Biography Movies
Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
IMDb: 8.4
160

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story
IMDb: 7.1
80

Introducing his never before seen ‘leaping one-hander’ to the masses on a national level, Kenny Sailors quickly grew to be a fan favorite while leading his Wyoming Cowboys to the…

There Are No Fakes

There Are No Fakes

There Are No Fakes
IMDb: 6.1
113

Norval Morrisseau was the first Indigenous Canadian artist to be taken seriously in the art world. By the turn of this century his work commanded tens of thousands of dollars….

Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash
IMDb: 7.9
92

The movie centers on drummer Artimus Pyle’s experience as a band member in Lynyrd Skynyrd and the tragically fateful day the plane they rented that crashed in the late evening…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Shirley

Shirley

Shirley
IMDb: 7.1
107

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
IMDb: 7.3
89

Ella Fitzgerald was a 15-year-old street kid when she won a talent contest in 1934 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Within months she was a star. Over the next…

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence
IMDb: 8.5
102

Michael Hutchence was flying high as the lead singer of the legendary rock band INXS until his untimely death in 1997. Richard Lowenstein’s documentary examines Hutchence’s deeply felt life through…

A Child of the King

A Child of the King

A Child of the King
IMDb: 2.2
89

An American doctor establishes an orphanage in Ecuador to help the starving and homeless children of the Amazon rain-forest.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Capone

Capone

Capone
IMDb: 5.1
103

The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy
IMDb: 7.7
76

The comedy pioneer behind the Goon Show, Dr Strangelove and the Pink Panther series is explored in depth in this film, surveying his meteoric rise to fame and troubled personal…

Radioactive

Radioactive

Radioactive
IMDb: 6.4
109

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative…

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev
IMDb: 8.2
183

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually…

Circus of Books

Circus of Books

Circus of Books
IMDb: 8.1
92

In 1976, Karen and Barry Mason had fallen on hard times and were looking for a way to support their young family when they answered an ad in the Los…

Copying Beethoven

Copying Beethoven

Copying Beethoven
IMDb: 7.5
104

A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven’s life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside
IMDb: 7.4
125

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
IMDb: 7.3
116

A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool—a foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

Bright Star

Bright Star

Bright Star
IMDb: 6.8
119

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading…

The 20th Century

The 20th Century

The 20th Century
IMDb: 6.4
90

Determined to become the leader of the Dominion of Canada, a young W.L. Mackenzie King rises to power.

The Whalebone Box

The Whalebone Box

The Whalebone Box
IMDb: 6.6
84

From London to the far reaches of Scotland, the journey in the form of a quest for a whalebone box, related to its place of origin.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: 8.1
86

Disneynature’s Elephant follows African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo as their herd make an epic journey hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert. Led by their great…

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara
IMDb: 2.1
111

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: 7.5
120

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
IMDb: 5.5
51

A comprehensive look at the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn as well as the myths and legends it spawned, and its impact on history.

Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room
IMDb: 6.5
124

A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Olen suomalainen

Olen suomalainen

Olen suomalainen
IMDb: 5.9
112

The story of Kari Tapio, who sang his way into the hearts of the Finns in the 70’s and who’s popularity lasted until his death in 2010.

Nixon

Nixon

Nixon
IMDb: 6.3
192

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from…

W.

W.

W.
IMDb: 7.1
131

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through…

American Dharma

American Dharma

American Dharma
IMDb: 7.1
95

A portrait of controversial Breitbart honcho and Donald Trump advisor, Stephen K. Bannon.

Filmworker

Filmworker

Filmworker
IMDb: 7.1
94

The story of Leon Vitali, who surrendered his promising acting career to become Stanley Kubrick’s devoted right-hand man.

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 6.3
141

In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travel to Ukraine, where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet…

True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang
IMDb: 6.2
124

Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels…

Koko: A Red Dog Story

Koko: A Red Dog Story

Koko: A Red Dog Story
IMDb: 5.7
78

An ordinary dog, whose good fortune and ability to connect with people, catapults him to fame.

I’m Not There

I’m Not There

I’m Not There
IMDb: 7.2
135

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
IMDb: 7.1
98

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”…

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 6.8
60

This iconic American story was written in 1900 by L Frank Baum, a Chicago businessman, journalist, chicken breeder, actor, boutique owner, Hollywood movie director and lifelong fan of all things…

Once Upon a Time in China III

Once Upon a Time in China III

Once Upon a Time in China III
IMDb: 7.4
112

Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the ‘Dancing Lion Competition’ to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
IMDb: 7.9
N/A

Not Available

Genre: Biography
The Last Lost Kingdom

The Last Lost Kingdom

The Last Lost Kingdom
IMDb: 8.3
93

Following in the footsteps of his father, Folco Felzani embarks on an epic journey on foot in search of Mustang, the last lost kingdom, in northern Nepal. The story of…

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Not Available

The Whiskey Bandit

The Whiskey Bandit

The Whiskey Bandit
IMDb: 7.4
126

Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads…