Biography Movies
His Majesty O’Keefe

His Majesty O’Keefe

His Majesty O’Keefe
IMDb: 6.3
90

Men steal for it. Nations go to war for it. The it is oil – and it grows on trees. Coconut oil is the precious lifeblood of 1870s South Seas…

I Am Richard Pryor

I Am Richard Pryor

I Am Richard Pryor
IMDb: 7.3
92

This documentary tells the story of the legendary performer and iconic social satirist, who transcended race and social barriers by delivering his honest irreverent and biting humor to America’s stages…

As Dreamers Do

As Dreamers Do

As Dreamers Do
IMDb: 3.6
90

The early life of Walt Disney is explored in this family film with an art house twist. Though his reality was often dark, it was skewed by his ever growing…

The Perfect Wave

The Perfect Wave

The Perfect Wave
IMDb: 4.8
113

The true story of Ian McCormack who grew up surfing the waters of New Zealand. Wanting to dive deeper, Ian sets out on a journey with his best friend that…

The Color of Time

The Color of Time

The Color of Time
IMDb: 4.5
72

A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams’ life over the course of 40 years.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Son of God

Son of God

Son of God
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

The Last of Robin Hood

The Last of Robin Hood

The Last of Robin Hood
IMDb: 5.7
92

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Jimi: All Is by My Side

Jimi: All Is by My Side

Jimi: All Is by My Side
IMDb: 5.7
118

A drama based on Jimi Hendrix’s life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

Summer in February

Summer in February

Summer in February
IMDb: 5.7
101

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring
IMDb: 5.6
90

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Effie Gray

Effie Gray

Effie Gray
IMDb: 5.9
108

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco
IMDb: 5.7
103

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly’s crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco’s Prince Rainier III and France’s Charles De Gaulle, and a looming…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Heaven Is for Real

Heaven Is for Real

Heaven Is for Real
IMDb: 5.8
99

Heaven Is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old…

House of Versace

House of Versace

House of Versace
IMDb: 5.7
85

Based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball’s widely-read book “House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival”, the movie brings to light the story of Donatella,…

Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 5.9
128

The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Digging Up the Marrow

Digging Up the Marrow

Digging Up the Marrow
IMDb: 5.8
98

He’s one of the hardest working filmmakers in the genre business…….So what’s HATCHET man Adam Green been up to this past year apart from working on his sit-com ‘Holliston’, writing…

The Look of Love

The Look of Love

The Look of Love
IMDb: 6.0
105

Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.

Set Fire to the Stars

Set Fire to the Stars

Set Fire to the Stars
IMDb: 5.7
97

An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas.

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate
IMDb: 6.2
128

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website’s growth and influence led to an irreparable…

Lovelace

Lovelace

Lovelace
IMDb: 6.2
92

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Jamesy Boy

Jamesy Boy

Jamesy Boy
IMDb: 6.3
109

Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Kid Cannabis

Kid Cannabis

Kid Cannabis
IMDb: 6.4
110

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives…

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez
IMDb: 6.4
102

A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Against the Sun

Against the Sun

Against the Sun
IMDb: 6.5
100

A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.

Miracles from Heaven

Miracles from Heaven

Miracles from Heaven
IMDb: 7.1
119

When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has…

Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings
IMDb: 6.5
104

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Rosewater

Rosewater

Rosewater
IMDb: 6.6
103

In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran’s volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Ragamuffin

Ragamuffin

Ragamuffin
IMDb: 6.7
137

RAGAMUFFIN is based on the true story of Rich Mullins, a musical prodigy who rose to Christian music fame and fortune only to walk away and live on a Navajo…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story

Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story

Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story
IMDb: 6.7
88

The story of the 1973 hockey season when aging legend Gordie Howe returned to the ice at the age of 44.

Machine Gun Preacher

Machine Gun Preacher

Machine Gun Preacher
IMDb: 6.8
129

The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who’ve been kidnapped and pressed into duty as…

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys
IMDb: 6.8
134

From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the…

Hitchcock

Hitchcock

Hitchcock
IMDb: 6.8
98

Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film “Psycho” – and the trials and tribulations the director…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Iceman

The Iceman

The Iceman
IMDb: 6.9
105

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

Big Eyes

Big Eyes

Big Eyes
IMDb: 7.0
105

The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Kill the Messenger

Kill the Messenger

Kill the Messenger
IMDb: 7.0
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…

Bessie

Bessie

Bessie
IMDb: 6.6
107

The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and ’30s.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
IMDb: 7.0
120

This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Heaven Adores You

Heaven Adores You

Heaven Adores You
IMDb: 6.9
104

Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes…

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason
IMDb: 7.0
89

For No Good Reason a film about Ralph Steadman. Johnny Depp guides the visually stunning journey, smashing narrative conventions, moving seamlessly from interview to animation and in the finest Gonzo…

Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra
IMDb: 7.0
118

Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Genre: Biography, Drama