Best Movies Based On Historical Events or People


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121 Freedom Writers
122 The Perfect Storm
123 The Runaways
124 J. Edgar
125 Boogie Nights
126 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.

127 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.

128 Shakespeare in Love
129 Sword of War
130 Goodnight Mister Tom
131 Private Peaceful
132 Immortal Beloved

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

133 Danton
134 The Young Victoria

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

135 Singin' In the Rain

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

136 A Bridge Too Far
137 The Exorcism of Emily Rose
138 The Zodiac
139 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
140 Amistad
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