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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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Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight

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Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo
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Charlize Theron as Aileen Wournos

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Sean Penn as Harvey Milk

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Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo

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Ralph Fiennes as Amon Goeth

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People who added this item 1149 Average listal rating (692 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Insider (1999)
Russell Crowe as Jeffrey Wigand

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Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre

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Eric Bana as Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read

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Keira Knightley as Domino Harvey

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Marion Cotillard as Edith Piaf

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Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf

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Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash

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Emile Hirsch as Christopher McCandless

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Billy Crudup as Steve Prefontaine

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Jamie Foxx as Nathaniel Ayers

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Angelina Jolie as Christine Collins

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Tom Hardy as Charlie Bronson

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Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan

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People who added this item 566 Average listal rating (289 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 (243 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Heath Ledger as Ned Kelly

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People who added this item 455 Average listal rating (266 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
Josh Brolin as George Bush

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Will Smith as Christopher Gardner

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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 264 Average listal rating (122 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 (2010)
James Franco as Aron Ralston

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Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg
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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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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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Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning as Joan Jett and Cherrie Currie

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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

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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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