Biography Movies
Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever (2002)
IMDb: 6.4
111

A fictionalized account of the last days of opera singer Maria Callas.

Rise (2022)

Rise (2022)

Rise (2022)
IMDb: N/A
113

After emigrating to Greece from Nigeria, Vera and Charles Antetokounmpo struggled to survive and provide for their five children, while living under the daily threat of deportation. Desperate to obtain…

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Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
124

The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest. When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to find money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Knuckle (2011)

Knuckle (2011)

Knuckle (2011)
IMDb: 6.8
97

An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans.

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

The remarkable true story of how retiree Jerry Selbee discovers a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery and, with the help of his wife, Marge, wins $27 million dollars and…

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Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
166

The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Gracie! (2009)

Gracie! (2009)

Gracie! (2009)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

In 1939 Gracie Fields, the ‘Queen of Hearts’, is at the height of her success as a singer and actress and the whole nation seems to wish her a speedy…

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Martha: A Picture Story (2019)

Martha: A Picture Story (2019)

Martha: A Picture Story (2019)
IMDb: 7.6
82

In 1970s New York, photographer Martha Cooper captured some of the first images of graffiti at a time when the city had declared war on it. Decades later, Cooper has…

Navalny (2022)

Navalny (2022)

Navalny (2022)
IMDb: 5.5
98

Follows the man who survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent in August 2020. During his months-long recovery, he makes shocking discoveries about the attempt on…

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Promise at Dawn (2017)

Promise at Dawn (2017)

Promise at Dawn (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
130

From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this…

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Behind the White Glasses (2015)

Behind the White Glasses (2015)

Behind the White Glasses (2015)
IMDb: 7.3
112

It is a musical portrait that shines a spotlight on unknown aspects of the creative, visionary and groundbreaking talent of filmmaker and writer, Lina Wertmüller.

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God Loves Caviar (2012)

God Loves Caviar (2012)

God Loves Caviar (2012)
IMDb: 5.9
99

The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.

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The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)
IMDb: 7.1
112

Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she…

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Hysteria (2011)

Hysteria (2011)

Hysteria (2011)
IMDb: 6.7
100

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients’ ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.

Sid and Nancy (1986)

Sid and Nancy (1986)

Sid and Nancy (1986)
IMDb: 7.0
114

January 1978. After their success in England, the punk rock band Sex Pistols venture out on their tour of the southern United States. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious is forced by…

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Mae West (1982)

Mae West (1982)

Mae West (1982)
IMDb: 6.7
95

Biography of the curvaceous and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s-30s with her frank approach to sex.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
IMDb: 7.0
100

The remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee’s mentor; beginning at the start of his journey from…

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Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)

Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)

Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
IMDb: 6.5
127

How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic…

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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,…

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…

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…

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
Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
115

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

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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…

David (1997)

David (1997)

David (1997)
IMDb: 6.9
190

A distinguished military leader whose reign was touched by great scandal, shocking betrayals and rousing victories. A simple shepherd boy chosen to be king, under the watchful eyes of prophet…

Abraham (1993)

Abraham (1993)

Abraham (1993)
IMDb: 7.0
175

This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch’s quest for the Promised Land to the…

Solomon (1997)

Solomon (1997)

Solomon (1997)
IMDb: 6.5
180

David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are…

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)
IMDb: 6.0
240

The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he…

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
90

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest’s family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it…

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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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
IMDb: 6.9
101

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting “Girl With A Pearl Earring” by…

The Red Star (2021)

The Red Star (2021)

The Red Star (2021)
IMDb: 7.2
72

The investigation about an alleged international spy after the Nazi refugees in Argentina gives way to a plot that expands, becomes delirious and branches off. A mockumentary that has, at…

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Fair Game (2010)

Fair Game (2010)

Fair Game (2010)
IMDb: 6.8
108

Wife and mother Valerie Plame has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson, writes a controversial article in The…

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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Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)
IMDb: 6.8
91

Esther, the beautiful queen of Persia, intervenes to save the Jewish people from a bloody massacre.

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 (2021)

The Survivor (2021)

The Survivor (2021)
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