Category: biography

Steve McQueen: The Lost Movie (2021) 6.9

Steve McQueen: The Lost Movie (2021)

Documentary narrated by David Letterman about the Warner Bros. Formula One movie 'Day of the Champion' featuring Steve McQueen; and the race to beat 'Grand Prix' to the big screen. Includes footage of the 1965 German ...

The Curse of Denton Rose (2020) 2.3

The Curse of Denton Rose (2020)

A computer analyst suddenly finds himself the focus of Hollywood elites after creating a character that goes viral online in the early days of internet video. After reaching the top he finds himself where he started a...

Super Task Force One (2013) 6.5

Super Task Force One (2013)

15 years ago, the Super Task Force Six were shut down in secret by The evil Emperor Zagel. Since then, he has been working on a super weapon powered by all six armors. When a former Enforcer realizes this plan, he ris...

Wendy Williams: What a Mess! (TV Movie 2021) 6.7

Wendy Williams: What a Mess! (TV Movie 2021)

In this feature length documentary, Wendy Williams, the self-anointed Queen of all Media, sheds her private persona and speaks directly to the camera, discussing every inch of joy and humiliation she has experienced s...

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017) 6.7

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017)

'OG' is a film about a legendary, Brazilian born, NYC skateboarder, Harry Jumonji. In the course of telling his story, through his triumphs and travails, Jumonji emerges in this portrait as an adolescent innocent, muc...

Sirius (2013) 6.3

Sirius (2013)

Sirius is a feature length documentary that follows Dr. Steven Greer - an Emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher - as he struggles to disclose top secret information about classified energy and propulsion techniq...

The Miracle Worker (TV Movie 1979) 7.4

The Miracle Worker (TV Movie 1979)

Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution. Her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her parents seek help from the P...

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017) 7.2

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)

CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mum's spare room with his ...

Lepke (1975) 5.6

Lepke (1975)

Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter is head of Murder Inc., the syndicate that spattered the headlines of the day with blood.

Joe Hill (1971) 7.4

Joe Hill (1971)

In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy ...

The Lion in Winter (1968) 7.9

The Lion in Winter (1968)

It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John (Nigel Te...

Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3

Camille Claudel (1988)

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. S...

What Would Sophia Loren Do? (2021) 6.7

What Would Sophia Loren Do? (2021)

An Italian-American grandmother and film buff finds strength and joy in the life of her screen idol, Sophia Loren.

Bird (1988) 7.2

Bird (1988)

Saxophone player Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker) comes to New York City in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict, but his loving wife Chan (Diane Venora) tries...

Hellsinki (2009) 6.8

Hellsinki (2009)

Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.

20 Feet from Stardom (2013) 7.4

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)

The backup singer exists in a strange place in the pop music world; they are always in the shadow of the feature artists even when they are in front of them in concert while they provide a vital foundation for the mus...

Dark Star: HR Gigers Welt (2014) 7

Dark Star: HR Gigers Welt (2014)

He feels at home in places we would flee from and lives his life among the very things we fear. Throughout his life, HR Giger had inhabited the world of the uncanny, a dark universe on the brink of many an abyss. It w...

Josep (2020) 7.4

Josep (2020)

A dying gendarme remembers his encounter with Catalan artist Josep Bartolí in a French concentration camp after the Spanish Civil War.

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011) 7.2

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

IF A TREE FALLS is a rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.' With unprecedented access and a nua...

Communion (1989) 5.6

Communion (1989)

Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a horrible dilema; was I abduc...

Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016) 5.3

Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016)

Documentarian Dinesh D'Souza analyzes the history of the Democratic Party and what he thinks are Hillary Clinton's true motivations.

Eichmann (2007) 5.9

Eichmann (2007)

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli police officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the fFnal ...

Life Itself (2014) 7.8

Life Itself (2014)

'Life Itself' recounts the surprising and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert - a story that's by turns personal, wistful, funny, painful, and transcendent. The film expl...

Lola Montès (1955) 7.3

Lola Montès (1955)

The film tells the tragic story of Lola Montès, a great adventurer who becomes the main attraction of a circus after being the lover of various important European men. Written by Volker Boehm

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.2

The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Di...

Life on the V: The Story of V66 (2014) 7.9

Life on the V: The Story of V66 (2014)

In 1985, during the height of the music video craze, a free music video UHF-TV channel appeared in the Boston market, only to disappear from the airwaves after 18 months. Nearly 30 years later, the fans remain and mem...

Céleste (1980) 6.5

Céleste (1980)

In 1914, with men gone to war, Marcel Proust hired Céleste Albaret as his attendant. More than eight years later, she was at his side when he died. During this entire time, she only entered his room when he rang for h...

Gotti (TV Movie 1996) 7.3

Gotti (TV Movie 1996)

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don ...

Bound for Glory (1976) 7.3

Bound for Glory (1976)

This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America's wo...

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016) 5.3

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016)

Some great insights here into Bowie's early influences - what drove him as a songwriter - but also some interesting observations as to what drove him as a performer. It concentrates heavily on the 'talking heads' styl...