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 64796 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. 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%  

4. 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%  

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 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%  

7. 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%  

8. 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%  

9. 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%  

10. 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%  

11. 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%  

12. 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%  

13. Blood In, Blood Out(1993)

Original Title: Bound by Honor
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Arabic | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members...
Director: Taylor Hackford
Stars: Damian Chapa , Jesse Borrego , Benjamin Bratt , Enrique Castillo
Tags: Violence Heist Based On True Story Detective Family Relationships Organized Crime Drug Addiction Racism Tragedy Boxing Revenge Betrayal Friendship
8.00    55%    94%  

14. 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%  

15. 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%  

16. 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%  

17. 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%  

18. 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%  

19. Tombstone(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Western|Action|History|Biography|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Latin Rating:R
Description:A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
Directors: George P. Cosmatos , Kevin Jarre
Stars: Kurt Russell , Val Kilmer , Sam Elliott , Bill Paxton
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Based On True Story Cowboy Voice Over Narration
7.80    73%    94%  

20. 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%  

21. Patton(1970)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German | French | Russian | Arabic | Italian Rating:GP
Description:The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: George C. Scott , Karl Malden , Stephen Young , Michael Strong
Tags: National Film Registry Based On Book Violence Tough Guy World War Two U.S. Army Afi Blockbuster
8.00    95%    93%  

22. Glory(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Director: Edward Zwick
Stars: Matthew Broderick , Denzel Washington , Cary Elwes , Morgan Freeman
7.90    93%    93%  

23. Au Revoir Les Enfants(1987)

Original Title: Au revoir les enfants
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography Release Date:
Countries: France| West Germany| Italy Languages:French | German | English | Greek | Latin Rating:PG
Description:A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Gaspard Manesse , Raphael Fejtö , Francine Racette , Stanislas Carré de Malberg
Tags: Nazi Occupation World War Two Christmas Betrayal Friendship
8.00    97%    93%  

24. 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%  

25. 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%  

26. Hidden Figures(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.
Director: Theodore Melfi
Stars: Taraji P. Henson , Octavia Spencer , Janelle Monáe , Kevin Costner
Tags: Courtroom Based On True Story Racism F Rated
7.80    93%    93%  

27. 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%  

28. 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%  

29. Paid in Full(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.
Director: Charles Stone III
Stars: Wood Harris , Mekhi Phifer , Kevin Carroll , Esai Morales
Tags: Violence Gangster Based On True Story Organized Crime Revenge Betrayal
7.10    52%    93%  

30. 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%  

31. 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%  

32. 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%  

33. 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%  

34. 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%  

35. Ip Man(2008)

Original Title: Yip Man
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| China Languages:Cantonese | Mandarin | Japanese Rating:R
Description:During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
Director: Wilson Yip
Stars: Donnie Yen , Simon Yam , Lynn Hung , Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
Tags: Violence Tough Guy World War Two Action Hero One Against Many Family Relationships Racism Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Good Versus Evil Friendship Compassion Voice Over Narration Japanese Blockbuster
8.00    84%    93%  

36. 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%  

37. Remember the Titans(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Director: Boaz Yakin
Stars: Denzel Washington , Will Patton , Wood Harris , Ryan Hurst
Tags: Based On True Story High School Racism Tough Girl
7.80    73%    93%  

38. Innocent Voices(2004)

Original Title: Voces Inocentes
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War Release Date:
Countries: Mexico| USA| Puerto Rico Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him
Director: Luis Mandoki
Stars: Carlos Padilla , Leonor Varela , Gustavo Muñoz , José María Yazpik
Tags: Based On True Story Civil War
7.90    71%    93%  

39. 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%  

40. 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%  

41. Matewan(1987)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Italian Rating:PG-13
Description:A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Director: John Sayles
Stars: Chris Cooper , Mary McDonnell , Will Oldham , David Strathairn
Tags: Based On True Story Racism Betrayal Voice Over Narration
7.90    93%    93%  

42. Fitzcarraldo(1982)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: West Germany| Peru Languages:German | Spanish | Italian Rating:PG
Description:The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Klaus Kinski , Claudia Cardinale , José Lewgoy , Miguel Ángel Fuentes
Tags: Cult Film Based On True Story
8.10    77%    93%  

43. All the President's Men(1976)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Biography|Thriller|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Stars: Dustin Hoffman , Robert Redford , Jack Warden , Martin Balsam
Tags: National Film Registry Based On Book Political Thriller Investigation Based On True Story Politics Blockbuster
8.00    93%    92%  

44. 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%  

45. The Motorcycle Diaries(2004)

Original Title: Diarios de motocicleta
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Argentina| USA| Chile| Peru| Brazil| UK| Germany| France Languages:Quechua | Mapudungun | Spanish Rating:R
Description:"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.
Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Gael García Bernal , Rodrigo De la Serna , Mía Maestro , Mercedes Morán
Tags: Based On Book Self Discovery Friendship Road Movie Road Trip
7.80    83%    92%  

46. 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%  

47. The Sea Inside(2004)

Original Title: Mar adentro
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Spain| France| Italy Languages:Spanish | Catalan | Gallegan Rating:PG-13
Description:The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Stars: Javier Bardem , Belén Rueda , Lola Dueñas , Mabel Rivera
Tags: Courtroom Friendship Compassion
8.00    84%    92%  

48. A Bronx Tale(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Italian Rating:R
Description:Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.
Director: Robert De Niro
Stars: Robert De Niro , Chazz Palminteri , Lillo Brancato , Francis Capra
Tags: Coming Of Age Generation Gap Violence Gangster Based On True Story Racism Based On Play Friendship
7.80    97%    92%  

49. The King's Speech(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA| Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Colin Firth , Helena Bonham Carter , Derek Jacobi , Robert Portal
Tags: Friendship Between Men World War Two Based On True Story Great Depression Family Relationships Christmas Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship Compassion Period Piece
8.00    95%    92%  

50. 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%  

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