Top 10 Movies With Real-Life Love Stories

Top 10 Movies With Real-Life Love Stories

Watching a romantic movie with a happy end makes us think that this kind of stories can happen only in fairy tales. But not all of them are that unreal.

Here is top 10 movies with love stories taken from the real life. 

The Sea Inside

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Ramón Sampedro is a Spanish ship mechanic and part-time poet who is left a quadriplegic after a diving accident. This film tells the true story of Sampedro’s 30-year battle for the legal right to end his own life. He develops close with his long-term lawyer Julia and his friend Rosa, who tries to convince him that his life is worth living. Despite his situation, Ramon manages to inspire those around him to live life to the fullest.

IMDb Rating — 8

Frida

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This is the true story of Frida Kahlo and her husband Diego Rivera, the larger-than-life painters who became the most acclaimed artists in Mexican history, and whose tempestuous love affair, landmark journeys to America, and outrageous personalities made them legendary.

IMDb Rating — 7,4

Bajirao Mastani

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Bajirao Mastani is a 2015 Indian epic historical romance film. Based on the Marathi novel Raau by Nagnath S. Inamdar, the film narrates the story of the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani.

IMDb Rating — 7,2

Miss Potter

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Beatrix Potter overcomes many obstacles in her quest to become a writer, including a domineering mother and the chauvinism prevalent in Victorian England. She falls in love with her publisher, Norman Warne, and his marriage proposal and a subsequent tragedy change her life forever.

IMDb Rating — 7

My Week with Marilyn

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In 1956 England, Colin Clark lands a job as a production assistant on the set of “The Prince and the Showgirl,” starring Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn is also honeymooning with her new husband, playwright Arthur Miller, but the combined pressure of work and the demands of the Hollywood hangers-on is driving her to exhaustion. When Miller departs for Paris, Colin seizes the opportunity, to give Marilyn respite during a week in the idyllic British countryside.

IMDb Rating — 7

Julie & Julia

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Frustrated with a soul-killing job, New Yorker Julie Powell embarks on a daring project: she vows to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs’ landmark cookbook, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” Intertwined with Julie’s story is the true tale of how Julia Child herself conquered French cuisine with passion, fearlessness, and plenty of butter.

IMDb Rating — 7

Coco Before Chanel

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Young Coco Chanel works as a seamstress by day and a cabaret entertainer by night, then she meets a wealthy heir and becomes his lover and fashion consultant. Tired of the flowery hats, tight corsets and yards of lace that define women’s fashion, Coco uses her lover’s clothing as a starting point to distill an elegant and sophisticated line of women’s clothing that propels her to the top of Parisian haute couture.

IMDb Rating — 6,7

Freeheld

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Diagnosed with terminal cancer, decorated New Jersey detective Laurel Hester wishes to leave her pension benefits to domestic partner Stacie Andree. Denied by local county officials, Laurel receives help from hard-nosed colleague Dane Wells and activist Steven Goldstein, who unite to rally fellow police officers and ordinary citizens to support the couple’s fight for equality.

IMDb Rating — 6,5

The White Masai

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A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai’s way of life and get used to their food which includes milk mixed with blood. She also has to face her husband’s attitude towards women and what he expects from a wife. Nonetheless, Carola is welcomed warmly into the tribe she has chosen to join.

IMDb Rating — 6,5

Hemingway & Gellhorn

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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway’s inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.

IMDb Rating — 6,3

Believe in true love and it will happen to you as well. Even more beautiful than in movies.

Top 10 Movies With Real-Life Love Stories
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