Category: Biography

Conspiracy (TV Movie 2001) 7.7

Conspiracy (TV Movie 2001)

In January 1942, as the United States enters World War II, a conference assembles near Berlin. S.S. General Heydrich and his associate, Lieutenant Eichmann call the meeting to discuss the "evacuation" of Germany's Jew...

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) 6.4

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

Sidney Young is a disillusioned intellectual who both adores and despises the world of celebrity, fame and glamor. His alternative magazine, "Post Modern Review", pokes fun at the media obsessed stars and bucks trends...

Endgame (2015) 5.4

Endgame (2015)

Since he was 5 yrs old, Jose's abuelita taught him to play chess like his grandfather who was a champion in Mexico. Now as part of the Brownsville school team, Jose has the chance to use his skills and for once in his...

Chisum (1970) 6.9

Chisum (1970)

As one of the founders of the town of Lincoln, John Chisum is increasingly worried as Lawrence Murphy moves in on the local stores, bank and land by questionable means. Chisum and fellow honest ranch owner Henry Tunst...

Julius Caesar Revealed (TV Movie 2018) 6

Julius Caesar Revealed (TV Movie 2018)

Classicist Mary Beard asks what do we really know about Julius Caesar? She looks at how he became the autocratic ruler of Rome, the tactics of his military campaigns, his use of PR and at the reasons behind his assass...

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) 7.5

Boys Don’t Cry (1999)

Based on actual events. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive...

The Girl King (2015) 5.9

The Girl King (2015)

An enigmatic young woman in conflict - torn between reason and passion; between her woman's body and being raised as a prince; between the ancient and modern worlds and between the brilliance of her educated mind and ...

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) 8

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Based upon a real-life story that happened in the early seventies in which the Chase Manhattan Bank in Gravesend, Brooklyn, was held siege by a bank robber determined to steal enough money for his wife (a trans woman)...

My All-American (2015) 7.1

My All-American (2015)

What Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock) wants most in the world is to play football. Although he is deemed too small by the usual athletic standards, his father trains him hard. Freddie brings a fight to the game that ...

Trumbo (2015) 7.5

Trumbo (2015)

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) recounts how Dalton used word...

Freeheld (2015) 6.6

Freeheld (2015)

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Burroughs: The Movie (1983) 7.1

Burroughs: The Movie (1983)

Burroughs: The Movie explores the life and times of controversial Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs, with an intimacy never before seen and never repeated. The film charts the development of Burroughs' unique li...

Quills (2000) 7.3

Quills (2000)

The infamous writer, the Marquis de Sade of eighteenth century France, is imprisoned at Charenton Insane Asylum for unmentionable activities. He manages to befriend the young Abbé de Coulmier, who runs the asylum, alo...

Truth (2015) 6.8

Truth (2015)

The story of The Killian Documents controversy (a.k.a. "Rathergate") in the days leading up to the 2004 presidential election. When veteran newscaster Dan Rather and CBS News head Mary Mapes choose to air a segment on...

Stand and Deliver (1988) 7.3

Stand and Deliver (1988)

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods help gang members and no-hopers pass the rigorous...

Everest (2015) 7.1

Everest (2015)

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mounta...

The Walk (2015) 7.3

The Walk (2015)

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man - Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) - has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor,...

Mallesham (2019) 8.7

Mallesham (2019)

The life of Padma Shri winner Chintakindi Mallesham, who invented the the Asu machine that processes yarn for sarees mechanically, is being recreated in this biopic.

Amy (2015) 7.8

Amy (2015)

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward sp...

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) 6.8

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Two faiths, two empires, two rulers - colliding in 1588. Papist Spain wants to bring down the heretic Elizabeth. Philip is building an armada but needs a rationale to attack. With covert intrigue, Spain sets a trap fo...

Set Fire to the Stars (2014) 5.7

Set Fire to the Stars (2014)

In 1950, John Brinnan invited the highly acclaimed and infamous Dylan Thomas to New York for a series of poetry readings. Ignoring rumors of Thomas' frivolities back home, Brinnan has his hands full when the poet arri...

As Dreamers Do (2014) 3.5

As Dreamers Do (2014)

Behind every great mouse there is a man - Armed with an ever growing imagination and eternal optimism, Walt begins to develop skills as an animator early in life. He overcomes a variety of hardships to become one of t...

Print the Legend (2014) 7.1

Print the Legend (2014)

Follows the people racing to bring the hot new 3D printing technology to your home, documenting the "Macintosh Moment" of this revolution and exploring what it takes to live the American Dream.

Alive (1993) 7.1

Alive (1993)

In 1972, the Uruguayan rugby team is flying to Chile to play a game. However, the plane from the Uruguayan Air Force with 45 people crashes on the Andes Mountains and after the search party, they are considered dead. ...

Finding Vivian Maier (2013) 7.7

Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Real estate agent John Maloof explains how a trip to a local auction house, in search for old pictures to use for a history book about his neighborhood, resulted in him bidding and winning a box full of old negatives....

Papillon (1973) 8

Papillon (1973)

A semi-fictional account of Henri Charrière's time in the penal system in French Guyana - some of it spent on infamous Devil's Island - is presented. It's the early 1930s. Charrière - nicknamed Papillon because of his...

Jimmy’s Hall (2014) 6.7

Jimmy’s Hall (2014)

1932. Jimmy Gralton is back home in the Irish countryside after ten years of forced exile in the USA. His widowed mother Alice is happy, Jimmy's friends are happy, all the young people who enjoy dancing and singing ar...

The Aeronauts (2019) 6.7

The Aeronauts (2019)

In 1862, pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) teams up with daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. Whi...

Behaving Badly (2014) 4.4

Behaving Badly (2014)

18 year old Rick Stevens is willing to do whatever it takes to win the heart of Nina Pennington. In his quest to land the girl of his dreams, he has to contend with her psycho ex, his best friends horny mother, a mani...

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) 7.4

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

Josh Waitzkin is just a typical American boy interested in baseball when one day he challenges his father at chess and wins. Showing unusual precocity at the outdoor matches at Washington Square in New York City, he q...

Son of God (2014) 5.7

Son of God (2014)

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life (2018) 7

Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life (2018)

Jonathan Agassi, one of the world's most successful gay porn stars, splits his time between Berlin and Israel. Agassi built his fame and success on what is considered a global taboo, but in fact pleases millions. A ra...