Most Popular Biography Feature Films
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 134 mins.
The Wolf of Wall Street
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.
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. Dir: Mike Leigh With: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson Biography | Drama | History 150 mins.
The Imitation Game
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.
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.
Kill the Messenger
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, Jena Sims Biography | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 112 mins.
Million Dollar Arm
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.
The most lethal sniper in US Marine history recounts his flawless military career, with over 150 confirmed kills. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake McDorman Action | Biography
12 Years a Slave
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.
The Theory of Everything
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Dir: James Marsh With: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Charlie Cox Biography | Drama 123 mins.
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.
Dallas Buyers Club
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.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallce 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.
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.
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.
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, Laura Dern Biography | Drama 115 mins.
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.
The Social Network
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business. Dir: David Fincher With: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake Biography | Drama 120 mins.
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper. Dir: Luis Valdez With: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto Biography | Drama | Music 108 mins.
The Blind Side
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw Biography | Drama | Sport 129 mins.
Saving Mr. Banks
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.
Catch Me If You Can
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.
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.
Into the Wild
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.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. Dir: Oliver Stone With: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Romance | War 175 mins.