Category: Biography

I Am Chris Farley (2015) 7.5

I Am Chris Farley (2015)

A documentary on the life of comedian, Chris Farley.::Network Entertainment...

Young Man with a Horn (1950) 7.2

Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Aimless youth Rick Martin learns he has a gift for music and falls in love with the trumpet. Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard takes Rick under his wing and teaches him all he knows about playing. To the exclusion of anyth...

Chuck Berry (2018) 6.9

Chuck Berry (2018)

Story of Chuck Berry told by his relatives and friends....

Blue Code of Silence (2020) 7.4

Blue Code of Silence (2020)

Forty years ago, policeman Bob Leuci and a group of prosecutors brought down New York's most corrupt police unit; a case that launched the careers of his prosecutors but gave Bob Leuci the legacy of NYPD's biggest "rat"....

The Ploy (2016) 6.3

The Ploy (2016)

In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.::Propaganda It...

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) 8

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

In 1966, Dieter Dengler was shot down over Laos, captured, and, down to 85 pounds, escaped. Barefoot, surviving monsoons, leeches, and machete-wielding villagers, he was rescued. Now, near 60, living on Mt. Tamalpais, De...

Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012) 7.4

Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

Raised in the Tennessee mountains, Wayne White started his career as a cartoonist in NYC. He quickly found success as one of the creators of the Pee-wee's Playhouse TV show which soon led to more work design some of the ...

Lisztomania (1975) 6.3

Lisztomania (1975)

A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt (Roger Daltrey), with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the movie devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow composer Richar...

Dance of the 41 (2020) 7.6

Dance of the 41 (2020)

Based on the Ball of the Forty-One which was a society scandal in early 20th-century Mexico. The incident revolved around an illegal police raid carried out in November 1901 in a private home in Mexico City. The scandal ...

Lea (2015) (TV) 5.3

Lea (2015) (TV)

Lea Garofalo is born into a crime family but decides to cooperate with the police to get away and give her daughter a better life. The story of Lea Garofalo's life.::OJT...

Motown Mafia: The Story of Eddie Jackson and Courtney Brown (2011) 6.7

Motown Mafia: The Story of Eddie Jackson and Courtney Brown (2011)

Eddie 'The Fat Man' Jackson and Courtney 'The Field Marshal' Brown were labeled 'Kingpins' in an era where their names reigned supreme in Detroit. Accumulating more than a million dollars a month in heroin sales, these c...

Bombshells and Dollies (2020) 7.6

Bombshells and Dollies (2020)

Feature length Documentary on the Contemporary Pinup Girl Lifestyle and The Miss Viva Las Vegas Pinup Contest - 'Celebrating every woman's right to total body acceptance, to be self-confident and to be gorgeous!'::Madame...

Becoming Zlatan … (2015) 6.7

Becoming Zlatan … (2015)

The decisive years of Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, told through rare archival footage where a young Zlatan speaks openly about his life and challenges. The film closely follows Zlatan, from his debut in Malmö F...

Savage Messiah (1972) 6.9

Savage Messiah (1972)

Biographical movie of the life of French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (Scott Antony)....

Betty: They Say I’m Different (2017) 6.3

Betty: They Say I’m Different (2017)

Funk Queen Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. She "was the first..." as former husband Miles Davis said. "Madonna before Madonna, Prince before Prince". An aspiring songwriter from a small s...

Momo: The Sam Giancana Story (2011) 6.2

Momo: The Sam Giancana Story (2011)

The film details the life of a tough, impoverished kid who rose through the ranks of Chicago's underworld to become a top member-many say the real godfather-of the most ruthless gangland organization in the country: The ...

Larisa (1980) 7.8

Larisa (1980)

A loving film tribute to Russian filmmaker Larisa Shepitko, who died tragically in a car accident in 1979 at the age of 40. This documentary by her husband, Elem Klimov, includes excerpts from all of Shepitko's films, an...

Persona Non Grata (2015) 6.5

Persona Non Grata (2015)

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in saving the lives ...

Camus (2010) (TV) 6.4

Camus (2010) (TV)

A romantic, a scoundrel, a private man... The touching and absurd story of the philosopher Albert Camus as seen through they eyes of the many women in his life....

Figli del Destino (2019) 6.5

Figli del Destino (2019)

The story of four Italian children facing the racial laws and the wave of hate brought by fascism against the Jews.::X...

What Killed Maradona? (2021) 6.7

What Killed Maradona? (2021)

Interviews with those close to the talented footballer reveal the different factors which may have contributed to his untimely end.::kwaK1983...

Mommie Dearest (1981) 6.7

Mommie Dearest (1981)

The relationship between Christina Crawford and her adoptive mother Joan Crawford is presented from Christina's view. Unable to bear children, Joan, in 1940, was denied children through regular adoption agencies due to h...

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV) 6.3

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV)

John McCain is a poor student, except at wrestling, but toughs it out in Annapolis at the US Naval Academy with the goal of becoming a career naval officer like his father and grandfather, who were both admirals. Love at...

11.6 (2013) 5.7

11.6 (2013)

Toni Musulin has worked as a security guard on an armored truck for 10 years. One day, with 11.6 million Euros on board, he drives off without his two colleagues, committing the "heist of the century". Having spent one y...

Percy Vs Goliath (2020) 6.4

Percy Vs Goliath (2020)

Based on events from a 1998 lawsuit, PERCY follows small-town farmer Percy Schmeiser, who challenges a major conglomerate when the company's genetically modified (GMO) canola is discovered in the 70-year-old farmer's cro...

Leonie (2010) 6

Leonie (2010)

A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th century American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.::Garret Fallah...

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007) 7.4

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007)

A look at the history of one-time Gestapo commander Klaus Barbie, infamously known as "The Butcher of Lyon." This documentary's main focus will be on Barbie's post-war activities, in which he became a counter-intelligenc...

Michelle Obama: Life After the White House (2020) 4.9

Michelle Obama: Life After the White House (2020)

Former First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA'S story has just begun. The Obamas have remained quite busy with their new life of activism which includes their issue-oriented production company, Higher Ground, which won an Oscar for B...

Mom to Hundreds (2020) (TV) 6.5

Mom to Hundreds (2020) (TV)

With the continuous arrival of migrants to Palermo (Italy), a councilor becomes the legal guardian of hundreds of children while also dealing with her own family problems.::joses90...

The Long Day Closes (1992) 7.4

The Long Day Closes (1992)

The Long Day Closes is the story of eleven-year-old "Bud." A sad and lonely boy, Bud struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms ...

We Are So Young (2013) 6.5

We Are So Young (2013)

The life of Renato Manfredini Júnior, Brazilian musician, from his first involvement with music, to his years in the punk rock band Aborto Alétrico, to the formation of Legião Urbana, in the rock scene of 70's/80's Brasi...

Another Shot (2017) 6.5

Another Shot (2017)

The film will look at the Brooklyn-born point guard's life since arriving in China, where he has helped the Beijing Ducks win three Chinese Basketball Association championships in four years and become one of the country...

The Last Sentence (2012) 6.1

The Last Sentence (2012)

Torgny Segerstedt was one of the leading journalists in Sweden in the 20th century. He fought a one man battle against Hitler and the Nazi regime until his death in 1945 and during these tumultuous times his private life...

Annie Get Your Gun (1950) 6.9

Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

A story very loosely based on the love story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler who meet at a shooting match. Fabulous music although the lead characters have virtually nothing to do with the actual historical figures. Ann...

The Dove (1974) 6.5

The Dove (1974)

The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love with a young woman (Patti Ratt...

Buster Keaton, the Genius Destroyed by Hollywood (2016) (TV) 7.1
Piero Vivarelli, Life As a B-Movie (2019) 6.7

Piero Vivarelli, Life As a B-Movie (2019)

The unbridled life and kaleidoscopic filmography of Piero Vivarelli, who made ltalian B-movies of all genres, wrote hit rock songs and penned the screenplay for Sergio Corbucci's Western 'Django,' adored by Tarantino, ar...

Burden (2016) 7

Burden (2016)

A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art....

An Unreasonable Man (2006) 7.9

An Unreasonable Man (2006)

A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader....

Doctor Lisa (2020) 7.2

Doctor Lisa (2020)

This is the story of one day in the life of Elizabeth Glinka, the head of "Fair Care" foundation, a philanthropist, a doctor and a human rights activist. As the day starts, Elizaveta and her husband Gleb are going to cel...