Recently watched Bridge of Spies. Got me thinking. Films directed by Steven Spielberg listed by what year they take place (rather then when they were released)(as best as I can determine) 🌟= I've seen it. Note: No conclusions drawn.
  1. Amistad - 1839 to 1841
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    Based on a true story- Released in 1997 🌟
  2. Lincoln - 1865
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    Based on true events - Released in 2012 🌟
  3. The Color Purple - 1909 to 1936
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    Fictional - Released in 1985, based on the novel by Alice Walker. 🌟
  4. War Horse - 1912 to 1918
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    Fictional - Released in 2011
  5. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom - 1935
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    Fictional - Released in 1985 🌟
  6. Raiders of the Lost Ark -1936
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    Fictional - Released in 1981 🌟
  7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - 1938 (altho' opening scene set in 1912)
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    Fictional - Released in 1989 🌟
  8. Empire of the Sun - 1939 to 1945
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    Fictional but based on an autobiography by JG Ballard - Released in 1987
  9. Schindler's List - 1940 to 1945
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    Based on a novel by Thomas Keneally, based on a true story - Released in 1993
  10. 1941 - 1941
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    Loosely based on true events - Released in 1979
  11. Saving Private Ryan - 1944 (and 1998)
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    Fictional - Released in 1998 🌟
  12. The Adventures of Tintin - 1949
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    Fictional - Released in 2011 🌟
  13. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull -1957
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    Fictional - Released 2008 🌟
  14. Bridge of Spies - 1957 to 1962
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    Based on actual events- Released in 2015 🌟
  15. Catch Me If You Can - 1963 to 1974
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    Based on actual events - Released in 2002 🌟
  16. The Sugarland Express - 1969
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    Based on a true story- Released in 1974
  17. Duel - 1971
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    Fictional - Released in 1971 🌟
  18. Munich - 1972 to 1979
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    Based on actual events - Released in 2005 🌟
  19. Jaws - 1975
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    Fictional - Released in 1975 🌟
  20. Close Encounters of the Third Kind - 1977
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    Fictional - Released in 1977 🌟
  21. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial - 1982
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    Fictional - Released in 1982 🌟
  22. Always - 1989
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    Fictional, based on the 1943 film A Guy Named Joe. - Released in 1989
  23. Hook - 1991
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    Fictional, based on characters by J M Barrie - Released in 1991 🌟
  24. Jurassic Park - 1993
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    Fictional, based on the Michael Crichton novel, which is set in 1989 - Released in 1993 🌟
  25. The Lost World: Jurassic Park - 1997
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    Fictional, based on another Crichton novel, which is set 'four years later' - Released in 1997 🌟
  26. The Terminal - 2004
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    Fictional, but inspired by an actual event - Released in 2004. 🌟
  27. War of the Worlds - 2005
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    Fictional, based on the H G Wells novel - Released in 2005 🌟
  28. The BFG - 2016
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    Fictional based on the Roald Dahl stories - to be released in July 2016
  29. Minority Report - 2054
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    Fictional, based on the Philip K Dick short story - Released in 2002 🌟
  30. A.I. Artificial Intelligence - Late 21st Century
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    Fictional, based on a 1969 short story - Released in 2001 🌟