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10 Movies Based On True Stories!

Many of this past year’s great films were all based on true stories or events. To make a great film you need an even greater story and there are no better stories than those based on real people, and true events. This is just a sampling of some  of those movies – some originally based on books, listed with the film.

All the President's Men (1976) Dir. Alan J. Pakula;  Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (book by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward)

All the President’s Men (1976) Dir. Alan J. Pakula;
Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (book by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward)

My Left Foot (1989) Dir. Jim Sheridan; Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan (book by Christy Brown)

My Left Foot (1989) Dir. Jim Sheridan; Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan (book by Christy Brown)

GoodFellas (1990) Dir. Martin Scorsese; Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci (book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi)

GoodFellas (1990) Dir. Martin Scorsese; Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci (book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi)

Erin Brockovich (2000) Dir. Steven Soderbergh; Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Erin Brockovich (2000) Dir. Steven Soderbergh; Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Hotel Rwanda (2004); Dir. Terry George; Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Xolani Mali

Hotel Rwanda (2004); Dir. Terry George; Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Xolani Mali

The Pianist (2002) Dir. Roman Polanski; Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Frank Finlay (book The Pianist, a World War II memoir by Władysław Szpilman)

The Pianist (2002) Dir. Roman Polanski; Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Frank Finlay (book The Pianist, a World War II memoir by Władysław Szpilman)

Into the Wild (2007) Dir. Sean Penn; Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, Catherine Keener (book by Jon Krakauer)

Into the Wild (2007) Dir. Sean Penn; Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, Catherine Keener (book by Jon Krakauer)

Milk (2008) Dir. Gus Van Sant; Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin

Milk (2008) Dir. Gus Van Sant; Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin

127 Hours (2010) Dir. Danny Boyle; James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn

127 Hours (2010) Dir. Danny Boyle; James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn

The Monuments Men (2014) Dir. George Clooney; George Clooney, Matt Damon,  Bill Murray (book The Monuments Men... by Robert M. Edsel)

The Monuments Men (2014) Dir. George Clooney; George Clooney, Matt Damon,
Bill Murray (book The Monuments Men… by Robert M. Edsel)