Over the years, we have gotten used to the drama, action, and entertainment that can be seen on screens. The producers of these movies now go the extra mile in making us believe that the storyline is real.
Of course, we know that most of these movies are not real and they are just the imagination of writers that were perfectly interpreted by actors. We have seen movies of alien invasion, space wars, animals talking, flood taking over the earth and so many wars. At just one look, you know that these movies are not real.
However, this does not mean that there are not movies that are real. Over the years, some actors have taken real-life events and showed them in movies. In fact, there are some movies that you won’t believe that are real and are actually what happened in real life.
What is interesting is that you can watch some of these movies online for free. There are tons of sites that allow you to watch free movies online in HD. If you are looking for the best non-fiction movies to watch, these movies on this list will blow your mind.
See our list of top movies that are based on true-life stories.
1)The 15:17 to Paris
Released on February 9, 2018; The 15:17 to Paris is one of the latest movies based on a true-life story. The movie tells the story of three American soldiers – Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alek Skarlatos who was on tour in Paris in August 2015 but had to fight gunmen that opened fire inside their train.
The train these 3 guys were riding was attacked by gun-wielding terrorists. These guys fought the terrorists and save the day. The movie was directed by the veteran filmmaker Clint Eastwood.
What is more interesting is that the major characters in this movie are the three real-life superheroes. In fact, most of the people on the train that day were cast in this movie as well. Again, the movie was cast in the “exact location” the actual event took place.
If you love true-life stories, you will love this movie as well.
You will love this movie if you like watching action movies. 12 Strong will take you back to the memory lane of 9/11 attack. It is a true-life story of the Army’s Special Forces “Green Berets” that responded to the 9/11 attack within weeks.
This group of Special Forces took over the country allowing other special forces and the rest of the military to begin the real war. 12 Strong will give you some insight on things you don’t know about 9/11 attack.
Are you always impressed by the achievement of NASA? Then watch this true-life story of the first African-American female mathematician to work for NASA and helped them to launch the program’s first successful space missions.
This movie isn’t just for women all over the world. It is in fact for everyone who believes in equal right and race. It shows how three extremely talented women from various race worked together to achieve one of a task that changed the world. Watch movie Hidden Figures
The movie featured stars such as Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Mona.
4)Live By Night
This story was first told by Denis Lehane before being adopted into a movie last year. It is a story set in the olden day of American history.
Live By Night tells the story of how a Boston man rose from being a petty thief to become the Gulf Coast’s most successful rum runner during the Prohibition era. This movie will make you question whether if it is possible for someone to be actively engaged in the crime world and still has a good heart.
It featured stars such as Elle Fanning, Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller, and Zoe Saldana.
5)The Lost City of Z
I’ve always find the expedition very interesting. In this movie, you will learn of the story of a British explorer known as Colonel Percival Fawcett. He set out on an expedition in the search of the ancient city in the Amazon and vanished in 1925.
This true story will show you events leading to the disappearance of Percival. It is a movie that you need to watch this year. The Lost City of Z stars actors such as Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, and Robert Pattinson.
No doubt, some movies are so interesting that you won’t believe they are very real or true-life stories. If you love watching non-fiction movies, you can start with these movies mentioned above. You can watch some of these movies online for free. If you like watching movies online in HD for free, you can be able to catch some of these non-fiction movies when they are released.