Category: biography

The Disaster Artist (2017) 7.4

The Disaster Artist (2017)

Aspiring actor Greg Sestero befriends the eccentric Tommy Wiseau. The two travel to L.A, and when Hollywood rejects them, Tommy decides to write, direct, produce and star in their own movie. That movie is The Room, wh...

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) 6.9

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster woul...

Bright Star (2009) 6.9

Bright Star (2009)

It's 1818 in Hampstead Village on the outskirts of London. Poet Charles Brown lives in one half of a house, the Dilkes family the other. Through association with the Dilkes, the fatherless Brawne family knows Mr. Brow...

Grizzly Man (2005) 7.8

Grizzly Man (2005)

A docudrama that centers on amateur grizzly bear expert Timothy Treadwell. He periodically journeyed to Alaska to study and live with the bears. He was killed, along with his girlfriend, Amie Huguenard, by a rogue bea...

Blue Caprice (2013) 6

Blue Caprice (2013)

An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real-life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.

Mr. Jones (2019) 6.9

Mr. Jones (2019)

Based on real events, the dramatic thriller "Gareth Jones" chronicles a British investigative journalist as he travels deep into the Soviet Union to uncover an international conspiracy. His life-or-death journey inspi...

Curtiz (2018) 6

Curtiz (2018)

As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship with his estranged daughter amid the troubled production of Casablanca in ...

Tom & Viv (1994) 6.3

Tom & Viv (1994)

In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry doesn't bring in enough to l...

The Bell Witch Haunting (2013) 3.6

The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)

Found-footage horror. The Robertson County Sheriff's Department has released videos found on the bodies of the Sawyer family's cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believ...

Winnerz (2013) 6.8

Winnerz (2013)

Four childhood friends learn to cheat dice games from a heroine addict. They soon learn that the game of dice isn't about how the dice roll, it's about the people you roll with.

Beyond the Mat (1999) 7.6

Beyond the Mat (1999)

This documentary focuses on the lives of professional wrestlers Terry Funk, Mick Foley (Mankind), Jake Roberts (Jake the Snake) and Darren Drozdov (Droz). As the film progresses, the story of their lives unfolds, as w...

Lucky Luciano (1973) 6.4

Lucky Luciano (1973)

Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back...

Ned Kelly (1970) 5.1

Ned Kelly (1970)

Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and eventually becomes in...

Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You (2020) 7.4

Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You (2020)

"Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You" captures Bruce Springsteen recording his new album "Letter To You" live with the full E Street Band, and includes final take performances of 10 originals from the new record. The fe...

Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World (2015) 6.8

Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World (2015)

On November 15, 2013, the world came together to grant one 5-year-old leukemia patient his wish to be Batman for a day. "Batkid Begins" looks at why and how this phenomenon took place, becoming one of the biggest "goo...

Searching for Sugar Man (2012) 8.2

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career with only two well received but non-selling albums. Unknown to Rodriguez, his musical story continued in South Africa...

I Am Ali (2014) 7.2

I Am Ali (2014)

An intimate and heart-warming look at the man behind the legend - as we've never seen Ali before. Told through exclusive, unprecedented access to Ali's personal archive of 'audio journals' combined with touching inter...

HeartChild (2013) 5

HeartChild (2013)

'HeartChild' is a documentary film about the 28 year Crys Worley, who is the mother of a nine year old autistic child, Sasha. It is a remarkable story about a mother's struggles, not only with her own health, but the ...

Amorosa (1986) 5.9

Amorosa (1986)

About the Swedish author Agnes Von Krusenstjerna (1894-1940) during the period of her marriage to David Sprengel (1880-1941). In the hallucinatory opening sequence she is brought in a straitjacket by her husband and t...

Papillon (1973) 8

Papillon (1973)

A semi-fictional account of Henri Charrière's time in the penal system in French Guyana - some of it spent on infamous Devil's Island - is presented. It's the early 1930s. Charrière - nicknamed Papillon because of his...

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (TV Movie 2014) 5.8

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (TV Movie 2014)

On a scorching-hot summer day in 1892 Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden returns to the home she shares with her father Andrew, sister Emma, and stepmother Abby, to encounter the bloody scene of her violently-mu...

Rhapsody in Blue (1945) 7

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to succeed. Unfortunately his drive destroys his romantic relationships with singer Julie Adams, who is desperately in love with him, and aloof socialite Christine Gilber...

Foxcatcher (2014) 7

Foxcatcher (2014)

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. When Olympic Gold Medal winni...

Nasha Natasha (2020) 6.5

Nasha Natasha (2020)

Natalia Oreiro's story is absolutely unique. She is the only performer from Rio de la Plata and one of the very few Latin American performers who, despite language and cultural barriers, has become a popular symbol in...

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (TV Movie 2011) 7.2

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (TV Movie 2011)

With Jerry Lewis (1926-2017) as executive producer, this is in essence an autobiography. It follows his career chronologically from the 10-year partnership with Dean Martin to Lewis's career as writer, producer, direc...

Many Beautiful Things (2015) 7.7

Many Beautiful Things (2015)

From Executive Producer Hisao Kurosawa, (Dreams, Ran), comes the untold story of one of the world's greatest women artists and why her name was nearly lost to history. Many Beautiful Things plunges viewers into the co...

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015) 6.9

The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

In 1971, twenty-four male students are selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

The Eternal Sea (1955) 6.1

The Eternal Sea (1955)

Biopic of Rear Adm. John M. Hoskins, U.S. Navy. During World War Two, U.S. Navy Capt. John Madison Hoskins returns home for a short leave after spending two years at sea. In 1942, he is given command of the USS Hornet...

I Am Bolt (2016) 7.1

I Am Bolt (2016)

The legacy of the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt.

Living Proof (TV Movie 2008) 6.9

Living Proof (TV Movie 2008)

A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.