The Best Based-on-a-True-Story Movies of All Time

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Selma 2014, 128 min.

Ava DuVernay     Starring: David OyelowoCarmen EjogoTom Wilkinson

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Control 2007, 122 min.

Anton Corbijn     Starring: Sam RileyAlexandra Maria LaraJoe Anderson

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The Doors 1991, 140 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Val KilmerMeg RyanKyle MacLachlan

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Cinderella Man 2005, 144 min.

Ron Howard     Starring: Russell CroweRenée ZellwegerPaul Giamatti

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Shine 1996, 105 min.

Scott Hicks     Starring: Geoffrey RushArmin Mueller-StahlLynn Redgrave

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Nixon 1995, 212 min.

Oliver Stone     Starring: Anthony HopkinsJoan AllenBob Hoskins

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The Wind Rises 2013, 126 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Hideaki AnnoMirai ShidaJun Kunimura

Animation    Anime    Based-on-a-True-Story

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Bugsy 1991, 149 min.

Barry Levinson     Starring: Annette BeningElliott GouldHarvey Keitel

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

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Miracle 2004, 135 min.

Gavin O'Connor     Starring: Kurt RussellPatricia ClarksonNoah Emmerich

Biopic    Drama    Sports Drama

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I'm Not There 2007, 135 min.

Todd Haynes     Starring: Christian BaleCate BlanchettHeath Ledger

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The Damned United 2009, 97 min.

Tom Hooper     Starring: Michael SheenTimothy SpallColm Meaney

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Chopper 2000, 94 min.

Andrew Dominik     Starring: Eric BanaSimon LyndonDavid Field

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Black Comedy

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Wyatt Earp 1994, 191 min.

Lawrence Kasdan     Starring: Kevin CostnerDennis QuaidGene Hackman

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Epic

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