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Added by The Cinephile on 4 Jun 2009 04:59
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Based on/inspired by true events (in progress)

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People who added this item 1483 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Even though there really was no chainsaw wielding maniac named Thomas Hewitt, this film is definitely inspired by the real man Ed Gein.
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People who added this item 2185 Average listal rating (1398 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Raging Bull (1980)
Based on the story of Jake Lamotta, the former boxing world middleweight champion.
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People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (226 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Breach (2007)
Based on the story of former FBI Agent Robert Hanssen, who spied for Russian and Soviet intelligence services against the United States for over 20 years.
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People who added this item 4254 Average listal rating (2859 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.7
GoodFellas (1990)
Based on the story of Henry Hill, a former American mobster, showing him from his early days, and on.
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People who added this item 2284 Average listal rating (1313 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Munich (2005)
Based on the 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli Olympic athletes.
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People who added this item 6575 Average listal rating (4662 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.5
Gladiator (2000)
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People who added this item 3407 Average listal rating (2109 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Aviator (2004)
Based on Howard Hughes, a former Aviator, film producer, engineer, industrialist, and philanthropist, who was one of the wealthiest men in the world. He became famous in the late 1920's when he made films such as Scarface, Hell's Angels, and The Outlaw.
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People who added this item 340 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
Invincible (2006)
Based on the inspiring true story of Vince Papali, who played on the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976-1978.
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People who added this item 2945 Average listal rating (1899 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Apollo 13 (1995)
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People who added this item 1923 Average listal rating (1166 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
Hotel Rwanda (2005)
People who added this item 1901 Average listal rating (1169 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Donnie Brasco (1997)
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People who added this item 5872 Average listal rating (4065 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
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People who added this item 3360 Average listal rating (2147 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Zodiac (2007)
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People who added this item 2070 Average listal rating (1340 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 9306 Average listal rating (6758 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.9
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People who added this item 1328 Average listal rating (822 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
JFK (1991)
People who added this item 1711 Average listal rating (1111 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 665 Average listal rating (419 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Seabiscuit (2003)
People who added this item 3075 Average listal rating (1998 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 1325 Average listal rating (812 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8
People who added this item 5833 Average listal rating (3685 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
People who added this item 1496 Average listal rating (854 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Capote (2006)
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