Most Popular "Based On Real Person" Titles
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1. South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
2. Wolf Hall (2015 TV Mini-Series)
After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.
3. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
6. Johan Falk: Kodnamn: Lisa (2012)
106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Frank Wagner is sleeping next to his family. The plans to move abroad lays on the kitchen table. They suddenly hear how someone tries to break into the apartment. Five masked men is trying ... See full summary »
9. Me, Myself and Mum (2013)
85 min | Comedy
Mrs. Gallienne, a rather temperamental upper middle-class lady, has three children, two of whom she considers as her sons and another she calls Guillaume. Logically indeed, the latter ... See full summary »
11. Looking for Eric (2009)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
12. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully - unaware that she is a lesbian. Anne is recording her ... See full summary »
13. Call Girl (2012)
140 min | Drama, Thriller
A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.
14. Buster (1988)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
This movie is based on the story of Buster Edwards, one of the thieves involved in "The Great Train Robbery" of 1963.
15. My Way (2012)
148 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.
16. The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
17. The Last Hurrah (1958)
Approved | 121 min | Drama
Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time.
18. Guilty (2011)
102 min | Drama
A family man battles to prove his innocence after being accused of a heinous crime.
20. The Mill and the Cross (2011)
92 min | Drama, History
The film focuses on a dozen of the 500 characters depicted in Bruegel's painting. The theme of Christ's suffering is set against religious persecution in Flanders in 1564.
21. Kemper (2008 Video)
R | 88 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
22. Fraulein Doktor (1969)
M | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
In WW1,female German spy Fraulein Doktor and her team of saboteurs plan to kill Lord Kitchener,obtain the Allied defense plans and steal the new French mustard gas formula.
24. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama
Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »
25. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
30 min | Western
Colonel Mackenzie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Clark near Brackettville in Kinney County in southwest Texas, during the 1870's receives secret orders from U.S. President ... See full summary »
27. Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the ... See full summary »
28. Fotograf (2015)
The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development... See full summary »
29. Vigo: A Passion for Life (1998)
106 min | Drama
Based on the life of a classic french cineast Jean Vigo, the story follows his daily struggle with sanity, normal life and uncompromising filmmaking. Story also focuses on his relationship ... See full summary »
32. Príbeh kmotra (2013)
The Godfather's Story tells about the rise and fall of Vedral (Ondrej Vetchý), a person who worked his way up from dealing in digital watches to the position of a gray eminence of Czech ... See full summary »
34. 3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
110 min | Drama, Romance
A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls. There he... See full summary »
35. Czech-Made Man (2011)
96 min | Comedy
A dark comedy about a "kid" of our times. The American Dream, Czech-style. Everybody would like to glide through life and come into money so easily. It's not always that simple, though. ... See full summary »
36. Three Seats for the 26th (1988)
106 min | Musical
A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »
37. Eight Deadly Shots (1972 TV Mini-Series)
316 min | Drama
Small-farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. Rest of the movie is a long flashback examining the events that finally leads to the tragic ... See full summary »
39. Irene (2009)
83 min | Drama
A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
41. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)
France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.
42. Docteur Françoise Gailland (1976)
100 min | Drama
Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, ... See full summary »
43. In Love with Barbara (2008 TV Movie)
In the 1970s we see the redoubtable and eccentric Barbara Cartland, prolific author of hundreds of romantic novels, being interviewed on television, where she expresses anti-feminist views.... See full summary »