Biography Movies
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
One Chance

One Chance

One Chance
IMDb: 6.8
103

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.

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…

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…

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.

The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Huang feihong zhi yingxiong you meng

Huang feihong zhi yingxiong you meng

Huang feihong zhi yingxiong you meng
IMDb: 6.6
131

In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people’s lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been…

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
IMDb: 7.1
100

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the…

Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer
IMDb: 7.1
106

Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion…

Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm
IMDb: 7.0
124

In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a…

The Sapphires

The Sapphires

The Sapphires
IMDb: 7.1
103

It’s 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

Tracks

Tracks

Tracks
IMDb: 7.2
112

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the…

Wild

Wild

Wild
IMDb: 7.1
115

A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Unbroken

Unbroken

Unbroken
IMDb: 7.2
137

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks
IMDb: 7.2
117

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations
IMDb: 7.2
97

The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast’s punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Danny Collins

Danny Collins

Danny Collins
IMDb: 7.0
107

An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
IMDb: 7.3
129

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that…

Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls
IMDb: 7.3
134

Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel…

American Sniper

American Sniper

American Sniper
IMDb: 7.3
133

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold
IMDb: 7.3
120

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes…

The Good Lie

The Good Lie

The Good Lie
IMDb: 7.4
110

A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Belle

Belle

Belle
IMDb: 7.4
105

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his…

The True Cost

The True Cost

The True Cost
IMDb: 7.7
92

Film from Andrew Morgan. The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.4
149

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course…

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station
IMDb: 7.5
85

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Game Change

Game Change

Game Change
IMDb: 7.4
118

Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown,…

Red Dog

Red Dog

Red Dog
IMDb: 7.5
92

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

The Imposter

The Imposter

The Imposter
IMDb: 7.5
95

It’s 1994: a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later, he is found alive, thousands of miles away, in Spain. Disoriented…