Movies ๐ŸŽฅ Based on True Stories ๐Ÿ“˜ Hitting Theaters in 2017 ๐Ÿ“† ...


Movies seem to get better and better and cinema in 2017 is shaping up to be spectacular.

There's loads of great movies in 2017 that are based on books, and a number of these are true stories or based on true stories.

If you enjoy movies inspired by real events, these are the movies that should be on your watch list this year.

1. The Zookeeperโ€™s Wife

Coming out at the end of March, The Zookeeperโ€™s Wife tells the true story of Antonina Zabinska, an ordinary wife and mother who become a hero during World War II.

The owner of a zoo with her husband, Antonina used the complex to shelter hundreds of Jews from Nazi prosecution in Poland in the late 1930s.

A truly inspiring story and one that I canโ€™t believe hasnโ€™t been told on the big screen before now!

2. The Lost City of Z

Based on the 2009 bestselling book, this is an action adventure that tells the real life story of a British explorer called Colonel Percival Fawcett.

Fawcett disappeared in 1925 while he was searching for a lost, mystery city in the middle of the Amazon.

Charlie Hunnam is playing the leading man, and Robert Pattinson also makes an appearance, so the eye candy quota is well and truly met with this one!

Hitting cinemas in April.

3. Dunkirk

The Dunkirk evacuation is one the most notorious and infamous events in the history of the Second World War.

This July you will be able to watch these unbelievable scenes come to life guided by a cast of stellar performers including Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy and Harry Styles!

Released in July.

4. Granite Mountain

A star-studded cast featuring the likes of Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges and Jennifer Connelly bring this heart-wrenching tale of a 2013 Arizona wildfire to the big screen.

The Fire claimed the lives of 19 people, and the movies focuses on the elite crew of guys who battled against the blaze at Yarnell Hill.

Hitting movie theaters in September.

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