Genre:

Biography

Year: 2014
66 found movie
The Good Lie 2014

A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Reese Witherspoon,Arnold Oceng,Ger Duany,Emmanuel Jal

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,920 Views
Million Dollar Arm 2014

A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Jon Hamm,Pitobash,Suraj Sharma,Madhur Mittal

7.0 IMDB Rating 4,371 Views
Testament of Youth 2014

A long, long time ago, back in the spring of 1914, they were so happy together. There was Vera Brittain, an upper class girl with ideas of her own; and her bright brother Edward; and his group of friends among whom Roland Leighton, wonderful, handsome, sensitive Roland Vera had fallen for... Always having great times together talking, laughing, exchanging ideas, walking, eating, swimming together; all of them envisioning the glittering future they deserved: Vera, despite her father's opposition, would study at Oxford, marry Roland and be a famous writer; Roland, as for him, would be acclaimed as a great poet while Edward and his friends would each become a prominent figure in his respective field... But then came that fateful day on 4 August 1914 when Britain declared war on Germany. All those beautiful dreams were to be shattered one after the other. All except one: Vera wound up becoming a writer... A writer but a pacifist as well.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Alicia Vikander,Taron Egerton,Colin Morgan,Dominic West

7.3 IMDB Rating 4,183 Views
Pride 2014

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

7.8 IMDB Rating 206 Views
Wild 2014

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthen, and ultimately heals her.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Drama

Stars: Reese Witherspoon,Laura Dern,Thomas Sadoski,Keene McRae

7.1 IMDB Rating 4,834 Views
Pawn Sacrifice 2014

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard

7.0 IMDB Rating 3,936 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.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

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

7.2 IMDB Rating 8,734 Views
Behaving Badly 2014

Teenager Rick Stevens has a crush on Nina Pennington. They form a friendship and embark on a rock n' roll journey together while Nina deals with her overbearing boyfriend, Kevin.

Category: Biography, Comedy

Stars: Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Mary-Louise Parker, Elisabeth Shue

4.5 IMDB Rating 5,075 Views
Get on Up 2014

On route to the stage, singer James Brown recalls a life with a turbulent childhood where music was his only constructive release for his passions. A chance demonstration of that in prison led to a new friend who helped get him out and into a musical career. With his fire and creative daring, Brown became a star who defiantly created new possibilities in show business both on and behind the stage in face of racism and conventional thinking. Along the way, James would also become a peacemaker who redefined and raised the African-American community's feeling of self-worth when it was needed most. However, those same domineering passions would lead James Brown alienating everyone around him as his appetites became ever more self-destructive. Only after he hit rock bottom with a serious mistake does Brown realize what he needs to do make his life as the Godfather of Soul truly worthwhile.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

6.9 IMDB Rating 3,769 Views
Foxcatcher 2014

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller

7.0 IMDB Rating 2,071 Views
I Am Ali 2014

Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Sport

Stars: Muhammad Ali Jnr, Hana Ali, Maryum Ali, Muhammad Ali

7.2 IMDB Rating 3,390 Views
Jersey Boys 2014

The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, Steve Schirripa, Christopher Walken

6.8 IMDB Rating 3,412 Views
Houdini 2014

Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Adrien Brody, Kristen Connolly, Evan Jones, Tim Pigott-Smith

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,708 Views
Love & Mercy 2014

Brian Wilson is the creative soul of the Beach Boys, but he paid a heavy price for his talent. That especially shows during his peak artistic years in the 1960s, as his inner demons and obsessions trying to please his abusive father drive him to a mental breakdown that would plague him for years. In the 1980s, with Brian barely functional under the domination of the unscrupulous Dr. Landy, Brian meets and falls in love with Melinda Ledbetter. As their relationship grows, she observes Brian's crippling subservience to the abusive psychotherapist with growing alarm. Ultimately, she must take action with a love willing to stand up to oppression she cannot ignore.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Paul Dano,John Cusack,Elizabeth Banks,Paul Giamatti

7.4 IMDB Rating 3,532 Views
Pasolini 2014

A kaleidoscopic look at the last day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1975.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Willem Dafoe,Maria de Medeiros,Riccardo Scamarcio,Giada Colagrande

5.8 IMDB Rating 3,266 Views
Mr. Turner 2014

Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Timothy Spall,Paul Jesson,Dorothy Atkinson,Marion Bailey

6.8 IMDB Rating 3,856 Views
Petchakat 2014

The story of Thailand's last prison executioner.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Vithaya Pansringarm, David Asavanond, Penpak Sirikul

6.5 IMDB Rating 2,953 Views
The Theory of Everything 2014

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at 21 years of age. He became galvanized, however, by the love of fellow Cambridge student, Jane Wilde, and he went on to be called the successor to Einstein, as well as a husband and father to their three children. Over the course of their marriage as Stephen's body collapsed and his academic renown soared, fault lines were exposed that tested the lineaments of their relationship and dramatically altered the course of both of their lives.

Category: Biography, Drama, Romantic

Stars: Eddie Redmayne,Felicity Jones,Tom Prior,Sophie Perry

7.7 IMDB Rating 8,165 Views
The Imitation Game 2014

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Category: Biography, Drama, Thriller

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch,Keira Knightley,Matthew Goode,Rory Kinnear

8.1 IMDB Rating 9,683 Views
American Sniper 2014

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids.

Category: Action, Biography, Drama

Stars: Bradley Cooper,Kyle Gallner,Cole Konis,Ben Reed

7.3 IMDB Rating 12,445 Views