Category Archives: Biography

Rise

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Akin Omotoso
Writers: Arash Amel
Stars: Manish Dayal, Taylor Nichols, Maximiliano Hern√°ndez, Yetide Badaki, Dayo Okeniyi
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11242162/

Based on the real life story about the family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league.

Benediction

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Terence Davies
Writer: Terence Davies
Stars: Tom Blyth, Kate Phillips, Jack Lowden, Jeremy Irvine, Peter Capaldi
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6852178/

Legendary 20th Century war poet Siegfried Sassoon's life-long quest for personal salvation through his experiences with family, war, his writing, and destructive relationships goes unresolved, never realizing it can only come from within.

Jerry and Marge Go Large

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: David Frankel
Writers: Brad Copeland
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening, Rainn Wilson, Michael McKean, Jake McDorman
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8323668/

Based on the true story about couple Jerry and Marge Selbee, who win the lottery and use the money to revive their small town.

Father Stu

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Rosalind Ross
Writer: Rosalind Ross
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ruiz, Jacki Weaver
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14439896/

Follows the life of Father Stuart Long, a boxer-turned-priest who inspired countless people during his journey from self-destruction to redemption.

The Survivor

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Barry Levinson
Writers: Justine Juel Gillmer
Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Magnussen, John Leguizamo, Ben Foster, Danny DeVito
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9242528/

Post World War II, Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by memories and guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing legends like Rocky Marciano as a way to find his first love again.

The Most Reluctant Convert

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Norman Stone
Writers: Max McLean, Norman Stone
Stars: Max McLean, Nicholas Ralph, Eddie Ray Martin, Richard Harrington, Amy Alexander
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13182756/

Spanning C.S. Lewis' bitter childhood, WWI and his life-changing friendships at Oxford, The Most Reluctant Convert depicts the events that shaped Lewis' early life and journey from hard-boiled atheism to prolific Christianity.

Rescued by Ruby

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama, Family

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Director: Katt Shea
Writers: Karen Janszen
Stars: Grant Gustin, Scott Wolf, Kaylah Zander, Camille Sullivan, Tom McBeath
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11278476/

Chasing his dream to join an elite K-9 unit, a state trooper partners with a fellow underdog: clever but naughty shelter pup Ruby.

American Underdog

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
Writers: Kurt Warner, Michael Silver, David Aaron Cohen
Stars: Zachary Levi, Anna Paquin, Hayden Zaller, Ser'Darius Blain, Dennis Quaid
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11729298/

The story of NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, who went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to becoming an American Football star.

Munich: The Edge of War

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Christian Schwochow
Writers: Robert Harris, Ben Power
Stars: George MacKay, Jannis Niewöhner, Jeremy Irons, Liv Lisa Fries
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7475578/

A British diplomat travels to Munich in the run-up to World War II, where a former classmate of his from Oxford is also en route, but is working for the German government.

Being the Ricardos

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Aaron Sorkin
Writer: Aaron Sorkin
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, Nina Arianda, J.K. Simmons, John Rubinstein
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4995540/

Follows Lucy and Desi as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

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