Best Movies Based On Historical Events or People

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121 J. Edgar
122 Boogie Nights
123 Elizabeth

A fantastic story about Queen Elizabeth I, who is portrayed in all her complexity by Cate Blanchett. This film is beautifully crafted - from costumes to make- up to a cinematography that matches the very best Tudor portraits by Hans Holbein. Intrigue, drama, character, and a keen insight into a fascinating time.

124 A Night to Remember

Greatest movie about the disaster of the sinking of the Titanic. Even though it was made before the discovery of the ship, and before it was confirmed that she split in 2, before sinking, it still feels as though you are watching the disaster itself, while you watch it.

Now THAT movie best sums up the disaster of the sinking of the Titanic.

125 Shakespeare in Love
126 Sword of War
127 Goodnight Mister Tom
128 Private Peaceful
129 Immortal Beloved

Incredible film about the life of Ludwig... Soundtrack by Beethoven - dewaynebook

130 Danton
131 The Young Victoria

A good movie about Queen Victoria's teenage years and early reign. Great costumes, too!

132 Singin' In the Rain

Very great movie about how movies were made in the twenties and the introduction of talking pictures.

133 A Bridge Too Far
134 The Exorcism of Emily Rose
135 The Zodiac
136 Amistad
137 Red Cliff
138 Ip Man
139 Ip Man 2
140 Hitler: The Rise of Evil
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