Most Popular "Inspired By True Events" Titles
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1. Dunkirk (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Votes: 403,020 | Gross: $188.37M
2. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 960,863 | Gross: $116.90M
3. American Made (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Votes: 106,716 | Gross: $51.34M
4. Wind River (2017)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A veteran hunter helps an FBI agent to investigate the murder of a young woman on a Wyoming Native American reservation,
Votes: 132,157 | Gross: $33.80M
5. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 850,683 | Gross: $46.84M
6. Winchester (2018)
PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Fantasy, Horror
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
Votes: 15,373 | Gross: $25.09M
7. Detroit (2017)
R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, History
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.
Votes: 33,171 | Gross: $16.79M
8. Deepwater Horizon (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
Votes: 121,182 | Gross: $61.28M
9. Patriots Day (2016)
R | 133 min | Crime, Drama, History
The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.
Votes: 67,160 | Gross: $31.89M
10. War Dogs (2016)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Loosely based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a three hundred million dollar contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.
Votes: 138,994 | Gross: $43.02M
11. Masterminds (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. Based on the October 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery.
Votes: 40,373 | Gross: $17.36M
12. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, History
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 300 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.
13. The Monuments Men (2014)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, War
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Votes: 113,730 | Gross: $78.03M
16. Mr. Church (2016)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
"Mr. Church" tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.
Votes: 20,643 | Gross: $0.69M
17. Manhattan (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, History, War
In 1943, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to a life on the military base.
18. Gun-ham-do (2017)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Drama, War
During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island ("Hashima Island") to mine for coal, attempt to a dramatic escape.
20. ACAB - All Cops Are Bastards (2012)
112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.
21. Patients (2016)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Patients is the story of a rebirth, a chaotic journey of victories and defeats, tears and bursts of laughter, but above all encounters: we do not heal alone.
22. Walking with the Enemy (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
A young man, separated from his family in WWII, disguises himself as a Nazi SS Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.
Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.36M
23. Cruel Summer (2016)
80 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Young Autism sufferer Danny enjoys the serenity and solitude of camping. That's all about to change when enraged teens Nicholas, Calvin and Julia find him, each with their own agenda for wanting to see Danny suffer.
24. 37 (2016)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
"37" is a powerful drama and a fictional account of the night Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964, Kew Gardens, Queens, where 37 neighbors witnessed the killing and did not intervene. "37" ... See full summary »
27. Under the Rainbow (1981)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
A visiting dignitary, a CIA agent, a Nazi spy, Japanese tourists, an assassin and a group of "midget" actors from The Wizard of Oz (1939) all check into an elite Los Angeles hotel called Under the Rainbow.
Votes: 2,315 | Gross: $18.83M
29. Miles (2016)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A kid from middle America, desperate to move to Chicago, joins the volleyball team to get a scholarship - the only catch is that his high school only has a girls team.
Votes: 397 | Gross: $0.00M
30. Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the early 1970s, a young woman passing through rural Tennessee unintentionally gets caught in a feud between two local neighboring clans, the Feathers and the Gutshalls.
32. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)
45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A science team that works for the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (O.S.I.R.) investigates the reports of supernatural phenomena.
33. Marguerite (2015)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Paris, 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman, lover of the music and the opera. She loves to sing for her friends, although she's not a good singer. Both her friends and her husband ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,028 | Gross: $0.50M
34. Bridgend (2015)
95 min | Drama
"Bridgend" follows Sara and her dad, Dave as they arrive in a small village in Bridgend County. The village is haunted by suicides amongst its young inhabitants, and Sara falls dangerously ... See full summary »
35. Carbone (2017)
104 min | Crime, Thriller
Danger of losing his business, Anthony Roca, an ordinary man, develops a scam that will become the heist of the century. Overtaken by the crime, he will have to deal with betrayal, murder and settling.
37. Djúpið (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
38. 17 filles (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
When a rebellious teenager finds out that she is already eight weeks pregnant, she forms a pact with sixteen of her classmates to get pregnant simultaneously, raise their children together, and most of all, be in charge of their lives.
Votes: 2,882 | Gross: $0.02M
41. Believe (I) (2013)
PG | 96 min | Drama
A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
43. Augustine (2012)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History
A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.
Votes: 1,201 | Gross: $0.11M
45. Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror
When true love between two young lovers are threatens by their families violent feud, there only chance at peace leads them to summoning the monstrous pumpkin head, who brings even bigger horrors.
47. Una noche (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
Votes: 1,677 | Gross: $0.07M
48. Zwei Leben (2012)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Votes: 2,618 | Gross: $0.00M
50. Zarafa (2012)
Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The plot of the film has a grandfather telling his grand kids the story of Maki, a young boy who escapes from slave traders, befriends a giraffe (the title character), cross the desert, ... See full summary »