Top 10 Movie Characters Based on Real People

characters, that are the fictionilized counterpart of real life people.
The Top Ten
1 Ray Charles (Ray, 2004)
2 Solomon Northup (12 Years A Slave, 2013)
3 Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln, 2012)
4 Idi Amin (The Last King of Scotland, 2006)
5 Ian Curtis (Control, 2007)
6 Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, 2012)
7 Ritchie Valens (La Bamba, 1987)
8 Jim Morrison (The Doors, 1991)
9 Sid Vicious (Sid & Nancy, 1986)
10 Buddy Holly (The Buddy Holly Story, 1978)

The Newcomers

? Nero (Quo Vadis, 1951)
? Geoffrey Chaucer (A Knight's Tale, 2001)
The Contenders
11 Adolf Hitler (DownFall, 2004) Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician of Austrian descent who served as the leader of the Nazi Party since 1921, Chancellor of Germany since 1933, and Führer of Nazi Germany since 1934. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he reversed the Treaty of Versailles, initiated World... read more
12 Aileen Wuornos (Monster, 2003)
13 Caligula (Caligula, 1979)
14 Helen Keller (Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves, 2015)
15 T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia, 1962)
16 Elizabeth I (Elizabeth, 1998)
17 Joan Crawford (Mommie Dearest, 1981)
18 Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List, 1993)
19 Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhi, 1982)
20 Amon Göth (Schindler's List, 1993) Amon Göeth, was most notorious for his portrayal by Ralph Fiennes (actor shown, that's not Amon) in the movie Schindler's List. A popular Grammy winning movie about Nazi Germany and more specifically the role of Oskar Schindler, played by Liam Neeson, a nazi who helped thousands of Jews escape their... read more
21 Margaret Thatcher (The Iron Lady, 2011)
22 Spartacus (Spartacus, 1960)
23 Frank Serpico (Serpico, 1973)
24 Erin Brockovich (Erin Brockovich, 2000)
25 Mata Hari (Mata Hari, 1931)
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