1. Catch Me if You Can : Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks are major characters in this story based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr.
2. Schindler’s List : A true story of Oskar Schindler during World War II – a man who saw the Jewish Holocaust in Holland and changed from corrupt businessman to a concerned employer.
3. American Gangster : Based on the true story of drug lord Frank Lucas and the detective who brought him down, both Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington star in this biography drama.
4. Raging Bull : In this Martin Scorsese directed masterpiece, young Robert De Niro stars as the Italian American boxer we all know as Jake LaMotta.
5. Erin Brockovich : Julia Roberts plays Erin Brockovich in this film about a small town lawyer and her fight with a huge corporation to bring a community justice.