Genre:

Biography

Year: 2016
59 found movie
American Crime Story 2016–

An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Annaleigh Ashford, Sterling K. Brown

8.4 IMDB Rating 20,764 Views
Snowden 2016

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo

7.3 IMDB Rating 210 Views
War Dogs 2016

Loosely based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a three hundred million dollar contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Crime

Stars: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz

7.1 IMDB Rating 803 Views
The Ploy 2016

In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Massimo Ranieri, Libero De Rienzo, Matteo Taranto, François-Xavier Demaison

6,3 IMDB Rating 536 Views
Miracles from Heaven 2016

Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family.

Category: Biography, Drama, Family

Stars: Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson

7,1 IMDB Rating 960 Views
Medici 2016–

A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Daniel Sharman, Alessandra Mastronardi, Synnove Karlsen, Sebastian De Souza

7.9 IMDB Rating 12,404 Views
Beware the Slenderman 2016

Tells the story of two 12-year old girls, who attempted to murder one of their friends in an attempt to appease Slenderman, a fictional monster from a horror website.

Category: Biography, Crime, Documentary

Stars: Morgan Geyser, Anissa Weier, Angie Geyser, Bill Weier

6.2 IMDB Rating 6,865 Views
Hacksaw Ridge 2016

World War II 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.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson

8.1 IMDB Rating 6,364 Views
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 2016

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Stars: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman

6,6 IMDB Rating 2,320 Views
All the Way 2016

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy has just been assassinated and Vice President Lyndon Johnson is now President. One of his first acts as President is to reaffirm the US government's intention to pass the Civil Rights Act. This Act was drafted while JFK was in office and gives people of all races the same rights, including voting rights, access to education and access to public facilities. However, he faces strong opposition to the bill, especially from within his own party. He will have to use all his political will and cunning to get it through.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Bryan Cranston,Anthony Mackie,Melissa Leo,Frank Langella

7.4 IMDB Rating 4,609 Views
Confirmation 2016

Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear

6,8 IMDB Rating 2,666 Views
Race 2016

In the 1930s, Jesse Owens is a young man who is the first in his family to go to college. Going to Ohio State to train under its track and field coach, Larry Snyder, the young African American athlete quickly impresses with his tremendous potential that suggests Olympic material. However, as Owens struggles both with the obligations of his life and the virulent racism against him, the question of whether America would compete at all at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany is being debated vigorously. When the American envoy finds a compromise persuasive with the Third Reich to avert a boycott, Owens has his own moral struggle about going. Upon resolving that issue, Owens and his coach travel to Berlin to participate in a competition that would mark Owens as the greatest of America's Olympians even as the German film director, Leni Riefenstahl, locks horns with her country's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, to film the politically embarrassing fact for posterity.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Stephan James,Jason Sudeikis,Eli Goree,Shanice Banton

7.1 IMDB Rating 5,766 Views
I Am Durán 2016

The story of four-time World Champion Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán. A one man wrecking-ball who took on the world, transcended his sport and helped inspire a nation to rise up against its CIA funded dictator to achieve independence. From his days shining shoes on the street, to packing out arenas across the world, this is the story of modern Panama and its most celebrated child.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Sport

Stars: Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, Roberto Durán, Marvelous Marvin Hagler

3,921 Views
Genius 2016

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney

6.6 IMDB Rating 4,382 Views
Free State of Jones 2016

Set during the Civil War, Free State of Jones tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, distinguishing him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long beyond the War.

Category: Action, Biography, Drama

Stars: Matthew McConaughey,Gugu Mbatha-Raw,Mahershala Ali,Keri Russell

6.7 IMDB Rating 6,844 Views
Roman Empire: Reign of Blood 2016

An academic and graphic account of the rule of the famously narcissistic Roman Emperor Commodus, who inherited the Roman Empire from his father, Marcus Aurelius, at the height of its expansion in the second century AD, told over a backdrop of violence, sex, and corruption.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Drama

Stars: Aaron Irvin, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko

6.9 IMDB Rating 19,117 Views
Bunker77 2016

A chronicle of the wild and brief life of the 1970s' most controversial surf star and international playboy from Los Angeles, Bunker Spreckels.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Documentary

Stars: Tony Alva, Laird John Hamilton, Mike Judge

2,642 Views
Team Foxcatcher 2016

Documentary filmmaker Jon Greenhalgh examines the life of Dave Schultz, a professional wrestler who was part of 'Team Foxcatcher', funded by multi-millionaire John du Pont.

Category: Biography, Crime, Documentary

Stars: Dan Chaid, John du Pont, Dave Schultz

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,999 Views
The Siege of Jadotville 2016

In 1961, the UN sends an Irish peacekeeper troop commanded by Commandant Pat Quilan to Katanga, in Congo, to protect the inhabitants of the mining town of Jadotville in the beginning of a civil war. Meanwhile the UN advisor Dr. Conor Cruise O'Brien launches a military attack named Operation Morthor against the French and Belgian mercenaries. Soon there is a reprisal from the mercenaries and Quilana and his men are left under the siege of a huge Katangese and mercenary troops. Will the Irish soldiers resist to the attack?

Category: Action, Biography, Drama

Stars: Jamie Dornan,Mark Strong,Emmanuelle Seigner,Jason O'Mara

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,375 Views
The Odyssey 2016

Mycket inflytelserika och oförskräckt ambitiösa pionjär, innovatör, filmare, forskare och naturvårdare, Jacques-Yves Cousteaus vattenlevande äventyr täcker ungefär trettio år av en inarguably rik på prestationer liv.

Category: Biography

Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, Audrey Tautou

6.6 IMDB Rating 3,679 Views