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1 Captain Phillips (2013)

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

7.9/10 218,114
2 Le scaphandre et le papillon (2007)

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

8.1/10 79,157
3 Open Water (2003)

Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left.

5.7/10 36,723
4 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.

6.5/10 19,114
5 Before Night Falls (2000)

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood...

7.3/10 18,584
6 Amelia (2009)

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

5.8/10 8,482
7 The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

7.2/10 4,623
8 Chasing Ice (2012 documentary)

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.

7.7/10 4,079
9 Out on a Limb (1987 TV series)

The supposed true story of Shirley MacClaine's experience with a spiritual awakening.

7.2/10 326
10 Jack London (1943)

Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916).

5.3/10 157
11 Prophet Without Honor (1939 short) 6.6/10 51
12 Dawn! (1979) 6.4/10 41
13 Pirates of the Indian Ocean (2012 TV documentary) 8.8/10 16
14 Roald Amundsen (1954 documentary)
15 Lapu-Lapu (1955)
16 Aussie Assault (1984 documentary)
17 The Sundowner (2010 documentary short)
18 As Ilhas Desconhecidas (2009 TV series documentary)
19 Relative (2012 documentary short)

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