Many times, life beats the movie. It demonstrates true stories, which became subjects on the big screen. Here are the top of the most awesome movies inspired by real cases.
10. What’s Love Got to Do with It
The film is based on Tina Turner drama. It is already well known the story of the troubled marriage or equally famous musician Ike Turner. She testified in 1986 that her husband beat her for several years, but he vehemently denied the allegations. Until 2001, when he admitted that he “slapped her”. The whole thing became the subject of film.
09. Enemy at the Gates
In 1942, during the Second World War, the Nazis advancing on Russian territory. In the battle of Stalingrad, Russians oppose resistance heroically. Two snipers, played by Jude Law and Ed Harris, take each other in sight and start tracking the mouse and cat, making the fight a personal war.
One of the greatest maritime disasters in history, the sinking Titanic on April 15, 1912, following which have killed 1517 of the 2223 passengers, has stirred the imagination of the filmmaker. Thus, the tragedy is real, but the story of two lovers, Jack and Rose, is pure fiction.
Life of Ray Charles, the famous American musician who has blinded in childhood, but managed to transform darkness into a story full of light, despite struggles and sufferings, reached the big screen after no more than 15 years of investigation made by the director and producer Taylor Hackford. The role of “Ray” Jamie Foxx earned a Golden Globe for best actor in a feature film.
06. Raging Bull
The story of boxer Jake LaMotta violence, which when destroyed his opponent enter the ring, but was unable to leave behind all the rage. So it was always paranoid and jealous, a real bomb. The highlight of the film is facing between LaMotta and world champion Sugar Ray Orbison, the first one get out pretty wrinkled, but just as bitter.
05. The Pursuit of Happyness
Chris Gardner was a salesman and worked hard to bring home money. Is left by his wife and goes to live on the streets with his child, because he had ambition to accept a period of six months of unpaid training, hoping that will be a broker. His efforts do not remain unrewarded and, finally, is employed. In the film, Will Smith plays along of his son from the real life.
Inspired by a real case, the film tells the classic tale of gangsters, childhood friends, who must cope in a world where crime is the law: Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) takes part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway ( Robert De Niro) and Tommy De Vito (Joe Pesci), and the last two characters become prominent of mafia, this deeply affecting Henry.
03. Catch Me If You Can
A game of hide and seek between a genius of deception and the FBI agent who is after him, the film presents the Frank – pilot, doctor, lawyer, a guy who can get virtually anyone in the skin, saying that “sometimes it’s easier to live a lie”. Always one step behind is Carl, one of the best agents specialized in bank fraud.
02. Black Hawk Down
Here we learn what happened during the “Battle of Mogadishu” from 1993, when two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down in Somalia, in a rescue mission. Operation that was supposed to last up to one hour, stretch for 15 hours and see American soldiers are forced to fight against forces of Somalia.
Las Vegas, 1973. A story of power, danger and seduction, under the signature of Martin Scorsese. Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci are placed in a world of ambition and crime. Sam “Ace” Rothstein (Robert De Niro) is a man of confidence of the mob in Las Vegas operations billion, which, to protect their investment, they send there Ace’s friend from childhood: Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci).