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Best Films of 2008 Based on a True Story

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2008 was a year that included many fantastic films. This list examines the best films that were autobiographical or based on a true story.

Rated 1 point - posted 10 years ago by Peter in category Movies.
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In The Footsteps of Marco Polo Report Abuse
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Taxi to the Dark Side Report Abuse
This film won the Oscar for best documentary.
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Persepolis Report Abuse
This gem of a film is brilliantly animated and the true story of a young girl from Iran.
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Man on Wire Report Abuse
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Trouble The Water Report Abuse
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Report Abuse
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Black White + Gray Report Abuse
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Moving Midway Report Abuse
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Terror's Advocate Report Abuse
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California Dreamin' Report Abuse
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Assembly Report Abuse
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Trumbo Report Abuse
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Standard Operating Procedure Report Abuse
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Shine a Light Report Abuse
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I.O.U.S.A. Report Abuse
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Gonzo - The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Report Abuse
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The Strangers Report Abuse
The Strangers is actually a horror film based on a true story (supposedly). It is about a couple visited by two strangers at 4am.
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Hunger Report Abuse
The true story of hunger striker Bobby Sands.
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Frost/Nixon Report Abuse
This is a suspenseful masterpiece about the television duel between Richard Nixon and David Frost.
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W. Report Abuse
A retelling of events related to George W. Bush.
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