Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Anthropoid (2016) Anthropoid (2016)
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler. Dir: Sean Ellis With: Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon, Jamie Dornan Biography | History | Thriller | War 120 mins.
2. All Eyez on Me (????) All Eyez on Me (????)
A chronicle of the life of rapper Tupac Shakur. Dir: Benny Boom With: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham Biography | Music
3. 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 | Sport | Thriller 121 mins.
4. 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.
5. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
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A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan. Dir: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa With: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman Biography | Comedy | Drama | War 112 mins.
6. 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.
7. Ali (2001) Ali (2001)
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A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974. Dir: Michael Mann With: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight Biography | Drama | History | Sport 157 mins.
8. Free State of Jones (2016) Free State of Jones (2016)
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As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army. Dir: Gary Ross With: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
9. 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 | History 130 mins.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. The Walk (2015) The Walk (2015)
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In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon Adventure | Biography | Drama | Thriller 123 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 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.
15. 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.
16. Race (2016) Race (2016)
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Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. Dir: Stephen Hopkins With: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree Biography | Drama | Sport 134 mins.
17. Genius (2016) Genius (2016)
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A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others. Dir: Michael Grandage With: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman Biography | Drama 104 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. Goodfellas (1990) Goodfellas (1990)
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Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci Biography | Crime | Drama 146 mins.
23. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
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The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy. Dir: Matt Brown With: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair Biography | Drama 108 mins.
24. American Gangster (2007) American Gangster (2007)
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In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor Biography | Crime | Drama 157 mins.
25. 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.