Top 10 Movies Based On True Stories

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4. Good Fellas (1990)

Goodfellas- Movies based on true stories

GoodFellas is an American crime movie that was directed by Martin Scorsese in 1990. Ray Liotta is in the leading roles who represents Henry Hill. The film depicts the life story of Lucchese crime family over the period of 1955 to 1980. The film was initially named Wise Guy but was postponed. The movie is based on the story of Henry Hill, his friends and their gangster life. It was a first case in the USA filed for an organized crime. This film is also considered as one of the greatest films in the genre of crime and was announced as a culturally important film by the United States Library of Congress. The small town gangster goes real big with his friends till the end of the movie. This movie has been rated 8.8 in IMDB.

3. Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild- Movie Based on true stories


Into the Wild is a biographical drama movie written and directed by Sean Penn. The movie is based on the life of a top student and athlete of the Emory University graduate, Christopher McCandless who gives up his $24,000 to charity and hitchhikes to go onto wilderness of the nature. He wanted to set out free from the boring day-to-day work and goes on adventurous destination of Alaska. Though he bears a tragic death at the end, he collects enough information to be included in his book. The heroic figure of the actor seems to suit to his vagabond similar to the original character. This movie is regarded as one of the most frustrating, yet inspiring and heart-wrenching movies of all time. It has been rated 8.1 by the IMDB.

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