Top 13 Romantic Movies Based On True Stories
Movies are the best way of entertainment; they make us laugh, give us a thrill, sometimes they are scary and sometimes gives us one of the best feelings of love. Have you ever wondered where these Love stories are taken from? Many times it is a work of fiction but sometimes the stories are inspired by the true events. There are some epic romantic movies which make us think that this can only happen in movies. But, there are some blockbuster romantic movies on true stories which ashall give you goosebumps.
Here is the list of top movies based on True Stories will make you go lovey-dovey. And also find out the real facts about the movie. Check them out…
13 QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Queen of the Desert is a 2015 biographical-drama film. Written and directed by Werner Herzog movie is the real life story of British traveler, archaeologist Gertrude Bell. It is about Gertrude Bell who belongs to a wealthy family but does not have any interest in the elite social life of London. She later moves to Tehran to her uncle where she falls in love with Henry Cadogan an embassy employee. It is a romantic yet sad story of their separation as Gertrude’s parents disapprove their relationship. Henry commits suicide due to separation. And, Gertrude devotes herself to exploring and writing about the Middle East.
Star Cast: Nicole Kidman as Gertrude Bell, James Franco as Henry Cadogan.
12 AT FIRST SIGHT
At First Sight is the real life story about Shirl Jennings( in movie Virgil Adamson) who comes in relationship with Barbara(in movie Amy Benic). Later, Amy also discovers that Virgil is blind and cannot see. While researching about the same she came to know about Doctor Charles Aaron, a specialist in eye treatment, but Virgil angrily denies for the operation due to bad memories. It is one of the best made romantic movies on true stories.
Star Cast: Val Kilmer as Virgil Adamson, Mira Sorvino as Amy Benic.
11 IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU
After seeing the movie you won’t believe that the story is based on a true life event. The basic plot of the movie is taken from the real life story of Detective Robert Cunningham and his wife Gina. Where he was not able to give tip to the waitress in a restaurant, therefore, he promises her to share half of his lottery (if he wins) sum with her, overall it is one of the beautiful romantic movies.
Star Cast: Nicolas Cage as Charlie Lang, Bridget Fonda as Yvonne Biasi, Rosie Perez as Muriel Lang.
10 ANNA AND THE KING
The movie Anna and the King are the depictions from Anna Leonowens novel Anna and the King of Siam. The movie was banned in Thailand as the government did not permit to show the scenes of King Mongkut romance with Anna.
09 THE VOW
The Vow is a beautiful example of making romantic movies on true stories. It is about Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. The story narrates as Paige Collins and her husband Leo stops at a stop sign and a truck strikes their car from behind. Both injured and moved to an emergency room. And, when Paige regains consciousness, she loses all her memory and not even recognizes her husband.
Star Cast: Rachel McAdams as Paige Collins, Channing Tatum as Leo.
08 REACHING FOR THE MOON
Reaching for the moon is a picture dramatization of a love story of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.
Star Cast: Gloria Pires as Lota de Macedo Soares, Miranda Otto as Elizabeth Bishop
07 BAJIRAO MASTANI
Bajirao Mastani is an Indian epic historical romantic movie based on the true story of the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani. Bajirao was married to Kashibai, he being a monogamous by nature always respected and love his wife. But due to some political scenarios, Bajirao married his second wife Mastani. Later, Peshwa developed an infatuation with her. The two has to fight for their love against all odds. And finally, unites themselves after their death.
06 OUT OF AFRICA
‘Out of Africa’ movie is a pictorial demonstration of the autobiographical book ‘Out of Africa’, by Isak Dinesen. It is an American epic romantic drama film.
Star Cast: Meryl Streep as Baroness Karen Von Blixen, Robert Redford as Denys Finch Hatton
05 DANGEROUS BEAUTY
Dangerous Beauty is a real life story of Veronica Franco, born in 1546, who is also famous for her satire and poetry. It is a biographical drama film, inspired by nonfiction book The Honest Courtesan.
Star Cast: Catherine McCormack as Veronica Franco, Rufus Sewell as Marco Venier.
04 THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
You have definitely heard about the great scientist Stephen Hawking and his physics theories. But I bet you might have remained untouched with his fairy tale relationship with his love and wife Jane Wilde. The Theory of Everything is a must watch the romantic flick.
Star Cast: Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking, Felicity Jones as Jane Hawking.
03 THE NOTEBOOK
The Notebook is a story about a poor yet passionate guy who falls in love with a rich girl. This movie is also the pictorial visualization of the novel ‘The Notebook’ by Nicholas Sparks.
Star Cast: Ryan Gosling as Noah Calhoun, Rachel McAdams as Allison ‘Allie’ Hamilton.
02 WALK THE LINE
‘Walk The Line’ is a biographical drama movie on a true story of Johnny Cash. This movie also beautifully showcase his early life and relationship with June Carter.
Star Cast: Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash, Reese Witherspoon as June Carter.
01 A BEAUTIFUL MIND
Another Nobel Laureate and another romantic movie, A Beautiful Mind is a story about the life of John Nash and his relationship with Alicia Nash. It is one of the best movies which also won four Academy Awards; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and also Best Supporting Actress in 2001. It is one of the best romantic movies.
Star Cast: Russell Crowe as John Nash, Jennifer Connelly as Alicia Nash