- Into The Wild (2007) (Real Life story of Christopher McCandless)
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, giving his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Directed By : Sean Penn
Writers : Sean Penn (Screenplay), Jon Krakauer (Book)
Actors : Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay harden, William hurt, Jena Malone, Catherine Keener, Brain Dierker, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Stewart, Hal Holbrook.
2. Rush (2013) (Real Life Story of James Hunt and Niki Lauda)
Rush is a 2013 biographical sports drama film centred on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season
Directed By : Ron Howard
Writers : Peter Morgan
Actors : Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino, Natalie Dormer.
3. The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) (Real life story of Burt Munro)
The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Directed By : Roger Donaldson
Writers : Roger Donaldson
Actors : Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Jessica Cauffiel, Christopher Lawford.
4. Straight Outta Compton (2015) (Real life story of Dr Dre and NWA)
The group NWA emerges from the mean street of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid 1980’s and revolutionizes Hip-Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Directed By : F. Gary Gray
Writers : Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff
Actors : O’Shea Jackson Jr, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti.
5. Everest (2015) (Real life story of Rob Hall, Scott Fischer and Beck Weathers)
A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.
Directed By : Baltasar Kormakur
Writers : William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy.
Actors : Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright