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Old 07-17-2013, 11:02 AM  
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Your top movies based on "real life" people?

I realize Hollywood always takes liberty but I enjoy films based on real life and hope to find some new ones to watch from some of your choices.Watcha got?



Mine in no particular order.



Truman-my favorite movie about a POTUS thought Gary Sinese was great as the lead.



The Buddy Holly Story-Gary Busey nailed this role.



City Of God-subtitled but easily in my top movies of all time.



Raging Bull-Deniro as boxer Jake LaMotta,loved that it was in black and white as well.



The Elephant Man-another black and white but loved the atmosphere and the story.



In Broad Daylight-this story took place just a mere 30 miles from where I live about the Skidmore bully and his murder which has yet to be solved to this day.



Casino-love Goodfellas as well but I still prefer Casino.
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:40 PM   #16
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:41 PM   #17
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:50 PM   #18
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Old 07-17-2013, 03:17 PM   #19
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Old 07-17-2013, 03:22 PM   #20
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Yeager did say they thoroughly embellished him breaking the sound barrier, said there was no drama, no violent shaking, and that he just went up for a test flight and when he returned they told him, “Oh yea, just FYI but you broke the sound barrier.”
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:42 PM   #21
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Herb Brooks' 2nd intermission speech in the gold medal game:

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Old 07-17-2013, 05:36 PM   #22
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I'm a moron for not listing this. At the top of my list with Earp.
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:31 PM   #23
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:32 PM   #24
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:51 PM   #25
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:27 PM   #26
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:42 PM   #27
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:45 PM   #28
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:48 PM   #29
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I thought that Moneyball was a fantastic movie, even though it wasn't exactly a true story.

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(but more so, Untitled) was amazing. Red Dog, Lester Bangs, Penny Lane (and all the other groupies) were real people, William is Cameron Crowe, Dennis Hope is a slightly exaggerated Irving Azoff, and the rest of the band is an amalgam of the Eagles and Peter Frampton's tenure in Humble Pie (with Crudup playing Frampton but looking like Glen Frey).
Yea, the Untitled version of Almost Famous is amazing.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:55 PM   #30
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Matt once made a very nice play in Seattle where he spun away from a pass rusher and hit Bowe off his back foot for a first down.

One of the best plays Matt has ever made.
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