Most Popular Biography Titles
1. The Greatest Showman (2017)
9 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Votes: 83,095 | Gross: $169.70M
2. I, Tonya (2017)
16 | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 66,138 | Gross: $29.76M
5. Darkest Hour (2017)
9 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Votes: 79,562 | Gross: $56.31M
6. The Disaster Artist (2017)
12 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 64,574 | Gross: $21.12M
7. Narcos (2015– )
16 | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
10. The Post (2017)
6 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
Votes: 53,684 | Gross: $81.43M
11. Winchester (2018)
16 | 99 min | Biography, Fantasy, Horror
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
Votes: 5,470 | Gross: $24.99M
12. The Danish Girl (2015)
12 | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Votes: 128,107 | Gross: $12.71M
13. Molly's Game (2017)
12 | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Votes: 36,985 | Gross: $28.78M
14. Only the Brave (2017)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.
Votes: 23,088 | Gross: $18.34M
15. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
16 | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 936,629 | Gross: $116.90M
16. Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010–2013)
16 | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.
17. Versailles (2015– )
52 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
20. American Made (2017)
12 | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Votes: 90,368 | Gross: $51.34M
21. Goodfellas (1990)
16 | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 831,938 | Gross: $46.84M
22. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
16 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Votes: 307,505 | Gross: $67.21M
23. Schindler's List (1993)
12 | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Votes: 994,185 | Gross: $96.07M
24. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Biography, Drama, History | Post-production
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
25. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
6 | 107 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 9,292 | Gross: $1.74M
26. All the Money in the World (2017)
16 | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 16,803 | Gross: $25.11M
27. Hidden Figures (2016)
12 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Votes: 144,672 | Gross: $169.39M
28. Lincoln (2012)
12 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 217,224 | Gross: $182.21M
30. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
AL | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 27,794 | Gross: $12.64M
32. Churchill (2017)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.
Votes: 9,032 | Gross: $1.24M
33. The Imitation Game (2014)
12 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 569,745 | Gross: $91.13M
34. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
16 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 528,524 | Gross: $56.67M
36. Loving Vincent (2017)
9 | 94 min | Animation, Biography, Crime
In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.
Votes: 23,530 | Gross: $6.72M
37. The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
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 ... See full summary »
Biography, Crime, Thriller | Post-production
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
39. The Lost City of Z (2016)
16 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 54,052 | Gross: $8.58M
40. Lion (2016)
12 | 118 min | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Votes: 155,290 | Gross: $51.69M
41. Breathe (I) (2017)
12 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
Votes: 8,523 | Gross: $0.49M
42. Braveheart (1995)
16 | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 834,893 | Gross: $75.60M
43. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
R | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Completed
When bestselling celebrity biographer, Lee Israel, is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend, Jack.
44. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
12 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 709,957 | Gross: $170.74M
45. First Man (2018)
Biography, Drama, History | Filming
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
46. The Big Short (2015)
6 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.
Votes: 277,197 | Gross: $70.26M
47. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
12 | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 375,934 | Gross: $27.30M
48. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
R | 108 min | Biography, Drama
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and his mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Votes: 9,127 | Gross: $1.58M
49. Marshall (2017)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Thurgood Marshall, the crusading lawyer who would become the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Votes: 8,069 | Gross: $10.05M
50. Jungle (I) (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.