Biography Movies
Dancer (2016)

Dancer (2016)

Dancer (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
85

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
94

Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. Told in his own words and through the creation of a dance inspired by his life, this immersive portrait…

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Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)

Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)

Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)
IMDb: 6.6
123

In Spain of the 1960s, a poor family of quinquis – a nomadic ethnic group with a tradition as old as that of the gypsises of Spain but with even…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Thirteen Lives (2022)

Thirteen Lives (2022)

Thirteen Lives (2022)
IMDb: N/A
147

Based on the true nail-biting mission that captivated the world. Twelve boys and the coach of a Thai soccer team explore the Tham Luang cave when an unexpected rainstorm traps…

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
87

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years from 1975 until her death in 2012. For Marion taping was a form of activism to seek the…

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For the Left Hand (2021)

For the Left Hand (2021)

For the Left Hand (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
74

At age 10, aspiring pianist Norman Malone is paralyzed on his right side after being attacked by his father. Over the next several decades he masters the left-hand repertoire in…

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Benediction (2022)

Benediction (2022)

Benediction (2022)
IMDb: 6.8
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
The Royal (2022)

The Royal (2022)

The Royal (2022)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The promising career of former Kansas City Royal slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turned disastrous because of drug addiction.

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Genre: Biography, Sport
Bernard and Doris (2006)

Bernard and Doris (2006)

Bernard and Doris (2006)
IMDb: 6.5
103

Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled…

Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story (2021)

Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story (2021)

Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
95

The extraordinary rise of Olympic boxing champion, record-breaker, feminist and LGBT icon Nicola Adams. From the streets of Leeds to the world stage, Adams fought her way to the top…

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There Be Dragons (2011)

There Be Dragons (2011)

There Be Dragons (2011)
IMDb: 5.7
112

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
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
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.

The Road to Coronation Street (2010)

The Road to Coronation Street (2010)

The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
IMDb: 7.9
75

The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street.

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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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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
IMDb: 7.9
135

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock ‘n’ roll band Queen in…

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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Rescued by Ruby (2022)

Rescued by Ruby (2022)

Rescued by Ruby (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
93

Chasing his dream to join an elite K-9 unit, a state trooper partners with a fellow underdog: clever but naughty shelter pup Ruby. Based on a true story.

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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)
IMDb: 7.7
90

The story of Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues, is told through archival film footage and interviews with fans, former teammates, friends,…

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Kill the Messenger (2014)

Kill the Messenger (2014)

Kill the Messenger (2014)
IMDb: 6.9
112

A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA’s role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua…

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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…

Rednecks + Culchies (2016)

Rednecks + Culchies (2016)

Rednecks + Culchies (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
82

In this sometimes disturbing documentary, the drugs and alcohol problems of the American working class are studied from the perspective of an Irish redneck.

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