Top 7 Movies Based on True Events On Netflix includes movies that are a must-watch and are inspired by real-life events. We are here to tell you about the best movies on Netflix which are based on real-life incidents and you can binge-watch all of them.
1. The Blind Side
2. Goodfellas One Of The Top 7 Movies Based On True Events On Netflix
Goodfellas ranks no 2 in the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. is a 1990 American biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Nicholas Pileggi and Scorsese, and produced by Irwin Winkler. It is a film adaptation of the 1985 nonfiction book Wiseguy by Pileggi. The film narrates the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill and his friends and family from 1955 to 1980.
The plot of the movie revolves around youngster Henry Hill becoming enamored by the criminal life and Mafia presence in his working-class Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn. He begins working for local caporegime Paulie Cicero and his associates: Jimmy “the Gent” Conway, an Irish-American truck hijacker and gangster, and Tommy DeVito, a fellow juvenile delinquent. Henry begins as a fence for Jimmy, gradually working his way up to more serious crimes. The three associates spend most of their nights in the 1960s at the Copacabana nightclub carousing with women. Henry starts dating Karen Friedman, a Jewish woman who is initially troubled by Henry’s criminal activities.
3. The Social Network
The Social Network ranks no 3 in the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich’s 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires, it portrays the founding of the social networking website Facebook and the resulting lawsuits. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as founder Mark Zuckerberg, along with Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin, Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker, Armie Hammer as Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, and Max Minghella as Divya Narendra.
The plot of the story revolves around Mark Zuckerberg. On October 28, 2003, Harvard University sophomore Mark Zuckerberg is dumped by his girlfriend, Erica Albright. Returning to his dorm, Zuckerberg writes an insulting post about Albright on his LiveJournal blog. He creates a campus website called Facemash by hacking into college databases to steal photos of female students, then allowing site visitors to rate their attractiveness. After traffic to the site crashes parts of Harvard’s computer network, Zuckerberg is given six months of academic probation.
Blow ranks no 4 in the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. Blow is a 2001 American biographical crime film, directed by Ted Demme, about an American cocaine kingpin and his international network. It is based on the real-life stories of U.S. drug trafficker George Jung (played by Johnny Depp) and his connections including narcotics kings Pablo Escobar and Carlos Lehder Rivas (portrayed in the film as Diego Delgado), and the Medellín Cartel.
The plot of the story follows a young boy George Jung and his parents Fred and Ermine live in Weymouth, Massachusetts. When George is 10 years old, Fred files for bankruptcy, but tries to make George realize that money is not important. George moves to Los Angeles with his friend “Tuna”; they meet Barbara, a flight attendant, who introduces them to Derek Foreal, a marijuana dealer. hey, start selling marijuana there, buying marijuana directly from Mexico with the help of Santiago Sanchez, a Mexican drug lord. Two years later, George is caught in Chicago trying to import 660 pounds (300 kg) of marijuana and is sentenced to two years imprisonment.
5. Coach Carter One Of The Top 7 Movies Based On True Events On Netflix
Coach Carter ranks no 5 in the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. is a 2005 American biographical teen sports drama film starring Samuel L. Jackson and directed by Thomas Carter. The film is based on the true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter, who made headlines in 1999 for suspending his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results.
The plot of the story follows Ken Carter. He becomes the coach for Richmond High School’s basketball team, the Richmond Oilers, having played for the team thirty years earlier. Initially, the team is rowdy, rude, and disrespectful. Carter gives the team contracts to sign and obey, requiring them to sit in the front rows of all their classes, and maintain a 2.3 (C+) grade point average. Despite anger from the players’ parents, most players sign the contracts, though several team members walk out in disagreement, including Timo Cruz, a gifted player who also deals drugs for his cousin Renny.
The school’s principal, Principal Garrison, questions Carter’s contracts, suggesting that the players will be unable to meet his conditions and that he would be better off sticking to coaching basketball.
6. The King
The King ranks no 6 in the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. The King is a 2019 epic war film directed by David Michôd, based on several plays from William Shakespeare’s Henriad. The film focuses on the rise of Henry V as king after his father dies as he also must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
The plot of the movie follows Henry V. Henry, Prince of Wales, “Hal”, who is the emotionally distant eldest son of King Henry IV of England. Hal is uninterested in succeeding his father and spends his days drinking, whoring, and jesting with his companion John Falstaff in Eastcheap. Henry IV dies in his bed with Hal present, and Hal is crowned King Henry V. Hal opts for peace and conciliation with his father’s many adversaries, despite his actions being seen as weakness.
7. A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind ranks no 7 on the list of movies based on true events on Netflix. It is a 2001 American biographical drama film directed by Ron Howard. its screenplay was inspired by Sylvia Nasar’s 1997 biography of the mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics.
The story begins in Nash’s days as a graduate student at Princeton University. Early in the film, Nash begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes while watching the burden his condition brings on his wife Alicia and friends.
All the movies mentioned above are inspired by real-life events and are available for online streaming on Netflix.
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