Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. The Birth of a Nation (2016) The Birth of a Nation (2016)
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Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia that results in a violent retaliation from whites. Dir: Nate Parker With: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior Biography | Drama 110 mins.
2. The Big Short (2015) The Big Short (2015)
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Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Dir: Adam McKay With: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling Biography | Comedy | Drama 130 mins.
3. Hands of Stone (2016) Hands of Stone (2016)
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives. Dir: Jonathan Jakubowicz With: Ana de Armas, Robert De Niro, Edgar Ramírez Action | Biography | Drama | Sport
4. Spotlight (2015) Spotlight (2015)
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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Dir: Tom McCarthy With: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Biography | Drama | History 128 mins.
5. In the Heart of the Sea (2015) In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
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A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. Dir: Ron Howard With: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 122 mins.
6. Concussion (2015) Concussion (2015)
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In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. Dir: Peter Landesman With: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks Biography | Drama | Sport 123 mins.
7. Black Mass (2015) Black Mass (2015)
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The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Dir: Scott Cooper With: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson Biography | Crime | Drama 123 mins.
8. Legend (2015) Legend (2015)
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The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton Biography | Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 132 mins.
9. The Danish Girl (2015) The Danish Girl (2015)
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A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Dir: Tom Hooper With: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard Biography | Drama | Romance 119 mins.
10. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama 180 mins.
11. Eddie the Eagle (2016) Eddie the Eagle (2016)
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The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Dir: Dexter Fletcher With: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Tom Costello Biography | Comedy | Drama | Sport 106 mins.
12. Joy (2015) Joy (2015)
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Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. Dir: David O. Russell With: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper Biography | Comedy | Drama 124 mins.
13. Straight Outta Compton (2015) Straight Outta Compton (2015)
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The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Dir: F. Gary Gray With: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell Biography | Crime | Drama | History | Music 147 mins.
14. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
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Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy. Dir: Matt Brown With: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair Biography | Drama 108 mins.
15. Schindler's List (1993) Schindler's List (1993)
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In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
16. Everest (2015) Everest (2015)
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A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. Dir: Baltasar Kormákur With: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 121 mins.
17. American Sniper (2014) American Sniper (2014)
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Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner Action | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller | War 133 mins.
18. The Infiltrator (2016) The Infiltrator (2016)
A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Dir: Brad Furman With: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller
19. Miles Ahead (2015) Miles Ahead (2015)
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An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis. Dir: Don Cheadle With: Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor Biography | Drama | Music | Romance 100 mins.
20. The Lady in the Van (2015) The Lady in the Van (2015)
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A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway. Dir: Nicholas Hytner With: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent Biography | Comedy | Drama 104 mins.
21. Lone Survivor (2013) Lone Survivor (2013)
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Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Dir: Peter Berg With: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch Action | Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 121 mins.
22. The Imitation Game (2014) The Imitation Game (2014)
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During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Dir: Morten Tyldum With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 114 mins.
23. The 33 (2015) The 33 (2015)
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Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Dir: Patricia Riggen With: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche Biography | Drama | History 127 mins.
24. Walt Before Mickey (2015) Walt Before Mickey (2015)
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Based on the book "Walt Before Mickey" covers the early years of Walt Disney's career. Dir: Khoa Le With: Jodie Sweetin, Jon Heder, Thomas Ian Nicholas Biography | Drama 120 mins.
25. Nina (2016) Nina (2016)
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The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson. Dir: Cynthia Mort With: Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, Kevin Mambo Biography | Drama | Music 90 mins.