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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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Edgar Ramirez and Robert DeNiro as Roberto Duran and Ray Arcel

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People who added this item 121 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight

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People who added this item 484 Average listal rating (313 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 1798 Average listal rating (1049 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Monster (2004)
Charlize Theron as Aileen Wournos

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People who added this item 2009 Average listal rating (1152 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Milk (2008) (2009)
Sean Penn as Harvey Milk

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People who added this item 1345 Average listal rating (793 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Frida (2002)
Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo

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People who added this item 5779 Average listal rating (3512 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Ralph Fiennes as Amon Goeth

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People who added this item 1163 Average listal rating (710 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Insider (1999)
Russell Crowe as Jeffrey Wigand

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Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre

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Chopper (2000)
Eric Bana as Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read

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People who added this item 1068 Average listal rating (682 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.9
Domino (2005)
Keira Knightley as Domino Harvey

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People who added this item 1047 Average listal rating (584 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf

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The Hours (2003)
Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf

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Walk the Line (2005)
Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash

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People who added this item 3305 Average listal rating (2047 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Into the Wild (2007)
Emile Hirsch as Christopher McCandless

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Billy Crudup as Steve Prefontaine

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People who added this item 633 Average listal rating (329 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Soloist (2009)
Jamie Foxx as Nathaniel Ayers

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People who added this item 2066 Average listal rating (1226 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Changeling (2008)
Angelina Jolie as Christine Collins

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People who added this item 788 Average listal rating (512 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Bronson (2009)
Tom Hardy as Charlie Bronson

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People who added this item 1313 Average listal rating (645 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
I'm Not There (2007)
Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan

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People who added this item 567 Average listal rating (291 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Che: Part One (2008)
Benicio Del Toro as Che Guevara

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Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena

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People who added this item 530 Average listal rating (248 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Heath Ledger as Ned Kelly

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People who added this item 453 Average listal rating (269 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
W. (2008)
Josh Brolin as George Bush

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Will Smith as Christopher Gardner

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People who added this item 322 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 5.6 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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People who added this item 266 Average listal rating (127 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Creation (2009)
Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin
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Matthias Schweighöfer as Manfred von Richthofen.
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Matthew Rhys as Dylan Thomas

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127 Hours (2011)
James Franco as Aron Ralston

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The Fighter (2010)
Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg
as Dicky Eklund and Micky Ward

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Fair Game (2010)
Naomi Watts and Sean Penn
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Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson

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People who added this item 273 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Gerard Butler as Sam Childers
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Denzel Washington as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

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Daniel Day-Lewis as Christy Brown

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The Runaways (2010)
Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning as Joan Jett and Cherrie Currie

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Jobs (2013)
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs

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J. Edgar (2011)
Leonard Di Caprio as J Edgar Hoover

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Michael Douglas and Matt Damon

as Liberace and Scott Thorson

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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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