Category: Biography

Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (2017) 7.4

Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (2017)

A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton, told by those who have known him best, including BB King, Jimi Hendrix, and George Harrison.

Irwin & Fran (2013) 6.9

Irwin & Fran (2013)

"I feel more like I do now, than when I first got here", quotes Professor Irwin Corey who, after starting in show business in 1938, claims to be The World's Foremost Authority. Married for over seventy years to his ch...

The Report (2019) 7.1

The Report (2019)

THE REPORT is a thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his boss Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to lead an investigation of the CIA's Detention and Int...

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005) 7.6

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)

The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Using historical records...

Moulin Rouge (1952) 7.1

Moulin Rouge (1952)

A fictionalized account of the latter part of the life of French artist Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (1864-1901) is presented, he who is arguably most renowned professionally for immortalizing the characters of the Paris...

I Dreamed of Africa (2000) 5.6

I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

Kuki, a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after a serious car crash. She accepts a marriage proposal from Paolo Gallmann, a man she doesn't know well, and she moves to Kenya with him and her young son to st...

First They Killed My Father (2017) 7.2

First They Killed My Father (2017)

In the 70's, a Cambodian middle-class girl sees the lives of her family and her turning upside-down when the Khmer Rouge invades the Cambodia. They leave their comfortable apartment and lifestyle to live in a primitiv...

The Irishman (2019) 8.7

The Irishman (2019)

Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran is a man with a lot on his mind. The former labor union high official and hitman, learned to kill serving in Italy during the Second World War. He now looks back on his life and the hits t...

You Don’t Know Jack (TV Movie 2010) 7.6

You Don’t Know Jack (TV Movie 2010)

Dr. Jack Kevorkian (1928 - 2011 ) in the 1990s, when he defies Michigan law assisting the suicide of terminally-ill persons. Support comes from his sister, a lab tech, the Hemlock Society president, and a lawyer. The ...

Nothing to Lose 2 (2019) 3.6

Nothing to Lose 2 (2019)

Part 2 of Edir Macedo's self-financed biopic.

From This Day Forward (2015) 6.5

From This Day Forward (2015)

When director Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender, Sharon was in the awkward throes of middle school. Her father's transition to female was difficult for her straight-identified mother to accept, but her ...

The Case of the Three Sided Dream (2014) 7.5

The Case of the Three Sided Dream (2014)

The story of multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk; who went from blind infant, to child prodigy, to adult visionary, to political activist, and finally to paralyzed showman. A seemingly superhuman musical force w...

Frances (1982) 7.4

Frances (1982)

Frances Farmer, a precocious Seattle teenager, takes unpopular social and political positions, to the mixed reactions of her parents. Frances becomes an actress and has some strong success in New York, but her refusal...

Beyond the Mat (1999) 7.6

Beyond the Mat (1999)

This documentary focuses on the lives of professional wrestlers Terry Funk, Mick Foley (Mankind), Jake Roberts (Jake the Snake) and Darren Drozdov (Droz). As the film progresses, the story of their lives unfolds, as w...

Shelby American (2019) 7.4

Shelby American (2019)

Documentary of Carroll Shelby's life and career, which varied from racer to chicken farmer to entrepreneur.

Kevyn Aucoin: Beauty & the Beast in Me (2017) 7.3

Kevyn Aucoin: Beauty & the Beast in Me (2017)

Never-before-seen footage, archival videos and celebrity interviews provide insight into the life, career and legacy of makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin.

Something the Lord Made (TV Movie 2004) 8.2

Something the Lord Made (TV Movie 2004)

Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), a cardiologist (therefore, self-confident to the point of arrogance), leaves Vanderbilt for Johns Hopkins taking with him his lab technician, Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). Thomas, an African-A...

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008) 8.6

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she's pregnant, one of Andrew's many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, ...

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014) 6.8

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014)

'Showrunners' is the first ever feature length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These people are responsible for creating, wri...

Reversal of Fortune (1990) 7.2

Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Alan Dershowitz a brilliant professor of law is hired by wealthy socialite Claus von Bulow to attempt to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife. Based on a true story the film ...

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) 7.6

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in...

Williams (2017) 7.7

Williams (2017)

Charting the story of Formula One's most celebrated family, Williams is a thrilling account of how one man built a racing empire and a vivid, heart-rending portrait of the aftermath of a tragedy. Starting life with no...

The Legend of Ben Hall (2017) 5.8

The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)

After two years on the road, bushranger Ben Hall considers surrendering to the law when his old friend John Gilbert entices him back into the game. Taking on a fresh recruit John Dunn, the gang ride again, before long...

Birth of the Dragon (2016) 5.4

Birth of the Dragon (2016)

In 1964, a young Bruce Lee owns and operates a San Francisco Kung Fu Academy, specializing in the Chinese martial art Wing Chun. Lee cares for his students, providing advice, roles as extras in his upcoming projects, ...

The Case for Christ (2017) 6.2

The Case for Christ (2017)

An award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.

Walker (1987) 6.6

Walker (1987)

William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat. All is being financed by an American multimillionaire who has his own int...

The Founder (2016) 7.2

The Founder (2016)

1954. Having worked as a salesman most of his adult life, Ray Kroc has been a hustler in most senses of the word. That hustling has made him the target of derision among certain circles for peddling what have ended up...

Bleed for This (2016) 6.8

Bleed for This (2016)

On November 1988, Vinny Pazienza boxes Roger Mayweather for the WBC World Light Welterweight Title. He arrives late to the weigh-in, as he has been riding a stationary bicycle in order to make the weight limit. Vinny'...

Denial (2016) 6.7

Denial (2016)

Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving...

Finding Altamira (2016) 5.9

Finding Altamira (2016)

Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola y de la Pedrueca, in 1868, accidentally discovered Paleolithic paintings with the help of a hunter named Modesto Cubillas inside Altamira's caves, located in Cantabria, north to Spain. Tryin...

Genius (2016) 6.6

Genius (2016)

When, one day in 1929, writer Thomas Wolfe decided to keep the appointment made by Max Perkins, editor at Scribner's, he had no illusions: his manuscript would be turned down as had invariably been the case. But, to h...

Miles Ahead (2015) 6.4

Miles Ahead (2015)

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.