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George Wallace (film)

George Wallace is a 1997 biographical two-part mini-series produced and directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Gary Sinise as the titular former Governor of Alabama. The mini-seriess teleplay, written by Marshall Frady and Paul Monash, is ba ...

                                               

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959 film)

The Diary of Anne Frank is a 1959 film based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name, which was based on the diary of Anne Frank. It was directed by George Stevens, with a screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. It is the f ...

                                               

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is a 2013 British-South African biographical film directed by Justin Chadwick from a script written by William Nicholson and starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris. The film is based on the 1995 autobiographical book ...

                                               

Friends (1938 film)

The film is based on the life of Sergey Kirov. During the Russian Civil War, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union sends Aleksey to Caucasus Mountains to help organize an armed uprising.

                                               

Dusha

Dusha is a 1981 Soviet musical drama film written by Alexander Borodyansky and directed by Alexander Stefanovich, starring Sofia Rotaru and Mikhail Boyarsky. The movie features songs performed by Sofia Rotaru, Mikhail Boyarsky and the Russian roc ...

                                               

Ip Man (film)

Ip Man is a 2008 biographical martial arts film based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and teacher of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on events in Ips life that supposedly took place in the city of Foshan during the S ...

                                               

John Rabe (film)

John Rabe is a 2009 German-Chinese-French biopictorial film directed by Florian Gallenberger and starring Ulrich Tukur, Daniel Bruhl and Steve Buscemi. It focuses upon the experiences of John Rabe, a German businessman who used his Nazi Party mem ...

                                               

Canaris (film)

Canaris is a 1954 West German drama film directed by Alfred Weidenmann and starring O. E. Hasse, Barbara Rutting and Adrian Hoven. It portrays real events during the Second World War when Wilhelm Canaris the head of German military intelligence w ...

                                               

Capote (film)

Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote directed by Bennett Miller. It follows the events during the writing of Capotes non-fiction book In Cold Blood. Philip Seymour Hoffman won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best ...

                                               

Cass (2008 film)

Cass is based on the true story of the life of Cass Pennant, adapted from his book. The film tells of how he was adopted by an elderly white couple in 1958 and brought up in Slade Green, an all-white area of London. Cass is forced to endure racis ...

                                               

Cobb (film)

Cobb is a 1994 biopic starring Tommy Lee Jones as the famed baseball player Ty Cobb. The picture was written and directed by Ron Shelton and based on a book by Al Stump. The original music score was composed by Elliot Goldenthal. The film is told ...

                                               

Loving (2016 film)

Loving is a 2016 British-American biographical romantic drama film which tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracia ...

                                               

Lady L

Lady L is a 1965 comedy film based on the novel by Romain Gary and directed by Peter Ustinov. Starring Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, David Niven and Cecil Parker, the film focuses on an elderly Corsican lady as she recalls the loves of her life, inc ...

                                               

Loro (film)

Loro is a 2018 Italian drama film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, starring Toni Servillo. The film talks about the group of businessmen and politicians – the Loro from the title – who live and act near to media tycoon and politician Silvio Berlusconi.

                                               

Lawrence of Arabia (film)

Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic historical drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. Directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel through his British company Horizon Pictures and Columbia Pictures, with the screenplay by Rob ...

                                               

Max Schmeling (film)

Max Schmeling is a 2010 German biographical film directed by Uwe Boll. The film tells the story of German boxing icon Max Schmeling. It was released abroad under the title Max Schmeling: Fist of the Reich.

                                               

Masks (1987 film)

Masks is a 1987 French mystery thriller film directed by Claude Chabrol. It was entered into the 37th Berlin International Film Festival.

                                               

Megan Leavey (film)

Megan Leavey is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and written by Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, and Tim Lovestedt, based on the true events about a young female Marine named Megan Leavey and a combat dog named ...

                                               

Fur (film)

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Steven Shainberg and written by Erin Cressida Wilson, based on Patricia Bosworths book Diane Arbus: A Biography. It stars Nicole Kidman as iconic America ...

                                               

Milarepa (2006 film)

Milarepa is a 2006 Tibetan-language film about the life of the most famous Tibetan tantric yogi, the eponymous Milarepa. The film was shot in the Spiti Valley, high in the Himalayas in the Zanskar region close to the border between India and Tibe ...

                                               

The Hoax

The Hoax is a 2006 American drama film starring Richard Gere, directed by Swedish filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom. The screenplay by William Wheeler is based on the book of the same title by Clifford Irving. It recounts Irvings elaborate hoax of publis ...

                                               

Michael the Brave (film)

Michael the Brave is a Romanian historic epic film, directed by Sergiu Nicolaescu and starring Amza Pellea in the leading role. The film is a representation of the life of Wallachias ruler Michael The Brave, and his will to unite the three Romani ...

                                               

Isn't She Great

Isnt She Great is a 2000 biographical comedy-drama film that presents a fictionalized biography of author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan, ...

                                               

Unbroken (film)

Unbroken is a 2014 American war film produced and directed by Angelina Jolie and written by the Coen brothers, Richard LaGravenese, and William Nicholson. It is based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Sto ...

                                               

Notorious (2009 film)

Notorious is a 2009 American biographical drama film directed by George Tillman Jr. about American rapper Christopher Wallace / The Notorious B.I.G., following his life and murder. The film stars Jamal Woolard as Wallace, alongside Angela Bassett ...

                                               

The Burning Season (1994 film)

The Burning Season is a 1994 television movie directed by John Frankenheimer. The film chronicles Chico Mendes fight to protect the rainforest. This was Raul Julias last film released during his lifetime, premiering five weeks before his death. T ...

                                               

Pavel Korchagin (film)

Pavel Korchagin is a 1956 Soviet drama film directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov, based on the novel How the Steel Was Tempered.

                                               

Party Membership Card

The team of one Moscow plant is joined by Siberians Pavel Kurganov, who is distinguished by his intelligence and diligence, thanks to which he almost immediately becomes a production leader and marries the most productive factory worker Anna Kuli ...

                                               

Patton (film)

Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler. It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by ...

                                               

The Pianist (2002 film)

The Pianist is a 2002 biographical war drama film produced and directed by Roman Polanski, with a script by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. It is based on the autobiographical book The Pianist, a Holocaust memoir by the Polish-Jewish p ...

                                               

Pollock (film)

Pollock is a 2000 American biographical film which tells the life story of American painter Jackson Pollock. It stars Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Connelly, Robert Knott, Bud Cort, Molly Regan and Sada Thompson, and was directed by Harr ...

                                               

Reis (film)

Reis is a 2017 Turkish biographical film about Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the incumbent President of Turkey. It was released shortly before the constitutional referendum which aimed for a transition to an executive presidency.

                                               

Creation (2009 film)

Creation is a 2009 British biographical drama film about Charles Darwins relationship with his wife Emma and his memory of their eldest daughter Annie, as he struggles to write On the Origin of Species. The film, directed by Jon Amiel and starrin ...

                                               

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (film)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a 1969 British drama film directed by Ronald Neame and written by Jay Presson Allen. It stars Maggie Smith in the title role as an unrestrained teacher at a girls school in Edinburgh. The screenplay was adapted by ...

                                               

The Red Squirrel

Jota Novo, a failed musician whose girlfriend has recently left him, is about to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge when a girl on a motorcycle, Sofia Suarez, crashes off it. Rushing to help her, he discovers she has lost her memory, even for ...

                                               

Red Dog (film)

Red Dog is a 2011 Australian comedy-drama family film written by Daniel Taplitz, directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Nelson Woss and Julie Ryan. It stars Koko as the title character, Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor, and John Batchelor. The film ...

                                               

Ray (film)

Ray is a 2004 American biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. The independently produced film was written, produced, and directed by Taylor Hackford, and stars Jamie Foxx in the title role. Fo ...

                                               

The Best Man (1964 film)

The Best Man is a 1964 American political drama film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner with a screenplay by Gore Vidal based on his play of the same title. Starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee Tracy, the film details the seamy political ...

                                               

The Wedding March (1928 film)

The Wedding March is a 1928 American silent romantic drama film written and directed by and starring Erich von Stroheim. It also stars Fay Wray and ZaSu Pitts. Paramount Pictures forced von Stroheim to create two films from the footage, the secon ...

                                               

Celine (2008 film)

Celine is a 2008 television film biopic about the life of Canadian singer Celine Dion. The film chronicles Dions life from a young girl singing in her fathers club, right through her career as a worldwide successful singer to the present day. It ...

                                               

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (film)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a 2007 biographical drama film directed by Julian Schnabel and written by Ronald Harwood. Based on Jean-Dominique Baubys memoir of the same name, the film depicts Baubys life after suffering a massive stroke t ...

                                               

L'Avare (film)

LAvare is a 1980 French comedy film written and directed by Louis de Funes and Jean Girault, and starring de Funes. The English title of the film is The Miser. It is an adaptation of Molieres famous comedy LAvare. De Funes tried to draw out the u ...

                                               

Sweet Dreams (1985 film)

Sweet Dreams is a 1985 American biographical film which tells the story of country music singer Patsy Cline. The film was written by Robert Getchell and directed by Karel Reisz. It stars Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon, Ja ...

                                               

Sofia Kovalevskaya (film)

Sofya Kovalevskaya is a 1985 biographical television miniseries, directed by Ayan Shakhmaliyeva and starring Elena Safonova.

                                               

Stalin (1992 film)

Stalin is a 1992 television film, produced for HBO, starring Robert Duvall portraying Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. The film won three Golden Globe Awards among various awards including cinematography awards for Vilmos Zsigmond as well as best act ...

                                               

Sal (film)

Sal is a 2011 biographical film depicting the last few hours of the life of Sal Mineo, one of the first major film actors in Hollywood to publicly acknowledge their own bisexuality or homosexuality. Mineo was murdered on February 12, 1976. The fi ...

                                               

Jumper (2008 film)

Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, Dia ...

                                               

La Symphonie fantastique

La Symphonie fantastique is a 1942 French drama film by Christian-Jaque and produced by the German-controlled French film production company Continental Films. The film is based upon the life of the French composer Hector Berlioz. The title is ta ...

                                               

Che

Che, the narrator in Andrew Lloyd Webbers musical Evita Che 2014 film, a 2014 Persian film What? film or Che?, a 1972 film by Roman Polanski Che, from the television show The O.C. Che!, a 1969 film by Richard Fleischer about Che Guevara Che band, ...

                                               

Scarecrow (1984 film)

Scarecrow is a 1984 Soviet drama film dealing with bullying directed by Rolan Bykov, loosely based on the novel by Vladimir Zheleznikov.