5 Best biography movies

5 best biography movies 

Movies most common factor of entertainment. Its a medium to meet our fantasies and fun. Along with entertainment and movies are influential in our life-style.
Interestingly movies could be motivational, here's list of  biographies that could make your day.

#Schindler's List:
The film relates a period in the life of Oskar Schindler, an ethnic German businessman, during which he saved the lives of more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust (Mass killing of Jews by Hitler) by employing them in his factories.
A member of the Nazi Party, Schindler lavishes bribes on german offcials to set business.
Schindler maintains friendly relations with the Nazis and enjoys wealth.
Schindler hires Jewish workers because they cost less. Over the period of time, Schindler changes focus from money making to saving the life of Jews after witnessing mass murder by Nazis. Schindler makes a list - "Schindler's List " of about thousand people to be transported to his home town, where he plans to open a factory and pays to German officials for taking these people instead of transferring them to concentration camp.
Shot in black and white, master class photography and camera work. Spielberg won Oscar for directing.
Watch it for brilliant film making and a moving story.

Directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg 
Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler.

#Cinderella Man:
Set in the era of great American depression, inspired from life story of boxer James J. Braddock. James J. Braddock is an Irish-American boxer from New Jersey, formerly a light heavyweight contender, who is forced to give up boxing after breaking his hand in the ring. This leads to income shortage to Braddock.
As the United States enters the Great Depression, Braddock does manual labor as a longshoreman to support his family, even with his injured hand. Unfortunately, he cannot get work every day. Thanks to a last-minute cancellation by another boxer, Braddock's longtime manager and friend, Joe Gould, offers him a chance to fill in for just one night and earn cash. The fight is against the number-two contender in the world, Corn Griffin.
Braddock continues to get chances and wins fights against young boxers to contest for heavyweight championship.
On June 13, 1935, in one of the greatest upsets in boxing history, Braddock defeats the seemingly invincible Baer to become the heavyweight champion of the world and inspiration to American people.

Actor: Russell Crowe
Director: Ron Howard

#Catch Me If You Can
Film based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a doctor, and a Lawyer. His primary crime was check fraud; he became so experienced that the FBI eventually turned to him for help in catching other check forgers.

Frank Abagnale is currently a consultant and lecturer for the FBI academy and field offices. He also runs Abagnale & Associates, a financial fraud consultancy company.
With great actors and director involved, truly intriguing movie.

Directed by Steven Spielberg 
Stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank and Tom Hanks as FBI agent.
Schindler's List 

#The Pursuit of Happyness:
The amazing story of struggle of businessman  Chris Gardner from being homeless to rich.
A struggling salesman attempts to change profession to become stock broker. Nearly a year of being homeless with a 5 year old son and non-paying job. Chris works out to win the job from several contestants.

Superlative performance by Will smith and Jaden smith, amazing storytelling and script of the movie makes it unforgettable.

Will Smith as Chris Gardner

Directed by Gabriele Muccino 

Life story of William Wallace a scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. 

Epic war film, with true story line and outstanding performances.

Directed by and starring Mel Gibson

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