Biography Movies
John Laurens’ War (2017)

John Laurens’ War (2017)

John Laurens’ War (2017)
IMDb: 4.8
N/A

“John Laurens’ War” is the fight for freedom by John Laurens from South Carolina, for every slave in America along with every colonist. During the War for American freedom, John…

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The Happy Prince (2018)

The Happy Prince (2018)

The Happy Prince (2018)
IMDb: 6.2
101

In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross…

Genre: Biography, Drama
FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
70

A feature-length documentary about the life and career of Italian director Luigi Cozzi and his obsession with Science Fiction and Fantasy.

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Whina (2022)

Whina (2022)

Whina (2022)
IMDb: 8.3
112

Biopic about the life of Whina Cooper, an activist who worked tirelessly to improve the lives of fellow Māori women.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Bank of Dave (2023)

Bank of Dave (2023)

Bank of Dave (2023)
IMDb: N/A
107

The true story of how Dave Fishwick, a working class man and self-made millionaire, fought to set up a community bank so that he could help the local businesses of…

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Dog Gone (2023)

Dog Gone (2023)

Dog Gone (2023)
IMDb: N/A
95

When his beloved dog goes missing, a young man embarks on an incredible search with his parents to find him and give him life-saving medication.

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Autumn Gold (2010)

Autumn Gold (2010)

Autumn Gold (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
94

The film follows five senior athletes along their biggest challenge – maturity. As all of them are between 80 and 100 years old it is a race against time and…

Hilma (2022)

Hilma (2022)

Hilma (2022)
IMDb: 6.1
120

Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) is an important part of art history and one of the first ever painters of abstract art. However, unlike the work of many of her peers…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)
IMDb: N/A
97

Follow the launch of Lamborghini’s career as a manufacturer of tractors, a creator of military vehicles during World War II, and the designer of Lamborghini cars, which he launched in…

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Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022)

Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022)

Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022)
IMDb: 5.5
107

At the turn of the 19th century, Pugilism was the sport of kings and a gifted young boxer fought his way to becoming champion of England.

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Genre: Biography
If These Walls Could Sing (2022)

If These Walls Could Sing (2022)

If These Walls Could Sing (2022)
IMDb: 7.3
86

The untold story of the Abbey Road studio, all-star interviews and intimate access to the premises.

Ganes (2007)

Ganes (2007)

Ganes (2007)
IMDb: 6.2
110

Remu grew up in modest conditions. He dropped out from schoold during his teen age years and is making career as a small time criminal. His family’s destiny is about…

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I Am What I Play (2015)

I Am What I Play (2015)

I Am What I Play (2015)
IMDb: 7.2
105

From the 1960s to the 1980s, the rock radio DJ played an unprecedented creative role in the rock music world. I Am What I Play profiles four disc jockeys in…

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Dr. Petiot (1990)

Dr. Petiot (1990)

Dr. Petiot (1990)
IMDb: 6.9
102

A true story shot in a German Impressionistic style. In France during the Nazi occupation, Dr. Petiot (Michel Serrault) offered to help Jews escape the Nazis. They would come to…

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Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? (2022)

Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? (2022)

Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage? (2022)
IMDb: N/A
94

Feature documentary on the life and career of Tony winner Idina Menzel, culminating in her headlining a concert at Madison Square Garden in her hometown of New York City after…

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Corsage (2022)

Corsage (2022)

Corsage (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
114

Set in the 19th century, the last year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria is reimagined

Becoming Iconic (2018)

Becoming Iconic (2018)

Becoming Iconic (2018)
IMDb: 6.9
85

Baker’s journey in completing Nicolas Cage’s “Inconceivable” and exclusive interviews with top directors recounting their experiences with their first films.

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Genre: Biography
The Swimmers (2022)

The Swimmers (2022)

The Swimmers (2022)
IMDb: 7.5
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2014)

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2014)

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2014)
IMDb: 7.2
91

Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike. With her elongated,…

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My Perestroika (2010)

My Perestroika (2010)

My Perestroika (2010)
IMDb: 7.2
88

Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they…

Mahmood (2022)

Mahmood (2022)

Mahmood (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

A docufilm that tells the life of Mahmood between Milan and Egypt, his dearest loved ones, the music, the victories in Sanremo, Eurovision, the European tour, the backstage of the…

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The Dream of Russia (1992)

The Dream of Russia (1992)

The Dream of Russia (1992)
IMDb: 7.3
123

Sumptuous filming of the journey of a shipwrecked Japanese expedition from the Pacific Ocean across Siberia to the court of Catherine the Great of Russia. A Russo-Japanese co-production of a…

The Final Game (2022)

The Final Game (2022)

The Final Game (2022)
IMDb: N/A
106

A few months before the ’92 Barcelona Olympic Games, it looks like the Spanish water polo team will hardly make a splash during their home field Olympics. The national team…

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Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over (2021)

Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over (2021)

Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over (2021)
IMDb: N/A
95

The story of the iconic singer’s fascinating six-decade career in both music and Black and LGBTQ activism.

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The Story of Nampu (1984)

The Story of Nampu (1984)

The Story of Nampu (1984)
IMDb: 7.9
130

The story as told by his mother of an eighteen year old boy who falls into a life of drugs and violence and of the consequences to himself and those…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)

Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)

Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)
IMDb: N/A
89

Mickey Mouse is one of the most enduring symbols in our history. Those three simple circles take on meaning for virtually everyone on the planet. So ubiquitous in our lives…

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Emily (2022)

Emily (2022)

Emily (2022)
IMDb: 7.2
130

The imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights. Explore the relationships that inspired…

Maverick Modigliani (2020)

Maverick Modigliani (2020)

Maverick Modigliani (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
90

Livornese with a short and tormented life, Dedo or Modì, as he was nicknamed, is narrated here from an original point of view: that of Jeanne Hébuterne, the last young…

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Sidney (2022)

Sidney (2022)

Sidney (2022)
IMDb: N/A
106

This revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier—iconic actor, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Featuring interviews with Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Halle Berry, and more.

Blonde (2022)

Blonde (2022)

Blonde (2022)
IMDb: 7.9
167

From her volatile childhood as Norma Jeane, through her rise to stardom and romantic entanglements, this reimagined fictional portrait of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe blurs the lines of fact and…

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Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer (2017)

Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer (2017)

Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer (2017)
IMDb: 6.5
83

A documentary portrait of Brazilian ballet star Marcelo Gomes.

The Kid Brother (1987)

The Kid Brother (1987)

The Kid Brother (1987)
IMDb: 6.1
95

Kenny is a Canadian kid who has a couple of pals and, like a lot of the other lads, idolizes the jock his pretty older sister has chosen as her…

Genre: Biography, Drama
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
Elvis (2022)

Elvis (2022)

Elvis (2022)
IMDb: N/A
163

The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
124

The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest, Father Stuart Long, whose journey from self-destruction to redemption inspired countless people along the way.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
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
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
To Olivia (2022)

To Olivia (2022)

To Olivia (2022)
IMDb: 6.4
99

In 1962, Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl retreat to the English countryside to bring up their young family. The seemingly unlikely pair find their relationship put to the test by…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
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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Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
96

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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