Movies you didn't know were based on true stories

50 First Dates: In the 2004 rom-com '50 First Dates,' Adam Sandler plays a marine veterinarian who falls in love with art teacher Lucy.

A River Runs Through It: Robert Redford's drama, which stars Brad Pitt, tells the coming-of-age story of two young sons of a minister who grow up.

Catch Me If You Can: Believe it or not, the prolific con artist played by Leonardo DiCaprio in Steven Spielberg's 'Catch Me If You Can'.

Cheaper by the Dozen: Both the original film from 1950 and the 2003 remake of 'Cheaper by the Dozen' were based on the semi-autobiographical novel .

Dolemite Is My Name: There are some other big names that appear in the cast alongside Murphy, including Snoop Dogg and Chris Rock.

Footloose: The 1984 classic starring Kevin Bacon tells the story of a town where dancing was made illegal by a strict pastor.

It Could Happen To You: The 1994 rom-com starring Nicolas Cage tells the story of a police officer who buys a lottery ticket.

Julie & Julia: The 2009 biographical comedy-drama 'Julie & Julia' tells the parallel life stories of young chef Julia Child and New Yorker Julie Powell.

Newsies: 'Newsies' is one of the few Disney musicals to be inspired by a true story. 

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