Stars: James Stewart , Lee Remick , Ben Gazzara , Arthur O'Connell
Tags: National Film Registry Courtroom Based On True Story U.S. Military Based On Novel True Crime Afi Innocence
8.10    100%    90%  

43. Dead Poets Society(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Robin Williams , Robert Sean Leonard , Ethan Hawke , Josh Charles
Tags: Coming Of Age Generation Gap Based On True Story Teen Movie Motivational Betrayal Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
8.10    86%    92%  

44. Barefoot Gen(1983)

Original Title: Hadashi no Gen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Animation|War|Biography Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:NA
Description:A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.
Director: Mori Masaki
Stars: Issei Miyazaki , Catherine Battistone , Yoshie Shimamura , Iona Morris
Tags: Survival Violence World War Two Based On True Story Anime Survival Horror Disaster Tragedy Horrors Of War
8.10    71%    86%  

45. Platoon(1986)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Vietnamese Rating:R
Description:Chris Taylor, a young, naive recruit in Vietnam, faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Tom Berenger , Keith David , Willem Dafoe , Forest Whitaker
Tags: War Crime Violence Tough Guy Vietnam War U.S. Army Afi Revenge Betrayal
8.10    89%    93%  

46. Hachi: A Dog's Tale(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Family Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Japanese Rating:G
Description:A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Richard Gere , Joan Allen , Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa , Sarah Roemer
Tags: Based On True Story Family Relationships Motivational Christmas Human Animal Relationship Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship
8.10    63%    84%  

47. In the Name of the Father(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Ireland| UK| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
Director: Jim Sheridan
Stars: Alison Crosbie , Daniel Day-Lewis , Philip King , Emma Thompson
Tags: Based On Book Violence Courtroom Gangster Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Family Relationships Tragedy Friendship Politics Voice Over Narration
8.10    94%    95%  

48. My Sassy Girl(2001)

Original Title: Yeopgijeogin geunyeo
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | English Rating:NR
Description:Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ...
Director: Jae-young Kwak
Stars: Tae-hyun Cha , Ji-hyun Jun , In-mun Kim , Wok-suk Song
Tags: Based On True Story Based On Novel
8.10    NA    93%  

49. Rush(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography Release Date:
Countries: UK| Germany| USA Languages:English | German | Italian | French | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Chris Hemsworth , Daniel Brühl , Olivia Wilde , Alexandra Maria Lara
Tags: Friendship Between Men Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Professional Rivalry Based On Real Person Voice Over Narration
8.10    89%    88%  

50. Lion(2016)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Australia| USA Languages:English | Bengali | Hindi Rating:PG-13
Description:A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Director: Garth Davis
Stars: Sunny Pawar , Abhishek Bharate , Priyanka Bose , Khushi Solanki
Tags: Based On Book Based On True Story Motivational Based On Real Person Missing Person
8.10    85%    91%  

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