Hollywood's Most Authentic Historical Films

These films actually got history correct. They informed, energized and captivated its audience with it's true to life dedication to its characters, setting and story. Additionally, they were a lot of fun to watch.

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon is an American biographical crime drama film of the 1970s. It covers the plight of the criminals who went to rob a bank but got caught. One died tragically while the other was put behind the bars. Sidney Lumets' direction in this movie leaves a deeper impact on us even if we watch this today. This sad story surely became a signature movie of its time.


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The More You Know

  • In Iron Man/Avengers, J.A.R.V.I.S is an acronym for “Just A Rather Very Intelligent System.”
  • In the entire Lord of the Rings film trilogy, no two female characters ever speak to each other.
  • While filming ‘The Machinist,’ Christian Bale only ate an apple and a can of tuna each day. His goal was to weigh 100 pounds before producers stopped him.
  • Executive producer of Toy Story and Chief Pixar shareholder Steve Jobs picked Bob Dylan as his first choice to write and perform the soundtrack to the film over Randy Newman.
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