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Best 10 movies based on a true story!

Updated on August 22, 2014


A drama based on a story of a college professor's bond with an abandoned dog he found and took into his home. The tragic end of the movie shows how a dog can be faithful even more than humans.

Hatchi - Official trailer


A movie based on Homer's Iliad about a war waged against the city of troy by the Greeks. This war started after Paris, Prince of Troy, took Helen from her husband Menelaus, King of Sparta.

Troy - Official trailer

La vie en rose

La vie en rose describes the life of the French singer Edith Piaf from being a small child until her death. The movie's name is inspired from her popular song "La vie en rose", its literal meaning is Life in pink.

La vie en rose - Official trailer

Into the wild

A biographical drama survival movie of a men who finished his life traveling across north America and Alaska. After years of loneliness, the last thing he noted was "Happiness only real when shared".

Into the wild - Official trailer

12 Years a Slave

The story of a free black man who was sold into slavery and passed 12 years of his life as a slave. The movie shows haw cruel and racist white people can be and how black people can loose their dignity just because of their color.

12 years a slave - Official trailer


A beautiful love story between an aristocrat girl, engaged to a rich man, and a poor artist aboard the luxurious Titanic, "The ship that never sank"..

Titanic - Official trailer


The story happened in 480 B.C. when only 300 soldiers where fighting the Persians.

300 - Official trailer

A beautiful mind

A life of a brilliant but asocial mathematician changed after he accepted to start working in cryptography.

A beautiful mind - Official trailer

The pianist

A Jewish musician trying to survive after the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto during the world war II.

The pianist - Official trailer


A commoner begins a revolt after his wife was executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her.

Braveheart - Official trailer

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      Hajer 3 years ago from Tunisia

      For me the bests are Troy and Hatchi :)

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      Suzanne Day 3 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      I love most of these movies, which are a fantastic selection that are well worth watching. Troy is my favourite! Voted interesting.

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      Hajer 3 years ago from Tunisia

      Well, I think it's really strange especially for Titanic! I hope you'll watch even one of them after reading this Hub :D

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      Fay Favored 3 years ago from USA

      You're going to think this is strange, but I've never seen any of these films. I've only heard of a few of them and saw bits of Braveheart from clips. I didn't realize they were all based on true stories. Thanks for the information.

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      Hajer 3 years ago from Tunisia

      Movies inspired by real stories really inspire me, I'm happy you like this selection :)

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      Janellegems 3 years ago from United States

      Great Hub. I have only seen four of these movies. I will have to check out the others. Thanks for writing this.