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Biography

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Wild 2014

A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann, Michiel Huisman, Thomas Sadoski

7.1 IMDB Rating
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 ...

Director: Olivier Dahan

Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner, Gérard Depardieu

7.6 IMDB Rating
American Made 2017

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the I...

Director: Doug Liman

Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Lola Kirke, Caleb Landry Jones

7.2 IMDB Rating 1 Comment
Americons 2017

Raving through realty on the eve of the economic collapse. A high-velocity journey of an unsuspecting mortgage broker swallowed up in the sex, greed a...

Director: Theo Avgerinos

Stars: Beau Martin Williams, Matt Funke, Trai Byers, Sam McMurray, Jon Gries, Tim Griffin, Marlana Carter

4.1 IMDB Rating
Crown Heights 2017

When Colin Warner is wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devotes his life to proving Colin's innocence.

Director: Matt Ruskin

Stars: Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Paul, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, Amari Cheatom

5.7 IMDB Rating
Loving Vincent 2017

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's fina...

Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Stars: Helen McCrory, Saoirse Ronan, Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Chris O'Dowd, Douglas Booth

7.9 IMDB Rating
The Walk 2015

In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Cen...

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, Cesar Domboy

7.3 IMDB Rating
Ali 2001

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann

Stars: Will Smith, Jon Voight, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver

6.8 IMDB Rating
The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (TV) 2017

Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darke...

Director: Yves Simoneau

Stars: Katharine McPhee, Daniel Gillies, John Glover, Fiona Vroom, Ryan Robbins, Jesse Hutch

6.7 IMDB Rating
Spartacus 1960

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

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Laurence Olivier, Peter Ustinov, Charles Laughton, Jean Simmons

7.9 IMDB Rating
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful...

Director: Andrew Dominik

Stars: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Paul Schneider, Jeremy Renner, Garret Dillahunt

7.5 IMDB Rating
The Miracle Worker 1962

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director: Arthur Penn

Stars: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Andrew Prine, Inga Swenson, Victor Jory, Jack Hollander

8.1 IMDB Rating
Romeo Is Bleeding 2015

Donte Clark's poetic voice was honed on the violent street corners of a struggling city. Yet rather than succumb to the pressures of Richmond, CA, Cla...

Director: Jason Zeldes

Stars: Donté Clark, Deandre Evans, D'Neise Robinson, Molly Raynor

8.4 IMDB Rating
Philomena 2013

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregna...

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Charlie Murphy, Barbara Jefford, Mare Winningham

7.6 IMDB Rating
Ray 2004

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind ...

Director: Taylor Hackford

Stars: Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Terrence Howard

7.7 IMDB Rating
Monster 2003

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

Director: Patty Jenkins

Stars: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Scott Wilson, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Lee Tergesen

7.3 IMDB Rating
The Fighter 2010

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

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Jack McGee, Dendrie Taylor

7.8 IMDB Rating
Capote 2005

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blo...

Director: Bennett Miller

Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Mark Pellegrino, Bruce Greenwood

7.4 IMDB Rating
The Last King of Scotland 2006

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

Stars: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Adam Kotz, Simon McBurney

7.7 IMDB Rating
Mutiny on the Bounty 1935

Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti.

Director: Frank Lloyd

Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan, Dudley Digges

7.8 IMDB Rating