Good English Biographical Movies

  • At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Hitler wanted to show the supremacy of the Aryan race, but African American athlete Jesse Owens would prove him wrong.

    Race

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.1
    61%
    56
    25 Mn
  • Ashton Kutcher delivers a tour de force performance as Apple founder Steve Jobs in this biopic that spans three decades of the entrepreneur's life.

    Jobs

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    5.9
    29%
    44
    36 Mn
  • This biopic tells the story of Margaret Keane, the American painter who was known for her pop art paintings of children with large doe eyes.

    Big Eyes

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7
    72%
    62
    0 Mn
  • When Henry VIII seeks approval from the aristocracy to divorce, Sir Thomas More finds himself caught between the king and the Roman Catholic Church.

    A Man for All Seasons

      Biography, Drama, Politics
      Movies
    7.9
    82%
    0
    28 Mn
  • A reporter decides to shake up her life and career by embedding with troops in a Middle East war zone, where she rediscovers her journalistic talents.

    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

      Biography, Comedy, Drama
      Movies
    6.6
    68%
    57
    25 Mn
  • A successful New York writer tries to reconcile her well-ordered life of privilege with her nomadic childhood ruled by a quixotic, unstable father.

    The Glass Castle

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.1
    50%
    56
    21 Mn
  • In 1980, the young, hot-headed John McEnroe and the seemingly unflappable tennis icon Bjorn Borg collide in the finals at Wimbledon.

    Borg vs. McEnroe

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7
    83%
    57
    16 Mn
  • Hawaiian teen Bethany Hamilton bravely returns to competitive surfing after losing her left arm in a vicious shark attack.

    Soul Surfer

      Biography, Family, Sports
      Movies
    7.1
    46%
    53
    43 Mn
  • Diagnosed with a disorder, Susanna Kaysen is sent to a mental institution, where she enters the skewed world of people who truly belong on the inside.

    Girl, Interrupted

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.4
    54%
    51
    48 Mn
  • With help from a legend, Roberto Duran rises from the rubble of his bare-bones upbringing to become one of the greatest fighters of all time.

    Hands of Stone

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    6.6
    44%
    54
    4 Mn
  • A failing sports agent launches a reality show to find India's best cricketers, with the goal of turning them into Major League Baseball players.

    Million Dollar Arm

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7
    64%
    56
    36 Mn
  • Teacher Jim White moves to a predominantly Latino community and finally connects with his students when he coaches its cross-country team to victory.

    McFarland, USA

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.4
    80%
    60
    44 Mn
  • This docudrama follows journalist David Walsh's dogged pursuit of the truth behind cyclist Lance Armstrong's astonishing Tour de France victories.

    The Program

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    6.5
    61%
    53
    0 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
  • A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.

    Barry

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    5.9
    82%
    72
    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
  • Gay activist Michael Glatze begins a painful journey when he decides to renounce his sexuality for his religion in this drama based on true story.

    I Am Michael

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    5.7
    64%
    56
    0 Mn
  • Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school's practice squad.

    Rudy

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.5
    78%
    0
    22 Mn
  • After a devastating injury derails his career, scrappy world champion boxer Vinny Pazienza determines to make an against-all-odds comeback.

    Bleed for This

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    6.8
    70%
    62
    4 Mn
  • With 10 children to feed, housewife Evelyn is used to being resourceful. But when clipping coupons won't cut it, she's forced to rely on creativity.

    The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.3
    58%
    58
    0 Mn
  • Faced with a rare form of throat cancer, teen figure skater Carley Allison finds strength in singing for an online audience in this biopic.

    Kiss & Cry

      Biography, Drama, Sports
      Movies
    7.2
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • In this fact-based drama, a rebellious farmer leads a group of Civil War deserters in a fight to establish a mixed-race free state in the deep South.

    The Free State of Jones

      Biography, Drama, War
      Movies
    6.9
    46%
    53
    20 Mn
  • Training his lens on infamous mobster 'Fat' Jack DiNorscio, director Sidney Lumet recounts the longest Mafia trial in U.S. history.

    Find Me Guilty

      Biography, Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7.1
    61%
    65
    2 Mn
  • Featuring an all-star cast, director Oliver Stone's satiric retrospective chronicles the life and political career of George W. Bush.

    W.

      Biography, Drama, History
      Movies
    6.3
    58%
    56
    29 Mn
  • A young Sudanese War refugee wins a lottery that allows him to start life anew in the United States. But adapting to his new home presents challenges.

    The Good Lie

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.4
    87%
    65
    2 Mn
  • In this true tale (which inspired 'Moby Dick'), a New England whaling crew wages a desperate battle to survive when a giant whale capsizes their ship.

    In the Heart of the Sea

      Adventure, Biography, Thriller
      Movies
    6.9
    42%
    47
    93 Mn
  • In 1970s Australia, two teen boys fall in love with each other and defeat obstacles to their 15-year relationship, until a new crisis comes their way.

    Holding the Man

      Biography, Romance
      Movies
    7.3
    79%
    0
    0 Mn
  • A pioneering doctor transforms the standards of care for paraplegics by introducing athletics into the rehabilitation plan of his patients.

    The Best of Men

      Biography, Sports
      Movies
    8.1
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • In the twilight of fourth-century Roman Egypt, a young slave weighs his desire for freedom against his growing love for his philosopher mistress.

    Agora

      Adventure, Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.2
    53%
    55
    38 Mn
  • When he adopts a stray ginger cat and includes it in his street performance act, a recovering drug addict finds his life and career transformed.

    A Street Cat Named Bob

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.4
    76%
    54
    8 Mn
  • This thriller based on a true story follows Richard Kuklinski, who killed more than 100 people for the mob and his own pleasure between 1964 and 1986.

    The Iceman

      Action, Biography, Crime
      Movies
    6.9
    67%
    60
    4 Mn
  • Frothing for vengeance after three 8-year-olds are slain, the community of West Memphis, Ark., directs blame at a trio of teens suspected of Satanism.

    DEVIL'S KNOT

      Biography, Crime, Drama
      Movies
    6.1
    23%
    42
    0 Mn
  • In this drama based on real events, a brave young Iranian defies the government's prohibition against dancing and founds an underground dance company.

    Desert Dancer

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6.1
    31%
    49
    0 Mn
  • Gerard Butler stars in this true-life story of Sam Childers, a former drug dealer who dedicates his life to rescuing child soldiers in the Sudan.

    Machine Gun Preacher

      Action, Biography, Crime
      Movies
    6.8
    28%
    43
    1 Mn
  • After a debilitating accident ends her Olympic dreams, gymnast Ariana Berlin finds recovery and hope in the world of hip-hop and college athletics.

    Full Out

      Biography, Family, Sports
      Movies
    6.5
    0%
    0
    0 Mn
  • This portrait of a young Walt Disney traces his path from Missouri to Hollywood, as he juggles big breaks, raw business deals and a budding romance.

    Walt Before Mickey

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    6
    20%
    0
    0 Mn