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127 Hours 127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and produced by Danny Boyle.
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Alexander (film) Alexander is a 2004 epic historical drama film based on the life of Alexander the Great.
Alexander Popov (film) Alexander Popov is a 1949 biographical film about the life and work of Alexander Stepanovich Popov, who was the notable physicist and electrical engineer, inventor of radio communication.
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Alfonsina Alfonsina is a 1957 Argentine biographical film directed by Kurt Land and written by José María Fernández Unsáin.
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Ali: An American Hero Ali: An American Hero is an American television movie which aired on August 31, 2000 on FOX. It chronicles portions of the career of heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali, who is portrayed by David...
Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974 film) Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974) is a historical Telugu cinema based on the life of Alluri Sitaramaraju and produced by Padmalaya Studios.
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American Hot Wax American Hot Wax is a 1978 biopic film directed by Floyd Mutrux and written by John Kaye telling the story of Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who was instrumental in introducing and popula...
American Me American Me is a 1992 biographical crime drama film produced and directed by Edward James Olmos, his first film as a director, and written by Floyd Mutrux and Desmond Nakano.
An Unreasonable Man An Unreasonable Man is a 2006 documentary film that traces the life and career of political activist Ralph Nader, the founder of modern consumer protection in America and perennial president...
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a two-part mini-series based on the book Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Müller.
Anne no Nikki Anne no Nikki, also known as The Diary of Anne Frank, is a 1995 Japanese anime film based on Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl.
Anne of the Thousand Days Anne of the Thousand Days is a 1969 British costume drama made by Hal Wallis Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures.
Annie Oakley (film) Annie Oakley is a 1935 American biographical film directed by George Stevens and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, and Moroni Olsen.
Anonymous (film) Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film.
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Augustus the Strong (film) Augustus the Strong (German: August der Starke) is a 1936 German-Polish biographical film directed by Paul Wegener and starring Michael Bohnen, Lil Dagover and Marieluise Claudius.
Aurore (film) Aurore is a 2005 Quebec biographical drama movie that was directed by Luc Dionne and produced by Denise Robert and Daniel Louis.
Auto Focus Auto Focus is a 2002 American biographical film directed by Paul Schrader that stars Greg Kinnear and Willem Dafoe.
Aviv (2003 film) Aviv is a 2003 documentary about the Israeli singer/songwriter Aviv Geffen.
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Bhakta Kannappa Bhakta Kannappa (Telugu: భక్త కన్నప్ప; English title: Worshipper Kannappa) is a 1976 Telugu film directed by Bapu.
Bhakta Potana Bhakta Potana is a 1942 Telugu Biographical film based on the life of Potana, who translated Bhagavatham into Telugu language.
Bhakta Tukaram Bhakta Tukaram is a 1973 Telugu Biographical film produced by Anjali Pictures based on the life of saint poet Tukaram.
Bhumika Bhumika (Hindi: भुमिका, Urdu: بھُمِکا, The Role) is a 1977 Indian film directed by Shyam Benegal.
Big Eyes Big Eyes is an upcoming biographical drama film directed by Tim Burton.
Bill (1981 film) Bill is a 1981 CBS TV movie starring Mickey Rooney and Dennis Quaid.
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Bill Cunningham New York Bill Cunningham New York is a 2010 documentary film directed by Richard Press and produced by Philip Gefter.
Biographical film A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people.
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Bird (film) Bird is a 1988 American biographical film, produced and directed by Clint Eastwood of a screenplay written by Joel Oliansky.
Black Magic (1949 film) Black Magic (also known as Cagliostro) is a 1949 film adaptation of Alexandre Dumas's novel Joseph Balsamo.
Blue Swallow (film) Blue Swallow is a 2005 South Korean film based on the true story of Park Kyung-won, an early Korean female pilot.
Boadicea (film) Boadicea is a 1928 British historical film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Lillian Hall-Davis and Clifford McLaglen.
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is a 2004 biographical drama film based on the life of Bobby Jones, the only player in the sport to win all four of the men's major golf championships in a sing...
Boys Town (film) Boys Town is a 1938 biographical drama film based on Father Edward J. Flanagan's work with a group of underprivileged and delinquent boys in a home that he founded and named "Boys Town".
Braveheart Braveheart is a 1995 historical drama war film directed by and starring Mel Gibson.
Bride of the Wind Bride of the Wind is a 2001 period drama directed by Academy Award-nominee Bruce Beresford and written by first-time screenwriter Marilyn Levy.
Bright Star (film) Bright Star is a 2009 film based on the last three years of the life of poet John Keats and his romantic relationship with Fanny Brawne.
Bronson (film) Bronson is a 2008 British fictionalised biographical psychological drama film co-written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Tom Hardy.
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna) is a 1972 film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Graham Faulkner and Judi Bowker.
Bruce Lee and I Bruce Lee and I (released in the United States as Bruce Lee: His Last Days, His Last Nights) is a 1976 Hong Kong biographical action film directed by Lo Mar, and starring Betty Tin...
Bruce Lee, My Brother Bruce Lee, My Brother (also known in the United Kingdom as Young Bruce Lee) is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts drama film directed by Raymond Yip and also written, produ...
Bruce Lee: The Man, The Myth Bruce Lee: The Man, The Myth (also known as Bruce Lee: The True Story) is a 1976 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film written and directed by Ng See-yuen, starring Ho Chun...
Buddy (1997 film) Buddy is a 1997 film directed by Caroline Thompson and produced by Columbia Pictures with help from Jim Henson Pictures.
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Buffalo Bill (film) Buffalo Bill (1944) Technicolor is a biographical Western about the life of the legendary frontiersman, starring Joel McCrea and Maureen O'Hara with Linda Darnell and Anthony Quinn in suppor...
Callas Forever Callas Forever is a 2002 biographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, who co-wrote the screenplay with Martin Sherman.
Camões (film) Camões is a 1946 Portuguese drama film directed by José Leitão de Barros.
Capone (film) Capone (1975) is an American crime film directed by Steve Carver and stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely and Sylvester Stallone in an early film appearance.
Capote (film) Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote, following the events during the writing of Capote's non-fiction book In Cold Blood.
Captain Petko Voivode (TV series) Captain Petko Voivode is a Bulgarian TV historical drama series released by the Bulgarian National Television in 1981, directed by Nedelcho Chernev, starring Vasil Mihaylov in the title role.
Carbine Williams Carbine Williams is a 1952 American drama film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring James Stewart.
Cardinal Richelieu (film) Cardinal Richelieu is a 1935 American historical film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring George Arliss, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edward Arnold and Cesar Romero.
Carry On Columbus Carry On Columbus (1992) is the 31st and final (to date) film in the series of Carry On films to be made; it was a belated entry to the series, following 1978's Carry On Emmannuelle.
Casanova (1987 film) Casanova is a 1987 American biographical comedy television film directed by Simon Langton.
Casino Jack Casino Jack is a 2010 biographical political satire film starring Kevin Spacey and directed by George Hickenlooper.
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Catch a Fire (film) Catch a Fire is a 2006 dramatic thriller about activists against apartheid in South Africa.
Catch Me If You Can Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars...
Center Stage (1992 film) Centre Stage, also known as Actress and Yuen Ling-yuk, is a 1992 Hong Kong film, directed by Stanley Kwan.
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Chanel Solitaire Chanel Solitaire is a 1981 British-French historical drama film directed by George Kaczender and starring Marie-France Pisier, Timothy Dalton, Rutger Hauer, Brigitte Fossey, Karen Black.
Chapter 27 Chapter 27 is a 2007 biographical film depicting the murder of John Lennon by Mark David Chapman.
Charles Manson Superstar Charles Manson Superstar is a documentary film about Charles Manson, directed by Nikolas Schreck in 1989.
Che (film) Che is a two-part 2008 biopic about Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Benicio del Toro.
Chico (film) Chico is a 2001 Hungarian movie about the life of Eduardo Rózsa Flores.
Chico Xavier (film) Chico Xavier is a 2010 Brazilian drama film directed by Daniel Filho, written by Marcos Bernstein, and starring Nelson Xavier, Christiane Torloni, Giulia Gam, Letícia Sabatella, Giovanna Antonel...
Chopper (film) Chopper is a 2000 Australian film written and directed by New Zealand-born filmmaker Andrew Dominik based on the autobiographical books by Mark "Chopper" Read.
Christabel (1988 TV drama) Christabel is a five-part British drama series first shown on BBC1 between 16 November and 17 December 1988.
Christiane F. - We Children from Bahnhof Zoo Christiane F. – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo is a 1981 film directed by Ulrich Edel that portrays the drug scene in West Berlin in the 1970s, based on the non-fiction book of the same name wri...
Christopher Columbus (1923 film) Christopher Columbus (German:Christoph Columbus) is a 1923 German silent historical film directed by Márton Garas and starring Albert Bassermann, Elsa Bassermann and Tamara Duvan.
Christopher Columbus (1949 film) Christopher Columbus is a 1949 British biographical film starring Fredric March as Christopher Columbus and Florence Eldridge as Queen Isabella.
Christopher Columbus (film) Christopher Columbus is a 1949 British biographical film starring Fredric March as Christopher Columbus and Florence Eldridge as Queen Isabella.
Citizen Cohn Citizen Cohn is a 1992 cable film covering the life of Joseph McCarthy's controversial chief counsel Roy Cohn.
Cleopatra (1934 film) Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt.
Cleopatra (1963 film) Cleopatra is a 1963 British-American-Swiss epic drama film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Cleopatra (1999 film) Cleopatra is a 1999 fictional film portrayal of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, produced by Hallmark Entertainment, starring Leonor Varela as the title character, Timothy Dalton as Julius Caes...
Clive of India (film) Clive of India is a 1935 American drama film based on Robert, Lord Clive's historical biography.
Cobb (film) Cobb is a 1994 biopic starring Tommy Lee Jones as the famed baseball player Ty Cobb.
Coco Before Chanel Coco Before Chanel (original title Coco avant Chanel) is a 2009 French film about the early life of famed French fashion designer Coco Chanel.
Coco Chanel (film) Coco Chanel is a 2008 television film directed by Christian Duguay and written by Ron Hutchinson, Enrico Medioli and Lea Tafuri.
Communion (1989 film) Communion is a 1989 drama/thriller film based on the book of the same name by Whitley Strieber.
Confucius (1940 film) Confucius is a 1940 Chinese film directed by Fei Mu. Produced during the war, the film was released twice in the 1940s before being thought lost.
Confucius (2010 film) Confucius is a 2010 Chinese biographical fantasy adventure drama film written, and directed by Hu Mei, starring Chow Yun-fat as the titular Chinese philosopher.
Control (2007 film) Control is a 2007 biographical film about the life of Ian Curtis, singer of the late-1970s English post-punk band Joy Division.
Conviction (2010 film) Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell.
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Convicts 4 Convicts 4 is a 1962 prison film drama starring Ben Gazzara and directed by Millard Kaufman.
Copying Beethoven Copying Beethoven is a 2006 dramatic film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Agnieszka Holland which gives a fictional take on the triumphs and heartaches of Ludwig van Beethove...
Cornelis (film) Cornelis is a 2010 Swedish biographical drama film directed by Amir Chamdin, about the life of the musician Cornelis Vreeswijk.
Corso: The Last Beat Corso: The Last Beat is a 2009 documentary film, with on-screen narration by Ethan Hawke and appearances by Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Gregory Corso.
Countess Dracula Countess Dracula is a 1971 Hammer horror film based on the legends surrounding the "Blood Countess" Elizabeth Báthory.
Crazy (2007 film) Crazy is a 2007 independent feature biographical musical/drama motion picture starring Waylon Payne and Ali Larter.
Cromwell (film) Cromwell is a British 1970 historical drama film, based on the life of Oliver Cromwell who led the Parliamentary forces during the English Civil War and, as Lord Protector, ruled Great Brita...
Crooklyn Crooklyn is a 1994 semi-autobiographical film co-written and directed by Spike Lee.
Crulic: The Path to Beyond Crulic: The Path to Beyond (Crulic - Drumul spre dincolo) is a 2011 Romanian-Polish animated biographical film, directed by Anca Damian and starring Vlad Ivanov.
Crystal Voyager Crystal Voyager is a 1973 Australian surf film directed by David Elfick.
Custer's Last Fight Custer's Last Fight (also known as Custer's Last Raid) is a 1912 American silent short Western film.
Dahmer (film) Dahmer is a 2002 American biopic horror film about the American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Dangerous Beauty Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz and starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt.
Dangerous Exile Dangerous Exile is a 1957 British historical drama film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Louis Jourdan, Belinda Lee, Anne Heywood and Richard O'Sullivan.
Daniel - Der Zauberer Daniel – Der Zauberer (translated: Daniel – The Wizard) is a German grotesque experimental film about the pop singer Daniel Küblböck, starring as himself.
Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer is a 1956 American action film co-produced and directed by Albert C. Gannaway and Ismael Rodríguez and starring Bruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr. and Faron Young.
Daniel – Der Zauberer Daniel – Der Zauberer (translated: Daniel – The Wizard) is a German grotesque experimental film about the pop singer Daniel Küblböck, starring as himself.
Dante's Inferno (1967 film) Dante's Inferno: The Private Life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Poet and Painter (1967) is a feature-length 35mm film directed by Ken Russell and first screened on the BBC on 22 December 1967.
Dante's Inferno (1967 TV film) Dante's Inferno: The Private Life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Poet and Painter (1967) is a feature-length 35mm film directed by Ken Russell and first screened on the BBC on 22 December 1967.
Danton (1932 film) Danton is a 1932 French historical drama film directed by André Roubaud and starring Jacques Grétillat, Andrée Ducret and Jacques Dumesnil.
Danton (1983 film) Danton is a 1983 French language film depicting the last months of Georges Danton, one of the leaders of the French Revolution.
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (alternately titled Dracula: The Dark Prince and Dark Prince: Legend of Dracula) is a horror-war television film, which premiered i...
Das Herz der Königin Das Herz der Königin (The Heart of the Queen) is a 1940 German historical film, making selective use of the life story of Mary, Queen of Scots and her execution by Queen Elizabeth I for ...
Das Wilde Leben Das Wilde Leben (lit. The Wild Life, released as Eight Miles High in English-speaking countries) is a German biographical motion picture, set in the 1960s and depicting the "wild lif...
De Sade (film) De Sade is an American-German 1969 drama film starring Keir Dullea and Senta Berger.
De-Lovely De-Lovely is a 2004 musical biopic directed by Irwin Winkler.
Deadly Voyage Deadly Voyage is a 1996 television film directed by John Mackenzie and written by Stuart Urban.
Dear Sarah (film) Dear Sarah is a 1990 made-for-television film about Giuseppe Conlon who was sentenced to twelve years imprisonment after being implicated as one of the Maguire Seven during the 1970s.
Deliverance (1919 film) Deliverance is a 1919 silent film which tells the story of the life of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan.
Der 20. Juli Der 20. Juli is a German feature film on the failed July 20, 1944 attempt at assassinating Adolf Hitler.
Der alte und der junge König Der alte und der junge König (The Old and the Young King) is a German historical film by Hans Steinhoff, made under Nazi rule in 1935.
Der Einstein des Sex The Einstein of Sex: Life and Work of Dr. M. Hirschfeld (German: Der Einstein des Sex) is a 1999 German film directed by Rosa von Praunheim.
Dersimiz: Atatürk Dersimiz: Atatürk is a 2010 Turkish biographical film directed by Hamdi Alkan based on the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Desert Dancer Desert Dancer is an upcoming biographical film directed by Richard Raymond.
Destiny (1997 film) Destiny (المصير, translit. Al-massir) is a 1997 French-Egyptian historical drama film directed by Youssef Chahine.
Devotion (1946 film) Devotion is a 1946 American biographical film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Olivia de Havilland, and Sydney Greenstreet.
Devotion (film) Devotion is a 1946 highly-fictionalized biographical film account of the lives of the Brontë sisters.
Diamond Jim Diamond Jim is a 1935 biographical film based on the published biography Diamond Jim Brady by Parker Morell.
Diana: Last Days of a Princess Diana: Last Days of a Princess is a television movie broadcast in the United States by TLC on August 12, 2007 and subsequent dates.
Diane (film) Diane is a 1956 American historical film drama about the life of Diane de Poitiers, distributed by MGM, directed by David Miller, and produced by Edwin H. Knopf from a screenplay by Christop...
Diary of Korean-Japanese War Diary of Korean-Japanese War (난중일기, Nanjung Ilgi) is a 1978 South Korean war drama film directed by Jang Il-ho.
Dick Turpin (1933 film) Dick Turpin is a 1933 British historical drama film directed by Victor Hanbury and John Stafford it starred Victor McLaglen, Jane Carr, Frank Vosper, James Finlayson and Cecil Humphreys.
Dick Turpin's Ride to York Dick Turpin's Ride to York is a 1922 British historical silent film drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Matheson Lang, Isobel Elsom and Cecil Humphreys.
Die Blutgräfin (film) Die Blutgräfin (The Bloody Countess) is a German-Austrian film about Elizabeth Báthory.
Die Stunde der Offiziere Die Stunde der Offiziere (The Hour of the Officers) is a German semi-documentary movie of 2003 telling in chronological order about the German resistance attempts to kill Adolf Hitler and se...
Dieter: Der Film Dieter - Der Film is a 2006 film, a satirical cartoon based in Dieter Bohlen's autobiography Nothing But the Truth (Nichts als die Wahrheit).
Disraeli (film) Disraeli is a 1929 American historical film directed by Alfred E. Green, released by Warner Brothers, and adapted by Julien Josephson and De Leon Anthony from the 1911 play Disraeli by ...
Domino (film) Domino is a 2005 American action film directed by Tony Scott and written by Richard Kelly.
Downfall (2004 film) Downfall (Der Untergang) is a 2004 German war film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler's reign over Nazi Germany in 1945.
Downfall (film) Downfall (Der Untergang) is a 2004 German war film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler's reign over Nazi Germany in 1945.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet is a 1940 biographical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Edward G. Robinson, based on the true story of the German doctor and scientist Dr. Paul Ehrlich.
Drake of England Drake of England is a 1935 British drama film directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Matheson Lang, Athene Seyler and Jane Baxter.
Dream of Love Dream of Love was a 1928 American silent biographical drama film directed by Fred Niblo, and starring Joan Crawford and Nils Asther.
Dreyfus (1930 film) Dreyfus (released in the US as The Dreyfus Case) was a 1930 film on the Dreyfus affair, based on a novel by Bruno Weil.
Druids (film) Druids (French: Vercingétorix: La légende du druide roi) is a French film first released on 31 August 2001, directed by Jacques Dorfmann.
Eichmann (film) Eichmann is a biographical film detailing the interrogation of Adolf Eichmann.
El Cantante El Cantante is a 2007 biographical film which stars singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez.
El cantante El Cantante is a 2006 biographical film which stars singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez.
El Cid (film) El Cid (1961) is a historical epic film, a romanticized story of the life of the Christian Castilian knight Don Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, called "El Cid", who in the 11th century fought the Nor...
El Cid: The Legend El Cid: The Legend (Spanish: El Cid: La leyenda) is a Spanish animated movie released on December 19, 2003, written by José Pozo, and based on the historical legend of Rodrigo Díaz...
El desencanto El desencanto (The Disenchantment ) is a 1976 Spanish documentary film written and directed by Jaime Chávarri about the family of famous poetry writer Leopoldo Panero.
El Greco (2007 film) El Greco is a Greek biographical film about the life of the Greek painter of the Spanish Renaissance, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known worldwide as El Greco.
El Húsar de la Muerte El Húsar de la Muerte (The Hussar of the Death) is a 1925 Chilean silent film movie.
El Lute II: Tomorrow I'll be Free El Lute II: Tomorrow I’ll be Free (El Lute II: mañana seré libre) is a 1988 Spanish film written and directed by Vicente Aranda, based on the memoirs of Eleuterio Sánchez, “El Lute”, a...
El Lute: Run for Your Life El Lute: Run for Your Life (El Lute: camina o revienta) is a 1987 Spanish film written and directed by Vicente Aranda, based on the memoirs of Eleuterio Sánchez, "El Lute", a delinque...
El Santo de la Espada El Santo de la Espada is a 1970 Argentine historical epic film directed by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and starring Alfredo Alcón.
El Valle de las espadas El Valle de las espadas (AKA: The Castilian) is a 1963 film about Fernán González of Castile, the first independent Count of Castile, who lived and reigned in the early 10th centur...
Eleanor and Franklin Eleanor and Franklin is a television movie released on January 11, 1976, starring Edward Herrmann as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jane Alexander as Eleanor Roosevelt.
Eleftherios Venizelos (film) Eleftherios Venizelos 1910-1927 (Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος) is a 1980 Greek biographical film of one of the most famous leaders of the Greek political scene of the 20th century Eleftherios Ve...
Elizabeth (film) Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey R...
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced by Universal Pictures and Working Title Films.
Emiliano Zapata (film) Emiliano Zapata, also known as Zapata, is a 1970 Mexican drama film directed by Felipe Cazals and written, produced, and starring Antonio Aguilar as Emiliano Zapata.
Emma Hamilton (film) Emma Hamilton is a 1968 historical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Michèle Mercier, Richard Johnson and John Mills.
Emīla nedarbi Emīla nedarbi is a 1985 Latvian TV-film about the Astrid Lindgren character, Emil i Lönneberga.
England, My England England, My England is a 1995 British historical film directed by Tony Palmer and starring Michael Ball, Simon Callow and Robert Stephens.
Enid (film) Enid is a British dramatic television film first broadcast on 16 November 2009 on BBC Four.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Entertaining Angels: the Dorothy Day Story is a 1996 independent film about the life of Dorothy Day, the journalist turned social activist and founder of the Catholic Worker newspaper.
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Eric and Ernie Eric and Ernie is a 2011 television film produced by BBC Wales on the early career of the British comic double-act Morecambe and Wise.
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Frances Frances is a 1982 American biographical film starring Jessica Lange as actress Frances Farmer.
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Francis of Assisi (film) Francis of Assisi is a 1961 DeLuxe CinemaScope film directed by Michael Curtiz, based on the novel The Joyful Beggar by Louis de Wohl.
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Freud: The Secret Passion Freud: The Secret Passion, also known as Freud, is a 1962 American biographical film drama based on the life of the Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, directed by John Huston an...
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Funny Lady Funny Lady is a 1975 musical film starring Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall, and Ben Vereen.
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Genghis Khan (1965 film) Genghis Khan is a 1965 film depicting the life and conquests of the Mongol emperor Genghis Khan.
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Gniazdo Gniazdo (AKA: The Cradle) is a 1974 film about Mieszko I of Poland, was Duke of the Polans from AD 962 until his death in 992.
God Rot Tunbridge Wells! God Rot Tunbridge Wells! is a 1985 British musical television film directed by Tony Palmer and starring Trevor Howard, Christopher Bramwell and Dave Griffiths.
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God's Outlaw God's Outlaw is a 1986 British historical film directed by Tony Tew and starring Roger Rees, Bernard Archer and Keith Barron.
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Heart Beat Heart Beat is a 1980 film written and directed by John Byrum, based on the autobiography by Carolyn Cassady.
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Henry VIII and his Six Wives Henry VIII and His Six Wives is a 1972 film version of the famous BBC television series The Six Wives of Henry VIII, it was written by Ian Thorne and directed by Waris Hussein.
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Jolson Sings Again Jolson Sings Again is the 1949 film sequel to The Jolson Story, both of which cover the life of singer Al Jolson.
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Norma Jean & Marilyn Norma Jean & Marilyn is a 1996 made-for-TV biographical film produced by HBO and premiered on May 18, 1996.
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One Foot in Heaven One Foot in Heaven is a 1941 American biographical film starring Fredric March, Martha Scott, Beulah Bondi, Gene Lockhart and Elisabeth Fraser.
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Our Friend, Martin Our Friend, Martin is a 1999 animated children's educational film about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement.
Paan Singh Tomar Paan Singh Tomar (1932 – October 1, 1981) was an Indian soldier, athlete, and baghee (rebel).
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Patch Adams (film) Patch Adams is a 1998 semi-biographical comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams.
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Playoff (2011 film) Playoff is a 2011 biographical film, written and directed by Israeli director, Eran Riklis.
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Prairie Giant Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story is a CBC Television miniseries first aired in two consecutive parts on March 12 and March 13, 2006.
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Prick Up Your Ears Prick Up Your Ears is a 1987 film, directed by Stephen Frears, about the playwright Joe Orton and his lover Kenneth Halliwell.
Pride of the Marines Pride of the Marines is a 1945 biographical war film starring John Garfield and Eleanor Parker.
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Pugachev (film) Pugachev is a 1978 film, directed by Aleksei Saltykov and starring Yevgeny Matveyev and Vija Artmane.
Queen Christina (film) Queen Christina is a Pre-Code Hollywood biographical film, produced in 1933 and directed by Rouben Mamoulian.
Rainbow (1978 film) Rainbow is a television movie about the early life of actress Judy Garland that first aired in 1978 on American television.
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Reach for the Sky Reach for the Sky is a 1956 British biographical film about aviator Douglas Bader, based on the 1954 biography of the same name by Paul Brickhill.
Reds (film) Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty.
Reign: The Conqueror Alexander Senki, known in English as Reign: The Conqueror, is a Japanese anime first released in 1999.
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Richard III (1955 film) Richard III is a 1955 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical play of the same name, also incorporating elements from his Henry VI, Part 3.
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Rossini! Rossini! Rossini! Rossini! is a 1991 Italian biographical film written and directed by Mario Monicelli.
Rowing with the Wind Rowing with the Wind aka Remando al viento (Spanish title) is a 1988 Spanish film written and directed by Gonzalo Suárez.
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Savage Nights Les Nuits Fauves (English: Savage Nights) is a 1992 French drama film directed and written by Cyril Collard.
Schindler's List Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian.
Schubert's Dream of Spring Schubert's Dream of Spring (German: Schuberts Frühlingstraum) is a 1931 German musical film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Carl Jöken, Gretl Theimer and Alfred Läutner.
Scott of the Antarctic (film) Scott of the Antarctic is a 1948 film which depicts Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition and his attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica.
Searching for Bobby Fischer Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in the United Kingdom as Innocent Moves, is a 1993 American drama film written and directed by Steven Zaillian.
Selma, Lord, Selma Selma, Lord, Selma is a 1999 American film based on true events that happened in March 1965, known as Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama.
Sergeant York Sergeant York is a 1941 biographical film about the life of Alvin York, the most-decorated American soldier of World War I. It was directed by Howard Hawks and was the highest-grossing film ...
Serpent of the Nile Serpent of the Nile is a 1953 low budget Technicolor historical adventure film produced by Sam Katzman and directed by William Castle.
Seven Angry Men Seven Angry Men is a 1955 film about John Brown where he was played by Raymond Massey.
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Sid and Nancy Sid and Nancy (also known as Sid and Nancy: Love Kills) is a 1986 British biopic directed by Alex Cox.
Silent Scream (1990 film) Silent Scream is a 1990 biopic film about convicted murderer Larry Winters, in which Robert Carlyle made his film debut.
SILK : Sakkath Hot SILK : Sakkath Hot is an upcoming biographical drama film in the Kannada language written and directed by Trishul.
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Skin (2008 film) Skin is a British-South African 2008 biographical film directed by Anthony Fabian, about Sandra Laing, a South African woman born to white parents, who was classified as "Coloured" during th...
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Sofia Kovalevskaya (film) Sofya Kovalevskaya (Софья Ковалевская) is a 1985 film, directed by Ayan Shakhmaliyeva and starring Elena Safonova.
Soldier's Girl Soldier's Girl is a 2003 Canadian-American drama film produced by Showtime.
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Song of Summer Song of Summer is a 1968 black-and-white television film written, produced and directed by Ken Russell for the BBC's Omnibus series which was first broadcast on 15 September 1968.
Sophie Scholl - The Final Days Sophie Scholl – The Final Days (Sophie Scholl – Die letzten Tage) is a 2005 German film by director Marc Rothemund and writer Fred Breinersdorfer.
Space Riders Space Riders is a 1984 British sports drama film directed by Joe Massot starring Grand Prix motorcycle racing world champion Barry Sheene as himself.
Spartacus (1960 film) Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast.
Spartacus (2004 film) Spartacus is an 2004 television miniseries directed by Robert Dornhelm and produced by Ted Kurdyla from a teleplay by Robert Schenkkan.
Spartacus (film) Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave of the title.
Spartacus (miniseries) Spartacus is a 2004 North American miniseries directed by Robert Dornhelm and produced by Ted Kurdyla from a teleplay by Robert Schenkkan.
Spartacus (TV miniseries) Spartacus is a 2004 North American Movie directed by Robert Dornhelm and produced by Ted Kurdyla from a teleplay by Robert Schenkkan.
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Spy Sorge Spy Sorge is a Japanese film directed by Masahiro Shinoda in 2003, about the Soviet spy Richard Sorge.
Squizzy Taylor (film) Squizzy Taylor is a 1982 Australian drama film based on the life of Melbourne gangster, Squizzy Taylor, directed by Kevin James Dobson and starring David Atkins, Jackie Weaver and Alan Cassell.
Sri Ramakrishna Darshanam Sri Ramakrishna Darshanam is a 2012 Singaporean and Indian Tamil and Hindi language biographical film based on the life and philosophy of 19-th century Bengali mystic saint Ramakrishna.
Star! (film) Star! is a 1968 American musical film directed by Robert Wise.
Stars and Stripes Forever (film) Stars and Stripes Forever is a 1952 American biographical film about late-19th-/early-20th-century composer John Philip Sousa, played by Clifton Webb.
Stauffenberg (film) Stauffenberg is a Germano–Austrian TV film released in 2004 by Das Erste (German TV ARD), about Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg and the 20 July 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
Steal This Movie! Steal This Movie! is a 2000 American biographical film of 1960s radical figure Abbie Hoffman.
Stealing Heaven Stealing Heaven is a 1988 film, a costume drama based on the French 12th century medieval romance (a true story) of Peter Abelard and Héloïse and on a historical novel by Marion Meade.
Stevie (1978 film) Stevie is a 1978 British biographical film directed by Robert Enders and starring Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Mona Washbourne and Alec McCowen.
Summer of '42 Summer of '42 is a 1971 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film based on the memoirs of screenwriter Herman Raucher.
Sunrise at Campobello Sunrise at Campobello is a 1960 Warner Bros. biographical film made by directed by Vincent J. Donehue and based on Dore Schary's Tony Award-winning Broadway play of the same name.
Surviving Picasso Surviving Picasso is a 1996 Merchant Ivory film starring Anthony Hopkins as the famous painter Pablo Picasso.
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Swathi Thirunal (film) Swathi Thirunal is a 1987 Malayalam biographical film co-written and directed by Lenin Rajendran.
Sweet Dreams (1985 film) Sweet Dreams is a 1985 biographical film which tells the life story of country music singer Patsy Cline.
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Tennessee Johnson Tennessee Johnson is a 1942 American film about Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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The Anna Nicole Smith Story The Anna Nicole Smith Story is the title of a biographical movie depicting the life of Anna Nicole Smith, released on DVD on September 22, 2009.
The Audrey Hepburn Story The Audrey Hepburn Story is a 2000 television movie biopic of actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn.
The Babe The Babe is a 1992 biographical film about the life of famed baseball player Babe Ruth, who is portrayed by John Goodman.
The Babe Ruth Story The Babe Ruth Story is a 1948 baseball film biography of Babe Ruth, the famed New York Yankees slugger.
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle) is a 1974 German drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Bruno Schleinstein and Walter Ladengast.
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The Lady and the Duke The Lady and the Duke (L'Anglaise et le Duc) is a 2001 feature film by French director Éric Rohmer.
The Lame Devil (film) The Lame Devil is a 1948 French black-and-white historical film written and directed by Sacha Guitry.
The Last Days of Patton The Last Days of Patton is a 1986 made-for-television film sequel to the 1970 film Patton, which portrays the last few months of the general's life.
The Last Station The Last Station is a 2009 biographical drama film directed by Michael Hoffman.
The Left Handed Gun The Left Handed Gun is a 1958 American western film and the film directorial debut of Arthur Penn, starring Paul Newman as Billy the Kid and John Dehner as Pat Garrett.
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The Lena Baker Story Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story is a 2008 film adaptation of the book by Lela Bond Phillips that chronicles the life and death of Lena Baker, an African-American woman in Georgia.
The Libertine (2004 film) The Libertine is a 2004 British drama film directed by Laurence Dunmore, in his first outing, and adapted by Stephen Jeffreys' from his play of the same name, starring Johnny Depp, John Malk...
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a 2004 British/American film about the life of English comedy actor Peter Sellers, based on Roger Lewis's book of the same name.
The Life and Times of David Lloyd George The Life and Times of David Lloyd George is a BBC Wales drama serial broadcast in 1981 on the BBC1 network and which starred Philip Madoc, Elizabeth Miles, Kika Markham and David Markham.
The Life of Emile Zola The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle.
The Life of General Villa The Life of General Villa (1914) was a silent biographical action–drama film starring Pancho Villa as himself, shot on location during a civil war.
The Life of Leonardo da Vinci La Vita di Leonardo Da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance polymath Leonar...
The Life of Na Woon-gyu The Life of Na Woon-gyu (나운규 일생 Na Woon-Gyui ilsaeng) is 1967 South Korean film is about life and death of Na Woon-gyu who was film actor and director who struggled for rise of Korean ci...
The Life of Reilly The Life of Reilly is a 2006 American film adaptation of actor Charles Nelson Reilly's one-man play "Save It For the Stage: The Life of Reilly".
The Life of Verdi (docudrama) The Life of Verdi is a television docudrama first aired in 1982, and later made available on DVD. The director was Renato Castellani, who also wrote the original script.
The Life of Verdi (mini-series) The Life of Verdi is a 1982 Italian biographical television miniseries directed by Renato Castellani dramatizing the life of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
The Life of Verdi (miniseries) The Life of Verdi is a 1982 Italian-language biographical television miniseries directed by Renato Castellani dramatizing the life of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
The Life of Wu Xun The Life of Wu Xun is a 1950 Chinese film directed by Sun Yu and starring Zhao Dan.
The Long Gray Line The Long Gray Line is a 1955 American drama film directed by John Ford based on the life of Marty Maher.
The Long Island Incident The Long Island Incident is a 1998 American television movie produced by Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films.
The Lovers of Montparnasse The Lovers of Montparnasse (Les Amants de Montparnasse), also known as Montparnasse 19, is a 1958 French-Italian drama film chronicling the last year of the life of the Itali...
The Loves of Kafka Los Amores de Kafka is a 1988 Argentine romantic biographical film directed by Beda Docampo Feijóo and written by Juan Bautista Stagnaro.
The Madness of King George The Madness of King George is a 1994 film directed by Nicholas Hytner and adapted by Alan Bennett from his own play, The Madness of George III.
The Magic Box The Magic Box is a 1951 British, Technicolor, biographical drama film, directed by John Boulting.
The Making of the Mahatma The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (also known as Mahatma Gandhi, ...
The Marshal of Finland The Marshal of Finland (Suomen Marsalkka) is a Finnish fictional film based on the life of Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim.
The Motorcycle Diaries (film) The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) is a 2004 biopic about the journey and written memoir of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally...
The Music Lovers The Music Lovers is a 1970 British drama film directed by Ken Russell.
The Naked Maja The Naked Maja (1958) is an Italian-French-American co-production made by S.G.C., Titanus Films and United Artists.
The New World (2005 film) The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick, depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by ...
The Outsider (1961 film) The Outsider is a 1961 biopic film about Ira Hayes, a Native American who fought in World War II in the United States Marine Corps and was one of the Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima.
The Private Life of Henry VIII The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 British historical comedy film directed by Hungarian Director-Producer Alexander Korda and starring Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon and ...
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex is a 1939 American historical romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, and Olivia de Havilland.
The Red Baron (film) The Red Baron is a 2008 German biopic directed by Nikolai Müllerschön about the World War I fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen, known as the "Red Baron".
The Return of Frank James The Return of Frank James is a 1940 western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney.
The Rise of Catherine the Great Catherine the Great (also titled The Rise of Catherine the Great) is a 1934 British historical film based on the play The Czarina by Lajos Biró and Melchior Lengyel, about the ...
The Rochdale Pioneers (2012 film) The Rochdale Pioneers is a feature film commissioned by The Co-operative Group and produced by the Co-operative British Youth Film Academy.
The Rosa Parks Story The Rosa Parks Story is a 2002 American television movie written by Paris Qualles and directed by Julie Dash.
The Sapphires (film) The Sapphires is a 2012 Australian musical comedy-drama film produced by Goalpost Pictures and distributed by Hopscotch Films, based on the 2004 stage play of the same name which is loosely ...
The Scarlet Empress The Scarlet Empress is a 1934 historical drama film made by Paramount Pictures about the life of Catherine the Great.
The Sea Inside The Sea Inside (Mar adentro) is a 2004 Spanish film written, produced, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar.
The Sixth Battalion The Sixth Battalion is a 1998 documentary film that examines the history of Jewish soldiers who fought for the Slovak Republic, which was closely aligned with Nazi Germany during World War I...
The Soloist The Soloist is a 2009 American drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr. The screenplay by Susannah Grant is based on the book, The Soloist by Ste...
The Song of Roland (film) The Song of Roland is a 1978 French drama film directed by Frank Cassenti and starring Klaus Kinski.
The Soong Sisters (film) The Soong Sisters is a 1997 Hong Kong historical drama film based on the lives of the Soong sisters from 1911 to 1949.
The Story of Will Rogers The Story of Will Rogers is a 1952 movie biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Will Rogers, Jr. as his father.
The Strauss Family The Strauss Family is a 1972 English Associated Television series of eight episodes, about the family of composers of that name, including Johann Strauss I and his sons Johann Strauss II, Ed...
The Sun (film) The Sun (Сóлнце, Solntse) is a 2005 Russian biographical film depicting Japanese Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) during the final days of World War II. The film is the third drama in dire...
The Sword and the Rose The Sword and the Rose is a 1953 United States family and adventure film, produced by Perce Pearce and Walt Disney and directed by Ken Annakin.
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV), also called The Rise of Louis XIV, is a French television film by Italian film director Roberto Rossellini.
The Temptations (TV miniseries) The Temptations is a four-hour television miniseries broadcast in two-hour halves on NBC, based upon the history of one of Motown's longest-lived acts, The Temptations.
The Tenderness of Wolves (film) The Tenderness of Wolves, (Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe) is a 1973 West German film, produced by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, directed by Ulli Lommel and based on the crimes of German seria...
The Tenor - Lirico Spinto The Tenor-Lirico Spinto is a 2012 biopic chronicling the life of internationally-acclaimed South Korean tenor Bae Jae-chul who performed in numerous European operas, but lost his voice at th...
The Terry Fox Story The Terry Fox Story is a 1983 film biopic of Canadian amputee and runner Terry Fox.
The Treaty The Treaty is a 1991 Irish historical television film directed by Jonathan Lewis.
The True Story of Jesse James The True Story of Jesse James is a 1957 American Western drama film adapted from Henry King's 1939 film Jesse James, which was only loosely based on James' life.
The Versace Murder The Versace Murder is a 1998 film written and directed by Menahem Golan.
The Virgin Queen (1923 film) The Virgin Queen is a British silent historical film directed by J. Stuart Blackton and starring Diana Manners, Carlyle Blackwell and Walter Tennyson.
The Virgin Queen (1955 film) The Virgin Queen is a 1955 DeLuxe Color historical drama film in CinemaScope starring Bette Davis, Richard Todd and Joan Collins.
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The White Angel (1936 film) The White Angel is a 1936 American historical drama film directed by William Dieterle and starring Kay Francis.
The Whole Wide World The Whole Wide World is a 1996 American film depicting the relationship between pulp fiction writer Robert E. Howard and schoolteacher Novalyne Price Ellis.
The Wildest Dream The Wildest Dream is a 2010 theatrical-release feature documentary film about the British climber George Mallory who disappeared on Mount Everest in 1924 with his climbing partner Andrew Irvine.
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The World's Fastest Indian The World's Fastest Indian is a 2005 New Zealand biographical film based on the Invercargill, New Zealand speed bike racer Burt Munro and his highly modified Indian Scout motorcycle.
The Young Mr Pitt The Young Mr Pitt is a 1942 British biographical film, directed by Carol Reed and starring Robert Donat, Robert Morley and John Mills.
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Theodora, Slave Empress Theodora, Slave Empress (Teodora, imperatrice di Bisanzio) is a 1954 film about Theodora, a former slave who married Justinian I, emperor of Byzantium in AD 527-565.
They Died with Their Boots On They Died with Their Boots On is a 1941 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
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Thomas Muentzer (film) Thomas Muentzer is a 1956 East German film about the life of the 16th century Protestant theologian and peasant leader Thomas Muentzer, directed by Martin Hellberg.
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Thomasleeha Thomasleeha or St. Thomas is a 1975 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of St. Thomas the Apostle and his missionary work in India.
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Tom Horn (film) Tom Horn is a 1980 western film about the legendary lawman, outlaw, and gunfighter.
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Triumph of the Spirit Triumph of the Spirit is a 1989 American film directed by Robert M. Young and starring Willem Dafoe and Edward James Olmos.
Trudeau (film) Trudeau is a 2002 television miniseries dramatizing the life of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Truman (film) Truman is a 1995 HBO movie based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Truman.
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Valery Chkalov (film) Valery Chkalov (Валерий Чкалов, UK title - The Red Flyer, USA title - Wings of Victory) is a Soviet 1941 film about the life of Valery Chkalov.
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Vater Radetzky Vater Radetzky is a 1929 Austrian war film directed by Karl Leiter and starring Karl Forest, Otto Hartmann and Theodor Pistek.
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Walking Tall Walking Tall is a 1973 American action semi-biopic film of Sheriff Buford Pusser, a former professional wrestler-turned-lawman in McNairy County, Tennessee.
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Wallenberg: A Hero's Story is a 1985 NBC mini-series starring Richard Chamberlain as Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat instrumental in saving thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust.
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Waltzes from Vienna Waltzes from Vienna (1934) is a British musical film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, also known as Strauss' Great Waltz.
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William Eggleston in the Real World William Eggleston in the Real World is a documentary film about the photographer William Eggleston, made by Michael Almereyda, released in 2005.
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Wyatt Earp (film) Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan.
Yankee Doodle Dandy Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as "The Man Who Owned Broadway".
Yohwa Eoludong Yohwa Eoludong (요화 어을우동) is a 1987s South Korean film based on the life of Joseon-era kisaeng Writer, artist and poet Uhwudong, starring Kim Muh-hee in the title role.
Yorck Yorck is a 1931 German war film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Werner Krauss, Grete Mosheim and Rudolf Forster.
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Young Catherine Young Catherine is a 1991 American TV miniseries based on the early life of Catherine II of Russia.
Young Tom Edison Young Tom Edison is a 1940 biographical film about the early life of inventor Thomas Edison, with Mickey Rooney in the title role.
Young Toscanini Young Toscanini is a 1988 Italian-French English-language biographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring C. Thomas Howell and Elizabeth Taylor.
Young Winston Young Winston is a 1972 British film based on the early years of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
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Útlaginn Útlaginn (Outlaw: The Saga of Gisli) is an Icelandic movie filmed in 1981, detailing a blood feud that took place in Viking times.
Żołnierz zwycięstwa Żołnierz zwycięstwa is a 1953 Polish biographical two-part film, portraying the life of General Karol Świerczewski.