20 Incredible Movies Which Are Based On Astonishing Real Life Stories

Narratives are built from the floor up in la la land. The imagination dreams up a lead character and also the challenges he or she must confront to achieve a life-long vision

Narratives are built from the floor up in la la land. The imagination dreams up a lead character and also the challenges he or she must confront to achieve a life-long vision. But sometimes, real life writes a narrative which is nothing short of riveting and unpredictable and outdoes your head. Here are 20 movies based out of real-life reports which translated to films which moved its crowd:

1. Lion

Based on the apparently hopeless narrative that was accurate, the movie followed the storyline of Saroo Brierley who found his way back to his biological mother together with the aid of Google Earth to the bylanes of Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh from Tasmania, Australia. A six- year-old an Australian couple adopted Saroo after becoming lost in Howrah and spending a while on orphanages and the roads.

2. Schindler's List

One among Spielberg's finest movies, even in just a filmography of distinguished achievements, is based on the real-life story of Oskar Schindler. A businessman through the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler, he sold off his possessions that were last to buy the freedom of 600-odd Jew prisoners. That year the film went to win the top honours.


Having a star-studded cast including Jim Sturgess, Colin Farell, Saroise Ronan and Ed Harris, the film directed by Peter Weir tracks the journey of a lot of war prisoners who walked to acquire their freedom during the Second World War. Many suggested the harrowing temperament of the movie makes it a hard watch, but the payoff is enormous.

4. October Sky

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, the movie centred on Sky of Stone by Homer Hickam, told the story of a young boy full of wonder after seeing the start of the Soviet satellite Sputnik. This inspires him to find everything out consequently helping him make his way in the coal mines of West Virginia to becoming a NASA engineer.

5. Eddie The Eagle

Based on the real life of British Ski jumper Eddie Edwards, the film follows the story template that is the underdog . However, a genuine and moving central performance by Taron Egerton ensures that the cliches of this sports play are heartfelt. The storyline involves a less-than-gifted Eddie making it to the Winter Olympics through sheer perseverance.

6. The World's Fastest Indian

A little production from New Zealand won the world over using its loud, beating at heart. Anthony Hopkins played Burt Munro, who built his Indian scout motorcycle and set the record of being the quickest ever in a bike less than 1000 cc as it raced at the salt flats to rate bike racer.

7. Into The Wild

In line with the real-life journeys of Chris McCandless, this coming of age film directed by Sean Penn moved the audiences using its idealistic perspective. The movie follows a teen who denounces worldly pleasures shortly after graduating from college, burns his identification and takes to work and hike his way.

8. Wild

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Reese Witherspoon, the movie is an uncompromising variation of the bestselling book of Cheryl Strayed. Adapted by the acclaimed Nick Hornby, the picture follows the journey of a girl who decides to get the 1100 mile-hike across the Pacific coast trail to 'find and fix herself'.

9. The Imitation Game

Graham Moore's Oscar-winning screenplay was according to the life of British mathematician who helped win the war contrary to the Nazis and cracked the Enigma. Having a solid central performance by Benedict Cumberbatch, the film continues to highlight the British authorities made him 'atone for his crimes of being a queer' rather than celebrate him.

10. A Beautiful Mind

Based on the brilliant but tormented life of Princeton mathematician John Nash, the film follows the harrowing journey of a genius who gets spent to the stage of insanity and finds his way back. The film directed by Ron Howard with Russell Crowe playing Nash is believed to be a more sanitised version of the actual man whose psychotic episodes were more violent and abusive.

11. Bleed For This

Played by an Italian-appearing Miles Teller, the film scores big in capturing the essence of the Pazienza family like the spaghetti dinners.

12. 127 Hours

By the novel of Aaron Ralston's Between A Rock And A Hard Place, the movie directed by Danny Boyle is an agonising and pictorial retelling of the narrative. It follows the storyline of a hiker whose hand gets trapped in the five days before saving himself; he has to spend as a prisoner and also a boulder, cheating death.

13. Moneyball

By the outrageous novel by Michael Lewis, the movie follows by spending a third of the cash, the somewhat unusual system applied by Oakland A's manager Billy Beane to develop a powerful team. Starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill in the lead roles, the movie was a humorous take on this success story that is weird.

14. Manjhi - The Mountain Man

This happened after the wife of Manjhi died after she could not make it. Breaking the mountain meant the distance came down from 55 kms.

15. My Left Foot

Daniel Day-Lewis's first Academy Award came for his portrayal of Christy Brown changed with someone and cerebral palsy who has control of just his left foot. The movie is a quite unsentimental take on the man who goes on to write his autobiography and paint and even rejects love, dialogue and support.

16. Selma

Selma is founded on the voting rights march which happened from Selma to Montgomery, led by lots of people including Martin Luther King Jr. The film won several honours including Best Picture and Best Original Song at the Oscars and starred David Oyelowo as King.

17. Shahid

Directed by a towering central performance by Rajkumar Rao and Hansal Mehta simply meant the film adaptation of the incredible story real-life hero/attorney/activist Shahid Azmi was honoured. The movie follows where innocent children get thrown into jail on terrorism charges, a boy who gets disillusioned together with the legal system. The boy then decides to study to be a lawyer himself and defend such cases.

18. Hacksaw Ridge

The movie tells the story of one of the finest American heroes who won a medal of honour for saving dozens of American soldiers and did not fire a single bullet in WWII during the Battle of Okinawa.

19. Ray

According to the life of R&B legend Ray Charles Robinson, the film starring Jamie Foxx followed close to three decades of the musician the of 's life The movie followed while coping together with the dread of losing his smaller brother on, how he battled substance abuse, as he discovered greatness. Foxx went on to win Best Actor for the portrayal of the celebrated musician.

20. Miracle

Gavin O'Connor's formulaic and genuine film retells the story of how a man named Herb Brookes turned things around for a youthful American Ice Hockey team.