Biography (Sorted by Number of Votes Ascending)



1. Lincoln, the Lover (1914)

10 min | Short, Biography, Romance

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Returning from his inauguration, Lincoln, with the sounds of the acclaim of the populace still in his ears, and realizing in a moment of loneliness the emptiness of his life, dreams of Ann ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Ralph Ince, Anita Stewart, E.K. Lincoln, Logan Paul

Votes: 5

2. Rasputin, the Black Monk (1917)

70 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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The story of the rise and fall of Rasputin, the so-called "mad monk" who dominated the court of the Russian czar in the period prior to the Russian revolution.

Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: Montagu Love, Henry Hull, June Elvidge, Arthur Ashley

Votes: 5

3. Der Komödiant von Wien (1954)

103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Directors: Karl Paryla, Karl Stanzl | Stars: Karl Paryla, Christl Mardayn, Angelika Hauff, Marianne Schönauer

Votes: 5

4. Solo (1970– )
Episode: Jeremy Brett as Byron (1970)

Biography

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Director: William Slater | Star: Jeremy Brett

Votes: 5

5. Mozart: A Childhood Chronicle (1976)

224 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.6
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Director: Klaus Kirschner | Stars: Pavlos Bekiaris, Diego Crovetti, Santiago Ziesmer, Marianne Lowitz

Votes: 5

6. Ernst Thälmann (1986 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography

7.2
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Directors: Ursula Bonhoff, Georg Schiemann | Stars: Hildegard Alex, Harald Arnold, Christian Balhaus, Hartmut Beer

Votes: 5

7. I Am Not an Anthropologist (1995)

33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.6
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Director: Jim Lane

Votes: 5

8. 2 or 3 Things But Nothing for Sure (1997)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.6
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Directors: Tina Di Feliciantonio, Jane C. Wagner | Star: Dorothy Allison

Votes: 5

9. Diese Tage in Terezin (1997)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Three women come to Terezin, formerly known as the concentration camp "Theresienstadt", searching for trails of Karel Svenk. He was called "Chaplin of Theresinenstadt" because he played ... See full summary »

Director: Sibylle Schönemann

Votes: 5

10. Oz: The American Fairyland (1997 Video)

113 min | Documentary, Biography

6.0
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The first part tells of the life and works of L. Frank Baum, along with his career as a writer and filmmaker, centering on the creation of Oz. This portion continues with the effect of Oz ... See full summary »

Directors: Gayle O'Neal, Leonard A. Swann Jr. | Stars: Lee Lively, Abigail Dean, Ellis Norman, Evelyn Copelman

Votes: 5

11. Amos Gutman (1997)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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A gay Isreali film maker, Amos Guttman died of aids in 1998 at the age of 38. This is his story.

Director: Ran Kozer | Star: Amos Guttman

Votes: 5

12. L'homme aux mains d'argile (1949)

Biography, Drama

5.2
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Director: Léon Mathot | Stars: Alfred Adam, Albert Allain, René Balpo, Robert Berri

Votes: 5

13. Behind the Music (1997–2014)
Episode: David Crosby (1998)

Documentary, Biography, Music

4.4
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Stars: David Crosby, Jim Forbes, Carl Gottlieb, James Raymond

Votes: 5

14. Marie Stuart (1908)

Short, Biography, Drama

5.2
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The principal events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots. She was the daughter of Jacques the Fifth and Mary Guise and married Francis the Second, King of France. After the death of her ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Jeanne Delvair, Jacques Grétillat, Henry Krauss, Paul Capellani

Votes: 5

15. Naked Songs: The Life & Times of Rickie Lee Jones (1996)

69 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.4
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Director: Ethan A. Russell | Stars: Rickie Lee Jones, George Burns, Debbie Harry, Temple Shea

Votes: 5

16. Le chemin de Damas (1952)

108 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Saul De Tarse is a Roman soldier who is making rough all over .He arrives at the Golgotha when the apostles remove the cross .He ruthlessly persecutes the Christians ,even though they are his own friends.

Director: Max Glass | Stars: Michel Simon, Jean-Marc Tennberg, Maurice Teynac, Jacques Dufilho

Votes: 5

17. Geniusz sceny (1939)

81 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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Director: Romuald Gantkowski | Stars: Ludwik Solski, Stanislawa Angel-Engelówna, Elzbieta Barszczewska, Edmund Biernacki

Votes: 5

18. Zielona ziemia (1980 TV Movie)

57 min | Biography, Comedy

6.2
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Director: Filip Bajon | Stars: Renata Kretówna, Andrzej Wasilewicz

Votes: 5

19. Az ne zhiveya edin zhivot (1981)

141 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.4
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Director: Nikola Korabov | Stars: Nicolai Ghiaurov, Mirella Freni, Piero Cappuccilli, Todor Georgiev

Votes: 5

20. Niko Pirosmanishvili (1961)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Biography of the great Georgian artist, Niko Pirosmanishvili

Director: Giorgi Shengelaia

Votes: 5

21. Siesta veta (1986)

91 min | Biography

6.8
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Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Erika Ozsda, Elo Romancik, Brigita Bobulová, Tána Radeva

Votes: 5

22. Salazar (1999– )

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Stars: Luís Avillez, Silva Cunha, Braga da Cruz, Arons de Carvalho

Votes: 5

23. Joseph Conrad (1991– )

52 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Franck Laigneau, Mikolaj Radwan, Kamil Gewartowski, Jacques Spiesser

Votes: 5

24. Adrienne Lecouvreur (1913)

20 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.6
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Directors: Henri Desfontaines, Louis Mercanton | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Max Maxudian, Albert Decoeur, Henri Desfontaines

Votes: 5

25. Diktonius - Ord lever! (1995)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

5.0
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Directors: Jörn Donner, Ulrika Bengts | Stars: Jörn Donner, Doris Eriksson, Aldur Holmström, Vivi Holmström

Votes: 5

26. Mister Lincoln (1981 TV Movie)

Biography

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Director: Gordon Rigsby | Stars: Roy Dotrice, George C. Scott

Votes: 5

27. Narsi Bhagat (1957)

Biography

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" He is a real VAISHNAV, who feels others agony and obliges one and all without least pride in his heart." This motto of Narsi Mehta was remembered in morning prayers of Mahatma Gandhi and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Devendra Goel | Stars: Shahu Modak, Radhakrishan, Pratima Devi, Nirupa Roy

Votes: 5

28. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Ready When You Are, Mr Patel (1995)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.8
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Director: Roger Michell | Star: Harish Patel

Votes: 5

29. Canada Vignettes: The Dentist (1978)

Documentary, Short, Biography

5.8
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A Japanese-Canadian dentist talks about his life while he works on a patient.

Star: Michael Kane

Votes: 5

30. Democracy on Trial: The Morgentaler Affair (1984)

59 min | Documentary, Biography

5.6
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The story of Dr. Henry Morgentaler's fight to provide safe abortions in Canada and the right to challenge a law's validity in Canada.

Director: Paul Cowan | Stars: Lois Dellar, Gabriel Gascon, William Hunt, Michael Rudder

Votes: 5

31. Elle voulait faire du cinéma (1983 TV Movie)

91 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Biopic of French film pioneer Alice Guy-Blaché, considered the world's first female director, who directed, produced and/or supervised over 700 films between 1896 an the 1920s, in France and, for a period, in the US.

Director: Caroline Huppert | Stars: Christine Pascal, André Dussollier, Rosy Varte, Roland Blanche

Votes: 5

32. Abolição (1988– )

150 min | Biography

8.4
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Stars: Dominique Afonso, Marco Americano, José Augusto Branco, Erivaldo Casan

Votes: 5

33. Anarkali (1958)

125 min | Biography, History, Romance

9.6
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The tale of legendary slave girl Anarkali, who used to love the Mughal Prince,Saleem.

Director: Anwar Kamal Pasha | Stars: Mohammad Afzal, Ajmal, Shamim Ara, Fazal Haq

Votes: 5

34. Italienisches Capriccio (1961)

106 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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Director: Glauco Pellegrini | Stars: Christine Laydu, Claude Laydu, Christel Bodenstein, Rolf Ludwig

Votes: 5

35. Life and Times (1996– )
Episode: At Home in the Universe: The Life and Times of William Shatner (1997)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

9.2
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The life story of actor/environmentalist William Shatner.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, Jason Alexander, Kate Mulgrew, Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 5

36. The Directors (1997– )
Episode: The Films of Ron Howard (1999)

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Brian Grazer, Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 5

37. The Speeches of Richard Nixon (1995 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

4.4
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Stars: Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew, Edward Cox, David Eisenhower

Votes: 5

38. ...But I Was a Girl: The Story of Frieda Belinfante (1999)

69 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.4
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Director: Toni Boumans | Stars: Frieda Belinfante, Kenneth Kuhn

Votes: 5

39. Aenigma est (1990)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

9.0
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Life and work of painter Giorgio de Chirico, born in Volos, Greece in 1888 and died 1978.

Director: Dimitris Mavrikios | Stars: Dimitris Maronitis, Yannis Mavrikios

Votes: 5

40. Veer Amarsingh Rathod (1970)

Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Radhakant | Stars: Jeevan, Kamal Kapoor, Dev Kumar, Kumkum

Votes: 5

41. Sigrid Undset - et kvinneliv (1993)

52 min | Biography, Drama

3.6
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A comparison between Nobel winning writer Sigrid Undset's life and writing.

Director: Maria Fuglevaag Warsinski | Stars: Frøydis Armand, Henny Moan, Lisa Kristin Strindberg

Votes: 5

42. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Jacqueline (1967)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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A documentary recording Jacqueline du Pré playing the Elgar Cello Concerto with the New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by her husband Daniel Barenboim.

Director: Christopher Nupen | Stars: Daniel Barenboim, Jacqueline du Pré

Votes: 5

43. Sant Dnyaneshwar (II) (1940)

137 min | Biography

8.4
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Directors: Vishnupant Govind Damle, Sheikh Fattelal | Stars: Shahu Modak, Datta Dharmadhikari, Pandit, Malathi

Votes: 5

44. Sincerity IV (1980)

40 min | Short, Biography

6.4
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Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 5

45. Dors: The Other Diana (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Documentary about the life and career of actress Diana Dors, Britain's own "Blonde Bombshell".

Director: Sebastian Robinson | Stars: Diana Dors, Alan Lake, Tony Bilbow, Petula Clark

Votes: 5

46. Behind the Music (1997–2014)
Episode: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (1999)

Documentary, Biography, Music

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Stars: Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Tony Dimitriades, Howie Epstein

Votes: 5

47. Vivre après - paroles de femmes (2001)

105 min | Biography, War

8.0
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Director: Laurent Bécue-Renard | Stars: Fatima Babic, Jacqueline Corado, Jasmina Dedic, Fika Ibrahimefendic

Votes: 5

48. Talmage Farlow (1981)

59 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.8
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A musical portrait of the legendary American jazz guitarist.

Director: Lorenzo DeStefano | Stars: Tal Farlow, George Benson, Lenny Breau, Tommy Flanagan

Votes: 5

49. Alfred Nobel - Mr. Dynamite (1983 TV Movie)

35 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Directors: Olle Häger, Hans Villius | Stars: John Zacharias, Pernilla August, Margreth Weivers, Hans Villius

Votes: 5

50. Ich bin 33 (2000)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.0
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Director: Jan Peters | Star: Jan Peters

Votes: 5


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