Most Popular Biography Feature Films

1. Dangal (2016) Dangal (2016)
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Biographical sports drama on former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters' struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression. Dir: Nitesh Tiwari With: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh Biography | Drama | Sport 161 mins.
2. The Sound of Music (1965) The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. Dir: Robert Wise With: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker Biography | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 174 mins.
3. The Lost City of Z (2016) The Lost City of Z (2016)
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Based on David Grann's best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Dir: James Gray With: Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 140 mins.
4. Sully (2016) Sully (2016)
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The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Biography | Drama 96 mins.
5. Barry (2016) Barry (2016)
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A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack Obama. Dir: Vikram Gandhi With: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell Biography | Drama 104 mins.
6. Snowden (2016) Snowden (2016)
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The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press. Dir: Oliver Stone With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo Biography | Drama | Thriller 134 mins.
7. Jackie (2016) Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Dir: Pablo Larraín With: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig Biography | Drama 100 mins.
8. The Theory of Everything (2014) The Theory of Everything (2014)
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A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Dir: James Marsh With: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior Biography | Drama | Romance 123 mins.
9. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
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The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Dir: Stephen Frears With: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg Biography | Comedy | Drama | Music 111 mins.
10. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama 180 mins.
11. The Big Short (2015) The Big Short (2015)
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Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Dir: Adam McKay With: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling Biography | Comedy | Drama | History 130 mins.
12. The Infiltrator (2016) The Infiltrator (2016)
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A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Dir: Brad Furman With: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 127 mins.
13. Denial (2016) Denial (2016)
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Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Dir: Mick Jackson With: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall Biography | Drama 109 mins.
14. The Founder (2016) The Founder (2016)
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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch Biography | Drama | History 115 mins.
15. The Danish Girl (2015) The Danish Girl (2015)
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A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Dir: Tom Hooper With: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard Biography | Drama | Romance 119 mins.
16. Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
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Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley Biography | Comedy | Drama | Family | Music 125 mins.
17. Schindler's List (1993) Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
18. The Imitation Game (2014) The Imitation Game (2014)
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During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Dir: Morten Tyldum With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 114 mins.
19. The Birth of a Nation (2016) The Birth of a Nation (2016)
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Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. Dir: Nate Parker With: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller Biography | Drama | History 120 mins.
20. Loving (2016) Loving (2016)
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court. Dir: Jeff Nichols With: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton Biography | Drama | Romance 123 mins.
21. Braveheart (1995) Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Biography | Drama | History | War 178 mins.
22. Goodfellas (1990) Goodfellas (1990)
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Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci Biography | Crime | Drama 146 mins.
23. Anthropoid (2016) Anthropoid (2016)
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Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler. Dir: Sean Ellis With: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe Biography | History | Thriller | War 120 mins.
24. Free State of Jones (2016) Free State of Jones (2016)
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A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. Dir: Gary Ross With: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
25. Black Mass (2015) Black Mass (2015)
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The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Dir: Scott Cooper With: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson Biography | Crime | Drama 123 mins.