Most Popular Biography Titles
1. The Greatest Showman (2017)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Votes: 131,944 | Gross: $174.05M
3. American Made (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Votes: 102,153 | Gross: $51.34M
4. First Man (2018)
Biography, Drama, History | Post-production
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
6. Narcos (2015– )
TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
7. The Disaster Artist (2017)
R | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 82,779 | Gross: $21.12M
8. I, Tonya (2017)
R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 94,079 | Gross: $30.01M
12. Molly's Game (2017)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Votes: 68,469 | Gross: $28.78M
13. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.
Votes: 766 | Gross: $0.71M
14. Genius (2017– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
15. Versailles (2015– )
TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
17. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.
18. The Post (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
Votes: 76,013 | Gross: $81.90M
19. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 955,704 | Gross: $116.90M
20. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
128 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.
21. Darkest Hour (2017)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
Votes: 101,097 | Gross: $56.44M
22. The Mercy (2018)
112 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
23. Only the Brave (2017)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.
Votes: 29,664 | Gross: $18.34M
24. All the Money in the World (2017)
R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 40,308 | Gross: $25.11M
25. Mary Shelley (2017)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.
Votes: 1,707 | Gross: $0.06M
26. Winchester (2018)
PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Fantasy, Horror
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
Votes: 13,911 | Gross: $25.09M
28. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 846,880 | Gross: $46.84M
29. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
WWII 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.
Votes: 322,179 | Gross: $67.21M
31. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 1,012,354 | Gross: $96.07M
32. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Biography, Drama, History | Post-production
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
34. Braveheart (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 847,656 | Gross: $75.60M
35. Operation Finale (2018)
PG-13 | Biography, Drama, History | Completed
15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.
36. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 565,286 | Gross: $138.80M
38. The Lost City of Z (2016)
PG-13 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 57,680 | Gross: $8.58M
40. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 542,416 | Gross: $96.96M
Biography, Crime, Thriller | Post-production
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
43. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
Votes: 41,158 | Gross: $64.38M
44. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 577,977 | Gross: $91.13M
45. Hidden Figures (2016)
PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Votes: 150,555 | Gross: $169.39M
46. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 498,056 | Gross: $18.35M
47. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 722,785 | Gross: $170.74M
48. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 539,336 | Gross: $56.67M
49. The Big Short (2015)
R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.
Votes: 282,086 | Gross: $70.26M
50. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
Votes: 659,872 | Gross: $164.62M