Published On: Oct 10 2013 08:55:59 AM CDTUpdated On: Jan 09 2015 09:23:28 AM CST
1935: "Mutiny on the Bounty" tells the story of Captain Bligh and a British sailing ship, the Bounty.
1936: "The Great Ziegfeld" shows the trials and tribulations of Florenz Ziegfeld, a producer of spectacular shows.
1937: "The Life of Emile Zola" is the biography of French writer Emile Zola.
1966: "A Man For All Seasons" tells the story of Thomas More, who stood up to Henry VIII when the king rejected the Catholic church.
1970: "Patton" tells the story of General Patton's career during World War II.
1982: "Gandhi" portrays the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
1984: "Amadeus" gives a biographical look at Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
1985: "Out Of Africa" tells the story of a Danish baroness who has an affair with a big-game hunter.
Hoosiers (1986) - A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
1987: "The Last Emperor" tells the story of Pu Yi, the last emperor of China.
A League of Their Own (1992) - Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Rudy (1993) - Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.
1993: "Schindler's List" tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a German Nazi who saved his Jewish workforce during World War II.
1995: "Braveheart" tells the story of Scottish rebel William Wallace, who leads an uprising against the English ruler.
Remember the Titans (2000) - The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
2001: "A Beautiful Mind" tells the story of John Nash, a math professor who struggles with mental illness.
The Rookie (2002) - A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs.
Seabiscuit (2003) - True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Radio (2003) - The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing.
Miracle (2004) - Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
Friday Night Lights (2004) - Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) - A golf drama based on the true story of the 1913 US Open, where 20-year-old Francis Ouimet defeated his idol, 1900 US Open champion, Englishman, Harry Vardon.
Coach Carter (2005) - Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
Cinderella Man (2005) - The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
We Are Marshall (2006) - When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Invincible (2006) - Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
Blind Side (2009) - Based on the story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a loving woman and her family.
2010: "The King's Speech" shows King George VI's struggle with a speech disorder as he rises to the throne.
The Fighter (2010) - A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Moneyball (2011) - Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler ( 2013): Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines, a butler who served eight U.S. presidents in the White House. The movie is based on a true story.
Rush (2013): A film that showcases the 1970s rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
Captain Phillips (2013): This tells the story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013): This movie tells the story of Ron Woodroof, a man diagnosed with HIV who turns to alternative methods to get medication he hopes will save his life.
Diana (2013): Naomi Watts portrays Princess Diana in this movie that depicts the last two years of Diana’s life and tells of an affair she had with a Pakistani heart surgeon, Hasnat Khan.
In 2014, Wahlberg played Marcus Luttrell in "Lone Survivor," which tells the story of a failed mission by SEAL Team 10.
Cesar Chavez (2014): Michael Pena stars in a movie that depicts the life of the civil-rights activist.
Get On Up (2014): Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in the movie that tells the story of his rise to fame.
When the Game Stands Tall (2014): Jim Caviezel stars as Bob Ladouceur, a high school football coach who led his team to a record 151-game winning streak.
"Unbroken" (2014): Jack O'Connell stars as Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
"Selma" (2015): "Selma" tells the story of Martin Luther King Jr. and the march he led from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965.