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1.
I'm Not There. (2007)
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Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. (135 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
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Velvet Goldmine (1998)
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In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild. (118 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
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Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980 TV Movie)
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Would love to see this movie again. I remember it as a kid. (156 mins.)
 
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The Runaways (2010)
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A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. The relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett is also explored. (106 mins.)
 
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Foxes (1980)
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A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley arranged with a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex. (106 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
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The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004 TV Movie)
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Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young... (172 mins.)
 
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Stoned (2005)
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A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Woolley
 
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Bettie Page: Dark Angel (2004)
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Tells the story of the last 3 years of her brief career. (90 mins.)
Director: Nico B.
 
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Another Day in Paradise (1998)
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In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
 
10.
Isn't She Great (2000)
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An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann... (95 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bergman
 
11.
Beyond the Sea (2004)
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A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth). (118 mins.)
Director: Kevin Spacey
 
12.
Control (2007)
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A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. (122 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
13.
On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
14.
Henry & June (1990)
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding... (136 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
15.
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. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ridley
 
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Hendrix (2000 TV Movie)
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Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant... (100 mins.)
Director: Leon Ichaso
 
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Jimi Hendrix (1973 Documentary)
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This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done... (98 mins.)
Director: Joe Boyd, John Head
 
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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
19.
Bonnie & Clyde: Justified (2013 Video)
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In Depression Era America, Bonnie Parker met Clyde Barrow over a cup of hot chocolate and it was love at first sight... (88 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
 
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Bonnie & Clyde (2013 Mini-Series)
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Based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker... (240 mins.)