Top Biography Movies

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Haven (2001 TV Movie)
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This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States... (180 mins.)
Director: John Gray
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Casino Jack (2010)
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A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder. (108 mins.)
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Goodfellas (1990)
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The story of Henry Hill and his life through the teen years into the years of mafia, covering his relationship with wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVitto in the Italian-American crime syndicate. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
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Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999 TV Movie)
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This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is... (120 mins.)
Director: Andy Wolk
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Finding Neverland (2004)
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The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
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The Elephant Man (1980)
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
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The King's Speech (2010)
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The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
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The Queen (2006)
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After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
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Walk the Line (2005)
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A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. (136 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
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Dreamchild (1985)
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Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie... (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Millar
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The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005 TV Movie)
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After 31 years at-large, detectives in Wichita, Kansas home in on the serial killer known as BTK. (82 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles. (123 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
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Invincible (2006)
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Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976. (105 mins.)
Director: Ericson Core
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Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)
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The phrase "entertaining angels" refers to the practice of treating all guests--be they kings or peasants--as if they were visiting angels... (110 mins.)
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Casino (1995)
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Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia underboss and a casino owner, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
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Chaplin (1992)
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A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin. (143 mins.)
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Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
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The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales." (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
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18.
In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994 TV Movie)
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A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, and gets told the real facts by several of his characters... (90 mins.)
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The Miracle Worker (1979 TV Movie)
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Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf and blind Helen Keller into the light of learnedness. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
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The Three Stooges (2000 TV Movie)
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A biography of the Three Stooges, in which their careers and rise to fame is shown throughout the eyes of their leader, Moe Howard. (88 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)
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The story of 'Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him. (141 mins.)
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Marie Antoinette (1938)
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens. (149 mins.)
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Houdini (1998 TV Movie)
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The life and times of escape artist/magician Harry Houdini. (94 mins.)
Director: Pen Densham
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
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25.
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
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Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620. (102 mins.)
Director: Xavier Koller
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Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)
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A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for... (174 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
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Gothic (1986)
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The Shelleys visit Lord Byron and compete to write a horror story. (87 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
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The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
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Gypsy (1962)
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
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