Biographical Documentaries Listby parthi4336 | created - 24 Dec 2013 | updated - 25 Dec 2013 | Public
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3. Who Was Jesus (2009– )
This is the story of what it was like to be Jesus, to be born into tyranny, executed for preaching harmony and forgiveness, and what it was like for his disciples to risk death by carrying ... See full summary »
4. Hannibal (2006 TV Movie)
89 min | Action, Biography, Drama
It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by... See full summary »
6. Michael Jackson Unmasked (2009 TV Movie)
Approved | 46 min | Documentary, Biography
So much has now been said about the turbulent life and phenomenal career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth. Perhaps more than any ... See full summary »
7. The Terry Fox Story (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story about the Canadian cancer amputee hero who decided to run across Canada on only one leg to raise money for cancer research.
8. Rabindranath Tagore (1961)
54 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary shows the life of the greatest Bengali talent of all time, Rabindranath Tagore. His work in Bengali culture and literature.
9. Mandela (1987 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) become South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.
10. Bhutto (2010)
Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, Biography
A riveting documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto, a polarizing figure in the Muslim world. Following in her father's footsteps as a pillar for democracy, Bhutto was ... See full summary »
Votes: 583 | Gross: $0.10M
13. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 51,607 | Gross: $1.61M
14. The Inner Eye (1972)
22 min | Documentary, Short
The life & works of a famous bengali artist named Benode Behari Mukherjee, who lost his eyesight completely, though he was one the pioneers of British Indian modern art.
Phenomenon: The Lost Archives (1998– )
Lost Lightning: The Missing Secrets of Nicola Tesla
47 min | Documentary
At the end of the 19th century, a race was on to power the world. Fraught with shameless incidents of divisiveness and greed, some of our most respected historical figures sounded the ... See full summary »
17. Nikola Tesla (1977– )
60 min | Biography, Drama
This series follows Tesla's life from his childhood in Simljan (near Gospic) in nowadays Croatia (then Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, part of Austria-Hungary) to his death in New York, USA.
18. Mandela (1996)
118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows Nelson Mandela, from his early protests against racial discrimination, to his election as South Africa's first Democratically elected leader.
19. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 46,357 | Gross: $3.17M
21. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
PG | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.
Votes: 29,096 | Gross: $2.55M
23. Carlos (2010)
Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.
Votes: 11,548 | Gross: $0.15M
24. Sukumar Ray (1987)
29 min | Short, Documentary
The life and work of the writer Sukumar Ray, Satyajit Ray's father. Ray made this film as a tribute to celebrate the centenary of his birth. The film comprises still photographs and readings from Sukumar Ray's writings.
25. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera.