Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Unbroken (2014) Unbroken (2014)
A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II. Dir: Angelina Jolie With: Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Jai Courtney Action | Biography | Drama | History | Sport | War
2. Wild (2014) Wild (2014)
A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe. Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée With: Reese Witherspoon, Gaby Hoffmann, Michiel Huisman Biography | Drama
3. 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.
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. Jersey Boys (2014) Jersey Boys (2014)
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The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda Biography | Drama | Musical 134 mins.
6. 12 Years a Slave (2013) 12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Dir: Steve McQueen With: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender Biography | Drama | History 134 mins.
7. Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
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In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée With: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto Biography | Drama 117 mins.
8. Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society. Dir: Lee Daniels With: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack Biography | Drama 132 mins.
9. The Monuments Men (2014) The Monuments Men (2014)
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An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. Dir: George Clooney With: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray Biography | Drama | War 118 mins.
10. Captain Phillips (2013) Captain Phillips (2013)
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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 hundred years. Dir: Paul Greengrass With: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman Biography | Drama | Thriller 134 mins.
11. Get on Up (2014) Get on Up (2014)
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. Dir: Tate Taylor With: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd Biography | Drama | Music
12. Rush (2013) Rush (2013)
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The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Dir: Ron Howard With: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde Action | Biography | Drama | Sport 123 mins.
13. Catch Me If You Can (2002) Catch Me If You Can (2002)
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A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken Biography | Crime | Drama 141 mins.
14. Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
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Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley Biography | Comedy | Drama | History | Music 125 mins.
15. 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.
16. Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013) Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
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A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's pre-fame years. Dir: John Ridley With: Imogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Burn Gorman Biography | Drama | Music 118 mins.
17. 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.
18. Devil's Knot (2013) Devil's Knot (2013)
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The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. Dir: Atom Egoyan With: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 114 mins.
19. Moneyball (2011) Moneyball (2011)
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Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players. Dir: Bennett Miller With: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill Biography | Drama | Sport 133 mins.
20. Into the Wild (2007) Into the Wild (2007)
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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. Dir: Sean Penn With: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener Adventure | Biography | Drama 148 mins.
21. The Intouchables (2011) The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker. Dir: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano With: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny Biography | Comedy | Drama 112 mins.
22. Argo (2012) Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. Dir: Ben Affleck With: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 120 mins.
23. Braveheart (1995) Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
24. The Frozen Ground (2013) The Frozen Ground (2013)
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An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events. Dir: Scott Walker With: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack Biography | Crime | History | Thriller 105 mins.
25. 42 (2013) 42 (2013)
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The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford Biography | Drama | Sport 128 mins.