50 Real Life Stories To Watch

I’ve had this list of based on real life people since I started my blog in January 2017.  I’m not going to put any descriptions: just movie name, the major person/people involved, and the year it came out.  This time it’s the bare bones.  Here they are in no particular order.

Movie Name Name of Person/People Year
Patton George Patton 1970
Lean on Me Joe Clark 1989
Everest Rob Hall and Scott Fischer 2015
Into the Wild Chris McCandless 2007
Donnie Brasco Joe Pistone 1997
The Fighter Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund 2010
Amadeus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1984
The Social Network Mark Zuckerberg 2010
Milk Harvey Milk 2008
Blow George Jung 2001
Heaven & Earth Le Ly Hayslip 1993
Black Mass James Connolly and James Bulger 2015
Cinderella Man Jim Braddock 2005
Kinsey Alfred Kinsey 2004
The Believer Daniel Burros 2001
Serpico Frank Serpico 1973
All the President’s Men Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein 1976
The Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort 2013
All Good Things Robert Durst 2010
Alive Nando Parrado and Roberto Canessa 1993
Goodfellas Henry Hill 1990
Silkwood Karen Silkwood 1983
Temple Grandin Temple Grandin 2010
The Last Emperor Pu Yi 1981
Snowden Edward Snowden 2016
Spotlight Marty Baron and John Geoghan 2015
The Founder Ray Kroc/Mac and Dick McDonald 2016
Foxcatcher John du Pont/Dave and Mark Schultz 2014
Philomena Philomena Lee and Martin Sixsmith 2013
Dallas Buyers Club Ron Woodroff 2013
Fruitvale Station Oscar Grant III 2013
The Stanford Prison Experiment Philip Zimbardo 2015
Woman in Gold Maria Altmann 2015
Raging Bull Jake LaMotta 1980
Mask Rocky Dennis 1985
Sid and Nancy Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen 1986
The Doors Jim Morrison 1991
Selena Selena Quintanilla-Perez 1997
The Imitation Game Alan Turing 2014
Boys Don’t Cry Brandon Teena 1999
Veronica Guerin Veronica Guerin 2003
Men of Honor Carl Brashear 2000
Frida Frida Kahlo 2002
De-lovely Cole Porter 2004
Capote Truman Capote 2005
Domino Domino Harvey 2005
Ray Ray Charles 2004
Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI 2006
The Killing Fields De Pran and Sydney Schanberg 1984
World Trade Center John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno 2006


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