What do you love most? Romantic Movies or Romantic Love Stories. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. While watching love stories in movies we always have a thought in mind that “This happens only in movies” Yeah, you are right. I agree! But sometimes it is not just fictional stories that Took your heart. There are many movies out there on our list of favorite movies which are not just fiction but are true stories.
There are movies based on true life romances that will stay in your heart forever. The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather love in spite of ourselves. And so are these movies that can let you fall more for love. The most interesting and affecting love stories are Drawn from real life happenstance. Tales that can Touch your soul and make you skip your heartbeat have turned into romantic movies with a motive of reaching more people. Few stories give you courage, few teach lifetime lesson.
Here’s a list of 10 most romantic movies based on true stories.
Walk The Line
“The Heart wants what it Wants” and this Movie story completely stands on these words. Released in the year 2005, Walk The line is a Biography based on the early life and career of Johnny Cash. This is one of the most enduring stories of all time. June and Johnnny met in the year 1956 and got married on 1st March 1968. There were a lot of tough times in their love story but their unconditional love never changed.
When they both met, Johnny was married to his first wife Vivian. 2 years later they both divorced and Johnny married his love June. Even Death couldn’t make them apart, they were buried next to each other. Walk The Line is a tale that narrates their early days to his rise to fame and romance.
A Beautiful Mind
This movie was released in the year 2001. This story is based on the famous Mathematician John Nash and his love Alicia. It is an unbelievable love story of both of them. They both got the Happiness To love and to be loved in life. The story narrates How Alicia Larde helped John to fight schizophrenia and overcame all his fears in life. Russel Crowe and Jennifer Connelly played the couple.
Because of the unconditional love and support of his wife, John goes on to win the Nobel Prize in the economics. They both got married in the year 1957 and their married life last for six years before divorce. Eventually, they remarried and resumed their relationship decades later. They died in a car crash together in the year 2015.
The Vow gives the message “I vow to help you love life. To always hold you with tenderness, and to have the patience that love demands.” This movie was released in the year 2012. Everyone was sobbed watching The Vow but let me tell you, this happened in real. Yeah!, you heard me right. The movie narrates the life story of Krickitt and Kim Carpenter. They both had a horrific car accident after two months of their wedding.
This accident left his wife Krickett without the past two years of her memory. She was in coma lasting four months and when she woke up she has no memory of last two years of her life. She couldn’t even remember her own Husband. Without losing hope and keeping their vows in mind, Kim Began to make new memories together. The Movie debuted at number 1 on its opening weekend. It is the 8th highest grossing romantic film since 1980.
Boys Don’t Cry
Released in the year 1999, Boys Don’t Cry is one of the most romantic movies based on true story. Hilary Swank and Chloe Sevigny are the characters in the movie. It is a story of Brandon Teena a transgender boy, who fall for girl Lana Tisdel. The dramatic movie is full of tender romance but not for the emotionally faint of heart.
Lana Tisdel was unaware of his biological sex and gets involved romantically with her. The film narrated the tale of his brutal hate crime. He was put into Women’s Prison and was gang-raped by many people out there. They Beat him to death. This Tragic movie is based on the life of Brandon Teena.
The Notebook is the Romantic movie which is based on true stories. This movie narrates stories about the young couple who fell in love in the 1940s. The movie is inspired by the love story of the author Nicholas Spark Wife’s Grandfather. The day after his wedding to his wife, They have an impromptu second ceremony for her grandparents. Both of them were too ill to make it up to their wedding.
Grandfather then told him his story how they fell in love with each other and their story made its way into “The Notebook”. Even after 60 years of their marriage, the couple was treating each other exactly the same they did in the beginning. The author said, “After 60 years of Marriage, They were as similar as he and his wife are after 12 hours of marriage”.
The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything is a Biographical movie about the life of Stephen Hawking. He Fell in love with his Philogy Student Jane Wilde at Cambridge University in 1963. Jane Wilde can be appreciated as she followed “I choose you. And I’ll Choose you, over and over and over. Without Pause, Without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I’ll keep choosing you.”
When Stephen learned that he has motor neuron disease after his muscles began to fail, Jane confessed her love for him and promised that she would stay together with him even if his conditions worsen. Stephen was given two years to live and he will be unable to breathe, talk, move his body for the rest of his life. Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones starred this movie.
An Epic love tragedy is must to add to the list of most romantic movies based on true stories. This is a story of Bajirao who was the Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the fourth Maratha emperor, Chhatrapati Shahu Raje Bhonsle. He was just 20 years old at the time when he was made Peshwa. Bajirao never lost any Battles and expanded the Maratha empire all over the north India. He has fallen in love with Mastani, a Muslim court dancer like her mother.
While Mastani’s father was in trouble, she called Bajirao for help. Amazed at Bajirao’s enormous favor, Mastani’s father gifted him his daughter. In spite of being married to Kashibai, he immediately fallen in love with Mastani, married her and took her in his Palace as his second wife. His mother and wife never accepted Mastani but they both didn’t lose hope. He created Mastani Mahal in his palace separately for Mastani. Bajirao had died of fever during a Military Campaign in Khargon and so mastani immediately committed suicide of consuming poison.
The Edge of Love
The movie was released in the year 2009 based on the true story of a Woman Vera Philips. She fell in love with Dylan Thomas who was a famous poet. Even though he was a married man, he fell in love with Vera Philips. This story tells the unconditional love between the two.
The unconventional marriage of Dylan Thomas and wife Caitlin Macnamara takes some liberties when Thomas’s childhood friend and nightclub singer Vera Phillips re-entered his life. Keira Knightley and Matthew Rhys played well in this movie and showed us the uneasy true love story in a very easy manner.
Bonnie and Clyde
The story of Bonnie and Clyde was splashed across the nation on the front page of the newspaper. This movie was released in the year 1967, Starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty as Bonnie and Clyde. Many of you must have seen this film but less of you may be knowing that this picture is based on the true love story. Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow were high-profile robbers who terrorized banks during the 30’s.
In addition to robbery, they also knocked off stores and gas stations and also killed cops and civilians. For all this, they were being ambushed and killed by law enforcement at the end of their two-year crime spree. Their love for each other was so strong, That they did everything but never left each other under any circumstances.
1998 released film, The dangerous beauty is one of the most romantic movies based on the true story of famous and beautiful Venice Courtesans of the 16th century, Veronica Franco. The character was played by Catherine McCormack. This Young Women fell in love with man Whom she cannot marry. The Young High-Born Man cannot become her legal husband.
Veronica knows the truth that because her father has squandered the family fortune, she is also expected to marry money. Marco persuasively argues “God Made sin that we might know his mercy”. While they were unable to get married, Her mother has a better idea that if she cannot marry Marco, But she shall have him! She should become a courtesan. This made Her eyes Widen, but her mother’s logic prevails. There is a famous saying that “Beauty wins the hearts” and so is the beauty of Veronica did.
This was the List of 10 Most Romantic Movies based on True Stories.