Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Big Eyes (2014) Big Eyes (2014)
A drama centered on 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, Krysten Ritter, Christoph Waltz Biography | Drama
2. Low Down (2014) Low Down (2014)
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A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene. Dir: Jeff Preiss With: John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close Biography | Drama | Family | Music 114 mins.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Million Dollar Arm (2014) Million Dollar Arm (2014)
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A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. Dir: Craig Gillespie With: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Arkin Biography | Drama | Sport 124 mins.
6. The Imitation Game (2014) The Imitation Game (2014)
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English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. Dir: Morten Tyldum With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 113 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. Foxcatcher (2014) Foxcatcher (2014)
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Based on the true story of Mark Schultz, an Olympic wrestler whose relationship with sponsor John du Pont and brother Dave Schultz would lead to unlikely circumstances. Dir: Bennett Miller With: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo Biography | Drama | Sport | Thriller 130 mins.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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 life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off. Dir: John Ridley With: André Benjamin, Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots Biography | Drama | Music 118 mins.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. Remember the Titans (2000) Remember the Titans (2000)
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The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Dir: Boaz Yakin With: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris Biography | Drama | Sport 113 mins.
16. 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.
17. Tracks (2013) Tracks (2013)
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. Dir: John Curran With: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Lily Pearl Adventure | Biography | Drama 112 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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, Charlie Cox Biography | Drama 123 mins.
20. 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
21. Cantinflas (2014) Cantinflas (2014)
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The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble... Dir: Sebastian del Amo With: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas Biography | Drama 102 mins.
22. 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.
23. Lords of Dogtown (2005) Lords of Dogtown (2005)
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The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's. Dir: Catherine Hardwicke With: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk Biography | Drama | Sport 107 mins.
24. 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.
25. Kill the Messenger (2014) Kill the Messenger (2014)
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A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after... Dir: Michael Cuesta With: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Biography | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 112 mins.