Genre:

Biography

Year: Before 2010
225 found movie
La Vie en Rose 2007

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory

7.6 IMDB Rating 2,984 Views
Secretariat 2010

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery -- with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin -- manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years.

Category: Biography, Drama, Family

Stars: Diane Lane,John Malkovich,Dylan Walsh,Margo Martindale

7.2 IMDB Rating 5,726 Views
The Pianist 2002

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Category: Biography, Drama, War

Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay

8.5 IMDB Rating 9,364 Views
Blow 2001

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Johnny Depp,Penélope Cruz,Franka Potente,Rachel Griffiths

7.6 IMDB Rating 8,618 Views
The Killing Fields 1984

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich

7.8 IMDB Rating 4,303 Views
Christiane F. 1981

A teen girl in 1970's Berlin becomes addicted to heroin. Everything in her life slowly begins to distort and disappear as she befriends a small crew of junkies and falls in love with a drug-abusing male prostitute.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck

7.6 IMDB Rating 247 Views
The Gathering Storm 2002

Winston Churchill's wilderness years prior to World War II, when only he could see the threat that Adolf Hitler and a rearmed Germany posed to Europe.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache

7.5 IMDB Rating 199 Views
Entity, okänt väsen 1982

Carla Moran awakens one night to find herself being beaten and raped by an unseen presence. Terrified of what's happening to her, and shunned by friends and family who think she's lost her mind, she seeks help from parapsychologists. The researchers soon discover that evil spiritual force has been drawn to Carla and is responsible for the violent attacks. The question now, however, is how do they stop it? Based on a supposedly true story.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Barbara Hershey,Ron Silver,David Labiosa,George Coe

6.6 IMDB Rating 2,143 Views
Einstein and Eddington 2008

Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: David Tennant, Richard McCabe, Patrick Kennedy, Ben Uttley

7.3 IMDB Rating 156 Views
Good Morning, Vietnam 1987

In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Stars: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tom. T. Tran

7.3 IMDB Rating 4,848 Views
Toast 2010

The ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Drama

6,6 IMDB Rating 136 Views
An American Crime 2007

Based on a true story that shocked the nation in 1965, the film recounts one of the most shocking crimes ever committed against a single victim. Sylvia and Jennie Fae Likens, the two daughters of traveling carnival workers are left for an extended stay at the Indianapolis home of single mother Gertrude Baniszewski and her six children. Times are tough, and Gertrude's financial needs cause her to make this arrangement before realizing how the burden will push her unstable nature to a breaking point. What transpires in the next three months is both riveting and horrific.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Ellen Page,Hayley McFarland,Nick Searcy,Romy Rosemont

7.4 IMDB Rating 5,802 Views
Mask 1985

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Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott

7.2 IMDB Rating 705 Views
Spartacus: Blood and Sand 2010–2013

The life of Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

Category: Action, Adventure, Biography

Stars: Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel, Peter Mensah, Lucy Lawless

8.5 IMDB Rating 52,063 Views
The Philadelphia Experiment 1984

A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Drama

Stars: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas

6.1 IMDB Rating 2,638 Views
Fair Game 2010

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Category: Biography, Drama, Thriller

Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison

6.8 IMDB Rating 3,646 Views
Midnight Express 1978

Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins

7.6 IMDB Rating 4,809 Views
Temple Grandin 2010

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

8.3 IMDB Rating 3,212 Views
Dangerous Minds 1995

An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance

6.5 IMDB Rating 4,447 Views
Antwone Fisher 2002

Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Joy Bryant

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,877 Views