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



1. Ekvtime: Man of God (2018)

132 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

9.6
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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: 2,592

2. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 1,055,936 | Gross: $96.07M

3. Al-risâlah (1976)

207 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.9
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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: 5,290

4. Mahanati (2018)

Not Rated | 177 min | Biography, Drama

8.7
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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: Keerthi Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Vijay Deverakonda

Votes: 6,211

5. 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: 807

6. Lof mér að falla (2018)

136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Drawing on true stories and interviews with the families of addicts, this harrowing portrait of addiction follows Stella and Magnea through the decades as precarious teenage years morph into perilous adulthoods.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Kristín Lea

Votes: 421

7. Felix Manalo (2015)

178 min | Biography

8.6
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Felix Ysagun Manalo is a sprawling historical epic that traces the origin of Iglesia Ni Cristo (The Church of Christ) which is established in the Philippines from its humble beginnings in 1914 through the present day.

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Dennis Trillo, Bela Padilla, Mylene Dizon, Rey 'PJ' Abellana

Votes: 3,877

8. Manto (2015)

127 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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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: 1,043

9. Shah (2015)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.6
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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 Raees

Votes: 1,319

10. Iruvar (1997)

140 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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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: 3,734

11. Dangal (2016)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.5
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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: 113,569 | Gross: $12.39M

12. Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe (2015)

135 min | Biography

8.5
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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, Avrinder Kaur

Votes: 317

13. 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: 653,406 | Gross: $13.18M

14. 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: 622,324 | Gross: $32.57M

15. Chalakkudykkaran Changathy (2018)

161 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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A biographical drama that chronicles the life and the untimely death of actor Kalabhavan Mani, who rose from his humble beginnings to become one of the most versatile artists in Malayalam cinema.

Director: Vinayan | Stars: Joju George, Honey Rose, Salim Kumar, Dharmajan Bolgatty

Votes: 478

16. Harry Styles: Behind the Album (2017)

Biography

8.4
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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: 344

17. 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: 1,700

18. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

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

Votes: 874,491 | Gross: $75.60M

19. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In Fascist Italy pre-World War II, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Benito Mussolini to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab nation. However, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 12,119

20. Michael the Brave (1970)

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: 5,864

21. Müslüm (2018)

136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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A biopic about turkish vocal artist Müslüm Gürses, drama, childhood, his life.

Directors: Ketche, Can Ulkay | Stars: Timuçin Esen, Zerrin Tekindor, Ayça Bingöl, Erkan Can

Votes: 7,240

22. Green Book (2018)

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

8.3
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70 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: 23,363 | Gross: $39.20M

23. Kurmanjan datka (2014)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.3
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The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.

Director: Sadyk Sher-Niyaz | Stars: Elina Abai Kyzy, Nasira Mambetova, Aziz Muradillayev, Adilet Usubaliyev

Votes: 3,225

24. Shahid (2012)

Not Rated | 129 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur, Tigmanshu Dhulia

Votes: 12,349

25. Montevideo, vidimo se! (2014)

141 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

8.3
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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: 5,895

26. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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49 Metascore

The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy

Votes: 184,115 | Gross: $199.18M

27. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)

197 min | Biography, History

8.3
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A portrait of the one of our greatest social reformer of our times - Ambedkar. The film documents the period between 1901 and 1956. The film delves more into Ambedkar's life as a reformer, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 687

28. Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian that 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: 11,977 | Gross: $0.00M

29. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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93 Metascore

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporary 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: 328,769 | Gross: $51.97M

30. 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: 20,740

31. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 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: 236,015 | Gross: $44.82M

32. Selam: Bahara Yolculuk (2015)

126 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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Follows a young teacher from Turkey whose goal is to establish a school in Kyrgyzstan.

Director: Hamdi Alkan | Stars: Miktibek Apazov, Aslihan Güner, Gürol Güngör, Merve Sevi

Votes: 4,059

33. 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: 53,252 | Gross: $1.63M

34. 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, Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya, Hemendra Dandotiya, Mahie Gill

Votes: 28,770 | Gross: $0.04M

35. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

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: 1,002,257 | Gross: $116.90M

36. 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: 298,042 | Gross: $5.51M

37. Aarilirindhu Aruvathu Varai (1979)

Biography, Drama

8.2
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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, Rajinikanth, Cho Ramaswamy, Thengai Srinivasan

Votes: 483

38. 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: 752,288 | Gross: $170.74M

39. 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: 2,347

40. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside of it.

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

Votes: 281,390 | Gross: $23.38M

41. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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77 Metascore

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 196,466

42. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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

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

Votes: 39,461

43. Andrei Rublev (1966)

R | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Votes: 37,341 | Gross: $0.10M

44. Inherit the Wind (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

Votes: 23,906

45. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz

Votes: 39,299 | Gross: $0.02M

46. Padman (2018)

PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Upon realizing the extent to which women are affected by their menses, a man sets out to create a sanitary pad machine and to provide inexpensive sanitary pads to the women of rural India.

Director: R. Balki | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoor, Jyoti Subhash

Votes: 13,683 | Gross: $1.66M

47. Bingo: The King of the Mornings (2017)

113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Based on a true story, "Bingo" is a film about the man behind the mask. Augusto is an actor hungry for a place in the spotlight, following the footsteps of his mother, a stage artist in the... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Rezende | Stars: Vladimir Brichta, Leandra Leal, Tainá Müller, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 3,125

48. Lion (2016)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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69 Metascore

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Director: Garth Davis | Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar

Votes: 172,577 | Gross: $51.69M

49. 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: 349,767 | Gross: $67.21M

50. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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96 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 562,125 | Gross: $56.67M


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