5 Top Movies Based on True Life Stories

1. Straight Outta Compton

Genre: 147 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

The movie stars O’Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre and Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E.

Lone Survivor

Genre: 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. The movie which received 2 Oscar nominations was funded by the U.S Navy and stars Mark Wahlberg as Marcus Luttrell Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and

Ben Foster as lead casters.


Genre: 120 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Released in 2012, Argo talks about how a CIA agent Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

It stars DC Comics’ new Batman Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Victor Garber, Zeljko Ivanek and Titus Welliver.

American Sniper

Genre: 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Based on the true life of America’s most deadly sniper ever, Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.

The oscar winning movie stars Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle.


Genre: 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

The movie takes us back to the late 90’s merciless rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. It is described as one of the best formula one movie ever made.

Starring: Chris Hermsworth as James Hunt and Daniel Brulh as Nikki Lauda.