Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Sully (2016) Sully (2016)
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The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Biography | Drama 96 mins.
2. Snowden (2016) Snowden (2016)
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The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press. Dir: Oliver Stone With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo Action | Biography | Drama | Thriller 134 mins.
3. Free State of Jones (2016) Free State of Jones (2016)
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A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. Dir: Gary Ross With: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
4. The Sound of Music (1965) The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. Dir: Robert Wise With: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker Biography | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 174 mins.
5. 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.
6. Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Teresa Palmer, Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington Biography | Drama | Romance | War 131 mins.
7. The Infiltrator (2016) The Infiltrator (2016)
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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 127 mins.
8. 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.
9. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
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The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Dir: Stephen Frears With: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg Biography | Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance 111 mins.
10. 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 | Crime | Drama | History 128 mins.
11. Braveheart (1995) Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Biography | Drama | History | War 178 mins.
12. Birth of the Dragon (2016) Birth of the Dragon (2016)
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Young, up-and-coming martial artist, Bruce Lee, challenges legendary kung fu master Wong Jack Man to a no-holds-barred fight in Northern California. Dir: George Nolfi With: Billy Magnussen, Philip Ng, Terry Chen Biography | Drama 103 mins.
13. 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.
14. Legend (2015) Legend (2015)
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Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton Biography | Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 132 mins.
15. The Birth of a Nation (2016) The Birth of a Nation (2016)
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Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. Dir: Nate Parker With: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior Biography | Drama 120 mins.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. Queen of Katwe (2016) Queen of Katwe (2016)
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An Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Dir: Mira Nair With: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o Biography | Drama | Sport 124 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. 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.
21. Schindler's List (1993) Schindler's List (1993)
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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. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 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. 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
24. 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.
25. Jackie (2016) Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of her husband, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Dir: Pablo Larraín With: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup Biography | Drama 95 mins.