Category: biography

The Long Gray Line (1955) 7.2

The Long Gray Line (1955)

The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This includes his job-related exper...

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) 7.2

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in ...

Inside Deep Throat (2005) 6.7

Inside Deep Throat (2005)

In 1972, a seemingly typical shoestring budget pornographic film was made in a Florida hotel, "Deep Throat," starring Linda Lovelace. This film would surpass the wildest expectation of everyone involved to become one ...

Santa Fe Trail (1940) 6.3

Santa Fe Trail (1940)

The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. Written by ...

Brian Banks (2018) 7.2

Brian Banks (2018)

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit. Despite lack o...

Bunker77 (2016) 6.7

Bunker77 (2016)

Bunker77 is the wild true story of a young American rebel seeking freedom, love, and authenticity in a chaotic world. Bunker Spreckels, Clark Gable's stepson and heir to a sugar fortune, defied expectations and grew i...

White Rage (2015) 7.5

White Rage (2015)

White rage is the story of Lauri, and through him the story of other victims of both school bullying and a separate childhood trauma: victims full of white rage, which may lead to school shootings and other extreme ac...

The Mirror (1975) 8.1

The Mirror (1975)

Tarkovsky mixes flash-backs, historical footage and original poetry to illustrate the reminiscences of a dying man about his childhood during World War II, adolescence, and a painful divorce in his family. The story i...

Hysteria (2011) 6.7

Hysteria (2011)

In 1880 pioneering doctor Mortimer Granville,sacked from various hospitals for challenging his superiors' out-moded methods,gets a job with Dr Dalrymple,who relieves female patients' frustrations - or hysteria - with ...

The Forecaster (2014) 6.7

The Forecaster (2014)

MARTIN ARMSTRONG, once a US based trillion dollar financial adviser, used the number pi to predict economic turning points with precision. When some big New York bankers asked him to join the club to help them to take...

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) 7.8

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

For twenty-five years in Invercargill, New Zealand, Burt Munro (1899-1978) has been working on increasing the speed of his motorcycle, a 1920 Indian. He dreams of taking it to the Bonneville Salt Flats to see how fast...

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (TV Movie 2009) 7.7

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (TV Movie 2009)

Biography of Ben Carson who grew up to be Dr. Ben Carson, a world famous neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins.

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013) 7.3

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

The life and times of Richard Pryor.

The Kill Team (2019) 5.9

The Kill Team (2019)

A young American soldier in Afghanistan is disturbed by his commanding officer's behavior and is faced with a moral dilemma.

The Railway Man (2013) 7.1

The Railway Man (2013)

Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his collea...

I Am Michael (2015) 5.6

I Am Michael (2015)

I AM MICHAEL is the incredible true-life story of Michael Glatze (Franco), a high profile gay youth activist who created a national controversy when he claimed to no longer be gay and became a straight Christian pasto...

Gloria (2014) 6.5

Gloria (2014)

Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz is a young Mexican girl who wants nothing more than to be a famous singer, and to so she becomes Gloria Trevi, a rebellious, unapologetic, outspoken, over sexual controversial singer...

Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944) 7.8

Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944)

In 1547, Ivan IV (1530-1584), archduke of Moscow, crowns himself Tsar of Russia and sets about reclaiming lost Russian territory. In scenes of his coronation, his wedding to Anastasia, his campaign against the Tartars...

Be Here Now (2015) 8.6

Be Here Now (2015)

As though life is imitating art, actor and sex-symbol, Andy Whitfield, had just become a star as the lead in the hit television series,'Spartacus,' when he is faced with his biggest personal challenge - life-threateni...

Finding Neverland (2004) 7.6

Finding Neverland (2004)

1903 London. Renowned playwright J.M. Barrie (James)'s latest effort has garnered less than positive reviews, something he knew would be the case even before the play's mounting. This failure places pressure on James ...

Army of One (2016) 5.1

Army of One (2016)

Frustrated with the U.S. Government for its fruitless efforts to bring down Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden, the eccentric middle-aged, part-time construction worker Gary Faulkner, after a personal visit by God hims...

Christiane F. (1981) 7.6

Christiane F. (1981)

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story apartment building in Berli...

Anne Frank Remembered (1995) 8

Anne Frank Remembered (1995)

Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning documentary tells the story of the Frank family and presents the first fully-rounded portrait of their b...

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) 7

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off-screen. This is the story of a legendary showman's double life - television producer by day, C.I.A. assassin by night. At the height of his television care...

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020) 9

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement. In his 93 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild pla...

Dallas Buyers Club (2013) 8

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas 1985. Electrician and sometimes rodeo bull rider Ron Woodroof lives hard, which includes heavy smoking, drinking, drug use (primarily cocaine) and casual sex. He is racist and homophobic. While in the hospital ...

Chico Xavier (2010) 7.1

Chico Xavier (2010)

A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier.

Glorious (2016) 6.2

Glorious (2016)

The compelling story of a young man's journey from rage and gang violence to the unusual gift that God would use to turn his life around.

Boy Erased (2018) 6.9

Boy Erased (2018)

The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Saint Judy (2018) 6.2

Saint Judy (2018)

The story of immigration attorney Judy Wood, and how she initiated the change in U.S. law of asylum to save women's lives.