Biography Movies
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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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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The Duchess (2008)

The Duchess (2008)

The Duchess (2008)
IMDb: 6.9
110

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

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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Loki – Arnaldo Baptista (2008)

Loki – Arnaldo Baptista (2008)

Loki – Arnaldo Baptista (2008)
IMDb: 8.3
120

Loki brings the trajectory of Arnaldo Baptista from childhood, passing through the most successful phase as leader of the Mutantes, marriage to singer Rita Lee and then separation. He also…

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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
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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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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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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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
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
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…

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The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
98

Documentary about British artist Andrew Logan as he attempts to put on the 2009 edition of his Alternative Miss World. The film also presents a history of the contest (which…

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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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Lovelace (2013)

Lovelace (2013)

Lovelace (2013)
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.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Rush (2013)

Rush (2013)

Rush (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
123

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

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.

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
121

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

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3096 Days (2013)

3096 Days (2013)

3096 Days (2013)
IMDb: 6.5
111

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
IMDb: 8.2
180

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort’s autobiography.

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Heaven Is for Real (2014)

Heaven Is for Real (2014)

Heaven Is for Real (2014)
IMDb: 5.8
99

The true story of the 4-year old son of a small-town pastor who, during emergency surgery, slips from consciousness and enters heaven. When he awakes, he recounts his experiences on…

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Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
IMDb: 6.2
118

When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to…

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The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
113

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret…

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American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)
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…

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Legend (2015)

Legend (2015)

Legend (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
132

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they…

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Everest (2015)

Everest (2015)

Everest (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
121

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, “Everest” documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their…

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
147

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

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Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
123

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he…

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Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
105

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Hands of Stone (2016)

Hands of Stone (2016)

Hands of Stone (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
105

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other’s lives.

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Denial (2016)

Denial (2016)

Denial (2016)
IMDb: 6.7
109

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Sully (2016)

Sully (2016)

Sully (2016)
IMDb: 7.4
96

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Lost City of Z (2016)

The Lost City of Z (2016)

The Lost City of Z (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
141

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Infiltrator (2016)

The Infiltrator (2016)

The Infiltrator (2016)
IMDb: 7.0
127

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

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Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Miracles from Heaven (2016)
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…

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I’m Not Ashamed (2016)

I’m Not Ashamed (2016)

I’m Not Ashamed (2016)
IMDb: 5.9
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.

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Genre: Biography, Drama