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Based on a true story* : fact and fantasy in 100 favorite movies ; *but with more car crashes

Author: Jonathan Vankin; John Whalen
Publisher: Chicago [Illinois] : Chicago Review, ©2005.
Series: A Capella book.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Vankin; John Whalen
ISBN: 1556525591 9781556525599
OCLC Number: 316868850
Description: xviii, 446 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reel one--keeping it reel --
A beautiful mind --
Catch me if you can --
The hurricane --
Erin Brokovich --
Melvin and Howard --
Norma Rae --
Biker Boyz --
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas/Where the buffalo roam --
Searching for Bobby Fischer --
Shattered glass --
Men of honor --
Pushing tin --
Ghosts of Mississippi --
A civil action --
American splendor --
Reel two--strange but ... true? --
The Amityville horror --
The Mothman prophecies --
Brotherhood of the wolf --
Fairy tale: a true story --
The enigma of Kaspar Hauser/Kaspar Hauser --
Fire in the sky --
Communion --
The serpent and the rainbow --
Reel three--True crime --
Heavenly creatures --From hell --
Monster --
Murder in the first --
City by the sea --
Blow --
Serpico/Prince of the city --
The French connection --
Bonnie and Clyde --
Goodfellas --
Donnie Brasco --
Dog day afternoon --
Reel four--Docu-trauma --
The elephant man --
Mask --
Girl, interrupted --
Veronica Guerin --
Boys don't cry --
Born on the Fourth of July --
The perfect storm --
Reel Five--Showbiz phonies --
Adaptation --
Ed Wood --
Confessions of a dangerous mind --
Man on the moon. Auto focus --
Sid and Nancy --
24 hour party people --
Chaplin --
Bird --
Coal miner's daughter --
Almost famous --
54 --
The sound of music --
Reel six--Reality strikes out --
Seabiscuit --
Hoosiers --
Ali --
Radio --
Blue crush --
Remember the titans --
The rookie --
Raging bull --
Eight men out --
Reel seven--The first casualty --
Patton --
Pearl Harbor --
Enemy at the gates --
Black hawk down --
We were soldiers --
Casualties of war/Hamburger Hill --
K-19: the widowmaker --
Gallipoli --
Reel eight--Kilts, culottes, and corsets --
Braveheart --
Excalibur --
The affair of the necklace --
Elizabeth --
Shakespeare in love --
Girl with a pearl earring --
The return of Martin Guerre --
Mutiny on the Bounty --
Amistad --
The patriot --
Reel nine--Out of the past --
Titanic --
Gangs of New York --
Jeremiah Johnson --
The last emperor --
Lawrence of Arabia --
Rabbit-proof fence --
Gandhi --
Malcolm X --
The right stuff --
Apollo 13 --
All the president's men --
The falcon and the snowman --
Summer of Sam --
Scandal --
Quiz show --
Thirteen days --
Schindler's list --
JFK.
Series Title: A Capella book.
Responsibility: Jonathan Vankin and John Whalen.

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