Movies about real people

POSTED: 9:55 AM Oct 10 2013   UPDATED: 10:23 AM Jan 09 2015

As "Selma" opens in theaters, take a look at some other movies that are based on real people.

Mutiny on the Bounty
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1935: "Mutiny on the Bounty" tells the story of Captain Bligh and a British sailing ship, the Bounty.

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snail

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