Biography Movies
Jean

Jean

Jean
IMDb: 5.7
N/A

The true story of Jean Batten is of a daughter determined to live up to a powerful mother, desperate to leave a mark on the world – and prepared to…

Nostradamus

Nostradamus

Nostradamus
IMDb: 5.8
119

A dramatic retelling of the life of Michel de Nostredame, from his early work as a plague doctor to his time at the court of Catherine de Medici, after he…

A Band Called Death

A Band Called Death

A Band Called Death
IMDb: 7.5
96

Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or even the Ramones, there was Death. Formed in the early ’70s by three teenage brothers from Detroit, Death is credited as being the…

Hawking

Hawking

Hawking
IMDb: 7.3
86

The extraordinary story of the planet’s most famous contemporary scientist, told in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Hawking’s private life, this…

1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise
IMDb: 6.5
154

1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.

Holding the Man

Holding the Man

Holding the Man
IMDb: 7.3
128

In the 1970s, a young Australian boy, Timothy, finds himself confused. He falls for the captain of the football team. What follows shows all aspects of a relationship, regardless of…

To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters

To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters

To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters
IMDb: 7.4
120

To Walk Invisible takes a new look at the extraordinary Brontë family, telling the story of these remarkable women who, despite the obstacles they faced, came from obscurity to produce…

The First of the Few

The First of the Few

The First of the Few
IMDb: 7.1
118

This 1942 fictionalized biopic chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history – visionary Spitfire designer R.J. Mitchell and his test pilot Geoffrey…

It’s All Gone Pete Tong

It’s All Gone Pete Tong

It’s All Gone Pete Tong
IMDb: 7.4
90

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie’s life from one of the best DJ’s alive,…

Burroughs: The Movie

Burroughs: The Movie

Burroughs: The Movie
IMDb: 7.2
90

An exploration of Burroughs’ life story, as told by Burroughs himself along with many of his contemporaries, including Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, Francis Bacon, Herbert Huncke, Patti Smith, Terry Southern,…

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc
IMDb: 6.5
145

In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to…

Valentino

Valentino

Valentino
IMDb: 6.2
128

In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide…

Anastasia

Anastasia

Anastasia
IMDb: 7.1
105

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While…

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story
IMDb: 7.1
80

Introducing his never before seen ‘leaping one-hander’ to the masses on a national level, Kenny Sailors quickly grew to be a fan favorite while leading his Wyoming Cowboys to the…

Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe
IMDb: 7.4
124

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

Christine

Christine

Christine
IMDb: 6.9
123

Christine is an ambitious 29-year-old news reporter, in Sarasota, FL, circa 1974. Relentlessly motivated to succeed, she knows she has talent, but being a driven career woman in the 1970s…

I’m Not Ashamed

I’m Not Ashamed

I’m Not Ashamed
IMDb: 5.8
112

Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott- the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.

A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob
IMDb: 7.4
103

Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a…

Mayor of the Sunset Strip

Mayor of the Sunset Strip

Mayor of the Sunset Strip
IMDb: 7.0
94

A look at the history of fame in the world through the eyes of pop star impresario, Rodney Bingenheimer

El hombre de las mil caras

El hombre de las mil caras

El hombre de las mil caras
IMDb: 7.0
123

A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.

Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin
IMDb: 6.9
98

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and…

Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman
IMDb: 6.3
117

In this horrifyingly modern fairytale lurks an online Boogeyman and two 12-year-old girls who would kill for him. The entrance to the internet quickly leads to its darkest basement. How…

L’odyssée

L’odyssée

L’odyssée
IMDb: 6.7
122

Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker

Lion

Lion

Lion
IMDb: 8.1
118

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years…

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
IMDb: 7.5
98

Following in his father’s footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain’s most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently…

Bleed for This

Bleed for This

Bleed for This
IMDb: 6.8
116

The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sports…

The Babe

The Babe

The Babe
IMDb: 5.9
115

A chronicle of Babe Ruth’s phenomenal story–from his hard knock beginnings at a Baltimore orphanage, to his meteoric rise to baseball superstardom and his poignant retirement from the game. His…

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom
IMDb: 7.5
157

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in…

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac
IMDb: 8.2
60

I AIN’T SCARED OF YOU is a documentary tribute to Bernie Mac (1957-2008). From his stand-up in underground Chicago comedy clubs to the Big Screen in Hollywood, Bernie Mac’s sharp…

The Last Family

The Last Family

The Last Family
IMDb: 7.5
124

Beksiński is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his hardcore sexual fantasies and his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksiński is a family man who wants only the best…

Danny Says

Danny Says

Danny Says
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

Danny Says is a documentary unveiling the amazing journey of Danny Fields. Fields has played a pivotal role in music and culture with seminal acts including: the Doors, the Velvet…

Dancer

Dancer

Dancer
IMDb: 7.9
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.

Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Lady Jane
IMDb: 7.2
142

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the…

Soldier’s Girl

Soldier’s Girl

Soldier’s Girl
IMDb: 7.9
112

The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for…

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story
IMDb: 6.9
100

The Greatest Ears in Town is an insightful documentary and testimonial to Arif Mardin; the producer, arranger, musician and multi Grammy award winner.

Pablo

Pablo

Pablo
IMDb: 6.9
90

Pablo blends documentary and animation elements to tell the saga of “famous unknown” Pablo Ferro, a man with a personal journey that spans from Havana, during the pre-Cuban revolution to…

Waiting for Mamu

Waiting for Mamu

Waiting for Mamu
IMDb: 8.0
N/A

Documentary – In some parts of the world, children whose parents are sent to prison and who lack other guardians are locked away along with their parents. This eye-opening documentary…

Hell to Eternity

Hell to Eternity

Hell to Eternity
IMDb: 7.1
131

Based on the story about Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. After Pearl Harbor, his foster family is interned at…

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29
IMDb: 7.2
105

Filmmaker Kevin Rafferty takes viewers to 1968 to witness a legendary college football game and meet the people involved, interweaving actual gridiron footage with the players’ own reflections. The names…

I Am Michael

I Am Michael

I Am Michael
IMDb: 5.7
98

The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.