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BASED ON A TRUE STORY!! Top 10 Movies Shot on Real Incidents

Cinema is a fictitious art that cheat humans eyes by it's creativity and technology, but there are some movies which is shot based on true stories or the true experiences of a person. It can make magic on screen. This is the list of those top 10 movies..

The Pianist (2002)

Directed by Roman Polanski.
With Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Schindler's List (1993)

Directed by Steven Spielberg With Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall
 In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Zodiac (2007)

Directed by David Fincher
With Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

 A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

 A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

Directed by Walter Salles
With Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

City of God (2002)

Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Kátia Lund. With Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Goodfellas (1990)

Directed by Martin Scorsese With Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco
 Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Into the Wild (2007)

Directed by Sean Penn
 With Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Titanic (1997)

Directed by James Cameron
With Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

 A seventeen-year-old aristocrat, expecting to be married to a rich claimant by her mother, falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Directed by Steve McQueen
With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.