Category Archives: Biography

Dark Waters (2019)

Release Date : 12 November 2019
Director : Todd Haynes
Genre : Biography, Drama, History
Runtime : 126 min
Stars : Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins
Story : A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Release Date : 7 September 2019
Director : Craig Brewer
Genre : Biography, Comedy, Drama
Runtime : 118 min
Stars : Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps
Story : Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

The Report (2019)

Release Date : 26 January 2019
Director : Scott Z. Burns
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 119 min
Stars : Adam Driver, Corey Stoll, Evander Duck Jr.
Story : Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA’s post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)

Release Date : 9 January 2020
Director : Om Raut
Genre : Action, Biography, Drama
Runtime : 135 min
Stars : Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Sharad Kelkar
Story : Tanhaji Malusare, a military chieftain in the army of the Maratha king Shivaji, leads the charge to capture the strategically important Kondhana fort guarded by the army of the fierce Rajput chieftain Udaybhan Rathod.

The King (2019)

Release Date : 2 September 2019
Director : David Michôd
Genre : Biography, Drama, History
Runtime : 140 min
Stars : Tom Glynn-Carney, Gábor Czap, Tom Fisher
Story : Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

Resistance (2020)

Release Date : 8 March 2020
Director : Jonathan Jakubowicz
Genre : Biography, Drama, History
Runtime : 120 min
Stars : Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez
Story : The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Fighting with My Family (2019)

Release Date : 28 January 2019
Director : Stephen Merchant
Genre : Biography, Comedy, Drama
Runtime : 108 min
Stars : Dwayne Johnson, Thomas Whilley, Tori Ellen Ross
Story : A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

Bombshell (2019)

Release Date : 13 December 2019
Director : Jay Roach
Genre : Biography, Drama
Runtime : 109 min
Stars : Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie
Story : A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

The Aeronauts (2019)

Release Date : 30 August 2019
Director : Tom Harper
Genre : Action, Adventure, Biography
Runtime : 100 min
Stars : Felicity Jones, Vincent Perez, Phoebe Fox
Story : Balloon pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon in the 1860s.

Radioactive (2019)

Release Date : 6 September 2019
Director : Marjane Satrapi
Genre : Biography, Drama, Romance
Runtime : 109 min
Stars : Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Cara Bossom
Story : A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.

The Professor and the Madman (2019)

Release Date : 15 March 2019
Director : Farhad Safinia
Genre : Biography, Drama
Runtime : 124 min
Stars : Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan
Story : Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

A Hidden Life (2019)

Release Date : 19 May 2019
Director : Terrence Malick
Genre : Biography, Drama, Romance
Runtime : 174 min
Stars : August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon
Story : The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Official Secrets (2019)

Release Date : 28 January 2019
Director : Gavin Hood
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 112 min
Stars : Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode
Story : The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Togo (2019)

Release Date : 20 December 2019
Director : Ericson Core
Genre : Adventure, Biography, Drama
Runtime : 113 min
Stars : Willem Dafoe, Julianne Nicholson, Christopher Heyerdahl
Story : The story of the sled dog, Togo, who led the 1925 serum run, but was considered by most to be too small and weak to lead such an intense race.

Just Mercy (2019)

Release Date : 6 September 2019
Director : Destin Daniel Cretton
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 137 min
Stars : Jamie Foxx, Charlie Pye Jr., Michael Harding
Story : World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)

Release Date : 11 September 2019
Director : Justin Kurzel
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 124 min
Stars : George MacKay, Essie Davis, Nicholas Hoult
Story : Based on Peter Carey’s novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.

Chhapaak (2020)

Release Date : 10 January 2020
Director : Meghna Gulzar
Genre : Biography, Drama
Runtime : 120 min
Stars : Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey, Vishal Dahiya
Story : The trials and triumphs of Malti, an acid attack survivor. From the investigation of the attack to the court proceedings, the medical treatment to the emotional healing. Chhapaak is the story of the unquashable human spirit.

Richard Jewell (2019)

Release Date : 20 November 2019
Director : Clint Eastwood
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 131 min
Stars : Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley
Story : American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Release Date : 7 September 2019
Director : Marielle Heller
Genre : Biography, Drama
Runtime : 109 min
Stars : Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
Story : Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

Release Date : 26 January 2019
Director : Joe Berlinger
Genre : Biography, Crime, Drama
Runtime : 110 min
Stars : Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan
Story : A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.