Category: Biography

My Ain Folk (1973) 7.5

My Ain Folk (1973)

Jamie and Tommy are separated by the death of their grandmother; Jamie with another relative and Tommy to a welfare home. Now Jamie is all alone and his life is not at all happy taken over by silence, rejection and vi...

Freeway: Crack in the System (2015) 7.1

Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity-more compelling than fiction, it's the real story behind America's longest war. This documentary by aw...

My Childhood (1972) 7.4

My Childhood (1972)

The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the money he made from returning em...

Like Air (2015) 6.6

Like Air (2015)

Like Air is a feature length documentary that follows three high school competitive dancers on their journey to a nationals championship competition. With every step towards the trophy, they discover their personal id...

Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen (2015) 7.2

Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen (2015)

Comedy legend Mel Brooks discusses his childhood, military experience, and stand-up, TV and film career, and sings the theme songs from his iconic comedies.

Anne Frank’s Holocaust (TV Movie 2015) 7

Anne Frank’s Holocaust (TV Movie 2015)

Anne Frank's world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before she and her family were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank's office building, on August 4, 1944. While her ...

Father’s Kingdom (2017) 6.8

Father’s Kingdom (2017)

Father Divine was called an ingenious entrepreneur, a civil rights leader, a charlatan, a con man, and a fraud. His followers called him God. His religious movement once claimed to have millions of followers. Today, o...

The Rise of Eve (2018) 5

The Rise of Eve (2018)

For all the shame we hide For all the blame assigned It's time we have our say On how we are defined

Lane 1974 (2017) 6

Lane 1974 (2017)

Based on a true story, Lane is a 13-year-old girl coming of age on a Northern California commune in the 1970s. While Lane enjoys the freedom of living off-the-grid with her mother and younger siblings, she craves a st...

I Am Durán (2019) 7.5

I Am Durán (2019)

The story of four-time World Champion Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán. A one man wrecking-ball who took on the world, transcended his sport and helped inspire a nation to rise up against its CIA funded dictator to achi...

Virus Tropical (2017) 6.9

Virus Tropical (2017)

Paola is born in a traditional Colombian family, or at least that is what they try to be. Her father is a priest, her mother is a "psychic" and her sisters are not what their parents expected. She is a young Latin Ame...

Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976) 5.2

Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)

Fighting sequences and drama of the famed martial arts icon grace this biopic as he goes from Hong Kong, to studying at the University of Washington in Seattle, to California, and the beginnings of his Hollywood caree...

Celtic’s Smiler: The Neilly Mochan Story (Video 2015) 6.7

Celtic’s Smiler: The Neilly Mochan Story (Video 2015)

The magical story of Celtic Football Club reads like an elaborate fairytale, which has enraptured their worldwide fanbase for over 127 years. Throughout the club's illustrious history, no other figure has experienced ...

The Green Girl (2014) 8.5

The Green Girl (2014)

A feature-length documentary about Star Trek's iconic Green Girl, Susan Oliver: Prolific actress of the '50s - '80s, original member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, record-setting female aviator; Tragically t...

How to Change the World (2015) 7.6

How to Change the World (2015)

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is ...

American Me (1992) 7.2

American Me (1992)

This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested...

Meeting Gorbachev (2018) 7.2

Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.

Tracey Ullman: Live and Exposed (2005) 6.7

Tracey Ullman: Live and Exposed (2005)

After inhabiting dozens of comical alter-egos over the course of her award-winning career, Tracey Ullman finally 'takes on' the one role that spawned all of her characters--herself. This exclusive HBO comedy event fea...

Nothing to Lose (2018) 5.6

Nothing to Lose (2018)

Self-financed fictional biopic of Brazilian bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

Tommy’s Honour (2016) 6.3

Tommy’s Honour (2016)

In St Andrews, Scotland in 1866, 15-year-old Tommy Morris is an avid golfer like his legendary and pioneering father, Tom Morris. "Old Tom" is greens-keeper for The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, as well a...

Wisegal (TV Movie 2008) 6.2

Wisegal (TV Movie 2008)

A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a Captain in a Brooklyn crime family.

Sex and Lies in Sin City (TV Movie 2008) 4.9

Sex and Lies in Sin City (TV Movie 2008)

Decide the truth for yourself in this thrilling true story of the biggest scandal in Las Vegas. Ted Binion (Matthew Modine, TV's "Weeds") is Vegas royalty, the prince of the world famous Horseshoe Casino - rich, rowdy...

Pollock (2000) 7

Pollock (2000)

At the end of the 1940's, abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) is featured in Life magazine. Flashback to 1941, he's living with his brother in a tiny apartment in New York City, drinking too much, and e...

Hanna Ranch (2014) 7

Hanna Ranch (2014)

Hanna Ranch is the story of three generations on a family ranch in rural Colorado, that centers on visionary eco-rancher, Kirk Hanna, whose fight carried on by his amazingly determined wife and two daughters.

Eat That Question (2016) 7.5

Eat That Question (2016)

In the 20th Century, Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was itself guided by a firm intellectual in...

If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd (2018) 7.9

If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd (2018)

This authorized documentary will explore the music and backstory of the legendary American band. With the songs from the first six Skynyrd albums driving the narration, the film focuses on the story of frontman Ronnie...

El Chivo (2016) 7.7

El Chivo (2016)

'El Chivo' (the Mountain Goat) is what the indigenous Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyons call Runner Will Harlan ever since he won the Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon in 2009, a race made infamous in the bests...

Raging Boll (2010) 5.7

Raging Boll (2010)

Widely recognized as the planet's worst film director, Uwe Boll embarks on a quest to conquer Hollywood and take vengeance upon the film fanatics striving to destroy him. Filmed over three years on and off the set, 'R...

Iris (2001) 7

Iris (2001)

Iris, based on the life of revered British writer and philosopher Iris Murdoch, is a story of unlikely yet enduring love. As a young academic, teaching philosophy at Oxford, Murdoch meets and eventually falls in love ...

Love, Antosha (2019) 8.3

Love, Antosha (2019)

A portrait of the extraordinary life and career of actor Anton Yelchin.

Becoming Cary Grant (2017) 6.6

Becoming Cary Grant (2017)

The future star grow up as Archie Leach, son of a tailor in Bristol, but was traumatized when his parent's marriage broke down, leading to his father leaving for another and the bottle, his mother utterly abandoning h...

Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016) 7.3

Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands' emotive, non-violent protest to b...