We often watch films that are based off of books and get really annoyed when you know the movie made a diversion, or if it didn’t get something small right.
Now imagine how much more difficult it is to make something that is historically accurate.
This list of awesome movies does exactly that – which is also why they are an absolute must-watch!
The history behind this movie was religiously researched before making any of it. This is why it got eleven Academy award nominations and won 5.
This is regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. It also resurged the public interest in World War II.
Steven Spielberg went through a lot of trouble to make it as accurate as possible.
I'm sure you've watched this film. If not, you must. This is a legendary journey that most definitely didn't go to plan.
It talks about the Apollo 13 mission wherein the spacecraft exploded on route to the moon.
The director ensured he got every detail perfect and even got historical transcripts and repeated them word-for-word in some sections of the movie.
This is the movie adaptation of a novel by the same name.
It is a story of some tribal people living in the colonies of modern day Canada.
The director and screenplay writer made sure to depict the indigeneous culture and dialogue as accurately as possible - making it more of a documentary than a movie.
This extremely long film (which goes on for more than 4 hours) breaks down the events of the famous battle of Gettysburg.
These events took place over three days during the Civil War.
Apart from tremendous acting performances and compelling writing, this movie earned multitudes of respect for its attention to detail and historical accuracy.
A funny title, however a brilliant film. This movie talks about the demise of legendary outlaw Jesse James at the hands of his own crew.
This movie went on a unique path by focusing on what we know for sure about the infamous gang leader.
This adaptation won much praise from fans and critics alike, including two Academy award nominations.
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