Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Dangal (2016) Dangal (2016)
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Biographical sports drama on former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters' struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression. Dir: Nitesh Tiwari With: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh Biography | Drama | Sport 161 mins.
2. Jackie (2016) Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 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, Greta Gerwig Biography | Drama 100 mins.
3. Sully (2016) Sully (2016)
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The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Biography | Drama 96 mins.
4. 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 Biography | Drama | Thriller 134 mins.
5. The Founder (2016) The Founder (2016)
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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch Biography | Drama | History 115 mins.
6. 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 111 mins.
7. Christine (2016) Christine (2016)
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The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career. Dir: Antonio Campos With: Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts Biography | Drama 119 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. Loving (2016) Loving (2016)
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court. Dir: Jeff Nichols With: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton Biography | Drama | Romance 123 mins.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. Genius (2016) Genius (2016)
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A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others. Dir: Michael Grandage With: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman Biography | Drama 104 mins.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. Papillon (1973) Papillon (1973)
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A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape. Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner With: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory Biography | Crime | Drama 151 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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, Penelope Ann Miller Biography | Drama | History 120 mins.
21. 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.
22. Denial (2016) Denial (2016)
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Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Dir: Mick Jackson With: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall Biography | Drama 109 mins.
23. The Lost City of Z (2016) The Lost City of Z (2016)
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Based on David Grann's best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Dir: James Gray With: Sienna Miller, Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 140 mins.
24. 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.
25. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
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Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. Dir: Roger Spottiswoode With: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas Biography | Comedy | Drama | Family 103 mins.