movies I want to see: based on a true story
Note: I may change which category I choose for my reviews after I've seen these movies. For now, I'm making my best guesses.
action/adventure / animated / anime / B-movies / CGI / classics / comedy / coming-of-age / comix / crime / DC / disaster / documentaries / drama /
dystopian / family / fantasy / film noir / giant monsters / Halloween / holiday / martial arts / musicals / mystery / period / romantic / rom-com /
scary / sci-fi / Scooby-Doo / serio-comedy / short / spies / sports / supernatural / surf / teen / thrillers / true story / video games / war / weird / westerns


12 Years a Slave

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Amistad

Apollo 13

La Bamba

Chaplin

Chariots of Fire

Colette

The Doors
I think I saw this on TV or something once in college, but I don't remember it at all. I don't think I was that into it, but I'd like to watch it again sometime, preferably while drinking.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Ed Wood

Elizabeth

FairyTale: A True Story

Great Balls of Fire!

Harriet

Heavenly Creatures (A.V. Club)

Hidalgo
I think I saw part of this on TV once, but didn't get to see the whole thing.

Hitchcock (Dread Central)

Immortal Beloved

Invictus

Judas and the Black Messiah

Let Him Have It

Lincoln (Amblin)

The Lost City of Z

Loving

The Madness of King George

Malcolm X (Criterion)

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Shelley

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

Milk

Miss Potter (Isle of Man)

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
I think I saw this once. Wouldn't mind seeing it again.

Princess Caraboo

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Quiz Show

Rob Roy

Shadowlands

Sid & Nancy (Criterion)

Southside with You

Straight Outta Compton

Suffragette

Topsy-Turvy (Criterion; Great but Forgotten)

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

A United Kingdom


based on a true story

Note: I may change which category I choose for my reviews after I've seen these movies. For now, I'm making my best guesses.
action/adventure / animated / anime / B-movies / CGI / classics / comedy / coming-of-age / comix / crime / DC / disaster / documentaries / drama /
dystopian / family / fantasy / film noir / giant monsters / Halloween / holiday / martial arts / musicals / mystery / period / romantic / rom-com /
scary / sci-fi / Scooby-Doo / serio-comedy / short / spies / sports / supernatural / surf / teen / thrillers / true story / video games / war / weird / westerns