Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

12 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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49 Metascore

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.

Directors: Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy

Votes: 150,709 | Gross: $176.30M

2. Vice (I) (2018)

16 | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 130

3. The Favourite (2018)

12 | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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91 Metascore

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 5,114 | Gross: $4.17M

4. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

16 | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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61 Metascore

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Director: Josie Rourke | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn

Votes: 637 | Gross: $0.26M

5. The Greatest Showman (2017)

9 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.7
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48 Metascore

Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Director: Michael Gracey | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya

Votes: 172,019 | Gross: $174.34M

6. Green Book (2018)

12 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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70 Metascore

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Director: Peter Farrelly | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 7,449 | Gross: $21.88M

7. Outlaw King (2018)

16 | 121 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Rebecca Robin, Billy Howle

Votes: 31,466

8. Narcos (2015–2017)

16 | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.8
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A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Alberto Ammann

Votes: 273,102

9. Welcome to Marwen (2018)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Completed

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Eiza González, Steve Carell, Janelle Monáe, Diane Kruger

10. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

12 | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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83 Metascore

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

Votes: 65,747 | Gross: $48.27M

11. First Man (2018)

6 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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84 Metascore

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler

Votes: 59,200 | Gross: $44.80M

12. Colette (2018)

12 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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74 Metascore

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Director: Wash Westmoreland | Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Robert Pugh

Votes: 3,487 | Gross: $5.14M

13. Mrs. Wilson (2018)

56 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The drama follows Alison Wilson who thinks she is a normal, happily married woman. But when her husband Alec suddenly dies, a woman turns up on her doorstep, claiming that she is the real ... See full summary »

Stars: Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Calam Lynch, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 619

14. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Thriller | Post-production

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Haley Joel Osment, Kaya Scodelario

15. Boy Erased (2018)

12 | 115 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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71 Metascore

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Director: Joel Edgerton | Stars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Russell Crowe

Votes: 3,791 | Gross: $6.56M

16. The Irishman (2019)

Biography, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale

17. Schindler's List (1993)

12 | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 1,047,471 | Gross: $96.07M

18. Operation Finale (2018)

16 | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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58 Metascore

A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent, Lior Raz

Votes: 14,318 | Gross: $17.61M

19. Beautiful Boy (2018)

16 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Christian Convery

Votes: 5,684 | Gross: $7.42M

20. Breakthrough (2019)

PG | Biography, Drama | Completed

When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce ... See full summary »

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Topher Grace, Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, Rebecca Staab

21. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

16 | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 993,043 | Gross: $116.90M

22. Tombstone (1993)

12 | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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50 Metascore

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 111,118 | Gross: $56.51M

23. Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010–2013)

16 | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.5
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 199,891

24. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

6 | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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87 Metascore

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

Director: Marielle Heller | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone

Votes: 2,757 | Gross: $7.12M

25. A Private War (2018)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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76 Metascore

One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 1,289 | Gross: $1.58M

26. The Front Runner (2018)

R | 113 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Mark O'Brien

Votes: 1,351 | Gross: $1.98M

27. American Crime Story (2016– )

12 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.5
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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 59,875

28. Stan & Ollie (2018)

9 | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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72 Metascore

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Stephanie Hyam

Votes: 268

29. Braveheart (1995)

16 | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 869,754 | Gross: $75.60M

30. On the Basis of Sex (2018)

AL | 120 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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58 Metascore

The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston

Votes: 248

31. Lizzie (2018)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.7
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60 Metascore

A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.

Director: Craig William Macneill | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Chloë Sevigny, Fiona Shaw, Kim Dickens

Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $0.64M

32. Rocketman (2019)

Biography, Drama, Fantasy | Post-production

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell

33. The Revenant (2015)

16 | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.0
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76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 587,752 | Gross: $183.64M

34. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

16 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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71 Metascore

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 344,541 | Gross: $67.21M

35. The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Dan Stevens, Mark Schrier, Patrick Joseph Byrnes, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 7,044 | Gross: $5.68M

36. At Eternity's Gate (2018)

12 | 111 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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78 Metascore

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen

Votes: 1,083 | Gross: $1.26M

37. The Post (2017)

6 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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83 Metascore

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 96,050 | Gross: $81.90M

38. I, Tonya (2017)

16 | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson

Votes: 121,052 | Gross: $30.01M

39. Darkest Hour (2017)

9 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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75 Metascore

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 121,314 | Gross: $56.44M

40. Molly's Game (2017)

12 | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Votes: 89,933 | Gross: $28.78M

41. The Disaster Artist (2017)

12 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor, Seth Rogen

Votes: 101,101 | Gross: $21.12M

42. Medici: Masters of Florence (2016– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Stars: Richard Madden, Stuart Martin, Annabel Scholey, Guido Caprino

Votes: 9,855

43. American Made (2017)

12 | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 120,553 | Gross: $51.34M

44. The Sound of Music (1965)

Unrated | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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63 Metascore

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 174,827 | Gross: $163.21M

45. The Big Short (2015)

6 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 292,956 | Gross: $70.26M

46. Versailles (2015– )

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Stars: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Stuart Bowman, Evan Williams

Votes: 9,821

47. Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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30 Metascore

A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a 'get-rich-quick' scam that turns deadly.

Director: James Cox | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts

Votes: 5,937

48. Adrift (I) (2018)

12 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.6
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56 Metascore

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas, Elizabeth Hawthorne

Votes: 26,685 | Gross: $31.45M

49. The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

12 | 94 min | Biography, Drama

5.2
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45 Metascore

Americans discover a terrorist plot on a Paris-bound train.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Ray Corasani

Votes: 18,250 | Gross: $36.25M

50. Victoria (2016– )

6 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Nell Hudson, Daniela Holtz

Votes: 16,029


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