Category: Biography

About Face: Supermodels Then and Now (2012) 6.7

About Face: Supermodels Then and Now (2012)

'About Face' explores beauty and aging through the stories of the original supermodels: women, now between fifty and eighty years old, whose images defined our sense of beauty over the last half-century. Shot in Timot...

Framing John DeLorean (2019) 6.4

Framing John DeLorean (2019)

Who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man.

Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) 7.2

Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

Loose biography of actor Lon Chaney. Growing up with deaf parents, he learns what it is like to be different. As an actor, he puts that knowledge (together with lots of make-up and talent) to use playing a variety of ...

Saand Ki Aankh (2019) 8.6

Saand Ki Aankh (2019)

Both over the age of 60, Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar inspire other women in India when they demonstrate their expert sharpshooting skills.

Dolemite Is My Name (2019) 7.4

Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

The Pathological Optimist (2017) 5.7

The Pathological Optimist (2017)

In the center of the recent Tribeca Film Festival scandal surrounding his film VAXXED: From Cover-up to Controversy stands Andrew Wakefield, discredited and stripped of his medical license for his infamous study sugge...

Mad to Be Normal (2017) 6

Mad to Be Normal (2017)

During the 1960s, a renegade Scottish psychiatrist courts controversy within his profession for his approach to the field, and for the unique community he creates for his patients to inhabit.

Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015) 6.3

Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)

Directed by the Producer of the Academy Awarding Winner "Crash and "The Illusionist", "PAPA Hemingway In Cuba" is a true story about the relationship between Miami journalist Denne Bart Petitclerc (Giovanni Ribisi) an...

Knute Rockne All American (1940) 6.8

Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Lars Rockne and his family, including his four year old son Knute, emigrate to Chicago in 1892 from their native Norway. By his mid-twenties Knute saves enough to attend obscure Notre Dame University, where he excels ...

Another Mother’s Son (2017) 6.7

Another Mother’s Son (2017)

Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war's course. The tension mounts as it becom...

Gable and Lombard (1976) 5.1

Gable and Lombard (1976)

A biography about the love affair between 1930s Hollywood superstars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.

Custer of the West (1967) 5.8

Custer of the West (1967)

The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War who later fought and was exterminated with his entire command by warring Sioux and Cheyenne tribes at the battle of Little B...

Marie Antoinette (1938) 7.4

Marie Antoinette (1938)

The life of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) from betrothal and marriage in 1770 to her beheading. At first, she's a Hapsburg teenager isolated in France, living a virgin's life in the household of the Dauphin, a shy soli...

Brian Banks (2018) 6.3

Brian Banks (2018)

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit. Despite lack o...

Jimi Hendrix (1973) 7.9

Jimi Hendrix (1973)

This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs revising in the light of new i...

The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968) 6.9

The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)

A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach's life, eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music. Narrated by his wife Anna in voiceover, it consists largely of static scenes of Bach conducting and/or playing his br...

The Other Side of Everything (2017) 8.2

The Other Side of Everything (2017)

For Serbian filmmaker Mila Turajlic, a locked door in her mother's apartment in Belgrade provides the gateway to both her remarkable family history and her country's tumultuous political inheritance.

The Conspiracy of Torture (1969) 6.6

The Conspiracy of Torture (1969)

In 1599 Italy, Beatrice Cenci is the teenage daughter of the crazy landowner and nobleman Francesco Cenci whom he keeps his daughter locked up in the dungeon of his castle for his plaything, sexually abusing her when ...