8 Must-Watch Movies Based on True Events

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8 Must-Watch Movies Based on True Events

What can make a feature film more exciting? Famous actors? Cool special effects? Or how about an unusual plot? As practice has shown, the most interesting stories are written by real-life events. Captivating films based on real events attract the audience’s attention more than any fiction.

Open up your notepads and start scribbling down these eight must-watch movies based on real events!

1. Bohemian Rhapsody, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic that tells the story of the legendary band “Queen” before their performance at the Live Aid charity concert in 1985. The movie focuses on Freddie Mercury, played by Rami Malek, his role in the success of “Queen,” and his personal life. Thanks to this biopic, the band’s popularity, and especially their song Bohemian Rhapsody, broke all music charts and became the most downloaded in rock music history.

8 Must-Watch Movies Based on True Events

2. The Danish Girl, 2015

This amazing movie’s events unfold in 1920s Denmark. Copenhagen-based artist Gerda Wegener is looking for a model for female portraits. An unexpected thought comes to her mind: what if she were to draw the subtle features of her husband, Einar? She asks him to pose for the painting with make-up and wearing women’s clothes. Einar willingly agrees and even enjoys it, uncovering something secret about his body and mind. Landscape painter Einar Wegener, who later became known as Lili Elbe, was the first person in history to undergo a sex change operation, and this is her story.

3. The King’s Speech, 2010

The events of the King’s Speech focus on King George VI and his struggles with a speech impediment. It all begins with the reign of his father, where we see George as an insecure stutterer who has doubts about whether he wants to rule the country or not. But fate gives him no other choice, so he and his wife turn to a speech therapist to learn how to speak like a real king.

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