All Movies With based on non fiction book Keyword

American Sniper

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

Release On: 11th - December - 2014

Vote Count: 5775
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Disaster Artist

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Release On: 12th - March - 2017

Vote Count: 980
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Unbroken

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

Release On: 25th - December - 2014

Vote Count: 1758
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Lost City of Z

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Release On: 15th - March - 2017

Vote Count: 982
Vote Average: 6.2/10


The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.

Release On: 2nd - November - 1984

Vote Count: 214
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Der Untergang

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Release On: 8th - September - 2004

Vote Count: 1340
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Seabiscuit

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Release On: 22nd - July - 2003

Vote Count: 301
Vote Average: 6.8/10


The Wrong Man

True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.

Release On: 22nd - December - 1956

Vote Count: 141
Vote Average: 7/10


Reversal of Fortune

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Release On: 5th - October - 1990

Vote Count: 89
Vote Average: 6.6/10


First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Release On: 11th - October - 2018

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10


Stuart: A Life Backwards

Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from prison.

Release On: 23rd - September - 2007

Vote Count: 46
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Song for a Raggy Boy

William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys run by Brother John, who is a firm believer in strong discipline.

Release On: 19th - January - 2003

Vote Count: 24
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Beautiful Boy

Chronicles meth addiction and recovery through the eyes of a father who watches his son as he struggles with the disease.

Release On: 12th - October - 2018

Vote Count: 1
Vote Average: 0/10


Norma Rae

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the difficult, and possibly dangerous, struggle to unionize her factory.

Release On: 2nd - March - 1979

Vote Count: 43
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Une affaire de femmes

During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.

Release On: 14th - September - 1988

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 7.5/10


A Brief History of Time

A documentary film based on the life of scientist Steven Hawking. The film explores the intimate life of Steven Hawking through him, his friends and his family, as he goes through school, is diagnosed with a degenerative disease, and discovers revolutionary theories about time, black holes, and the origin of the universe. A visually interesting and at times funny film about a extraordinary life.

Release On: 1st - October - 1991

Vote Count: 45
Vote Average: 7.5/10


They Were Expendable

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

Release On: 20th - December - 1945

Vote Count: 37
Vote Average: 6/10


White Mischief

A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and attending lavish parties and horse races. She begins a torrid affair with one of the bon vivants, and her husband finds out and confronts them. The husband and wife decide to break up peacefully, but the bon vivant is murdered and all the evidence points to the husband.

Release On: 30th - November - 1987

Vote Count: 18
Vote Average: 5.7/10


20,000 Years in Sing Sing

Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.

Release On: 24th - December - 1932

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5.9/10


The Whale

Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must decide whether to head for the nearest islands - a thousand miles downwind to the west - or set out on an epic journey of almost three thousand miles to reach the South American mainland. Fear of cannibals forces them to choose South America. Almost three months later, the first whaler is rescued by another whaleship. Only three men are still alive. A week later the captain's whaler is also rescued, with just two men aboard. The third whaler is never found. This is a story of human endurance and what men in extremis will do to survive.

Release On: 22nd - December - 2013

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 5.9/10