Category Archives: Biography

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.

Spencer

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Pablo Larraín
Writers: Steven Knight
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Jack Nielen, Freddie Spry, Jack Farthing
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12536294/

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.

King Richard

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Writers: Zach Baylin
Stars: Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9620288/

A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams.

Tick, Tick... Boom

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Writers: Steven Levenson, Jonathan Larson
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens, Joshua Henry
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8721424/

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.