Top 100 Biography Movies List

Top 100 Biography Movies List

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Finding Neverland movie

#40 Biography Movie

Finding Neverland (2004) PG

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Director:

Marc Forster

Writers:

Allan Knee, David Magee

Stars:

Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer
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The Insider video

#39 Biography Movie

The Insider (1999) R

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Director:

Michael Mann

Writers:

Marie Brenner, Eric Roth

Stars:

Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer

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Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl trailer
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In the Name of the Father movie dvd

#38 Biography Movie

In the Name of the Father (1993) R

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Director:

Jim Sheridan

Writers:

Gerry Conlon, Terry George

Stars:

Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie

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Independence Day trailer
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JFK  dvd

#37 Biography Movie

JFK (1991) R

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director:

Oliver Stone

Writers:

Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar

Stars:

Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon

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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi trailer
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The Last King of Scotland video

#36 Biography Movie

The Last King of Scotland (2006) R

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.

Director:

Kevin Macdonald

Writers:

Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock

Stars:

James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson

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 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End trailer
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Lincoln movie

#35 Biography Movie

Lincoln (2012) PG-13

As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Stars:

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn

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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones trailer
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The Fighter dvd

#34 Biography Movie

The Fighter (2010) R

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Director:

David O. Russell

Writers:

Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy

Stars:

Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

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The Founder dvd

#33 Biography Movie

The Founder (2016) PG-13

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Writers:

Robert D. Siegel

Stars:

Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

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The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring trailer
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Bonnie and Clyde video

#32 Biography Movie

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.

Director:

Arthur Penn

Writers:

David Newman, Robert Benton

Stars:

Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull trailer
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Spartacus video

#31 Biography Movie

Spartacus (1960) PG-13

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Director:

Stanley Kubrick

Writers:

Dalton Trumbo, Howard Fast

Stars:

Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

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Ip Man movie

#30 Biography Movie

Ip Man (2008) R

During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Edmond Wong, Tai-lee Chan

Stars:

Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone trailer
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Hotel Rwanda dvd video

#29 Biography Movie

Hotel Rwanda (2004) PG-13

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director:

Terry George

Writers:

Keir Pearson, Terry George

Stars:

Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix

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Transformers trailer
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid dvd

#28 Biography Movie

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) PG

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

Director:

George Roy Hill

Writers:

William Goldman

Stars:

Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

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Shrek the Third trailer
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Cindrella Man movie

#27 Biography Movie

Cindrella Man (2005) PG-13

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman

Stars:

Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko

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127 Hours dvd

#26 Biography Movie

127 Hours (2010) R

An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy

Stars:

James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara

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Alice in Wonderland trailer
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The Blind Side dvd

#25 Biography Movie

The Blind Side (2009) PG-13

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 and her family.

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Writers:

John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis

Stars:

Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw

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Spider-Man 3 trailer
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Monster movie video dvd

#24 Biography Movie

Monster (2003) R

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

Director:

Patty Jenkins

Writers:

Patty Jenkins

Stars:

Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

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The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers trailer
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Serpico movie dvd video

#23 Biography Movie

Serpico (1973) R

An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Director:

Sidney Lumet

Writers:

Peter Maas, Waldo Salt

Stars:

Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon trailer
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The Pursuit of Happyness movie

#22 Biography Movie

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) PG-13

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

Director:

Gabriele Muccino

Writers:

Steve Conrad

Stars:

Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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Jurassic Park trailer
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The Intouchables video

#21 Biography Movie

The Intouchables (2011) R

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Director:

Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

Writers:

Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

Stars:

François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny

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The Passion of the Christ trailer
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