There has been many a times, when movies have been inspired from books or sometimes from real life. Here are the best movies that have been inspired from true stories.
A 1993 Spielberg movie based on the happenings of World War II stars Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes and Caroline Goodall. Spielberg originally intended for the movie to be a documentary and shot it in black and white. It has often been referred to as one of the best films ever made, and focuses on how the business man- Oskar Schindler uses his influence in the Nazi Party to save over a thousand Jews.
The ever-so popular American Horror film series, is not works of fiction, but based on conquests of Edward and Lorraine Warren. The Warren’s were American Paranormal Investigators, associated with prominent cases of haunting. The Conjuring has been one such ghastly but true tale. It can be quite chilling when you think about it.
Starring Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich is based on the story of a single mother, going through a tough time. She later helps residents of Hinkley, California, against corporate giant Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), who’s chemical plants were causing cancer to the residents of the community. In the movie, the real Erin Brockovich has a cameo as a waiter named- Julia. She says the movie is 98% accurate.
The movie is based on the happening s of May 1940, on the French beach of Dunkirk. Starring Harry Styles, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy and Mark Rylance, the movie takes us back to the Second World War and portrays the horrors of war quite unapologetically. Hardy’s performance was brilliant as ever. Christopher Nolan fails to disappoint, as usual.
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale(2009)
It is a story of devotion and love between a man and a dog. The movie is based on true happenings. Hachi was a stray, parker- portrayed by Pretty woman co-star Richard Gere, took home. Hachi would wait for him every day at the train station for him to come back and walk home with him. One day Parker dies while giving a lecture and he never comes home. Hachi keeps on waiting for him at the train station. The professor’s family takes Hachi home, but seeing how depressed he gets they let him out and he goes back to the train station, waiting for someone who’ll never come. On the tenth anniversary of the Professor’s death his family comes back to see that Hachi still waits by the train station. Hachi keeps on waiting till he runs out of time himself and is comforted by a final view of Parker walking him to the afterlife.