Must Watch Films Based on True Events 


By Ada Kohli
Published Sept 19, 2021

Hindustan Times


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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Based on the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of his girlfriend who refused to believe the truth about him for years

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The Imitation Game

During World War II, an english mathematical genius, Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from a fellow mathematicians

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The Social Network

It is the story of Mark Zuckerberg and his creation of Facebook which led him into two lawsuits

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Erin Brockovich

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply

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The King

King Henry V encounters deceit, war and treachery after taking the throne in the 15th century

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12 Years A Slave

In the years before the Civil War, a free black man from upstate New York is abducted and sold into slavery

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The Wolf Of Wall Street 

Based on Jordan Belfort’s rise to a wealthy stock-broker to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government

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Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African American women at NASA serve as the brains behind the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit

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Based on the evacuation of the allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and France who were surrounded by the German Army during WWII

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The story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese

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