Biography Movies
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
91

A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his…

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Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)

Blue Miracle (2021)
IMDb: 6.7
95

To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.

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Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)
IMDb: 7.3
136

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
IMDb: 8.0
117

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Fearless (2006)

Fearless (2006)

Fearless (2006)
IMDb: 7.6
103

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way…

Freedom Writers (2007)

Freedom Writers (2007)

Freedom Writers (2007)
IMDb: 7.6
123

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

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Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)
IMDb: 8.1
148

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live…

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American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)
IMDb: 7.8
157

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so…

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Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)
IMDb: 8.0
106

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place…

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
141

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her…

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Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)
IMDb: 7.3
134

Newly elected President Nelson 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…

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Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)
IMDb: 6.7
108

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book “On the Origin…

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Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the…

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
IMDb: 7.7
86

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)
IMDb: 8.1
93

A drama based on the true story of a college professor’s bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

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The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)
IMDb: 7.6
129

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman…

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The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)
IMDb: 8.0
118

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (‘Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne….

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Eat Pray Love (2010)
IMDb: 5.8
133

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found…

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The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010)
IMDb: 7.7
121

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours (2010)

127 Hours (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
94

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)

The British Guide to Showing Off (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
98

Documentary about British artist Andrew Logan as he attempts to put on the 2009 edition of his Alternative Miss World. The film also presents a history of the contest (which…

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The Intouchables (2011)

The Intouchables (2011)

The Intouchables (2011)
IMDb: 8.5
113

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

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Unconditional (2012)

Unconditional (2012)

Unconditional (2012)
IMDb: 7.2
92

Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood…

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The Grandmaster (2013)

The Grandmaster (2013)

The Grandmaster (2013)
IMDb: 6.6
130

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
134

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

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Rush (2013)

Rush (2013)

Rush (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
123

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
121

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

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3096 Days (2013)

3096 Days (2013)

3096 Days (2013)
IMDb: 6.5
111

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
IMDb: 8.2
180

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort’s autobiography.

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Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

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Heaven Is for Real (2014)

Heaven Is for Real (2014)

Heaven Is for Real (2014)
IMDb: 5.8
99

The true story of the 4-year old son of a small-town pastor who, during emergency surgery, slips from consciousness and enters heaven. When he awakes, he recounts his experiences on…

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Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
IMDb: 6.2
118

When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to…

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The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
113

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…

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American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
133

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

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The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
131

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
147

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

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Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
123

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he…

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Everest (2015)

Everest (2015)

Everest (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
121

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, “Everest” documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their…

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
105

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Hands of Stone (2016)

Hands of Stone (2016)

Hands of Stone (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
105

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other’s lives.

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