Biography Movies
Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)
IMDb: 7.5
133

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that ‘Twenty-One’, a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

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Break Every Chain (2021)

Break Every Chain (2021)

Break Every Chain (2021)
IMDb: 6.0
103

Drowning in the depths of depression and sadness, burning with anger, and chained down by alcoholism, Jonathan couldn’t do it anymore. After the loss of his father as a young…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Rudy (1993)

Rudy (1993)

Rudy (1993)
IMDb: 7.5
114

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems….

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The Devil’s Double (2011)

The Devil’s Double (2011)

The Devil’s Double (2011)
IMDb: 7.1
109

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein’s sadistic son.

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
IMDb: 6.3
105

In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood,…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)
IMDb: 7.0
126

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Chaplin (1992)

Chaplin (1992)

Chaplin (1992)
IMDb: 7.5
143

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
95

To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.

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Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)
IMDb: 7.4
135

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
127

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle—a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats…

Notorious (2009)

Notorious (2009)

Notorious (2009)
IMDb: 6.7
122

“Notorious” is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the…

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W. (2008)

W. (2008)

W. (2008)
IMDb: 6.3
129

The story of the eventful life of George W. Bush—his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith—and the critical days leading up to his decision…

The Edge of Love (2008)

The Edge of Love (2008)

The Edge of Love (2008)
IMDb: 6.2
110

When the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his flirtatious wife Caitlin sweep into war-torn London, the last thing they expect is to bump into Dylan’s childhood sweetheart Vera. Despite her…

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Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)
IMDb: 8.0
92

The Belgian filmmaker Manu Bonmariage, known as the spiritual father of the Striptease show, now has Alzheimer’s at 76. Although his memory plays tricks on him, his daughter Emmanuelle goes…

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Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)
IMDb: 7.1
100

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years–even as his marriage was…

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October Sky (1999)

October Sky (1999)

October Sky (1999)
IMDb: 7.8
108

Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father’s wishes, and eventually…

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Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler’s List (1993)
IMDb: 9.0
195

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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My Week With Marilyn (2011)

My Week With Marilyn (2011)

My Week With Marilyn (2011)
IMDb: 6.9
99

London, 1956. Genius actor and film director Laurence Olivier is about to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie, premiered in 1957 as The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Survivor (2022)

The Survivor (2022)

The Survivor (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
129

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Once Upon a Time in China III (1993)

Once Upon a Time in China III (1993)

Once Upon a Time in China III (1993)
IMDb: 6.7
112

Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the ‘Dancing Lion Competition’ to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.

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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)

Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)

Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
IMDb: 7.4
113

Wong Fei-Hung faces the White Lotus Society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also…

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The Case for Christ (2017)

The Case for Christ (2017)

The Case for Christ (2017)
IMDb: 6.2
112

Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist — and avowed atheist — who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
IMDb: 6.4
80

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy offers audiences a penetrating look inside the world of Ron Jeremy, America’s most unlikely sex star and hero to millions. With nearly 25…

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Bully (2001)

Bully (2001)

Bully (2001)
IMDb: 6.9
113

A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Prozac Nation (2001)

Prozac Nation (2001)

Prozac Nation (2001)
IMDb: 6.2
95

When talented young writer Elizabeth Wurtzel earns a scholarship to Harvard, she sees it as her chance to escape the pressures of her working-class background and concentrate on her true…

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
IMDb: 6.5
132

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.

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Ali (2001)

Ali (2001)

Ali (2001)
IMDb: 6.7
157

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for…

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J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)
IMDb: 6.5
137

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held…

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The Hunter (1980)

The Hunter (1980)

The Hunter (1980)
IMDb: 6.2
93

During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is…

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Nothing to Lose – Part 2 (2019)

Nothing to Lose – Part 2 (2019)

Nothing to Lose – Part 2 (2019)
IMDb: 3.8
100

Second part of the biopic of the religious leader Edir Macedo.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith (2019)

The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith (2019)

The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith (2019)
IMDb: 5.4
110

Missionary John H. Groberg returns to Tonga in the 1960s with his wife and their five young daughters. When their sixth child is born with a serious illness, the Grobergs…

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Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Ford v Ferrari (2019)
IMDb: 8.1
153

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

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Brian Banks (2019)

Brian Banks (2019)

Brian Banks (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
99

An All-American football player’s dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.

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Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)
IMDb: 8.0
144

The true story of boxer Jim Braddock who, in the 1920s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)
IMDb: 7.3
136

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Capote (2005)

Capote (2005)

Capote (2005)
IMDb: 7.4
114

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, ‘In Cold Blood’.

The Insider (1999)

The Insider (1999)

The Insider (1999)
IMDb: 7.8
158

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

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Flee (2021)

Flee (2021)

Flee (2021)
IMDb: 8.0
89

Recounted mostly through animation to protect his identity, Amin looks back over his past as a child refugee from Afghanistan as he grapples with a secret he’s kept hidden for…

Ned Kelly (1970)

Ned Kelly (1970)

Ned Kelly (1970)
IMDb: 5.1
106

Unable to support his family in the Australian outback, a man turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and…