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 64792 Views.

1. 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%  

2. 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%  

3. 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%  

4. Malcolm X(1992)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| Japan Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:The biopic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader.
Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Denzel Washington , Angela Bassett , Albert Hall , Al Freeman Jr.
Tags: National Film Registry Self Discovery Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Rise To Power Police Brutality Racism First Person Narration Politics Compassion Voice Over Narration
7.70    89%    91%  

5. 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%  

6. Titanic(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Director: James Cameron
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Kate Winslet , Billy Zane , Kathy Bates
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Survival Violence Cult Film Disaster Submarine Tragedy Revenge Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.80    88%    69%  

7. 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%  

8. 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%  

9. 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%  

10. 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%  

11. The Longest Day(1962)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German | French Rating:G
Description:The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Directors: Ken Annakin , Andrew Marton , Bernhard Wicki , Gerd Oswald , Darryl F. Zanuck
Stars: Eddie Albert , Paul Anka , Arletty , Jean-Louis Barrault
Tags: Based On Book Violence Tough Guy Nazi Occupation World War Two Cult Film U.S. Army Tough Girl
7.80    91%    90%  

12. 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%  

13. 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%  

14. A Bridge Too Far(1977)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | German | Dutch | Polish | Latin Rating:PG
Description:Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Siem Vroom , Marlies van Alcmaer , Erik van 't Wout , Wolfgang Preiss
Tags: War Crime Violence Tough Guy World War Two Cult Film Based On Novel British Military U.S. Army Martial Arts Mixed Martial Arts
7.40    65%    86%  

15. The Sound of Music(1965)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Music|Biography|Family Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German Rating:G
Description:Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Julie Andrews , Christopher Plummer , Eleanor Parker , Richard Haydn
Tags: Nazi Occupation Female Protagonist World War Two Cult Film Based On True Story Based On Novel Family Relationships Afi Blockbuster
8.00    86%    91%  

16. 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%  

17. 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%  

18. 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%  

19. The Aviator(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Cate Blanchett , Kate Beckinsale , John C. Reilly
Tags: World War Two Based On True Story Family Relationships Rise And Fall Politics Compassion
7.50    87%    79%  

20. 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%  

21. My Name Is Khan(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Adventure|Thriller Release Date:
Country: India Languages:Hindi | Urdu | English Rating:PG-13
Description:An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Director: Karan Johar
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan , Kajol , Katie A. Keane , Kenton Duty
Tags: Based On True Story Road Trip
8.00    83%    82%  

22. The Patriot(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Language:English Rating:R
Description:Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
Director: Roland Emmerich
Stars: Mel Gibson , Heath Ledger , Joely Richardson , Jason Isaacs
Tags: War Crime Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Based On True Story Revenge Martial Arts
7.20    61%    81%  

23. Munich(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Thriller|History Release Date:
Countries: France| Canada| USA Languages:English | German | French | Hebrew | Arabic | Italian | Greek | Russian Rating:R
Description:During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Eric Bana , Daniel Craig , Ciarán Hinds , Mathieu Kassovitz
Tags: Based On Book Violence World War Two Based On True Story Court Martial Family Relationships Tragedy Revenge Hitman Betrayal Politics
7.60    77%    83%  

24. The Last Emperor(1987)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: China| Italy| UK| France Languages:English | Mandarin | Japanese | Russian Rating:PG-13
Description:The story of the final Emperor of China.
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Stars: John Lone , Joan Chen , Peter O'Toole , Ruocheng Ying
Tags: World War Two Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Drug Addiction
7.80    92%    88%  

25. 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%  

26. Out of Africa(1985)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Swahili Rating:PG
Description:Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Meryl Streep , Robert Redford , Klaus Maria Brandauer , Michael Kitchen
Tags: Based On Book Female Protagonist World War One Based On True Story Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.20    59%    83%  

27. 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%  

28. 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%  

29. Zodiac(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Mark Ruffalo , Anthony Edwards , Robert Downey Jr.
Tags: Based On Book Violence Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Based On True Story Neo Noir Family Relationships Drug Addiction True Crime Christmas Serial Killer Politics
7.70    90%    77%  

30. American Gangster(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Denzel Washington , Russell Crowe , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Josh Brolin
Tags: Violence Courtroom Gangster Based On True Story Police Brutality Vietnam War Mafia Organized Crime Interracial Love Christmas
7.80    80%    87%  

31. Zero Dark Thirty(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Arabic Rating:R
Description:A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Stars: Jason Clarke , Reda Kateb , Jessica Chastain , Kyle Chandler
Tags: War Crime Violence Based On True Story Motivational F Rated Politics
7.40    91%    80%  

32. 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%  

33. The Revenant(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Western|Thriller|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong| Taiwan| Canada Languages:English | Pawnee | French Rating:R
Description:In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Tom Hardy , Domhnall Gleeson , Will Poulter
Tags: Survival Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Based On True Story Based On Novel Breaking The Fourth Wall Mixed Martial Arts Friendship Blockbuster
8.00    79%    84%  

34. 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%  

35. Lincoln(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| India Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis , Sally Field , David Strathairn , Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Tags: Based On Book Based On True Story Civil War Slavery Politics
7.40    90%    80%  

36. 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%  

37. 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%  

38. 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%  

39. Straight Outta Compton(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Director: F. Gary Gray
Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr. , Corey Hawkins , Jason Mitchell , Neil Brown Jr.
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Police Brutality Racism Road Trip
7.90    88%    91%  

40. Birdman of Alcatraz(1962)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NA
Description:A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.
Directors: John Frankenheimer , Charles Crichton
Stars: Burt Lancaster , Karl Malden , Thelma Ritter , Neville Brand
Tags: Based On Book Violence Psychopath
7.80    82%    84%  

41. The Flowers of War(2011)

Original Title: Jin ling shi san chai
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War|History Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong Languages:Mandarin | English | Japanese | Shanghainese Rating:R
Description:A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: Christian Bale , Ni Ni , Xinyi Zhang , Tianyuan Huang
Tags: War Crime Survival World War Two Based On True Story Based On Novel Christmas Voice Over Narration
7.60    42%    73%  

42. 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%  

43. Black Book(2006)

Original Title: Zwartboek
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Netherlands| Germany| UK| Belgium Languages:Dutch | German | English | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Carice van Houten , Sebastian Koch , Thom Hoffman , Halina Reijn
Tags: Violence Nazi Occupation World War Two Based On True Story Holocaust Revenge Betrayal Friendship
7.80    75%    87%  

44. Black Hawk Down(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Somali Rating:R
Description:When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Josh Hartnett , Ewan McGregor , Tom Sizemore , Eric Bana
Tags: Based On Book Violence U.S. Military Prisoner Of War Civil War Disaster U.S. Army Tragedy Rescue Mission Politics Voice Over Narration
7.70    76%    88%  

45. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Arabic Rating:R
Description:An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: John Krasinski , James Badge Dale , Pablo Schreiber , David Denman
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Survival Violence Surprise Ending Tough Guy Based On True Story Family Relationships Rescue Mission Betrayal
7.30    50%    82%  

46. 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%  

47. Cinderella Man(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Drama|Sport|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state. The film is based on the true story of boxer Jim Braddock who was more famously known as Cinderella Man.
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Russell Crowe , Renée Zellweger , Paul Giamatti , Craig Bierko
Tags: Friendship Between Men Violence Based On True Story Great Depression Family Relationships Motivational Boxing Friendship
8.00    80%    91%  

48. Detroit(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Stars: John Boyega , Will Poulter , Algee Smith , Jacob Latimore
Tags: Survival Violence Courtroom Based On True Story Police Brutality Neo Noir Detective Family Relationships Racism U.S. Army Tragedy Revenge Betrayal Friendship Period Piece
7.40    84%    79%  

49. Bridge of Spies(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany| India Languages:English | German | Russian Rating:PG-13
Description:During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Mark Rylance , Domenick Lombardozzi , Victor Verhaeghe , Mark Fichera
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Courtroom Based On True Story Family Relationships Politics
7.60    91%    87%  

50. 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%  

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