Films that are based on True Stories!

READ THE HINTS SECTION TO THEN FIND OUT WHAT THE FILMS ARE ABOUT! ALL MOVIES ARE BASED ON TRUE STORIES!!
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The 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Captain Phillips
After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. Staring Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly.
A Beautiful Mind
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
The King's Speech
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease
Dallas Buyers Club
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
The Wolf of Wall Street
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
12 Years a Slave
A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee. Stars Kevin Spacey
Beyond the Sea
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Argo
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his assassination.
Malcolm X
Stars Liam Neeson who plays a man with crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
Michael Collins
Biography of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
Gandhi
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis.
Walk the Line
A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. Stars Christian Bale and Steve Zahn
Rescue Dawn
The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s.
Blow
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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea.
The Social Network
A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. Starring James Franco
127 Hours
A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
United 93
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Milk
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci (I couldn't believe it was true either lol!!)
Goodfellas
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
My Left Foot
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Schindler's List
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