Biography Movies
The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Snowtown

Snowtown

Snowtown
IMDb: 6.6
119 min

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother’s new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture…

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Love Ranch

Love Ranch

Love Ranch
IMDb: 5.6
117 min

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.

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Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl
IMDb: 6.1
131 min

Rachel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in Sao Paulo to become…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Have a Little Faith

Have a Little Faith

Have a Little Faith
IMDb: 6.8
82 min

At age 82, Mitch Albom’s former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Britain’s Greatest Codebreaker

Britain’s Greatest Codebreaker

Britain’s Greatest Codebreaker
IMDb: 7.0
62 min

Alan Turing is the genius British mathematician who was instrumental in breaking the German naval Enigma Code during World War II, arguably saving millions of lives. Turing’s achievements went unrecognised…

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The Sessions

The Sessions

The Sessions
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O’Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with…

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The Imposter

The Imposter

The Imposter
IMDb: 7.5
99 min

In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappeared without a trace from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away…

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Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man
IMDb: 8.2
86 min

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy…

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Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible…

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Into the White

Into the White

Into the White
IMDb: 7.2
104 min

Based on a true story. On 27 April 1940, Luftwaffe pilot Horst Schopis’ Heinkel 111 bomber is shot down near Grotli by an RAF Blackburn Skua L2940 fighter, which then…

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Hitchcock

Hitchcock

Hitchcock
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

HITCHCOCK follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film, PSYCHO, and the trials and tribulations the director faced…

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Hemingway & Gellhorn

Hemingway & Gellhorn

Hemingway & Gellhorn
IMDb: 6.3
155 min

Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.

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Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks
IMDb: 7.2
116 min

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.

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Bernie

Bernie

Bernie
IMDb: 6.8
104 min

In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and…

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20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom
IMDb: 7.4
91 min

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these…

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

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The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

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The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring
IMDb: 5.6
90 min

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.

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Summer in February

Summer in February

Summer in February
IMDb: 5.6
100 min

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura…

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Philomena

Philomena

Philomena
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.

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Mr Hockey The Gordie Howe Story

Mr Hockey The Gordie Howe Story

Mr Hockey The Gordie Howe Story
IMDb: 6.7
87 min

The story of the 1973 hockey season when aging legend Gordie Howe returned to the ice at the age of 44.

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McConkey

McConkey

McConkey
IMDb: 8.3
100 min

“McConkey,” a 90-minute documentary to be released in 2013, is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved…

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Ip Man: The Final Fight

Ip Man: The Final Fight

Ip Man: The Final Fight
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw…

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Drift

Drift

Drift
IMDb: 6.3
113 min

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

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Diana

Diana

Diana
IMDb: 5.5
113 min

During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana campaigns against the use of land mines and has a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon.

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Burton and Taylor

Burton and Taylor

Burton and Taylor
IMDb: 6.5
83 min

TV drama based on Richard Burton’s diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara
IMDb: 5.4
111 min

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

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Just Mercy

Just Mercy

Just Mercy
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite…

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Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a…

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Pasolini

Pasolini

Pasolini
IMDb: 5.8
84 min

We are with Pasolini during the last hours of his life, as he talks with his beloved family and friends, writes, gives a brutally honest interview, shares a meal with…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Good Lie

The Good Lie

The Good Lie
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Last of Robin Hood

The Last of Robin Hood

The Last of Robin Hood
IMDb: 5.7
94 min

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling…

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Tracks

Tracks

Tracks
IMDb: 7.2
112 min

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
IMDb: 6.3
106 min

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a…

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Rise of the Legend

Rise of the Legend

Rise of the Legend
IMDb: 6.5
131 min

In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people’s lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been…

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Kid Cannabis

Kid Cannabis

Kid Cannabis
IMDb: 6.4
110 min

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives…

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Jimi: All Is by My Side

Jimi: All Is by My Side

Jimi: All Is by My Side
IMDb: 5.7
118 min

A drama based on Jimi Hendrix’s life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

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Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco
IMDb: 5.7
103 min

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly’s crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco’s Prince Rainier III and France’s Charles De Gaulle, and a looming…