Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. 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 | Drama | History | Thriller 128 mins.
2. 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 | Drama 130 mins.
3. Legend (2015) Legend (2015)
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The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton Biography | Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 132 mins.
4. Bridge of Spies (2015) Bridge of Spies (2015)
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During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda Biography | Drama | Thriller 142 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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 | Drama | History | Music 147 mins.
7. Steve Jobs (2015) Steve Jobs (2015)
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Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac. Dir: Danny Boyle With: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen Biography | Drama 122 mins.
8. Trumbo (2015) Trumbo (2015)
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In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. Dir: Jay Roach With: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren Biography | Drama 124 mins.
9. 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.
10. Everest (2015) Everest (2015)
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A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. Dir: Baltasar Kormákur With: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 121 mins.
11. Eddie the Eagle (2016) Eddie the Eagle (2016)
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The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Dir: Dexter Fletcher With: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken Biography | Drama | History | Sport 105 mins.
12. Miles Ahead (2015) Miles Ahead (2015)
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An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis. Dir: Don Cheadle With: Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor Biography | Drama | Music 100 mins.
13. 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.
14. Concussion (2015) Concussion (2015)
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In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. Dir: Peter Landesman With: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks Biography | Drama | Sport 123 mins.
15. The Walk (2015) The Walk (2015)
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In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Baillargeon Adventure | Biography | Drama | Thriller 123 mins.
16. 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.
17. The 33 (2015) The 33 (2015)
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Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Dir: Patricia Riggen With: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche Biography | Drama | History 127 mins.
18. 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.
19. Ip Man 3 (2015) Ip Man 3 (2015)
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When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. Dir: Wilson Yip With: Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhang Action | Biography | Drama | History 105 mins.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. Truth (2015) Truth (2015)
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Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers. Dir: James Vanderbilt With: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid Biography | Drama 125 mins.
23. 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.
24. American Sniper (2014) American Sniper (2014)
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Navy S.E.A.L. 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 | Drama | History | Thriller | War 133 mins.
25. Suffragette (2015) Suffragette (2015)
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The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Dir: Sarah Gavron With: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter Biography | Drama | History 106 mins.