Some movies—like biopics and such, let’s say—are obviously based on a true story. These 10 movies are a little different in that it’s not immediately obvious that they’re based in real life because the plot was either so silly (Jack Black being a priest turned wrestler Nacho Libre) or because the movie was just too big and popular that you didn’t realize it (Rocky, Star Wars).
Screen Rant put together these 10 movies that were surprisingly based on a true story and they include:
- Nacho Libre
- Indiana Jones
- A Nightmare On Elm Street
- The Hunt For Red October
- Star Wars
- The Shining
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