Feature Film, Rating Count at least 300, Biography (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Ekvtime: Man of God (2018)

132 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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Man who was a Guardian of The National Treasure of his homeland Sakartvelo (Georgia) in France placed in 39 big boxes, did not lose any item and brought it back in 1945 after 24 years of struggle and became a national hero.

Director: Nikoloz Khomasuridze | Stars: Rezo Chkhikvishvili, Ana Tsereteli, Gogi Turkiashvili, Giorgi Megrelishvili

Votes: 2,649

2. The Message (1976)

207 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah."

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mona Wassef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 7,369

3. Anandi Gopal (2019)

134 min | Biography

8.9
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Biopic of one of the earliest Indian female physicians Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi.

Director: Sameer Vidwans | Stars: Bhagyashree Milind, Lalit Prabhakar, Sonia Albizuri, Kshitee Jog

Votes: 361

4. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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94 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 1,192,178 | Gross: $96.90M

5. A Man Called Ahok (2018)

102 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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Depicts the life of the titular former governor of Jakarta before he ran for office, Ahok learned a lot about discipline from his father who ran a mining business in Belitung while dealing with various corrupt people.

Director: Putrama Tuta | Stars: Daniel Mananta, Kin Wah Chew, Eric Febrian, Denny Sumargo

Votes: 4,245

6. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)

197 min | Biography, History

8.8
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It tells the story of B. R. Ambedkar, known mainly for his contributions in the emancipation of the downtrodden and oppressed classes in India and shaping the Constitution of India, as the ... See full summary »

Director: Jabbar Patel | Stars: Mammootty, Sonali Kulkarni, Mohan Gokhale, Mrinal Kulkarni

Votes: 1,148

7. Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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90 Metascore

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry

Votes: 44,383

8. Harry Styles: Behind the Album (2017)

49 min | Biography

8.7
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"Harry Styles: Behind the Album," a new film from production company Fulwell 73, chronicles Harry's musical journey while creating his much anticipated debut solo album. The film features ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Dugdale | Stars: Harry Styles, Sarah Jones, Adam Prendergast, Mitch Rowland

Votes: 441

9. Hemalkasa (2014)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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Biopic on Dr. Prakash Amte, the selfless doctor and social worker who devoted his life towards the development and upliftment of the tribal people in the forests of western Maharashtra.

Director: Samrouddhi Porey | Stars: Nana Patekar, Sonali Kulkarni, Mohan Agashe, Mayuri Deshmukh

Votes: 899

10. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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90 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 999,994 | Gross: $46.84M

11. Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe (2015)

135 min | Biography

8.6
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Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe ~ This life is dedicated to "YOU THE ALMIGHTY" (God). This film is a journey of one man "BHAGAT PURAN SINGH" who treaded a difficult and exhausting path. The journey ... See full summary »

Director: Harjit Singh | Stars: Pavan Malhotra, Arjuna Bhalla, Sudhanshu Aggarwal, Arvinder Bhatti

Votes: 347

12. Mallesham (2019)

131 min | Biography

8.5
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The life of Padma Shri winner Chintakindi Mallesham, who invented the ASU machine that processes yarn for sarees mechanically, is being recreated in this biopic.

Director: Raj Rachakonda | Stars: Priyadarshi, Jhansi, Ananya Nagalla, Chakrapani Ananda

Votes: 742

13. Mahanati (2018)

Not Rated | 177 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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Biography of Savitri, an actress from South India movie industry, who ruled the industry for two decades during 50s and 60s.

Director: Nag Ashwin | Stars: Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Vijay Deverakonda

Votes: 9,253

14. Manto (2015)

127 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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A story of a 20th-century writer "Manto", who grew-up in the showbiz industry of Bombay (now Mumbai) and Lahore. It focuses the last seven years of writers life during which he wrote some ... See full summary »

Director: Sarmad Sultan Khoosat | Stars: Sania Saeed, Shamoon Abbasi, Danyal Adam Khan, Nadia Afghan

Votes: 1,121

15. Shah (2015)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.5
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SHAH is the biography of great boxer Syed Hussain Shah. This film covers the story of this Legend's journey from homeless child in the streets of Layari,Karachi to become Olympian for his country PAKISTAN.

Director: Adnan Sarwar | Stars: Adnan Sarwar, Gulab Chandio, Kiran Chaudhry, Adeel Wali Raees

Votes: 1,388

16. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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57 Metascore

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Votes: 742,751 | Gross: $13.18M

17. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.5
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85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 714,128 | Gross: $32.57M

18. Iruvar (1997)

140 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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The real-life rivalry between M.G. Ramachandran and Karunanidhi is given the Mani Ratnam treatment.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Gautami

Votes: 4,615

19. Cep Herkülü: Naim Süleymanoglu (2019)

141 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.4
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The biography of Turkish weight lifter, and champion of Olympics, Naim Suleymanoglu.

Director: Ozer Feyzioglu | Stars: Hayat Van Eck, Selen Öztürk, Yetkin Dikinciler, Gürkan Uygun

Votes: 6,840

20. The Frozen Fire (2018)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Some are called heroes, some villains. Histories get buried and the dead are resurrected. Sometimes a thread of humanity gets drawn from blurred stories. It could clothe the world one day or stitch together a fallen flag.

Director: Anuruddha Jayasinghe | Stars: Kamal Addaraarachchi, Sulochana Weerasinghe, Jagath Manuwarna, Sujeewa Priyalal

Votes: 369

21. Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, ... See full summary »

Director: Can Ulkay | Stars: Çetin Tekindor, Ismail Hacioglu, Kyung-jin Lee, Kim Seol

Votes: 32,758

22. Dangal (2016)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

Director: Nitesh Tiwari | Stars: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Votes: 150,326 | Gross: $12.39M

23. The Audience (2013)

173 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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For sixty years, Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace, a meeting like no other in British public life, it is private. Both ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Robin Lough | Stars: Helen Mirren, Paul Ritter, Edward Fox, Richard McCabe

Votes: 413

24. Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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In 1913 India's cinema industry is born from Dadasaheb Phalke's efforts to make Raja Harishchandra (1913), India's first feature-length B&W silent film.

Director: Paresh Mokashi | Stars: Nandu Madhav, Vibhawari Deshpande, Atharva Karve, Mohit Gokhale

Votes: 2,105

25. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1929, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani as colonial governor to Italian Libya with orders to stamp-out all resistance from Libyan nationalists led by rebel guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 13,896 | Gross: $3.27M

26. Michael the Brave (1971)

203 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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At the end of the 16th century Wallachian ruler Prince Michael the Brave overcame the adversity of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires to unite Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into one country.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache, Irina Gardescu

Votes: 6,050

27. Sampiyon (2018)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.3
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A true love and success story from the 1990s Turkey, revolving around a jockey (Halis Karatas), a horse (Bold Pilot) and the daughter of the horse's owner who is at the same time the voluntary caretaker of the horse.

Director: Ahmet Katiksiz | Stars: Ekin Koç, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Fikret Kuskan, Sibel Tasçioglu

Votes: 9,103

28. Näsimi (1973)

96 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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Imadaddin Nasimi, well-known throughout the East for his school of philosophy and thought, poems and promotion of moral values in a feudal society.

Director: Hasan Seyidbayli | Stars: Rasim Balayev, Ismayil Osmanli, Khalida Kasumova, Kamal Xudaverdiyev

Votes: 356

29. Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990)

Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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After years of painstaking research at the cost of his domestic pleasure, Dr. Dipankar Roy discovers a vaccine for leprosy. The news is flashed over television and overnight, an ... See full summary »

Director: Tapan Sinha | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur, Irrfan Khan, Deepa Sahi

Votes: 1,233

30. Aarilirindhu Aruvathu Varai (1979)

150 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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Aarilirunthu Aruvathu varai, Revolves around Santhanam(Rajnikanth) who solely runs his poor family of 2 brothers and a sister, after their parents death, by taking them to higher level in ... See full summary »

Director: S.P. Muthuraman | Stars: Jayalakshmi, Suruli Rajan, Rajinikanth, Cho Ramaswamy

Votes: 580

31. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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68 Metascore

Scottish warrior William Wallace leads his countrymen in a rebellion to free his homeland from the tyranny of King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 946,695 | Gross: $75.60M

32. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian, a cinephile who impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossain Sabzian, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah

Votes: 15,363 | Gross: $0.00M

33. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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88 Metascore

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 363,487 | Gross: $51.97M

34. Dersu Uzala (1975)

G | 142 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulyov

Votes: 23,213

35. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 263,572 | Gross: $44.82M

36. Green Book (2018)

PG-13 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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69 Metascore

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Director: Peter Farrelly | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 350,360 | Gross: $85.08M

37. Yatra (2018)

Not Rated | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

8.2
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An Indian politician takes up a decision to go on a 900-mile walking tour as a part of his election campaign. Yatra is an emotional tribute to the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy.

Director: Mahi v Raghav | Stars: Mammootty, Nassar, Suhasini, Sachin Khedekar

Votes: 3,241

38. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Not Rated | 186 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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The truth behind the ascension of Milkha Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra, Art Malik

Votes: 59,987 | Gross: $1.63M

39. Shahid (2012)

Not Rated | 129 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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The account of Human Rights lawyer Shahid Azmi, an ordinary citizen with an extraordinary commitment to justice.

Director: Hansal Mehta | Stars: Rajkummar Rao, Prabhleen Sandhu, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur

Votes: 14,894

40. See You in Montevideo (2014)

141 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

8.2
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A football team from Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.

Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic | Stars: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Armand Assante, Viktor Savic

Votes: 6,551

41. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime

8.2
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The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill, Rajesh Abhay, Hemendra Dandotiya

Votes: 32,655 | Gross: $0.04M

42. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 1,153,247 | Gross: $116.90M

43. The Bondage (2006)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A 16 year old suburban kid escapes an abusive home only to find himself entangled in the California Juvenile Justice system and a psychiatric ward.

Director: Eric Allen Bell | Stars: Michael Angarano, Illeana Douglas, Griffin Dunne, Eric Lange

Votes: 1,786

44. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 326,756 | Gross: $5.51M

45. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 833,696 | Gross: $170.74M

46. Rembetiko (1983)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.

Director: Costas Ferris | Stars: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis, Themis Bazaka

Votes: 2,617

47. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 316,324 | Gross: $23.38M

48. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Prophet Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 43,204

49. Cloud Capped Star (2013)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good... See full summary »

Director: Kamaleswar Mukherjee | Stars: Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Rahul Banerjee

Votes: 635

50. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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71 Metascore

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 423,346 | Gross: $67.21M


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