Biography Movies
The Good Nurse (2022)

The Good Nurse (2022)

The Good Nurse (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
121

Suspicious that her colleague is responsible for a series of mysterious patient deaths, a nurse risks her own life to uncover the truth.

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Algren (2021)

Algren (2021)

Algren (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
85

Algren will spotlight the hard-knock life and authentic creative legacy of one of the most underrated writers of the twentieth century, Nelson Algren. Algren’s brutally honest portrayal of the American…

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American Arab (2013)

American Arab (2013)

American Arab (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
63

Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi shares his own story of experiencing racism in post-9/11 America. Showcasing the diversity of Arabs living in the United States, “American Arab” sparks a frank conversation…

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Corsage (2022)

Corsage (2022)

Corsage (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
114

Set in the 19th century, the last year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria is reimagined

The Swimmers (2022)

The Swimmers (2022)

The Swimmers (2022)
IMDb: 7.5
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

My Perestroika (2010)

My Perestroika (2010)

My Perestroika (2010)
IMDb: 7.2
88

Tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they…

The Phenomenon (2022)

The Phenomenon (2022)

The Phenomenon (2022)
IMDb: 7.7
94

Featuring contributions from legendary team-mates and opponents, friends and family, this is the definitive story of Ronaldo, encompassing his meteoric rise, his spectacular fall (including one of football’s biggest mysteries)…

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Leadbelly (1976)

Leadbelly (1976)

Leadbelly (1976)
IMDb: 7.2
126

The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent…

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Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (2022)
IMDb: N/A
97

Follow the launch of Lamborghini’s career as a manufacturer of tractors, a creator of military vehicles during World War II, and the designer of Lamborghini cars, which he launched in…

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Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)

Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)

Mickey: The Story of a Mouse (2022)
IMDb: N/A
89

Mickey Mouse is one of the most enduring symbols in our history. Those three simple circles take on meaning for virtually everyone on the planet. So ubiquitous in our lives…

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Mahmood (2022)

Mahmood (2022)

Mahmood (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

A docufilm that tells the life of Mahmood between Milan and Egypt, his dearest loved ones, the music, the victories in Sanremo, Eurovision, the European tour, the backstage of the…

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Emily (2022)

Emily (2022)

Emily (2022)
IMDb: 7.2
130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

Maverick Modigliani (2020)

Maverick Modigliani (2020)

Maverick Modigliani (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
90

Livornese with a short and tormented life, Dedo or Modì, as he was nicknamed, is narrated here from an original point of view: that of Jeanne Hébuterne, the last young…

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FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)

FantastiCozzi (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
70

A feature-length documentary about the life and career of Italian director Luigi Cozzi and his obsession with Science Fiction and Fantasy.

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Sidney (2022)

Sidney (2022)

Sidney (2022)
IMDb: N/A
106

This revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier—iconic actor, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Featuring interviews with Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Halle Berry, and more.

Blonde (2022)

Blonde (2022)

Blonde (2022)
IMDb: 7.9
167

From her volatile childhood as Norma Jeane, through her rise to stardom and romantic entanglements, this reimagined fictional portrait of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe blurs the lines of fact and…

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Dancer (2016)

Dancer (2016)

Dancer (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
85

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
94

Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. Told in his own words and through the creation of a dance inspired by his life, this immersive portrait…

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Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)

Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)

Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)
IMDb: 6.6
123

In Spain of the 1960s, a poor family of quinquis – a nomadic ethnic group with a tradition as old as that of the gypsises of Spain but with even…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Thirteen Lives (2022)

Thirteen Lives (2022)

Thirteen Lives (2022)
IMDb: N/A
147

Based on the true nail-biting mission that captivated the world. Twelve boys and the coach of a Thai soccer team explore the Tham Luang cave when an unexpected rainstorm traps…

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
87

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years from 1975 until her death in 2012. For Marion taping was a form of activism to seek the…

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For the Left Hand (2021)

For the Left Hand (2021)

For the Left Hand (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
74

At age 10, aspiring pianist Norman Malone is paralyzed on his right side after being attacked by his father. Over the next several decades he masters the left-hand repertoire in…

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Benediction (2022)

Benediction (2022)

Benediction (2022)
IMDb: 6.8
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)

Father Stu (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
124

The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest. When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to find money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Royal (2022)

The Royal (2022)

The Royal (2022)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The promising career of former Kansas City Royal slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turned disastrous because of drug addiction.

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Genre: Biography, Sport
Bernard and Doris (2006)

Bernard and Doris (2006)

Bernard and Doris (2006)
IMDb: 6.5
103

Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled…

The Capote Tapes (2021)

The Capote Tapes (2021)

The Capote Tapes (2021)
IMDb: 6.9
98

Newly discovered interviews with friends of Truman Capote made by Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton invigorate this fascinating documentary on the author (and socialite) behind Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In…

There Be Dragons (2011)

There Be Dragons (2011)

There Be Dragons (2011)
IMDb: 5.7
112

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever (2002)
IMDb: 6.4
111

A fictionalized account of the last days of opera singer Maria Callas.

Rise (2022)

Rise (2022)

Rise (2022)
IMDb: N/A
113

After emigrating to Greece from Nigeria, Vera and Charles Antetokounmpo struggled to survive and provide for their five children, while living under the daily threat of deportation. Desperate to obtain…

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Knuckle (2011)

Knuckle (2011)

Knuckle (2011)
IMDb: 6.8
97

An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans.

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022)
IMDb: N/A
90

The remarkable true story of how retiree Jerry Selbee discovers a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery and, with the help of his wife, Marge, wins $27 million dollars and…

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Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)

Francisca (1981)
IMDb: 7.0
166

The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Gracie! (2009)

Gracie! (2009)

Gracie! (2009)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

In 1939 Gracie Fields, the ‘Queen of Hearts’, is at the height of her success as a singer and actress and the whole nation seems to wish her a speedy…

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Martha: A Picture Story (2019)

Martha: A Picture Story (2019)

Martha: A Picture Story (2019)
IMDb: 7.6
82

In 1970s New York, photographer Martha Cooper captured some of the first images of graffiti at a time when the city had declared war on it. Decades later, Cooper has…

Navalny (2022)

Navalny (2022)

Navalny (2022)
IMDb: 5.5
98

Follows the man who survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent in August 2020. During his months-long recovery, he makes shocking discoveries about the attempt on…

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Promise at Dawn (2017)

Promise at Dawn (2017)

Promise at Dawn (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
130

From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this…

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Behind the White Glasses (2015)

Behind the White Glasses (2015)

Behind the White Glasses (2015)
IMDb: 7.3
112

It is a musical portrait that shines a spotlight on unknown aspects of the creative, visionary and groundbreaking talent of filmmaker and writer, Lina Wertmüller.

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God Loves Caviar (2012)

God Loves Caviar (2012)

God Loves Caviar (2012)
IMDb: 5.9
99

The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.

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The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)
IMDb: 7.1
112

Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she…

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