65 of the Greatest True Story Films: Historical Films You Must See

4Dec 2023

George C. Wolfe's 1927 drama, set in Chicago, is the most thrilling and fully realized cinematic adaptation of an August Wilson play to date. 

One of the scariest and most inspirational films you'll ever see at the same time.

Michael B. Jordan plays the lead role in Destin Daniel Cretton's biographical legal drama about Harvard Law graduate Bryan Stevenson, which stars Jamie Foxx 

The age of innocence came to an end in Hollywood in 1967, making it a historic year. 

The Rider by Chloé Zhao is a strikingly cinematic examination of characters that Hollywood all too frequently ignores.

It is appropriate to call Renée Zellweger's note-perfect, very poignant portrayal of Judy Garland in her final years a masterclass.

The hybrid biopic/courtroom drama directed by Mimi Leder Perhaps the most well-known author's early career is illuminated in On the Basis of Sex.

The British Royal Family's reaction to Diana's murder is shown in Stephen Frears' highly acclaimed drama, which paints a captivating picture of public characters' personal hardships.