Category Archives: Biography

The Boys in the Boat

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: George Clooney
Writers: Daniel James Brown, Mark L. Smith
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Callum Turner, Peter Guinness, Sam Strike, Thomas Elms
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1856080/

A 1930s-set story centered on the University of Washington's rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Napoleon

Release 2023

Genre Action, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Ridley Scott
Writers: David Scarpa
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Tahar Rahim, Rupert Everett, Mark Bonnar
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13287846/

An epic that details the checkered rise and fall of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and his relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his wife, Josephine.

Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia

Release 2024

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Stefano Mordini
Writers: Filippo Bologna, Stefano Mordini, Riccardo Scamarcio
Stars: Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Katie Clarkson-Hill, Volker Bruch, Esther Garrel
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20112600/

Inspired by true events that occurred during the fierce rivalry between Germany (Audi) and Italy (Lancia) at the 1983 Rally World Championships.

Priscilla

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Sofia Coppola
Writers: Sofia Coppola, Sandra Harmon, Priscilla Presley
Stars: Cailee Spaeny, Jacob Elordi, Ari Cohen, Dagmara Dominczyk, Tim Post
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt22041854/

When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley, the man who is already a meteoric rock-and-roll superstar becomes someone entirely unexpected in private moments: a thrilling crush, an ally in loneliness, a vulnerable best friend.

Miranda's Victim

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Michelle Danner
Writers: George Kolber, Richard Lasser, J. Craig Stiles
Stars: Abigail Breslin, Taryn Manning, Donald Sutherland, Andy Garcia, Kyle MacLachlan
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14866108/

In 1963, eighteen-year-old Patricia Weir is kidnapped and brutally raped. Committed to putting her attacker, Ernesto Miranda, in prison, Trish's life is destroyed by America's legal system as she triggers a law that transforms the nation.

Oppenheimer

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Christopher Nolan, Kai Bird, Martin Sherwin
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt,Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Alden Ehrenreich, Scott Grimes
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15398776/

The story of American scientist, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Dumb Money

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Craig Gillespie
Writers: Lauren Schuker Blum, Rebecca Angelo, Ben Mezrich
Stars: Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, Vincent D'Onofrio, America Ferrera, Myha'la Herrold
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13957560/

David vs. Goliath tale about everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street and got rich by turning GameStop (the video game store) into the world's hottest company.

Nyad

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Writers: Diana Nyad, Julia Cox
Stars: Annette Bening, Jodie Foster, Anne Marie Kempf, Carolyn McCormick, Marcos Diaz
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5302918/

It tells the remarkable true story of athlete Diana Nyad who, at the age of 60 and with the help of her best friend and coach, commits to achieving her life-long dream: a 110-mile open ocean swim from Cuba to Florida.

The Hill

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jeff Celentano
Writers: Angelo Pizzo, Scott Marshall Smith, Bill Chaffin
Stars: Colin Ford, Dennis Quaid, Joelle Carter, Scott Glenn, Siena Bjornerud
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8051894/

The remarkable true-life story of Rickey Hill's improbable journey to play Major League Baseball.

Golda

Release 2023

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Guy Nattiv
Writers: Nicholas Martin
Stars: Helen Mirren, Zed Josef, Claudette Williams, Henry Goodman, Olivia Brody
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14454876/

Focuses on the intensely dramatic and high-stakes responsibilities and decisions that Golda Meir, also known as the 'Iron Lady of Israel,' faced during the Yom Kippur War.