Best Movies Based On Historical Events or People


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41Black Hawk Down
42Public Enemies

Where Johnny Depp was the infamous John Dillinger. - jezza0

43The Hunt for Red October

My dad knows some people from when it really happened.


Greatest movie ever made! I am utterly disappointed that it is no. 43!

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45Raging Bull
46American Gangster
47Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no Haka)

I almost cried when I saw this movie.. and I am really insensitive!

I thought, that it was impossible not to cry when watching this movie. You need to be disconnected from any human emotion to be indifferent about this hartbreaking story.

48Pearl Harbor

I can't believe it is so way down here. I expected it to be in the top ten. Or at least top 20. - jerk4life

I just like History of the planet

49Fahrenheit 9/11

Not a very good film, but it has lots of information about how special effects were done in the early twentieth century.


Good movie real tugs at the heart strings and its historically accurate.


The last days in Hitler's bunker. Powerful movie!!!!

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Wow, this was a cool movie back then, and its a cool movie now. A lot like Gladiator, mostly historical is the races themselves. - heather

54City of Life and Death

Lopez is just like her like EXACTLY like her when me mom went to Selena's concert in 1992 I seen the pictures just like lopez - SmoothCriminal

LOVE this movie! Jennifer Lopez did a great job!

56Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World
57Escape from Sobibor
58The Pianist

This is actually the only movie about Mozart believe or not. the only movie that centers around his life.

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