These Hollywood Biopics Are A Must Watch If True Stories Are Your Thing

By Divya G

If you are lacking motivation for some reason, here are some movies that you should watch. These biopics will make you look at life from a different perspective. 

#1 The Pursuit of Happyness 

This 2008 movie is a must-watch, especially if you are an aspiring entrepreneur. The Pursuit of Happyness is based on the life of entrepreneur Chris Gardner when he was homeless. Will Smith played Gardner, while Jaden Smith played his son. The heart-touching performances of the father-son duo won many hearts. 

#2 The Wolf of Wall Street 

This is a biopic on stock-broker Jordan Belfort, who ran a major penny stock scam to become one of the wealthiest men in America. Leonardo DiCaprio portrayed Jordan. The movie shows how he went from rags to riches, and from the frauds he committed to his conviction by the FBI.  

#3 Steve Jobs 

This movie is based on the life of Steve Jobs. Michael Fassbender did a great job portraying Jobs. This 2015 biopic is sure to give you the motivation you want to start your entrepreneurial journey. The film won many accolades and is considered one of the best biopics ever made. 

#4 Schindler’s List 

This historical drama is based on the life of German businessman Oskar Schindler, who saved thousands of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. He employed the refugees in his factories. Liam Neeson played Oskar Schindler, and the movie was directed by Steven Speilberg. 

#5 The Theory of Everything 

This is a biopic made about the life of late physicist Stephen Hawking. The film shows his journey from starting his career in physics, his relationship with his wife, and when he was diagnosed with ALS. Eddie Redmayne played Hawking in the film. 

There are more, but these biopics will surely get you started.