Which are the best Hollywood movies based on real life? by @hirokdas123
Answer by Hirok Das:
1. Catch Me if You Can
Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks are major characters in this story based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr.
2. Schindler’s List
A true story of Oskar Schindler during World War II – a man who saw the Jewish Holocaust in Holland and changed from corrupt businessman to a concerned employer.
3. American Gangster
Based on the true story of drug lord Frank Lucas and the detective who brought him down, both Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington star in this biography drama.
4. Beautiful Mind
Russell Crowe plays John Forbes Nash, Jr. in this story about a real mathematical genius and his struggle to greatness.
5. Remember the Titans
This story depicts the life of African-American football coach Herman Boone and his coaching experience at T.C. Williams High School in Washington D.C.
6. 127 Hours
A film based on the real life experience of canyoneer Aron Ralston who was stuck while climbing and fought to survive.
7. Into The Wild
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
8. October Sky
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
9. The Social Network
Harvard studentcreates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
10. The Pursuit of Happiness
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor. It’s perhaps the best movie based on real story that i’ve come across. Must watch!!