Most Popular Biography Titles


1. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Biography, Drama, Music | Post-production

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert in 1985.

Directors: Dexter Fletcher, Bryan Singer | Stars: Mike Myers, Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen

2. The Greatest Showman (2017)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

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48 Metascore

Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Director: Michael Gracey | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya

Votes: 122,701 | Gross: $173.91M

3. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

128 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 528

4. Narcos (2015– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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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.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Alberto Ammann

Votes: 248,472

5. The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Biography, Drama

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45 Metascore

Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Ray Corasani

Votes: 9,087 | Gross: $36.25M

6. Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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The meeting and courtship of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Parisa Fitz-Henley, Laura Mitchell, Melanie Nicholls-King, Burgess Abernethy

Votes: 481

7. Molly's Game (2017)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Votes: 62,801 | Gross: $28.78M

8. The Post (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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83 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 71,304 | Gross: $81.90M

9. The Irishman (2019)

Biography, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Jesse Plemons, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin

10. Winchester (2018)

PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Fantasy, Horror

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28 Metascore

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.

Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Stars: Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Finn Scicluna-O'Prey, Jason Clarke

Votes: 11,939 | Gross: $25.09M

11. Genius (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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.

Stars: Samantha Colley, T.R. Knight, Seth Gabel, Johnny Flynn

Votes: 11,853

12. Robin Hood (I) (2018)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Biography | Completed

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.

Director: Otto Bathurst | Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Dornan, Eve Hewson, Ben Mendelsohn

13. Gotti (2018)

R | Biography, Crime, Drama

The story of crime boss John Gotti and his son.

Director: Kevin Connolly | Stars: John Travolta, Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Kelly Preston, Stacy Keach

14. I, Tonya (2017)

R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson

Votes: 88,600 | Gross: $30.01M

15. All the Money in the World (2017)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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72 Metascore

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris

Votes: 37,048 | Gross: $25.11M

16. Darkest Hour (2017)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 96,436 | Gross: $56.44M

17. American Crime Story (2016– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 55,909

18. 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: 951,003 | Gross: $116.90M

19. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 194,776

20. Mahanati (2018)

177 min | Biography, Drama

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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: 2,418

21. The Disaster Artist (2017)

R | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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76 Metascore

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor, Seth Rogen

Votes: 78,025 | Gross: $21.12M

22. Versailles (2015– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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.

Stars: Stuart Bowman, George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Evan Williams

Votes: 8,181

23. Eddie the Eagle (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Tom Costello, Jo Hartley

Votes: 67,824 | Gross: $15.79M

24. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

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71 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 318,565 | Gross: $67.21M

25. Everest (2015)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

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64 Metascore

The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

Votes: 170,224 | Gross: $43.48M

26. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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: 1,007,818 | Gross: $96.07M

27. 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.

Director: Josie Rourke | Stars: Margot Robbie, Gemma Chan, Saoirse Ronan, David Tennant

28. Mary Shelley (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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47 Metascore

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Ben Hardy, Bel Powley

Votes: 427

29. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

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.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Angela Sarafyan, Zac Efron, Kaya Scodelario, Lily Collins

30. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 97,788 | Gross: $51.34M

31. Victoria (2016– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Nell Hudson, Daniela Holtz

Votes: 14,125

32. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 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: 843,342 | Gross: $46.84M

33. 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.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Pablo Schreiber, Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler

34. Only the Brave (2017)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama

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72 Metascore

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.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 27,857 | Gross: $18.34M

35. The Social Network (2010)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

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95 Metascore

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.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara

Votes: 540,766 | Gross: $96.96M

36. 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, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

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

Votes: 844,466 | Gross: $75.60M

37. Luis Miguel: La Serie (2018– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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The series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades.

Stars: Martín Bello, Diego Boneta, Anna Favella, Óscar Jaenada

Votes: 428

38. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)

96 min | Documentary, Biography

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63 Metascore

Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pope Francis, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, John Kerry, Angela Merkel

Votes: 237

39. Fonzo

Biography, Crime, Drama | Filming

The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia, and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Tom Hardy, Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Noel Fisher

40. Loving Pablo (2017)

R | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.0
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44 Metascore

A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa | Stars: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Julieth Restrepo

Votes: 772

41. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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73 Metascore

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 575,619 | Gross: $91.13M

42. The Durrells in Corfu (2016– )

TV-PG | 46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Set in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life had fallen apart, decided to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu. Her husband had died some years earlier and she... See full summary »

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone

Votes: 3,402

43. Hidden Figures (2016)

PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Theodore Melfi | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner

Votes: 149,093 | Gross: $169.39M

44. Backseat (2018)

Biography, Drama | Post-production

The story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the world as we know it.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

45. American Sniper (2014)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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72 Metascore

Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Cole Konis

Votes: 378,114 | Gross: $350.13M

46. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 252,035 | Gross: $255.96M

47. 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: 719,568 | Gross: $170.74M

48. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 655,879 | Gross: $164.62M

49. The Lost City of Z (2016)

PG-13 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.6
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78 Metascore

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.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland

Votes: 56,666 | Gross: $8.58M

50. Whitney (2018)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.9
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69 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Cissy Houston

Votes: 48