Top 6 Historical Movies that are Based on True Events

Historical movies are not only fun to watch but also reveals a lot about our culture, and lineage. We also find many answers to today’s problems in historical events. If you like watching movies and shows online, download free live TV streaming app on your mobile phone. Check out these epic historical movies that are based on true events:

  1. Titanic

This is an amazing movie that showcases the mega-tragedy event of Titanic sinking in the Atlantic Ocean. Beautifully shot and portrayed by Director James Cameron, this movie entails the suffering of the people on board in the ship and gives a tribute to the thousands of lives lost in the unfortunate event.

  1. Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List is a classic historical drama, released in the year 1993 and produced by Steven Spielberg. Based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally, the story revolves around the plot of a German businessman saving the life of a thousand Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust. This brilliant movie is a must watch to understand the struggle of the Jews during the Nazi reign in Europe.

  1. The Pianist

The Pianist is based on the autobiographical novel written by Wladyslaw Szpilman. It is a Holocaust memoir of a Polish-Jewish pianist-composer Wladyslaw Szpilman. The Holocaust is the single most influential event in the history of mankind. The plot is set in Warsaw during the Nazi-German invasion of Poland. It portrays the suffering of the Jewish people during the Nazi reign. This heart-touching movie is a must watch for all.

  1. Everest

Released in 2015, is based on the true story of a trekking adventure to Mt. Everest in 1996. The plot is set in Everest base camp located on the Nepal-China border based on the adventure group who took people to Everest in exchange for money. A series of storms and blizzards disrupts their plans. It also results in multiple causalities during the hazardous climb. Finally, only a few make it to the actual Everest peak.

  1. Midnight Express

The movie is a true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student thrown to the prison for smuggling drugs out of Turkey. The struggle and life of a prisoner can be seen in the movie, and Billy tried to escape from the prison several times, but every time, he got caught and brutally beaten by the policemen. The film’s soundtrack was one of the greatest thing people loves and it won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1979.

  1. 12 Years a Slave

The film is showcasing the real life of a free black man Solomon Northup from the New York upstate, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. People and critics loved the movie so much and “12 Years a Slave” won the best picture at the Oscars. It was brilliantly directed by the Steve McQueen and known for its heart touching and realistic story.

Closing Words

Hope you loved the article and hopefully, you have seen the movies mentioned in the article, if not, then must watch these movies to get inspired to do something good in your life. Also, don’t forget to share the article with your friends and loved ones to let them know to watch these awesome motivational movies.


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