TV Movie, Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Belcher, Malcolm Freeman, Lucy Russell

Votes: 2,122

2. My Dinner with Hervé (2018 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star of the hit '70s TV series "Fantasy Island", who took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.

Director: Sacha Gervasi | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Jamie Dornan, Frida Munting, Harriet Walter

Votes: 3,245

3. Gia (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 37,051

4. Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama, Music

3.1
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The story of music and video star Aaliyah, whose life ended tragically in a 2001 plane crash in the Bahamas.

Director: Bradley Walsh | Stars: Alexandra Shipp, Elise Neal, Morgan Kelly, Lyriq Bent

Votes: 1,230

5. The Wizard of Lies (2017 TV Movie)

12 | 133 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow

Votes: 17,796

6. Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey (2018 TV Movie)

87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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On the night she plans on taking her own life, a 17-year-old girl is kidnapped and finds herself fighting to stay alive. She manages to talk her attacker into releasing her, but when she ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Donovan | Stars: Shelby Bain, Katie Douglas, David James Elliott, Kim Horsman

Votes: 198

7. Paterno (2018 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Crime, Sport

6.5
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The film centers on Joe Paterno, who after becoming the most successful coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Kathy Baker, Kenneth Maharaj, Michael Mastro

Votes: 4,571

8. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

12 | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 24,086

9. Cleveland Abduction (2015 TV Movie)

16 | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.

Director: Alex Kalymnios | Stars: Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Katie Sarife, Samantha Droke

Votes: 3,810

10. Cocaine Godmother (2017 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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The real life of Colombian drug lord, Griselda Blanco, who reportedly masterminded more than 200 murders. This film presents her life story from the time she was a young girl to the end of her life.

Director: Guillermo Navarro | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jenny Pellicer, Alejandro Edda, Warren Christie

Votes: 1,201

11. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)

6 | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Clare Bullus, Stanley Tucci, Simon Markey

Votes: 16,158

12. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)

12 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Lyndon Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Frank Langella

Votes: 11,500

13. Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018 TV Movie)

9 | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.9
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The meeting and courtship of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Parisa Fitz-Henley, Burgess Abernethy, Melanie Nicholls-King, Francesca Bianchi

Votes: 1,015

14. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

AL | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 13,579

15. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

16 | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 15,058

16. Elvis (I) (1979 TV Movie)

AL | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Bing Russell, Robert Gray

Votes: 2,945

17. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

12 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Senator John McCain's running mate in the 2008 Presidential election.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 19,562

18. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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How real-life British-American author Christopher Isherwood and his German boyfriend Heinz met and fell in love during the 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 3,648

19. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Karen Wheeling Reynolds

Votes: 2,623

20. Anna Nicole (2013 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama

5.4
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The life of Anna Nicole Smith, from small town dancer to Playboy centerfold, to her marriage to a billionaire, and her eventual self destruction.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Agnes Bruckner, Martin Landau, Adam Goldberg, Graham Patrick Martin

Votes: 1,835

21. Liz & Dick (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama

4.1
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The torrid relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Grant Bowler, Theresa Russell, David Hunt

Votes: 3,802

22. Living Proof (2008 TV Movie)

12 | 125 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Harry Connick Jr., Tammy Blanchard, Amanda Bynes, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 901

23. James Dean (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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A biopic about the actor James Dean, whose stardom of the ultimate teenage rebel as well as the premature death made him a legend. His roles are depicted having much in common with his ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Valentina Cervi, Enrico Colantoni

Votes: 4,741

24. Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)

16 | 155 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls, and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, David Strathairn, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 7,996

25. Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)

193 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance

Votes: 2,042

26. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 5,912

27. Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (2016 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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A chronicle of the Brontë sisters' battle to overcome obstacles and publish their novels, which would become some of the greatest in the English language.

Director: Sally Wainwright | Stars: Finn Atkins, Charlie Murphy, Chloe Pirrie, Adam Nagaitis

Votes: 1,782

28. Grey Gardens (2009 TV Movie)

9 | 104 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The lives of Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith, aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Director: Michael Sucsy | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ken Howard

Votes: 8,486

29. A Tale of Two Coreys (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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The story of teen heartthrobs Corey Feldman and Corey Haim, whose lives were forever changed by the glitz, glamour, and the darker side of show business.

Director: Steven Huffaker | Stars: Elijah Marcano, Justin Ellings, Scott Bosely, Casey Leach

Votes: 539

30. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

Votes: 24,541

31. The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.7
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The girl next door makes a teen born with immune deficiencies want to leave his germ-free bubble.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed, Diana Hyland

Votes: 3,993

32. Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Searching for Neverland will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael Jackson had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life.

Director: Dianne Houston | Stars: Chad L. Coleman, Sam Adegoke, Nondumiso Tembe, Starletta DuPois

Votes: 960

33. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.

Director: Noel Nosseck | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Fred Savage, Gregory Alan Williams, Heather McComb

Votes: 1,901

34. The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Katharine McPhee, Daniel Gillies, Fiona Vroom, John Glover

Votes: 311

35. Gotti (1996 TV Movie)

R | 116 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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John Gotti rises to head the powerful Gambino crime family before being convicted in 1992 of racketeering and murder.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Armand Assante, Anthony Quinn, William Forsythe, Richard C. Sarafian

Votes: 5,686

36. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 5,167

37. The Brittany Murphy Story (2014 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama

3.4
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A chronicle of Brittany Murphy's rise to fame in the 1990s, her struggles with self-esteem, and her tragic early death.

Director: Joe Menendez | Stars: Amanda Fuller, Sherilyn Fenn, Eric Petersen, Chloë Crampton

Votes: 968

38. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

Votes: 12,730

39. House of Versace (2013 TV Movie)

12 | 85 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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A chronicle of Donatella Versace's triumph over tragedy by carrying on her brother's powerful legacy after his 1997 slaying.

Director: Sara Sugarman | Stars: Gina Gershon, Enrico Colantoni, Colm Feore, Donna Murphy

Votes: 1,284

40. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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62 Metascore

Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey

Votes: 6,486

41. The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

4.6
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After being cast in the hit teen sitcom Saved by the Bell (1989), six unknown young actors must deal with the Hollywood spotlight and the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny.

Director: Jason Lapeyre | Stars: Sam Kindseth, Dylan Everett, Tiera Skovbye, Julian Works

Votes: 1,332

42. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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History of Apple and Microsoft.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 22,404

43. Rasputin (1996 TV Movie)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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HBO biopic about the infamous "mad monk" Rasputin from the court of Tsar Nicholas in Russia.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner

Votes: 3,135

44. Elvis Lives! (2016 TV Movie)

82 min | Biography, Drama

3.0
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Plagued by a heavy drug addiction and his failing voice, The King is desperate to make things right with himself, his deceased brother, and God. His attempts to get back on track are ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Balderson | Stars: Jonathan Nation, Doug Burch, Sallieu Sesay, Jennifer Lee Laks

Votes: 103

45. Right on Track (2003 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.6
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Fact-based drama chronicling the story of two determined sisters who battled the prejudice of a male-dominated sport to become world-class drag racers.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Beverley Mitchell, Brie Larson, Jon Lindstrom, Jodi Russell

Votes: 979

46. Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996 TV Movie)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her superstar pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 2,394

47. Judas (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.9
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Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Robert Carner | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Jonathan Scarfe, Tim Matheson, Fiona Glascott

Votes: 428

48. My Boy Jack (2007 TV Movie)

16 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 18-year-old son after he goes missing during World War I.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: David Haig, Daniel Radcliffe, Kim Cattrall, Carey Mulligan

Votes: 4,864

49. I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017 TV Movie)

87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Police launch a high-profile investigation after a teenager (Alana Boden) is abducted from her bedroom in Salt Lake City.

Director: Sarah Walker | Stars: Elizabeth Smart, Alana Boden, Skeet Ulrich, Deirdre Lovejoy

Votes: 453

50. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

12 | 110 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 10,892


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