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Biography

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Dickinson 2019–

An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson.

Director: Alena Smith

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Adrian Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov

6,8 IMDB Rating 878 Views
Unbroken 2014

The life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who joined the armed forces during the second world war. Only to be captured by the Japanese navy after a plane crash in the Pacific. During his capture, Louie must continue his fight by surviving through the war.

Director: Angelina Jolie

Stars: Jack O'Connell,Domhnall Gleeson,Garrett Hedlund,Miyavi

7.2 IMDB Rating 4,467 Views
Tony Parker: The Final Shot 2020

Director: Florent Bodin

34 Views
Washington 2020

The life story of George Washington, the first President of the United States.

Director: Matthew Ginsburg

8,0 IMDB Rating 29 Views
The Long Road Home 2017–

American forces occupying Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood.

Director: Mikko Alanne

7.5 IMDB Rating 253 Views
A Beautiful Mind 2001

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his tragedy, and finally - late in life - received the Nobel Prize.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Russell Crowe,Ed Harris,Jennifer Connelly,Christopher Plummer

8.2 IMDB Rating 4,123 Views
Invictus 2009

The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Morgan Freeman,Matt Damon,Tony Kgoroge,Patrick Mofokeng

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,176 Views
Walk the Line 2005

While growing up in the Great Depression era, Johnny Cash takes an interest in music and eventually moves out of his Arkansas town to join the air force in Germany. While there, he buys his first guitar and writes his own music, and proposes to Vivian. When they got married, they settled in Tennessee and with a daughter, he supported the family by being a salesman. He discovers a man who can pursue his dreams and ends up getting a record with the boys. Shortly after that, he was on a short tour, promoting his songs, and meets the already famous and beautiful June Carter. Then as they get on the long-term tours with June, the boys, and Jerry Lee Lewis, they have this unspoken relationship that grows. But when June leaves the tour because of his behavior, he was a drug addict. His marriage was also falling apart, and when he sees June years later at an awards show, he forces June to tour with them again, promising June to support her two kids and herself. While the tour goes on, the relationship between June and John grow more,and his marriage to his first wife ends. June finds out about the drugs, and help him overcome it. True love and care helped John eventually stop the drug usage, and finally proposes to her in front of an audience at a show.

Director: James Mangold

Stars: Joaquin Phoenix,Reese Witherspoon,Ginnifer Goodwin,Robert Patrick

7.9 IMDB Rating 3,961 Views
The Glorias 2020

The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.

Director: Julie Taymor

5.4 IMDB Rating 100 Views
Harriet 2019

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

Director: Kasi Lemmons

6.6 IMDB Rating 45 Views
Spartacus: Blood and Sand 2010

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

Director: Steven S. DeKnight

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett

10,630 Views
Vores mand i Amerika 2020

Kauffmann, who was the Danish ambassador to Washington in 1939 when World War II started and who declared himself to be the only true representative of a free Denmark in opposition to the Nazis.

Director: Christina Rosendahl

6.8 IMDB Rating 38 Views
Veneno 2020

A biographical story of La Veneno, transgender icon and TV personality, and those who surrounded her.

Director: Javier Ambrossi,Javier Calvo

8.6 IMDB Rating 89 Views
Safety 2020

The story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady.

Director: Reginald Hudlin

6,4 IMDB Rating 52 Views
Crazy, Not Insane 2020

An examination of the research by forensic psychiatrist Dorothy Otnow Lewis who investigated the psychology of murderers.

Director: Alex Gibney

6.8 IMDB Rating 48 Views
John Adams 2008

The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

8.5 IMDB Rating 38 Views
Selena: The Series 2020–

Late Tejano singer Selena as her dreams come true, and her family makes life-changing choices on the singer's journey to success.

Director: Moisés Zamora

8,0 IMDB Rating 45 Views
Mank 2020

Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).

Director: David Fincher

8,0 IMDB Rating 34 Views
Serpico 1973

Serpico is a cop in the 1960s-early 1970s. Unlike all his colleagues, he refuses a share of the money that the cops routinely extort from local criminals. Nobody wants to work with Serpico, and he's in constant danger of being placed in life threatening positions by his "partners". Nothing seems to get done even when he goes to the highest of authorities. Despite the dangers he finds himself in, he still refuses to 'go with the flow', in the hope that one day, the truth will be known.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Stars: Al Pacino,John Randolph,Jack Kehoe,Biff McGuire

7.8 IMDB Rating 1,366 Views
Shirley 2020

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

Director: Josephine Decker

6.4 IMDB Rating 175 Views
Woman in Gold 2015

Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.

Director: Simon Curtis

Stars: Helen Mirren,Ryan Reynolds,Daniel Brühl,Katie Holmes

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,635 Views
Hamilton 2020

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Filmed live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail

9,0 IMDB Rating 288 Views
Target Number One 2020

In 1989, a Canadian journalist investigates the circumstances surrounding the suspicious arrest of a heroin addict imprisoned in a Thai jail.

Director: Daniel Roby

7,4 IMDB Rating 185 Views
Tesla 2020

A freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan's daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light.

Director: Michael Almereyda

5.9 IMDB Rating 147 Views
Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You 2020

Behind-the-scenes look at Springsteen's creative process with full performances from The E Street Band, in-studio footage, and never-before-seen archival material.

Director: Thom Zimny

Thom Zimny IMDB Rating 59 Views
Bad Boy Billionaires: India 2020–

This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up - and ultimately brought down - India's most infamous tycoons.

115 Views
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.

Director: Keith Scholey,Alastair Fothergill,Jonathan Hughes

8.0 IMDB Rating 115 Views
Becoming 2020–

Becoming chronicles the origin stories of entertainers and athletes in their own words. Each subject takes a trip down memory lane for an intimate look at the struggles and successes that led them to where they are today.

59 Views
The Young Victoria 2009

Dominated by her possessive mother and her bullying consort, Conroy, since childhood, teen-aged Victoria refuses to allow them the power of acting as her regent in the last days of her uncle, William IV's rule. Her German cousin Albert is encouraged to court her for solely political motives but, following her accession at age eighteen, finds he is falling for her and is dismayed at her reliance on trusty Prime Minister Melbourne. Victoria is impressed by Albert's philanthropy which is akin to her own desire to help her subjects. However her loyalty to Melbourne, perceived as a self-seeker, almost causes a constitutional crisis and it is Albert who helps restore her self-confidence. She proposes and they marry, Albert proving himself not only a devoted spouse, prepared to take an assassin's bullet for her, but an agent of much-needed reform, finally endorsed by an admiring Melbourne.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Stars: Emily Blunt,Rupert Friend,Paul Bettany,Miranda Richardson

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,206 Views
Above Suspicion 2019

The story that lead to the first conviction for murder of an FBI agent.

Director: Phillip Noyce

5.4 IMDB Rating 98 Views
A Love Song for Latasha 2019

The injustice surrounding the shooting death of 15-year-old Latasha Harlins at a South Central Los Angeles store became a flashpoint for the city’s 1992 civil uprising.

Director: Sophia Nahli Allison

6.4 IMDB Rating 73 Views
Radioactive 2019

Pioneer - Rebel - Genius. Radioactive is incredible, true-story of Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley.

Director: Marjane Satrapi

6.1 IMDB Rating 102 Views
Men of Honor 2000

The story ultimately revolves around two "men of honor"; their relationship, their individual and joint failures and triumphs. Carl Brashear is determined to be the first African American Navy Diver in a time where racism is rife. Leslie Sunday is his embittered trainer, determined to see him fail. Fate, challenges and circumstances eventually draw these two men together in a tale of turbulence and ultimately triumph.

Director: George Tillman Jr.

Stars: Robert De Niro,Cuba Gooding Jr.,Charlize Theron,Aunjanue Ellis

7.2 IMDB Rating 2,653 Views
Moneyball 2011

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on its ear when he uses statistical data to analyze and place value on the players he picks for the team.

Director: Bennett Miller

Stars: Brad Pitt,Jonah Hill,Philip Seymour Hoffman,Robin Wright

7.6 IMDB Rating 4,151 Views
Kalashnikov 2020

Wounded as tank driver in 1941 during WWII, Kalashnikov sees the latest Soviet machine gun fail. As he's also an inventor, he starts looking for improvements and in 1947 ends up with AK-47 assault rifle.

Director: Konstantin Buslov

6.4 IMDB Rating 102 Views
The Elephant Man 1980

John Merrick (whose real name was Joseph, as this is based on a true story) is an intelligent and friendly man, but he is hated by his Victorian-era English society because he is severely deformed. Once he is discovered by a doctor, however, he is saved from his life in a freak show and he is treated like the human being that he really is.

Stars: Anthony Hopkins,John Hurt,Anne Bancroft,John Gielgud,Wendy Hiller,Freddie Jones,Michael Elphick,Hannah Gordon,Helen Ryan,John Standing,Dexter Fletcher,Lesley Dunlop,Phoebe Nicholls,Pat Gorman,Claire Davenport

8.3 IMDB Rating 1,316 Views
House of Saddam 2008

A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

7.5 IMDB Rating 185 Views
Howard 2018

The story of songwriter Howard Ashman who penned the lyrics for Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast before he died of AIDS at the height of the AIDS crisis in 1991.

Director: Don Hahn

8.4 IMDB Rating 100 Views
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens 2020

John Shepherd spent 30 years trying to contact extraterrestrials by broadcasting music millions of miles into space. After giving up the search he makes a different connection here on Earth.

Director: Matthew Killip

6,7 IMDB Rating 139 Views
The Sound of Music 1965

In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When the Navy captain Georg Von Trapp writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous children, Maria is given the job. The Captain's wife is dead, and he is often away, and runs the household as strictly as he does the ships he sails on. The children are unhappy and resentful of the governesses that their father keeps hiring, and have managed to run each of them off one by one. When Maria arrives, she is initially met with the same hostility, but her kindness, understanding, and sense of fun soon draws them to her and brings some much-needed joy into all their lives -- including the Captain's. Eventually he and Maria find themselves falling in love, even though Georg is already engaged to a Baroness and Maria is still a postulant. The romance makes them both start questioning the decisions they have made. Their personal conflicts soon become overshadowed, however, by world events. Austria is about to come under the control of Germany, and the Captain may soon find himself drafted into the German navy and forced to fight against his own country.

Director: Robert Wise

Stars: Julie Andrews,Christopher Plummer,Eleanor Parker,Richard Haydn

8.0 IMDB Rating 2,534 Views