Biography Movies
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
131

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940’s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming…

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TINA (2021)

TINA (2021)

TINA (2021)
IMDb: 8.0
118

Tina Turner overcame impossible odds to become one of the first female African American artists to reach a mainstream international audience. Her road to superstardom is an undeniable story of…

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
IMDb: N/A
126

In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for…

Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (2021)

Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (2021)

Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
140

This documentary offers a deeply intimate look at extraordinary teenager Billie Eilish. Award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler follows her journey on the road, onstage, and at home with her family as…

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Thalaivi (2021)

Thalaivi (2021)

Thalaivi (2021)
IMDb: N/A
153

Biopic on Jayalalithaa, the actress turned politician who served five terms as the Chief Minister for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Spencer (2021)

Spencer (2021)

Spencer (2021)
IMDb: N/A
111

The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the…

King Richard (2021)

King Richard (2021)

King Richard (2021)
IMDb: N/A
138

Richard Williams serves as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

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Schumacher (2021)

Schumacher (2021)

Schumacher (2021)
IMDb: N/A
112

Through exclusive interviews and archival footage, this documentary traces an intimate portrait of seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher.

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No Man of God (2021)

No Man of God (2021)

No Man of God (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
100

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

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P!NK: All I Know So Far (2021)

P!NK: All I Know So Far (2021)

P!NK: All I Know So Far (2021)
IMDb: 7.9
99

A behind-the-scenes look at P!NK as she balances family and life on the road, leading up to her first Wembley Stadium performance on 2019’s “Beautiful Trauma” world tour.

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Pelé (2021)

Pelé (2021)

Pelé (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
108

Against the backdrop of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary captures Pelé’s extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero. Mixing rare archival footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary…

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Benedetta (2021)

Benedetta (2021)

Benedetta (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
127

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s…

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
96

Max S. reveals how he built a drug empire from his childhood bedroom as a teen in the real story behind the series “How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast).”

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Respect (2021)

Respect (2021)

Respect (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
145

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

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Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
91

A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his…

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Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)
IMDb: 6.7
95

To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.

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Something the Lord Made (2004)

Something the Lord Made (2004)

Something the Lord Made (2004)
IMDb: 8.2
110

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead (2005)
IMDb: 7.0
123

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to…

Walk the Line (2005)

Walk the Line (2005)

Walk the Line (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
136

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he…

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Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)

Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)

Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)
IMDb: 5.4
117

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)
IMDb: 7.3
136

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

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Gridiron Gang (2006)

Gridiron Gang (2006)

Gridiron Gang (2006)
IMDb: 6.9
125

Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.

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Fearless (2006)

Fearless (2006)

Fearless (2006)
IMDb: 7.6
103

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way…

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
IMDb: 8.0
117

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)
IMDb: 8.1
148

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live…

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American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)
IMDb: 7.8
157

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so…

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Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)
IMDb: 8.0
106

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place…

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
141

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her…

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Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)
IMDb: 6.7
108

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book “On the Origin…

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Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the…

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
IMDb: 7.7
86

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)
IMDb: 7.6
129

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman…

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)
IMDb: 8.1
93

A drama based on the true story of a college professor’s bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

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Eat Pray Love (2010)

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Eat Pray Love (2010)
IMDb: 5.8
133

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found…

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The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010)
IMDb: 7.7
121

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
94

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Intouchables (2011)

The Intouchables (2011)

The Intouchables (2011)
IMDb: 8.5
113

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

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Unconditional (2012)

Unconditional (2012)

Unconditional (2012)
IMDb: 7.2
92

Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood…

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The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises (2013)
IMDb: 7.8
126

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.