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This is a list of feature films that are based on actual events.

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1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

Extraordinary Measures based on John Crowley

  • Green Zone (2010) - The Movie Tells Events From The End Of The Invasion Phase Of The War Until The Transfer Of Power To The Iraqis Directed By :: Paul Greengrass

Not yet released

  • The Rite - Story tells from a disillusioned American seminary student who moves in a exorcism school in Vatican.
  • Non-Disclosure: Haunted (2013) — Story of divorced man and his son who rent a haunted house.
  • The Fields (2011) — Story based on the life of screenwriter Harrison Smith

  • Kuppi - (2007) - Indian Tamil Film Based On The Assassination Of Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
  • Seven Years In Tibet - (1997) - True Story Film Based On The Book Written By Austrian Mountaineer Henrich Harrier
  • Mighty Heart (2007) - Based On The Murder Of Daniel Pearl In Pakistan
  • Talk To Me (2007) - Based On The Life Of Ralph 'Petey' Greene
  • Haunting In Connecticut (2009) - Psychological Supernatural Film Based On True Events
  • Public Enemies (2009) - Focuses On The FBI Agent Melvin Purvis During Great Depression
  • Seabiscuit (2003) - Based On The Book "Seabiscuit :: An American Legend" By Laura Hillenbrand
  • Yes Man (2008) - American Comedy Film Loosely Based On True Story
  • Bloody Sunday (2002) - Based On The Events Of Bloody Sunday Directed By Paul Greengrass
  • Rise Of The Footsoldier (2007) - British Gangster Film Based On Actual Events
  • Zodiac (2007) - Based On The Zodiac Killer
  • Satham Podathey (2007) - Indian Tamil Thriller Film Based On True Story
  • Goodbye Bafana (2007) - Based On The Relationship Between Nelson Mandela And James Gregory
  • Syriana (2005) - Geopolitical Thiller Film Loosely Based On Book See No Evil Written By Robert Bear A Former FBI Agent Based On His Experiences
  • Black Friday (2004) - Indian Hindi Film Based On The 1993 Mumbai Bombings
  • Coach Carter (2005) - Based On The Richmond High School Basketball Team lead by Coach Ken Carter
  • The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006) - Story Of County Cork Brothers During Irish Civil War
  • Rescue Dawn (2007) - Based on Dieter Dengler A US Navy Pilot Who Was Shot Down In Loas
  • Motorcycle Diaries (2004) - Biographic Flim About The Early Life Of CHE
  • The Counterfeiters (2008) - Austrian Film Based On Operation Bernhard
  • Fugitive Pieces (2007) - Baed On The Story Of Jacob Beer,A Orphaned Jew In Poland
  • Provoked (2006) - This Film Is Based On The True Story Of Kiranjit Ahluwalia Who Murdered Her Abusive Husband
  • Max manus (2008) - Norwegian movie who is based on a true story of Max Manus who helpes to save his country from the Germans in the war.
  • shootout at lokhandwala (2007))- Hindi movie based on the shootout made by mumbai police in encounter of gangster maya dolas.
  • Invictus (2009) - Based On The Real Life Events Of Nelson Mandela Directed By Clint Eastwood
  • The Zodiac (2005) - Anather Movie Based On The Zodiac Killer
  • Memories Of Murder - (2003) - South Korean Movie Based On True Story Of Serial Killers Between 1986 - 1991
  • Them - (2006) - French Horrer Movie Based On True Story
  • Karla - (2006) - True Story Film Based On Serial Killers Paul Bernardo And Karla Homolka
  • Battle In Seattle - (2007) - Based On WTO Ministerial Conference Of 1999 Protest Activity
  • From Hell - (2001) - True Story Film Based On Jack The Ripper Murders
  • 36 Quai Des Orfevres - (2004) - French Movie Based On True Story About Police
  • Accident On The Hill Road - (2009) - Indian Hindi Film Based On True Story About Chante Mallard
  • Sybil - (2007) - True Story Based On Life Of Shirlry Ardell Manson Who Was Diagnosed With Multiple Personality Disorder




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