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Added by geojones100 on 14 May 2010 02:29
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When beautiful actors play real people

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People who added this item 63 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Edgar Ramirez and Robert DeNiro as Roberto Duran and Ray Arcel

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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight

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TO PLAY A REBELLIN' FREED MAN


People who added this item 493 Average listal rating (322 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Foxcatcher (2014)
Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo
as Mark Shultz and Dave Shultz

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People who added this item 1806 Average listal rating (1079 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Monster (2004)
Charlize Theron as Aileen Wournos

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People who added this item 2005 Average listal rating (1177 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Milk (2009)
Sean Penn as Harvey Milk

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TO PLAY THE GAY RIGHTS MOVER
People who added this item 1349 Average listal rating (812 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Frida (2002)
Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo

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TO PLAY THE ARTIST
People who added this item 5842 Average listal rating (3692 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Ralph Fiennes as Amon Goeth

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TO PLAY THE SS BUTCHER
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People who added this item 1164 Average listal rating (722 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Insider (1999)
Russell Crowe as Jeffrey Wigand

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TO PLAY WHISTLE-BLOWER
People who added this item 687 Average listal rating (399 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre

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TO PLAY ANOTHER WHISTLE-BLOWER
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People who added this item 275 Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Chopper (2000)
Eric Bana as Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read

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People who added this item 1069 Average listal rating (690 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.9
Domino (2005)
Keira Knightley as Domino Harvey

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TO PLAY THE INFAMOUS BOUNTY HUNTER
People who added this item 1045 Average listal rating (591 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf

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TO PLAY THE LITTLE SPARROW

People who added this item 1943 Average listal rating (1139 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Hours (2003)
Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf

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TO PLAY THE LITERARY GIANT
People who added this item 2891 Average listal rating (1837 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Walk the Line (2005)
Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash

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TO PLAY THE MUSICAL LEGEND
People who added this item 3312 Average listal rating (2096 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Into the Wild (2007)
Emile Hirsch as Christopher McCandless

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TO PLAY THE DOOMED ADVENTURER
People who added this item 49 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Billy Crudup as Steve Prefontaine

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TO PLAY THE INSPIRING ATHLETE
People who added this item 632 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Soloist (2009)
Jamie Foxx as Nathaniel Ayers

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People who added this item 2077 Average listal rating (1250 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Changeling (2008)
Angelina Jolie as Christine Collins

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TO PLAY THE RELENTLESS MOTHER
People who added this item 799 Average listal rating (532 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Bronson (2009)
Tom Hardy as Charlie Bronson

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TO PLAY THIS CRAZY LOON
People who added this item 1304 Average listal rating (660 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan

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TO PLAY THE LIVING LEGEND

People who added this item 568 Average listal rating (297 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Che: Part One (2008)
Benicio Del Toro as Che Guevara

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TO PLAY THE REVOLUTIONARY HERO
People who added this item 1739 Average listal rating (992 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena

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TO PLAY THE WOMAN WHO PLAYED A MAN
People who added this item 518 Average listal rating (249 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Ned Kelly (2003)
Heath Ledger as Ned Kelly

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TO PLAY OUTLAW
People who added this item 456 Average listal rating (276 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
W. (2008)
Josh Brolin as George Bush

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TO PLAY THIS GUY
People who added this item 3080 Average listal rating (2001 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Will Smith as Christopher Gardner

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TO A LOVING DAD
People who added this item 322 Average listal rating (167 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.7
Chapter 27 (2007)
Jared Leto as Mark David Chapman
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Johhny Depp as Hunter S. Thompson

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TO PLAY THE GONZO GOD
People who added this item 269 Average listal rating (134 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Creation (2009)
Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin
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TO PLAY THE GREAT THINKER
People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Red Baron (2008)
Matthias Schweighöfer as Manfred von Richthofen.
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TO PLAY THE WWI ACE
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People who added this item 404 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Matthew Rhys as Dylan Thomas

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People who added this item 2274 Average listal rating (1475 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
127 Hours (2011)
James Franco as Aron Ralston

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TO PLAY THE INSPIRING SURVIVOR
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People who added this item 1729 Average listal rating (1140 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Fighter (2010)
Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg
as Dicky Eklund and Micky Ward

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TO PLAY BROTHER BOXERS

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People who added this item 338 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Naomi Watts and Sean Penn
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Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson

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TO PLAY CIA AGENT AND AMBASSADOR
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People who added this item 270 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Gerard Butler as Sam Childers
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TO PLAY PREACHER/PROTECTOR
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People who added this item 585 Average listal rating (383 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Hurricane (2000)
Denzel Washington as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

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Daniel Day-Lewis as Christy Brown

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People who added this item 922 Average listal rating (521 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
The Runaways (2010)
Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning as Joan Jett and Cherrie Currie

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TO PLAY THE ORIGINAL RIOT GRRLS

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People who added this item 315 Average listal rating (209 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.9
Jobs (2013)
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs

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TO PLAY THE DREAMER
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People who added this item 815 Average listal rating (470 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
J. Edgar (2017)
Leonard Di Caprio as J Edgar Hoover

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TO PLAY THE CRIME-BUSTER
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People who added this item 271 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon

as Liberace and Scott Thorson

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TO PLAY THE ULTIMATE ENTERTAINER AND HIS WARD
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Beautiful and talented actors go to lengths to play a role, transforming into real-life characters. It's the only way to be remembered: acting ability and not just looks.

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