English Biographical Movies

  • Prevented from marrying her nobleman lover, a common woman in 16th-century Venice is left with two choices: join a convent or become a courtesan.

    Dangerous Beauty

      Biography, Drama, Romance
      Movies
    7.3
    70%
    0
    4 Mn
  • Senator Ted Kennedy watches his future unravel in the wake of an infamous car crash as family and allies vie to protect his reputation.

    Chappaquiddick

      Biography, Drama, Politics
      Movies
    6.5
    81%
    67
    18 Mn
  • Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, this film takes a look at the world of backup vocalists and the legends they support.

    20 Feet from Stardom

      Biography, Music
      Movies
    7.4
    99%
    83
    0 Mn
  • Valerie Plame finds her life, career and marriage in jeopardy when her own government leaks her status as a CIA operative in a political vendetta.

    Fair Game

      Biography, Drama, Politics
      Movies
    6.8
    79%
    69
    24 Mn
  • This Oscar-winning drama charts the life and work of famed economist John Forbes Nash Jr., a brilliant man plagued by the anguish of mental illness.

    A Beautiful Mind

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    8.2
    75%
    72
    313 Mn
  • While gathering evidence against his employer to help the FBI build a price-fixing case, Mark Whitacre begins to piece together a fantasy world.

    The Informant!

      Biography, Comedy, Crime
      Movies
    6.5
    79%
    66
    0 Mn
  • Leonardo DiCaprio portrays eccentric tycoon Howard Hughes, who turned a small fortune into a massive one by building Hollywood and aviation empires.

    The Aviator

      Biography, Drama, History
      Movies
    7.5
    87%
    77
    213 Mn
  • The famous thoroughbred, who won horseracing's 1973 Triple Crown, is nurtured by a steely woman who goes from housewife to the 'first lady of racing.'

    Secretariat

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.2
    63%
    61
    60 Mn
  • When her kidnapped son is brought home, a mother suspects that the boy isn't her child, so the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

    Changeling

      Biography, Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7.8
    62%
    63
    113 Mn
  • 'Rolling Stone' reporter David Lipsky shadows famed writer David Foster Wallace in this fictionalized account of their revealing five-day encounter.

    The End of the Tour

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.3
    91%
    82
    0 Mn
  • Based on the autobiography by tenor Andrea Bocelli, this musical biopic chronicles his life from his bumpy childhood to his meteoric rise to fame.

    The Music of Silence

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.3
    0%
    25
    0 Mn
  • This Oscar-winning film reveals how imaginative author J.M. Barrie envisioned a world that was at once so wondrous and perilous.

    Finding Neverland

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.7
    82%
    67
    117 Mn
  • Stricken with seizures, psychosis and memory loss, a young New York Post reporter visits doctor after doctor in search of an elusive diagnosis.

    Brain on Fire

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.6
    20%
    34
    0 Mn
  • In this biographical drama, Britain's King George VI struggles with an embarrassing stutter until he seeks help from speech therapist Lionel Logue.

    The King's Speech

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    8
    95%
    88
    414 Mn
  • Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemin...

    Miracle

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.5
    80%
    68
    64 Mn
  • Prior to World War I, Cambridge don G.H. Hardy helps Indian math prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan navigate the labyrinth of academia and racial prejudice.

    The Man Who Knew Infinity

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.2
    63%
    56
    0 Mn
  • Emerging from a childhood fraught with adversity, a Brazilian soccer player barrels into the game with unmatched focus and indelible skills.

    Pele : Birth of a Legend

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.3
    25%
    39
    2 Mn
  • Raised by his aunt since he was a young boy, charismatic John Lennon is suddenly reunited with his mother, Julia, which ignites a bitter battle.

    Nowhere Boy

      Biography, Drama, Music
      Movies
    7.2
    79%
    67
    6 Mn
  • A crisis of faith sets renowned fundamentalist preacher Carlton Pearson on a new spiritual path that jeopardizes everything he holds dear.

    Come Sunday

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.4
    64%
    0
    0 Mn
  • Irish landscape designer Mary Reynolds fights to bring her wild and unconventional style to the esteemed Chelsea Flower Show.

    Dare to Be Wild

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.4
    18%
    0
    0 Mn
  • She grew up in a tough New York neighborhood in the 80's and made history with "Roxanne's Revenge". The story of teen battle rap champ Roxanne Shante.

    Roxanne Roxanne

      Biography, Drama, Music
      Movies
    6.5
    74%
    77
    0 Mn
  • Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in...

    The Stanford Prison Experiment

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.9
    83%
    67
    0 Mn
  • An aspiring journalist travels to Somalia in hopes of making a name for himself by covering dangerous pirates and hijackers.

    The Pirates of Somalia

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.8
    67%
    54
    0 Mn
  • This unconventional biopic tunes into the life of iconic trumpeter and jazz legend Chet Baker, capturing his passion and his struggles with addiction.

    Born to Be Blue

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.9
    88%
    64
    2 Mn
  • Director Steven Spielberg takes on the towering legacy of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on his stewardship of the Union during the Civil War years.

    Lincoln

      Biography, Politics
      Movies
    7.4
    90%
    86
    275 Mn
  • Refusing to accept a death sentence from his doctor after being diagnosed with AIDS in 1986, Ron Woodroof smuggles medications from abroad.

    Dallas Buyer's Club

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    8
    93%
    84
    55 Mn
  • Determined to make it big in America, Polish-born bandleader Jan Lewan draws his fans into a Ponzi scheme in this comedy based on a true story.

    The Polka King

      Biography, Comedy
      Movies
    5.6
    59%
    65
    0 Mn
  • Politician and human rights campaigner Milada Horakova battles against all odds to defend her beliefs in a Czechoslovakia under Communist rule.

    Milada

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.2
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • The film explores the effects of a luxurious yet terribly confining lifestyle on the young queen and ultimately led to her undoing.

    Marie Antoinette

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.4
    54%
    65
    60 Mn
  • A young man gives up everything including his trust fund and ties to a seemingly stable family to lead a solitary life in the wild.

    Into the Wild

      Adventure, Biography
      Movies
    8.1
    82%
    73
    18 Mn
  • As viceroy Lord Mountbatten arrives in Delhi to oversee a transfer of power from Britain to India in 1947, war looms between religious factions.

    Viceroy's House

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.6
    71%
    53
    11 Mn
  • An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.

    The Case for Christ

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    5.9
    52%
    50
    15 Mn
  • The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life.

    Bright Star

      Biography, Drama, Romance
      Movies
    7
    83%
    81
    14 Mn
  • After a fateful encounter with the McDonald brothers, struggling salesman Ray Kroc becomes driven to change the way hamburgers are made and sold.

    The Founder

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.2
    83%
    66
    24 Mn
  • Six decades after the Holocaust, Maria Altmann embarks on a quest to reclaim her family's Nazi-stolen artwork, including a famed Gustav Klimt piece.

    Woman in Gold

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.3
    55%
    51
    61 Mn
  • In 1962 Brooklyn, a Puerto Rican teen who joins a gang is seduced by violence and heroin. But can his mother's love and faith in God save him?

    Victor

      Biography, Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7.8
    0%
    0
    0 Mn