Biography Movies
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
IMDb: 6.7
115 min

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by…

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A Royal Affair (2012)

A Royal Affair (2012)

A Royal Affair (2012)
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

The King and I (1956)

The King and I (1956)

The King and I (1956)
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a…

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The Express (2008)

The Express (2008)

The Express (2008)
IMDb: 7.3
130 min

Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

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My Paparotti (2013)

My Paparotti (2013)

My Paparotti (2013)
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

This movie talks about the genius high school student Jang-ho who dreams of becoming the next Pavaroti although he is part of a gang and Sang-jin, currently a countryside art…

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CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

TLC’s humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990’s as one of the world’s most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all…

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
IMDb: 7.0
113 min

Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of…

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Killing Jesus (2015)

Killing Jesus (2015)

Killing Jesus (2015)
IMDb: 4.6
132 min

Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.

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The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965)
IMDb: 8.0
172 min

A tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music…

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Big Miracle (2012)

Big Miracle (2012)

Big Miracle (2012)
IMDb: 6.5
107 min

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under…

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24 Hour Party People (2002)

24 Hour Party People (2002)

24 Hour Party People (2002)
IMDb: 7.3
117 min

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester’s music to the world.

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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

The Birth of a Nation (2016)
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

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Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)
IMDb: 6.8
150 min

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

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The Doors (1991)

The Doors (1991)

The Doors (1991)
IMDb: 7.2
140 min

The story of the famous and influential 1960’s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.

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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
IMDb: 6.3
106 min

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Devil’s Knot (2013)

Devil’s Knot (2013)

Devil’s Knot (2013)
IMDb: 6.1
114 min

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

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Immortal Beloved (1994)

Immortal Beloved (1994)

Immortal Beloved (1994)
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved…

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Casino Jack (2010)

Casino Jack (2010)

Casino Jack (2010)
IMDb: 6.2
108 min

Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

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The Last Station (2009)

The Last Station (2009)

The Last Station (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and…

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Julie & Julia (2009)

Julie & Julia (2009)

Julie & Julia (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends… until they…

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Miracle in Lane 2 (2000)

Miracle in Lane 2 (2000)

Miracle in Lane 2 (2000)
IMDb: 6.2
120 min

Young tween Justin Yoder, who’s known for his outgoing demeanor and wit despite being confined to a wheelchair, dreams to be like his athletic older brother and propels himself into…

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Glory Road (2006)

Glory Road (2006)

Glory Road (2006)
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

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The Butler (2013)

The Butler (2013)

The Butler (2013)
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House’s head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Becket (1964)

Becket (1964)

Becket (1964)
IMDb: 7.9
148 min

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome…

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Get on Up (2014)

Get on Up (2014)

Get on Up (2014)
IMDb: 6.9
139 min

A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

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Joan of Arc (1999)

Joan of Arc (1999)

Joan of Arc (1999)
IMDb: 6.4
148 min

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world’s greatest army…

Becoming Jane (2007)

Becoming Jane (2007)

Becoming Jane (2007)
IMDb: 7.1
120 min

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

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Marina (2013)

Marina (2013)

Marina (2013)
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner’s son who followed his passion for music against his father’s wishes and social barriers.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)
IMDb: 7.2
125 min

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries…

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The Devil’s Violinist (2013)

The Devil’s Violinist (2013)

The Devil’s Violinist (2013)
IMDb: 6.1
122 min

The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.

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Jack Strong (2014)

Jack Strong (2014)

Jack Strong (2014)
IMDb: 7.1
128 min

A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of…

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The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (‘Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne….

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The Unknown Known (2013)

The Unknown Known (2013)

The Unknown Known (2013)
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq…

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Electric Slide (2014)

Electric Slide (2014)

Electric Slide (2014)
IMDb: 4.6
95 min

A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious “Gentleman Bank Robber.” With a debonair sophistication and a serious…

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Maiko: Dancing Child (2015)

Maiko: Dancing Child (2015)

Maiko: Dancing Child (2015)
IMDb: 6.6
70 min

Life as a prima ballerina over 30 is tough enough for Maiko when she decides to start a family….

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Southside with You (2016)

Southside with You (2016)

Southside with You (2016)
IMDb: 6.4
84 min

Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across…

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For Grace (2015)

For Grace (2015)

For Grace (2015)
IMDb: 7.3
92 min

Curtis Duffy, a teen who fought and stole for the thrill, discovered his place in the kitchen after a home economics teacher nurtured his talents. After an unimaginable tragedy involving…

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More Than a Game (2008)

More Than a Game (2008)

More Than a Game (2008)
IMDb: 7.6
105 min

This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James’ journey to fame.

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Lenny Cooke (2013)

Lenny Cooke (2013)

Lenny Cooke (2013)
IMDb: 6.5
88 min

In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. A decade later, Lenny…

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Starving in Suburbia (2014)

Starving in Suburbia (2014)

Starving in Suburbia (2014)
IMDb: 6.2
84 min

When seventeen-year-old Hannah stumbles upon a website about Thinspiration–an online community devoted to anorexia as a life choice–she becomes an obsessive follower of the site founder, ButterflyAna. By the time…

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