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Thursday, February 26, 2015

10 Movies Based on Real People: Biopic Movies

Biopics are epic movies about real people. The best biopics depict important public figures, showing us how these inspirational individuals influenced our way of life, our culture. Movies based on real people are known as biopics, or biographical epics. These types of movies resonate with moviegoers, who watch real people at the movies, and then return back home later to research real facts.

Popular movies based on real people convey good or bad individuals. American Presidents, war heroes, prime ministers, kings and queens, athletes, musicians, tech geniuses, drug lords, gangsters, evil political leaders, serial killers, true crime, World War 2, and The Holocaust are most common biopics. Biopics are educational movies that inform us, teach us about historical people. What significance do these people have on history? Will these biopics reveal real facts about these real people?

We believe the true intention of movies is to escape real life through a fantasy, through an adventure. We look to visit distant worlds, distant galaxies. We watch horror movies to provoke our fears, which is therapeutic for all the wrong reasons. It seems people would rather devote a few hours into watching true stories, spending their hard-earned money to experience real life on the silver screen. Moviegoers are seriously invested into these true story movies on real people, real events.

Biopic movies based on true stories convey real people, real biographical epics (biopics) on their personal journeys. How did these real public figures impact our culture? Watch and see for yourself.

The following movies are 10 popular biographical epics (biopics) that chronicle real true stories on real people:
  • American Sniper (U.S. Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle)
  • The Social Network (Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg) 
  • Dallas Buyer's Club (Ron Woodroof/HIV/AIDS/Medication)
  • Goodfellas (Henry Hill and mob)
  • Schindler's List (Oskar Schindler and the Holocaust)
  • Marie Antoinette (Marie Antoinette - Queen of France)
  • A Beautiful Mind (John Nash/schizophrenia and brilliance)
  • Lone Survivor (Marcus Luttrell - U.S. Navy Seal)  
  • Lincoln (16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln)
  • 12 Years a Slave (Solomon Northup and slavery)

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