Before the year 2000, a total of 211 films based on actual events were made. After that year this trend is becoming more popular day by day. We choose ten most popular movies based on real stories.

At Number 10

The Social Network (2010)

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

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At Number 9

The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.

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At Number 8

Finding Never Land (2004)

The story of J.M. Barrie’s friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

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At Number 7

Black Hawk Down (2001)

123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

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At Number 6

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars’ worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

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At Number 5

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of US soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

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At Number 4

127 Hours (2010)

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

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At Number 3

Valkyrie (2008)

Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.

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At Number 2

Public Enemies (2009)

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

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At Number 1

Titanic (1997)

A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.

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