Top 10 Movies Based On True Stories

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With the progress of film and movies industry over the world, Hollywood movies have already left its mark in different nooks and corners of the world. People from almost all countries are fond of watching movies. Romantic, comedy, fictional, drama, horror and on other different genre, Hollywood movies have indeed helped people to escape their boring part of life. The best part of Hollywood movies are they are life changing and entirely mesmerizing with several charismatic effects that they put into their work. With several new innovations and different amazing story plots, English movies have been able to cater the taste of every people who stick to their TV or computer screen or go to movie theaters.

With several stories related to bank robberies, war crimes, cyber-terrorism, sacrifices, break-outs, sports, and many more, movies that are inspired from real life events are really stranger than those with the likes of fiction. Fictional movies rarely make a mark on a long-run, but movies that are inspired from true stories and real events have found their way into the heart of the audiences. They intend audience to feel their lives inside these movies and leave a fine print on their life for a long time. These movies based on true stories have also been proved to be sources of inspiration and motivation. Let us take a look at the top 10 amazing movies that are based on true stories.

10. Accepted (2006)

Accepted- Movie based on True Stories


Accepted is an American comedy movie filmed in 2006 and was directed by Steve Pink which starred a guy who featured in the Apple commercials. Adam Cooper, Bill Collage and Mark Perez made the story plot where some kids decide to open their own University which they name South Harmon Institute of Technology (S. H. I. T) after they get rejected from every college and universities they applied. A new college was formed on a run-down piece of property together with a former professor and the university get so popular that they even get the accreditation. The story plot of this movie dates back to 1948 when a group of students who hated the Nazi Hambolt University opened up their own university called the Free University of Berlin. This university ranks number nine in the country now. This movie has been listed in the top 5000 movies in IMDB and has a score of 6.4.

9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down- Movies Based on True Stories

Black Hawk Down is an Oscar Winning Hollywood movie of 2001 directed by Ridley Scott and starred Josh Hartnett and Ewan McGregor. This real life story based movie received a lot of good positive reviews from American film critics. The movie is based on the Battle of Mogadishu that happened n 1993. Delta Force commandos and Army rangers were sent down to the city of Mogadishu that is located in Somalia. Mohammed Farrah Aidid was controlling over the food delivered by UN workers by killing them. The soldier had to kidnap the leading terrorist and they used two Black Hawk helicopters in their daylight mission which were shot down. The mission takes a reverse turn and the armies need to change it to a rescue operation where a fierce fire-fight occurs where 18 American armies die together with 3,000 Somali militias. This movie depicts the true feeling of bravery and determination any army should have in his mission. This movie has an IMDB rating of 7.7.

8. The Pianist (2002)

The Pianist- Movie Based on True Stories

The Pianist is one of the best movie in the sands of time which on the Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and the Best Actor. Directed by Roman Polanski, the movie also won the Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film Festival of 2002 and seven French awards as well. The movie revolves around the true story in Wladyslaw Szpilman’s life who was a Polish-Jewish Pianist during the World War II. It shows the real life story of the pianist who struggles to survive against the German Nazi soldiers who invade Poland and defeat them in no time. The film itself has close connections with the director as he also succeeded in fleeding away after the death of his mother during the war. This movie is one of the most power movie based on real life story which shows survival, strength and the power to behold one-self to life. The movie has a rating of 8.5 in IMDB.

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