Category: Biography

All the Way (TV Movie 2016) 7.3

All the Way (TV Movie 2016)

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy has just been assassinated and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson is now President. One of his first acts as President is to reaffirm the US government's intention to pas...

My Mother’s Castle (1990) 7.6

My Mother’s Castle (1990)

Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With the co-operation of an ex-pu...

Only the Brave (2017) 7.7

Only the Brave (2017)

In 2007 Prescott, Arizona, Eric Marsh of the Prescott Fire Department is frustrated fighting forest fires when the Type 1 or "Hotshot" front line forest fire fighting crews from afar overrule his operational suggestio...

An Angel at My Table (1990) 7.5

An Angel at My Table (1990)

In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education as a teacher but since she i...

The Pirates of Somalia (2017) 6.8

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the ...

Same Kind of Different as Me (2017) 6.6

Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

Ron Hall lost track of what matters most in life. It took an affair, a confession, a dream and an unlikely friendship with a homeless man to help him remember. From the outside, Ron Hall's seemingly charmed life looke...

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017) 6.7

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017)

Real life proves just as dramatic off-screen as it does on it for these two actors, the aging Hollywood superstar Gloria Grahame and her younger lover, Peter Turner. As their mismatched romance waxes and wanes over ti...

Chasing the Dragon (2017) 6.8

Chasing the Dragon (2017)

The year is 1963, an illegal immigrant named Ho (Donnie Yen) sneaks into British-ruled Hong Kong. Equipped with guts and combat skills, he plunges into the underground world getting into constant conflict with rivals....

Loving (2016) 7

Loving (2016)

Richard Loving, a white construction worker in Caroline County, Virginia, falls in love with a local black woman and family friend, Mildred Jeter. Upon Mildred discovering that she is pregnant, they decide to marry, b...

Amadeus (1984) 8.3

Amadeus (1984)

Antonio Salieri believes that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's music is divine and miraculous. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. He began his career as a ...

Spirit of the Game (2016) 5.1

Spirit of the Game (2016)

In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to ...

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 8.3

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. Wi...

The 15:17 to Paris (2018) 5.2

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris, an attempt prevented by three courageous young Ame...

An Honest Liar (2014) 7.5

An Honest Liar (2014)

AN HONEST LIAR is a feature documentary about the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. The film brings to life Randi's intricate investigations that p...

Alexander (2004) 5.6

Alexander (2004)

Conquering ninety percent of the known world by the age of twenty-five, Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell) led his armies through twenty-two thousand miles of sieges and conquests in just eight years. Coming out of t...

Basquiat (1996) 6.9

Basquiat (1996)

Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Basquiat becomes a star and a part of Andy Wa...

Breaking the Limits (2017) 7.5

Breaking the Limits (2017)

Based on a true story of a drug addict who became a triathlon champion and a winner of Ironman competition.

Carnera: The Walking Mountain (2008) 5.6

Carnera: The Walking Mountain (2008)

The life of Primo Carnera a.k.a. "Ambling Alp", Italian professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from June 1933 to June 1934, but also accused by some of having ties to the mob.

The Ron Clark Story (TV Movie 2006) 7.7

The Ron Clark Story (TV Movie 2006)

1998. Ron Clark, still relatively early in his career, leaves his stable life teaching at an elementary school in his suburban North Carolina hometown, the school where he is appreciated by both his fellow teachers an...

Tom of Finland (2017) 6.8

Tom of Finland (2017)

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Hels...

My Life in China (2014) 6.9

My Life in China (2014)

In America, everyone has a family story of immigration. Every family, at some point, has had somebody leave their native country behind to search for a better life. How did they hold onto their identity? How did they ...

The Mercy (2018) 6

The Mercy (2018)

The incredible story of Donald Crowhurst , an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe with...

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) 6.6

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)

The setting is Mamertine Prison in Rome where Paul has been imprisoned because he has been deemed a threat to the Roman Empire. Emperor Nero has sentenced him to death. Paul's long journey to this place has been event...

Green Book (2018) 8.2

Green Book (2018)

In 1962, Tony "Tony Lip" Vallelonga, a tough bouncer, is looking for work when his nightclub is closed for renovations. The most promising offer turns out to be the driver for the African-American classical pianist Do...

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) 6.8

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress from NYC, always wanted to be a concert pianist and play Carnegie Hall. An injury in her youth deterred that dream, so she sets out to sing her way to Carnegie Hall, knowing the onl...

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018) 6.2

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) 8

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

This intimate portrait examines one of the world's most beloved and inventive comedians. Told largely through Robin's own voice and using a wealth of never-before-seen archival footage, the film examines his extraordi...

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) 8.2

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Giovanna is taken to the Inquisition court. . After the accusation of blasphemy continues to pray in ecstasy . A friar thinks that Giovanna is a saint, but is taken away by the soldiers. Giovanna sees a cross in the s...

The Invisible Woman (2013) 6.1

The Invisible Woman (2013)

In the 1850s, Ellen Ternan is a minimally talented actress who catches the eye of the hailed British author, Charles Dickens. Bored with his intellectually unstimulating wife, Dickens takes the educated Ellen as his m...

Gotti (2018) 4.8

Gotti (2018)

The film will reveal the relationship of a father who lived and died by the mob code and a son who, while brought up to lead a life of crime, chose to leave that world behind and redeem himself and the Gotti name. Nev...

This Boy’s Life (1993) 7.3

This Boy’s Life (1993)

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with th...

The Conductor (2018) 7.2

The Conductor (2018)

Antonia Brico dreams of becoming a conductor, but she isn't taken seriously because she is a woman.