7 Great Movies That Are Actually Based On Real Life Love Stories

  • 12:06 am February 6, 2021
  • surabhi

Romance is perhaps the most widely popular and celebrated genre in movies. While some romantic movies draw inspiration from imaginations, there are a great deal of them drawing inspiration from real life. Take for instance these seven classics - They are raw, beautiful and based on actual people and relationships. Which is your favorite!?


Marilyn Monroe has been an enigma for most of us and in this movie, the character Colin Clark seems visibly awestruck by the actress as she arrives in England for her film - The Prince And The Showgirl. The affair that ensued between the pair later leads to Clark writing a book aptly titled The Prince, The Showgirl and Me.

In their portrayl of Clark and Monroe, Eddie Redmayne and Michelle Williams do a splendid job of revisiting the iconic romance!


What a political scandal this affair would have been - Kicking away the religious and social chains of society, the Peshwa Ruler of Erstwhile Maharashtra, Bajirao chooses a consort in a courtesan named Mastani. And there begins a fiery love story that shatters practically every facade of society. In the movie these characters are skillfully portrayed by real life couple - Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone. Think powerhouse romance - You got the right movie!


This movie depicts the life of the designer before she gained popularity. Wonderfully played by the French beauty - Audrey Tautou, this story traces the life of designer Coco Chanel and her tumultuous affair with Étienne Balsan (played by Benoît Poelvoorde) and Arthur Capel (played by Alessandro Nivola)


Frida staring the effortless Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina, traces the life of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her tryst with love - in all genders. She was wild and adventurous and "fell in love often" The film also shows the complicated relation of the couple - Frida and her much older, artist husband Diego Rivera


This film made people hungry - really hungry and it sure should have because it traces the life of French celebrity chef Julia Child and an American woman's obsession with her recipes. The story is gripping and traces the lives of two couples. Now here is the interception - The story of Julie and Eric, from the movie is very similar to the ones that have already happened in Julia Child and her husband Pauls lives (Also shown in the movie) In all, this one was a good one!


Ernest Hemingway married thrice and his third wife Martha Gellhorn, was a military journalist. This film traces the love story of this couple - and the actors, Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen even got nominated for a lot of awards for their performances!

Also read: 9 Scary Movies That Are Actually Based On True Stories!


Nina Hoss plays a Swiss woman who falls in love with Jacky Ido, a Massai warrior. Different cultures and lives give way to love and marriage and the result is a beautiful story - of pride, love, jealousy and passion!