Get ready to be blown away! Each and every person out there has their film genre of choice. Some people enjoy action-packed tales while some people prefer movies based on true stories.

As incredible as it can be to transport yourself to a made-up fantasy land, there's something so satisfying about watching films that depict the lives of other humans.

From hunting down notorious serial killers to hitchhiking across America, each and every one of these movies tells an incredible and unique story that another human has lived through. By watching them, you just may begin to understand a bit of what they felt, and how it changed their lives.

If you happen to conquer the entire list, Netflix also has a great selection of movies based on real-life that you won't want to miss.

Into the Wild

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

A young graduate makes the decision to get rid of all of his possessions and hitchhike across America. Along the way, he finds himself in plenty of situations that shake him to his core.

Into the Wild was released back in 2007.

Catch Me If You Can

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Frank Abagnale is a teenage boy with the mind of a notorious criminal. Over the years he's duped people out of million dollars and now, the FBI is on his trail.

Catch Me If You Can stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Amy Adams, and Cristopher Walken.

Beautiful Boy

Rating: 77% on Rotten Tomatoes

Nicolas Sheff seems like your average all-American teenager, but when he becomes hooked on meth, his life takes a turn for the worst.

The Amazon original is based on the memoir Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff.

Spotlight

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

When Martin Baron joins the Boston Globe, he pushes for his fellow journalists to investigate the child molestation charges that a local church is facing.

Spotlight stars Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton, and Liev Schrieber.

American Hustle

Rating: 74% on Rotten Tomatoes

A con artist couple is forced to work for an FBI agent in return for amnesty. Unfortunately for the criminal duo, they wind up involved in a sting operation targeting prominent figures.

Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawerence are all featured.

Apollo 13

Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes

When their spacecraft is damaged, a trio of astronauts finds themselves stranded in outer space, relying on help from NASA before it's too late.

The 1995 film is based on the true story of the seventh crewed mission that was intended to land on the moon back in 1970.

Zodiac

Rating: 77% on Rotten Tomatoes

Cartoonist Robert Graysmith finds himself obsessively thinking about the notorious Zodiac killer and begins using his puzzle-solving skills to reveal his identity.

Zodiac received a nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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