When a film is based on real life experiences, the power of storytelling is already inherent in what the people who lived it experienced. But, not all true tales are created equal. In fact, more often than not, real life stories are tough to tell on the big screen.
When a true story is done right, it often results in audience adoration and love from the Academy with a slew of Oscars. Some are just an all-out blast to experience, as seen when you watch Goodfellas online or watch Miracle online.
And many are so powerful that the screenplay itself becomes legendary, seen when you check out these Schindler's List quotes.
So, which true stories are our absolute favorites?
Click through and witness our 19 top true stories!