Biography Movies
Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher
IMDb: 7.0
134

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul – a union…

Argo

Argo

Argo
IMDb: 7.7
120

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian…

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips
IMDb: 7.8
134

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two…

Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice
IMDb: 7.8
74

When National Geographic photographer James Balog asked, “How can one take a picture of climate change?” his attention was immediately drawn to ice. Soon he was asked to do a…

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
IMDb: 8.0
117

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man
IMDb: 8.0
144

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

Marley

Marley

Marley
IMDb: 8.0
144

Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (The Last…

Rush

Rush

Rush
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.

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Into the Wild
IMDb: 8.1
148

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and…

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street
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.

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
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…

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton
IMDb: 7.9
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…

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
IMDb: 8.5
150

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman’s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing…

42

42

42
IMDb: 7.5
128

The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the…

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie
IMDb: 7.3
124

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession….

The Collective Evolution III: The Shift

The Collective Evolution III: The Shift

The Collective Evolution III: The Shift
IMDb: 7.5
84

The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware…

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time
IMDb: 8.3
83

This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of…

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
IMDb: 7.9
106

Performance artist Marina Abramovic prepares for a major retrospective of her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger
IMDb: 6.8
107

WHITEY: United States of America v. James J. Bulger captures the sensational trial of infamous gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, using the legal proceedings as a springboard to explore allegations of…

Soul Boys of the Western World

Soul Boys of the Western World

Soul Boys of the Western World
IMDb: 6.9
102

A journey through the 1980s and beyond; the story of a band, an era and how one small gathering of outsiders in London shaped the entire world’s view of music…

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier
IMDb: 7.7
83

Vivian Maier’s photos were seemingly destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she’d collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street…

I Am Ali

I Am Ali

I Am Ali
IMDb: 7.2
111

Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali’s personal archive of “audio journals” as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend’s…

Codebreaker

Codebreaker

Codebreaker
IMDb: 7.0
62

Alan Turing is the genius British mathematician who was instrumental in breaking the German naval Enigma Code during World War II, arguably saving millions of lives. Turing’s achievements went unrecognised…

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2
IMDb: 7.6
109

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens…

Amen.

Amen.

Amen.
IMDb: 7.3
132

The film “Amen.” examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is…

Gascoigne

Gascoigne

Gascoigne
IMDb: 7.1
90

A feature length, theatrical documentary on the life of Paul Gascoigne, one of the greatest footballers that ever lived: delving deep into his psyche, vulnerabilities, fears and triumphs.

Wilde

Wilde

Wilde
IMDb: 6.9
118

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with…

Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy
IMDb: 7.4
120

The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.

Amy

Amy

Amy
IMDb: 7.8
128

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her…

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl
IMDb: 7.1
120

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she’s meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe….

Amelia

Amelia

Amelia
IMDb: 5.8
111

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the…

Burning Blue

Burning Blue

Burning Blue
IMDb: 5.7
96

Following two fatal aircraft accidents aboard an Aircraft Carrier, a government agent is placed aboard the ship. His mission is to determine what may be at the root of these…

Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee

Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee

Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee
IMDb: 5.8
111

The rise and fall of Love Records record label in 1960s and 1970s Finland.

There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons
IMDb: 5.8
112

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers
IMDb: 5.9
89

Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson
IMDb: 5.9
94

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited…

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert
IMDb: 5.7
128

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Domino

Domino

Domino
IMDb: 6.0
127

The daughter of actor, Laurence Harvey turns away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.