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 64783 Views.

151. Fruitvale Station(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Michael B. Jordan , Melonie Diaz , Octavia Spencer , Kevin Durand
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Police Brutality Racism Friendship
7.50    94%    87%  

152. Trumbo(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Bryan Cranston , Michael Stuhlbarg , David Maldonado , John Getz
Tags: Based On Book World War Two Based On True Story Family Relationships Christmas Friendship Politics Based On Real Person Bullying
7.50    73%    79%  

153. Midnight Express(1978)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Maltese | French | Turkish Rating:R
Description:The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Director: Alan Parker
Stars: Brad Davis , Irene Miracle , Bo Hopkins , Paolo Bonacelli
Tags: Based On Book Violence Courtroom Cult Film Based On True Story Family Relationships Racism Prison Escape Escape Plan Revenge Friendship
7.60    96%    89%  

154. 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%  

155. Freedom Writers(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Stars: Hilary Swank , Patrick Dempsey , Scott Glenn , Imelda Staunton
Tags: Based On Book Based On True Story High School Racism Voice Over Narration
7.50    70%    87%  

156. Quiz Show(1994)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Director: Robert Redford
Stars: John Turturro , Rob Morrow , Ralph Fiennes , Paul Scofield
Tags: Based On Book Investigation Based On True Story
7.50    96%    87%  

157. The Wind Rises(2013)

Original Title: Kaze Tachinu
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Animation|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: Japan Languages:Japanese | German | Italian | French Rating:PG-13
Description:A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Hideaki Anno , Hidetoshi Nishijima , Miori Takimoto , Masahiko Nishimura
Tags: World War Two Based On True Story Anime Studio Ghibli Based On Real Person
7.80    88%    85%  

158. Badlands(1973)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Director: Terrence Malick
Stars: Martin Sheen , Sissy Spacek , Warren Oates , Ramon Bieri
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Cult Film Based On True Story True Crime Serial Killer Road Movie Voice Over Narration
7.90    98%    91%  

159. Heavenly Creatures(1994)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: New Zealand| Germany Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship.
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Melanie Lynskey , Kate Winslet , Sarah Peirse , Diana Kent
Tags: Coming Of Age Female Protagonist Cult Film Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Family Relationships Teen Movie True Crime Christmas Insanity Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.40    92%    83%  

160. 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%  

161. Friday Night Lights(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Sport Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Gary Gaines, the coach of a local football team in small-town Odessa, Texas, propels his squad to the state championships. But the path to glory is paved with racial and economic strife, and the coach must help his players navigate through the maze so they can play like winners.
Director: Peter Berg
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton , Lucas Black , Garrett Hedlund , Derek Luke
Tags: Based On Book Based On True Story Racism Friendship
7.30    81%    85%  

162. 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%  

163. The Great Debaters(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Inspired by a true story, Washington shines as a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Director: Denzel Washington
Stars: Denzel Washington , Nate Parker , Jurnee Smollett-Bell , Denzel Whitaker
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Family Relationships Racism Politics
7.60    79%    86%  

164. Animal Kingdom(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Director: David Michôd
Stars: James Frecheville , Bryce Lindemann , Paul Smits , Jacki Weaver
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Survival Violence Courtroom Based On True Story Neo Noir Family Relationships Tragedy Revenge Betrayal Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.30    95%    83%  

165. 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%  

166. The World's Fastest Indian(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Countries: New Zealand| USA| Switzerland| Japan Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Director: Roger Donaldson
Stars: Anthony Hopkins , Iain Rea , Tessa Mitchell , Aaron Murphy
Tags: Vietnam War Christmas Friendship
7.80    82%    89%  

167. Rudy(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.
Director: David Anspaugh
Stars: Sean Astin , Jon Favreau , Ned Beatty , Greta Lind
Tags: Family Relationships Motivational
7.50    78%    90%  

168. Chariots of Fire(1981)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | French Rating:PG
Description:Based on the true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four, including Best Picture.
Director: Hugh Hudson
Stars: Nicholas Farrell , Nigel Havers , Ian Charleson , Ben Cross
Tags: Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Family Relationships Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.20    83%    80%  

169. The Killing Fields(1984)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | French | Khmer | Russian Rating:R
Description:A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians.
Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Sam Waterston , Haing S. Ngor , John Malkovich , Julian Sands
Tags: Crime Against Humanity Violence Vietnam War
7.90    93%    92%  

170. The Chaser(2008)

Original Title: Chugyeogja
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:NR
Description:Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.
Director: Hong-jin Na
Stars: Yun-seok Kim , Jung-woo Ha , Yeong-hie Seo , Yoo-Jeong Kim
Tags: Violence Investigation Based On True Story Detective Revenge
7.90    83%    89%  

171. 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%  

172. Pride(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Biography Release Date:
Countries: UK| France Languages:English | Welsh Rating:R
Description:U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
Director: Matthew Warchus
Stars: Ben Schnetzer , Abram Rooney , Jim McManus , George MacKay
Tags: Based On True Story Christmas
7.80    91%    89%  

173. Woman in Gold(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | German Rating:PG-13
Description:Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Director: Simon Curtis
Stars: Helen Mirren , Ryan Reynolds , Daniel Brühl , Katie Holmes
Tags: Courtroom World War Two Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Holocaust
7.30    55%    79%  

174. 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%  

175. 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%  

176. 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%  

177. A Royal Affair(2012)

Original Title: En kongelig affære
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden| Czech Republic| Germany Languages:Danish | English | German | French Rating:R
Description:A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Stars: Alicia Vikander , Mads Mikkelsen , Mikkel Boe Følsgaard , Trine Dyrholm
Tags: Based On True Story Betrayal Insanity F Rated Politics Voice Over Narration Period Piece
7.60    90%    82%  

178. The Counterfeiters(2007)

Original Title: Die Fälscher
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Austria| Germany Languages:German | Russian | English | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:The film centers on a Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, who is coerced into assisting the Nazi operation at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The film won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards in 2008.
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Stars: Karl Markovics , August Diehl , Devid Striesow , Martin Brambach
Tags: Concentration Camp War Crime Survival Violence World War Two Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Family Relationships Holocaust Betrayal Politics
7.60    94%    88%  

179. Soul Surfer(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Family|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.
Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: AnnaSophia Robb , Helen Hunt , Dennis Quaid , Carrie Underwood
Tags: Based On Book Based On True Story
7.10    46%    76%  

180. Lilya 4-Ever(2002)

Original Title: Lilja 4-Ever
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark Languages:Russian | Swedish | English | Polish Rating:R
Description:Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
Director: Lukas Moodysson
Stars: Oksana Akinshina , Artyom Bogucharskiy , Lyubov Agapova , Liliya Shinkaryova
Tags: Violence Female Protagonist Based On True Story Slavery Tragedy Trapped Betrayal Friendship
7.90    85%    91%  

181. 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%  

182. Hoosiers(1986)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Family Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Director: David Anspaugh
Stars: Gene Hackman , Barbara Hershey , Dennis Hopper , Sheb Wooley
Tags: National Film Registry Based On True Story High School Family Relationships Afi Friendship
7.60    88%    88%  

183. Only the Brave(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Stars: Josh Brolin , Miles Teller , Jeff Bridges , Jennifer Connelly
Tags: Based On True Story Tragedy Natural Disaster
7.70    87%    91%  

184. The Damned United(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United.
Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Colm Meaney , Henry Goodman , David Roper , Jimmy Reddington
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Family Relationships Friendship
7.60    92%    85%  

185. Boy A(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Director: John Crowley
Stars: Andrew Garfield , Peter Mullan , Siobhan Finneran , Alfie Owen
Tags: Coming Of Age Friendship Between Men Violence Courtroom Based On True Story Based On Novel Friendship
7.70    88%    87%  

186. 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%  

187. 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%  

188. Chopper(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Biography|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:UR
Description:Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.
Director: Andrew Dominik
Stars: Eric Bana , Simon Lyndon , David Field , Dan Wyllie
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Violence Courtroom Cult Film Investigation Based On True Story
7.20    72%    89%  

189. Gallipoli(1981)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History|Adventure|War Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Mark Lee , Bill Kerr , Harold Hopkins , Charles Lathalu Yunipingu
Tags: World War One Based On True Story Based On Novel Horrors Of War Friendship
7.50    88%    83%  

190. Evil(2003)

Original Title: Ondskan
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark Languages:Swedish | Finnish Rating:NR
Description:Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story ...
Director: Mikael Håfström
Stars: Andreas Wilson , Henrik Lundström , Gustaf Skarsgård , Linda Zilliacus
Tags: Coming Of Age Violence Cult Film Based On True Story Based On Novel High School Family Relationships Christmas Revenge Friendship
7.80    68%    87%  

191. Zulu(1964)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|War|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Zulu Rating:UR
Description:Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift.
Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: Stanley Baker , Jack Hawkins , Ulla Jacobsson , James Booth
Tags: Tough Guy Cult Film Racism Martial Arts Mixed Martial Arts
7.80    95%    91%  

192. McFarland, USA(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Director: Niki Caro
Stars: Kevin Costner , Ramiro Rodriguez , Carlos Pratts , Johnny Ortiz
Tags: Based On True Story High School Family Relationships F Rated
7.40    80%    88%  

193. 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%  

194. 24 Hour Party People(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Biography Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan , John Thomson , Paul Popplewell , Lennie James
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Breaking The Fourth Wall Drug Addiction
7.40    86%    87%  

195. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct(2008)

Original Title: L'Instinct de mort
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Biography|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: France| Canada| Italy Languages:English | Arabic | French | Spanish Rating:R
Description:The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Director: Jean-François Richet
Stars: Vincent Cassel , Cécile De France , Gérard Depardieu , Gilles Lellouche
Tags: Violence Gangster Based On True Story Prison Escape True Crime Escape Plan
7.60    81%    84%  

196. Drugstore Cowboy(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Matt Dillon , Kelly Lynch , James Le Gros , Heather Graham
Tags: Violence Cult Film Based On True Story Based On Novel Drug Addiction Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.40    100%    85%  

197. 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%  

198. Stalingrad(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Country: Germany Languages:German | Russian Rating:NR
Description:A depiction of the brutal battle of Stalingrad, the Third Reich's 'high water mark', as seen through the eyes of German officer Hans von Witzland and his battalion.
Director: Joseph Vilsmaier
Stars: Dominique Horwitz , Thomas Kretschmann , Jochen Nickel , Sebastian Rudolph
Tags: World War Two Trapped Christmas
7.50    NA    88%  

199. A Man for All Seasons(1966)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Latin | Spanish | French Rating:AP
Description:The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Stars: Paul Scofield , Wendy Hiller , Leo McKern , Robert Shaw
Tags: Courtroom Courtroom Drama Based On Play Friendship Politics Period Piece
7.90    82%    87%  

200. Searching for Bobby Fischer(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Director: Steven Zaillian
Stars: Max Pomeranc , Joe Mantegna , Joan Allen , Ben Kingsley
Tags: Based On True Story Based On Novel
7.50    100%    86%  

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