Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Unbroken (2014) Unbroken (2014)
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After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Dir: Angelina Jolie With: Jack O'Connell, Takamasa Ishihara, Domhnall Gleeson Biography | Drama | Sport | War 137 mins.
2. American Sniper (2014) American Sniper (2014)
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Navy SEAL 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 | Thriller | War 132 mins.
3. 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.
4. Wild (2014) Wild (2014)
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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, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann Biography | Drama 115 mins.
5. The Theory of Everything (2014) The Theory of Everything (2014)
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A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Dir: James Marsh With: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior Biography | Drama | Romance 123 mins.
6. 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.
7. Selma (2014) Selma (2014)
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A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Dir: Ava DuVernay With: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth Biography | Drama | History 128 mins.
8. Legend (2015) Legend (2015)
Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton Biography | Crime | Thriller
9. Foxcatcher (2014) Foxcatcher (2014)
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The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances. Dir: Bennett Miller With: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo Biography | Drama | Sport 134 mins.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. Big Eyes (2014) Big Eyes (2014)
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A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. Dir: Tim Burton With: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston Biography | Drama 106 mins.
13. Bronson (2008) Bronson (2008)
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A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson. Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn With: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews Action | Biography | Crime | Drama 92 mins.
14. Testament of Youth (2014) Testament of Youth (2014)
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A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I. Dir: James Kent With: Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Joanna Scanlan Biography | Drama | History | War 129 mins.
15. 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 Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender Biography | Drama | History 134 mins.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. Monster (2003) Monster (2003)
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Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer. Dir: Patty Jenkins With: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern Biography | Crime | Drama 109 mins.
19. Straight Outta Compton (2015) Straight Outta Compton (2015)
The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes pop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Dir: F. Gary Gray With: Paul Giamatti, Alexandra Shipp, Rebecca Olejniczak Biography | Drama | Music
20. 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 | Music 134 mins.
21. 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 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.
22. 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.
23. Blow (2001) Blow (2001)
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The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s. Dir: Ted Demme With: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente Biography | Crime | Drama 124 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. 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.