Biography Movies
I Am Woman

I Am Woman

I Am Woman
IMDb: 7.4
116 min

The story of Helen Reddy, who, in 1966, landed in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase, and $230 in her pocket. Within weeks, she was broke. Within months,…

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The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural
IMDb: 5.1
140 min

William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800’s. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame…

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Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari
IMDb: 8.1
152 min

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

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Judy

Judy

Judy
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot…

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The Kid

The Kid

The Kid
IMDb: 5.9
100 min

New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths…

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Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell
IMDb: 7.5
131 min

Richard Jewell thinks quick, works fast, and saves hundreds, perhaps thousands, of lives after a domestic terrorist plants several pipe bombs and they explode during a concert, only to be…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
IMDb: 7.3
109 min

An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel’s perspective…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Bombshell

Bombshell

Bombshell
IMDb: 6.8
109 min

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Patsy & Loretta

Patsy & Loretta

Patsy & Loretta
IMDb: 7.0
88 min

A story of the close friendship of country music stars Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.

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American Fighter

American Fighter

American Fighter
IMDb: 4.8
98 min

A desperate teenager is forced into the dangerous world of underground fighting to win enough money to save his ailing mother. He finds out what he’s made of in the…

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Genre: Action, Biography
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.6
126 min

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his…

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Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.4
125 min

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course…

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
IMDb: 9.3
160 min

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

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Hangar 18

Hangar 18

Hangar 18
IMDb: 5.3
97 min

During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it’s…

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Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert
IMDb: 8.4
173 min

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this…

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Reds

Reds

Reds
IMDb: 7.3
195 min

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia,…

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We of the Never Never

We of the Never Never

We of the Never Never
IMDb: 7.0
134 min

Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Executioner’s Song

The Executioner’s Song

The Executioner’s Song
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins…

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Missing

Missing

Missing
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military…

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The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
IMDb: 7.8
193 min

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

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Silkwood

Silkwood

Silkwood
IMDb: 7.2
131 min

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety…

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Hostage

Hostage

Hostage
IMDb: 5.8
93 min

Set in 1980’s Australia, this is the true story of a woman whose husband eventually reveals to her that he is an active member of the Nazi party. A real…

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Gandhi

Gandhi

Gandhi
IMDb: 8.0
191 min

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance…

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The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to…

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The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
IMDb: 7.8
141 min

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led…

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

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Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

Following in his father’s footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain’s most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently…

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One Night with the King

One Night with the King

One Night with the King
IMDb: 6.1
123 min

This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews…

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
IMDb: 6.4
123 min

The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the…

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Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts
IMDb: 6.9
113 min

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

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Fearless

Fearless

Fearless
IMDb: 7.6
104 min

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way…

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Bobby

Bobby

Bobby
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in…

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The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters
IMDb: 7.5
126 min

The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African-American college students into a historical…

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Persepolis

Persepolis

Persepolis
IMDb: 8.0
96 min

In 1970s Iran, Marjane ‘Marji’ Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah’s defeat in the Iranian…

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Becoming Jane

Becoming Jane

Becoming Jane
IMDb: 7.1
120 min

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

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An American Crime

An American Crime

An American Crime
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

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A Mighty Heart

A Mighty Heart

A Mighty Heart
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

Based on Mariane Pearl’s account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl’s life and death.

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W.

W.

W.
IMDb: 6.3
129 min

The story of the eventful life of George W. Bush—his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith—and the critical days leading up to his decision…

The Baader Meinhof Complex

The Baader Meinhof Complex

The Baader Meinhof Complex
IMDb: 7.4
150 min

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody “Deutschen Herbst” in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust’s standard…

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
IMDb: 6.4
110 min

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York.

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