Best Movies Based On Historical Events or People

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21 All The President's Men
22 The Passion of the Christ

The single most important event in history, portrayed very well. Whether you're one of us believers, or a not believer, Christianity has shaped the world for 2000 years. - davidthenurse

if you see this movie, you will know how He loves you - rock2metal

its good that they made a movie about him - moose4life19

I truly felt His (Jesus Christ) love while watching this movie, it coud reminds ourselves of how Precious and how loved we are, highly recommended. BEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME

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23 Inglourious Basterds
24 The Great Escape

A hilarious movie about world war 2. Fairly accurate too. It's pretty surprising how it's a comedy about a horrible prison camp.

This is an AMAZING movie. I first saw it when I was about 9. Every since then, I've loved it!!

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25 The Fighter

The fighter is such an amazing film and the final fight really got my heart racing. - sam11855

26 Gettysburg

Can't believe this isn't higher

27 The Sound of Music

I love that... It is my favourite movie ever.

Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, they are a good match

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28 War Horse
29 A Beautiful Mind

Great movie! Russel Crowe is one of the best actors in the present time!

30 Full Metal Jacket
31 Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
32 Pirate Radio

Also known as The Boat that Rocked, this was set in the 1960s, a time when the BBC banned rock and roll on the airwaves so these pirate radio stations smuggled in the tunes. - jezza0

This was the true story about regular British guys who caused a rebelion against the goverment and the BBC by airing rock and roll on boats.

Bill Nighy, Chris O'Dowd, Gemma Arteton, Nick Frost and Jack Davenport are only part of this ensemble comedy.

Funny yet accurate at the same time.

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33 Bordertown
34 Raging Bull
35 Savior

Probably the saddest film I've ever seen but I love this movie so much. It has real emotions, feelings and... tears - Irina2932

36 Fahrenheit 9/11
37 Bonnie and Clyde
38 The Hurt Locker
39 The Exorcist
40 Munich
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