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Biographies, Vol. VI
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Another Playlist dedicated to films that are Biographies or Autobiographies which I like


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Movie: One Life ( 2024 )
Sir Nicholas 'Nicky' Winton, a young London broker who, in the months leading up to World War II, rescued over 600 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
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Movie: Unfrosted ( 2024 )
In 1963 Michigan, business rivals Kellogg's and Post compete to create a cake that could change breakfast forever.
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Movie: Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia ( 2024 )
A true David vs. Goliath story spotlighting the intense rivalry between Audi and Lancia at the 1983 Rally World Championship. Against all odds, Lancia battles to regain its former glory with a combination of innovation and courage.
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Movie: Cabrini ( 2024 )
After witnessing disease and poverty in the slums of New York, Italian immigrant Francesca Cabrini embarks on a daring journey to persuade the hostile mayor to provide housing and healthcare for hundreds of orphaned children.
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Movie: Noryang: Deadly Sea ( 2024 )
Winter of 1598, the story of Yi Sun-shin's last naval battle during the Japanese invasions of Korea that happened in the Noryang Strait.
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Movie: Bob Marley: One Love ( 2024 )
The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music.
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Movie: Napoleon ( 2023 )
An epic that details the checkered rise and fall of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and his relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his wife, Josephine.
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Movie: Maestro ( 2023 )
This love story chronicles the lifelong relationship of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein and actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.
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Movie: Oppenheimer ( 2023 )
The story of American scientist, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
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Movie: Golda ( 2023 )
Focuses on the intensely dramatic and high-stakes responsibilities and decisions that Golda Meir, also known as the 'Iron Lady of Israel,' faced during the Yom Kippur War.
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Movie: Ferrari ( 2023 )
Set in the summer of 1957, with Enzo Ferrari's auto empire in crisis, the ex-racer turned entrepreneur pushes himself and his drivers to the edge as they launch into the Mille Miglia, a treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy.
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Movie: Being Mary Tyler Moore ( 2023 )
Explores the vanguard career of Mary, who, as an actor, performer, and advocate, revolutionized the portrayal of women in media, redefined their roles in show business, and inspired generations to dream big and make it on their own.
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TV Show: Bardot ( 2023 )
The life of the French actor Brigitte Bardot and model from 1949, when she first appeared on the cover of a magazine, to the birth of her son in 1960.Brigitte Bardot, a teenager from the 16th arrondissement of Paris, who grew up in a strict upbringing, finds herself ugly and feels unloved. She will grow up, emancipate herself, brave all the codes thanks to her meeting with her first love, Roger Vadim. In 1956, the release of the film by this young man, "And God created woman", of which Brigitte is the heroine, provokes a world sexual revolution of which she becomes the icon.
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Movie: A Million Miles Away ( 2023 )
A biopic about Jose Hernandez and his path from a farm worker to becoming an engineer and an astronaut. A tale of perseverance, community and sacrifice to accomplish a seemingly impossible dream.
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Movie: Priscilla ( 2023 )
When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley, the man who is already a meteoric rock-and-roll superstar becomes someone entirely unexpected in private moments: a thrilling crush, an ally in loneliness, a vulnerable best friend.
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TV Show: FDR ( 2023 )
FDR is executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Academy Award-nominated producer Bradley Cooper, under his production company Lea Pictures, and Academy Award-winning creative production company RadicalMedia, in association with GroupM Motion Entertainment.The new three-night documentary event will provide an epic portrait of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, unpacking how his own fight with polio prepared him for the challenges of leading the United States through the Great Depression and World War II. Based upon Goodwin's New York Times bestseller, Leadership: In Turbulent Times, viewers will experience a most harrowing, yet heroic time in history when through grit, commitment and shared sacrifice FDR was the right man at the right time to lead the U.S. and the allied nations, projecting confidence in himself and America.
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Movie: Lonesome Soldier ( 2023 )
Based on a True American Story, Lonesome Soldier follows the life of Jackson Harlow, from young dreamer to haunted war veteran in this harrowing portrayal of PTS(D) and the effects it has, not only on Soldiers, but also their loved ones.
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Movie: Spinning Gold ( 2023 )
A biopic of 1970s record producer Neil Bogart, co-founder of Casablanca Records.
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Movie: BlackBerry ( 2023 )
The story of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world's first smartphone.
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Movie: The Iron Claw ( 2023 )
The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s.
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Movie: Sound of Freedom ( 2023 )
The incredible true story of a former government agent turned vigilante who embarks on a dangerous mission to rescue hundreds of children from traffickers.
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Movie: Tetris ( 2023 )
The story of how one of the world's most popular video games found its way to players around the globe. Businessman Henk Rogers and Tetris inventor Alexey Pajitnov join forces in the USSR, risking it all to bring Tetris to the masses.
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Movie: Jeanne du Barry ( 2023 )
The life of Jeanne Bécu who was born as the illegitimate daughter of an impoverished seamstress in 1743 and went on to rise through the Court of Louis XV to become his last official mistress.
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Movie: The Promised Land ( 2023 )
The story of Ludvig Kahlen who pursued his lifelong dream: To make the heath bring him wealth and honor.
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Movie: Stan Lee ( 2023 )
100 years of dreaming. 100 years of creating. 100 years of Stan Lee.
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Movie: Southern Gospel ( 2023 )
When a rock n roll star's life comes crashing down, he must fight his past demons to realize his childhood ambition of becoming a preacher.
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Movie: Elvis ( 2022 )
The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
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Movie: Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon ( 2022 )
At the end of his rope, Johnny Cash stumbled into a cave and laid down in the dark. But death didn't come calling; God did. JOHNNY CASH: THE REDEMPTION OF AN AMERICAN ICON is the untold story of how "The Man in Black" saw the light.
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TV Show: Abraham Lincoln ( 2022 )
The HISTORY Channel's three-night documentary event Abraham Lincoln will be a definitive biography of the 16th president, the man who led the country during its bloodiest war and greatest crisis.
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Movie: Munich: The Edge of War ( 2022 )
A British diplomat travels to Munich in the run-up to World War II, where a former classmate of his from Oxford is also en route, but is working for the German government.
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Movie: The Forger ( 2022 )
21-year-old Cioma Schönhaus won't let anyone take away his zest for life, especially not the Nazis. He wants to discover life, but has the misfortune of living as a Jewish person in Berlin in the 1940s. Since the best hiding spots are in plain sight, Cioma decides to go out into the light to escape deportation. Using the identity of a marine officer he created for him...Read all
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Movie: Lucy and Desi ( 2022 )
This film will explore the rise of comedian icon Lucille Ball, her relationship with Desi Arnaz, and how their groundbreaking sitcom I Love Lucy forever changed Hollywood, cementing her legacy long after her death in 1989.
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Movie: The Real Charlie Chaplin ( 2022 )
A look at the life and work of Charlie Chaplin in his own words featuring an in-depth interview he gave to Life magazine in 1966.
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Movie: Father Stu ( 2022 )
Follows the life of Father Stuart Long, a boxer-turned-priest who inspired countless people during his journey from self-destruction to redemption.
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TV Show: Pam & Tommy ( 2022 )
Set in the Wild West early days of the Internet, Pam & Tommy is based on the incredible true story of the Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape. Stolen from the couple's home by a disgruntled contractor, the video went from underground bootleg-VHS curiosity to full-blown global sensation when it hit the Web in 1997. A love story, crime caper and cautionary tale rolled into one, the eight-part original limited series explores the intersection of privacy, technology and celebrity, tracing the origins of our current reality TV Era to a stolen tape seen by millions but meant to have an audience of just two.
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Movie: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story ( 2022 )
Explores every facet of Yankovic's life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like 'Eat It' and 'Like a Surgeon' to his torrid celebrity love affairs and famously depraved lifestyle.
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TV Show: Angelyne ( 2022 )
Limited series based on The Hollywood Reporter feature that explored the identity of L.A.'s mysterious billboard bombshell.
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Movie: David Beckham: Infamous ( 2022 )
David Beckham, a household name, footballing icon and at one point the most hated man in England. A comprehensive look at David Beckham's footballing career focusing on his England redemption, World Cup dreams, trial by media and becoming brand Becks. From humble beginnings in Leytonstone to achieving England's most capped outfield player, winning the illustrious treb...Read all
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Movie: The Good Nurse ( 2022 )
An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.
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Movie: Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher ( 2022 )
At the turn of the 19th century, Pugilism was the sport of kings and a gifted young boxer fought his way to becoming champion of England.
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Movie: Stewart ( 2022 )
Set in the late 60s / early 70s, STEWART follows Scottish racing driver Jackie Stewart on an immersive, colorful and emotive journey that transcends motor sport and explores universal themes of love, loss and human vulnerability.
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Movie: Ted K ( 2022 )
An exploration of Ted Kaczynski's life in Lincoln, Montana in the years leading up to his arrest as The Unabomber.
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Movie: Eiffel ( 2021 )
The government is asking Eiffel to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, but Eiffel simply wants to design the subway. Suddenly, everything changes when Eiffel crosses paths with a mysterious woman from Arun's past.
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Movie: American Underdog ( 2021 )
The story of NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, who went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to becoming an American Football star.
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Movie: Songs for While I'm Away ( 2021 )
The story of how a young black boy from working class 1950's Dublin, became Ireland's Greatest Rock Star. As lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman.
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Movie: Benedetta ( 2021 )
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
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Movie: The Pilot: A Battle for Survival ( 2021 )
During a mission in WWII, the plane of Nikolai Komlev is shot down. He manages to bring his plane down in a remote forest clearing, but far from friendly territory, he faces a relentless test of physical and mental endurance.
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Movie: Penguin Bloom ( 2021 )
Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film tells the story of Sam Bloom (Academy Award® nominated Naomi Watts) a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a shocking, near-fatal accident leaves her paralyzed. Sam's husband, (Andrew Lincoln), her three young boys and her mother (Academy Award® nominated Jacki Weaver), are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an unlikely ally enters their world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin. The bird's arrival is a welcome distraction for the Bloom family, eventually making a profound difference on Sam's life, teaching her how to live again.
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Movie: Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher ( 2021 )
A remarkable story inspired by the life of renowned Chickasaw cattleman Montford T. Johnson, a man who overcame great hardships to establish a ranching empire along the famous cattle highway of the American West, the Chisolm Trail.
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Movie: Kalashnikov ( 2020 )
Biographical film about the inventor and designer of small arms Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov. Today it is difficult to find a person who does not know this name. However, not everyone knows what a long and thorny path traveled a self-taught guy to create the legendary AK-47 weapon at the age of 28, which to this day is a symbol of the weapons thought of our time.
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Movie: I Am Woman ( 2020 )
In 1966. Helen Reddy arrives in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase, and $230 in her pocket. She had been told she'd won a recording contract, but the record company promptly dashes her hopes by telling her it has enough female stars and suggests that she have fun in New York before returning home to Australia. Helen, without a visa, decides to stay in New York anyway and pursue a singing career, struggling to make ends meet and provide for her daughter. She befriends legendary rock journalist Lillian Roxon, who becomes her closest confidante. Lillian inspires her to write and sing the iconic song "I Am Woman" which becomes the anthem for the second-wave feminist movement and galvanizes a generation of women to fight for change. She also meets Jeff Wald, a young aspiring talent manager who becomes her agent and husband. Jeff helps her get to the top, but he also suffers from a drug addiction that gradually turns their relationship toxic. Caught in the treadmill of fame and dependent on Jeff to manage her professional life, Helen finds the strength to take control of her own career and keep pursuing her dreams.
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Movie: Frida Kahlo ( 2020 )
Who was Frida Kahlo? Everyone knows her, but who was the woman behind the bright colours, the big brows, and the floral crowns? Take a journey through the life of a true icon, discover her art, and uncover the truth behind her often turbulent life. Making use of the latest technology to deliver previously unimaginable quality, we take an in-depth look at key works throughout her career. Using letters Kahlo wrote to guide us, this definitive film reveals her deepest emotions and unlocks the secrets and symbolism contained within her art. Exhibition on Screen's trademark combination of interviews, commentary and a detailed exploration of her art delivers a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy. This personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works, and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience, and her unmatched lust for life, politics, men and women. Delving deeper than any film has done before, engaging with world-renowned Kahlo experts, exploring how great an artist she was, discover the real Frida Kahlo.
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Movie: The Silent Natural ( 2020 )
William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame many obstacles to become one of the greatest players of his time.
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Movie: Brexit ( 2019 )
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.
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Movie: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ( 2019 )
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.
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Movie: Dolemite Is My Name ( 2019 )
Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.
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Movie: The Best of Enemies ( 2019 )
Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
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Movie: The Polka King ( 2018 )
Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.
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Movie: The Great Buster ( 2018 )
Documentary on the life and works of comic genius Buster Keaton, directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
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Movie: The Wizard of Lies ( 2017 )
The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
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Movie: The Whiskey Bandit ( 2017 )
Viszkis was one of the most famous bank robbers in Hungary. He drunk whiskey before every robbing. This is his story.
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Movie: Churchill's Secret ( 2016 )
British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (Sir Michael Gambon) suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.
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Movie: Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans ( 2015 )
STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MAN and LE MANS is the story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end.
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Movie: Straight Outta Compton ( 2015 )
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
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Movie: Castles in the Sky ( 2014 )
Eddie Izzard stars in this funny, moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little known team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War.
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Movie: Jersey Boys ( 2014 )
The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
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Movie: Million Dollar Arm ( 2014 )
A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
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Movie: Picasso, the Legacy ( 2014 )
A documentary about Picasso, which looks at the documenting and compiling of an inventory of his work after his death. It shows a huge range of wonderful drawings and paintings and looks inside the properties which he owned. It also chronicles the influence of the many women who were important to him during his long life. Some were wives, some mistresses, some friends. The documentary is narrated by several of his children and grandchildren and friends and uses contemporary film.
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Movie: Set Fire to the Stars ( 2014 )
An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas.
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Movie: Monica Z ( 2013 )
The world famous Swedish jazz singer, actress and icon Monica Zetterlund's life through stardom and hardship.
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Movie: John Denver: Country Boy ( 2013 )
A profile of the life and career of singer/songwriter John Denver.
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Movie: Elena ( 2012 )
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven year old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few cl...Read all
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Movie: Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl ( 2011 )
After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.
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Movie: Holy Rollers ( 2010 )
In Brooklyn, a youth from an Orthodox Jewish community is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer by his pal who has ties to an Israeli drug cartel.
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Movie: Painted with Words ( 2010 )
The story of Vincent Van Gogh, with dialogue sourced from his own words.
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Movie: Who Is Clark Rockefeller? ( 2010 )
Called "the longest running con in FBI history," Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, the man that people knew as "Clark Rockefeller" (McCormack) had brilliantly impersonated numerous people, ranging from a talk show host to a Pentagon Advisor before ultimately claiming to be an heir to the famous...
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Movie: Nude ( 2010 )
Young and attractive, northern Japanese girl from Niigata Prefecture makes the move south to the bright lights of the Japanese capital of Tokyo upon graduating from high school. Hiromi aspires to become an actress. Her physique helps her be scouted and leave her temporary job of working at security. She becomes a pornographic actress using the Mihiro alias.
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Movie: Maxwell ( 2007 )
The final two months of the life of media tycoon Robert Maxwell.
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Movie: Coach Carter ( 2005 )
Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
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Movie: Hustle ( 2004 )
An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star.
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Movie: The Lion in Winter ( 2004 )
King Henry II meets with Eleanor of Aquitaine at Christmastide 1183 to choose one of his sons as his successor.
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Movie: Rated X ( 2002 )
Biopic of notorious Mitchell Brothers who opened up a successful San Francisco strip club and thriving porn business that led to a downward spiral of power and greed.
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Movie: The Real Linda Lovelace ( 2001 )
Takes a look at the rise and fall of Linda Lovelace, the first porn star.
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Movie: Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes ( 2001 )
Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.
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Movie: James Dean ( 2001 )
The man behind the legend and 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic biopic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
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Movie: The Hurricane ( 2000 )
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
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Movie: Pirates of Silicon Valley ( 1999 )
History of Apple and Microsoft.
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Movie: The General ( 1998 )
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.
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Movie: Glory & Honor ( 1998 )
The true story about Robert Peary's forgotten African American employee Mathew Henson who proved crucial in their race to North Pole.
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Movie: Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon ( 1998 )
Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.
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Movie: George Wallace ( 1997 )
Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma.
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Movie: Hamsun ( 1997 )
Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during World War II and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.
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Movie: Truman ( 1995 )
Harry S. Truman, a failed farmer, haberdasher, oil prospector, lead miner, banker, law student and county politician, was President of the United States during the country's most troubled times. Widely criticized and constantly embroiled in political battles, Truman departed office in 1952 with one of the lowest approval ratings of any president. However, his intelligence, integrity and decisiveness had a profound effect on world events that continues even now. He faced his trials with homespun candor, humour and wisdom, and a humble belief in hard work. Harry S. Truman - an honest and extraordinary ordinary man, unchanged by power and circumstances, a man that History has now judged one of America's greatest leaders.
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Movie: Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story ( 1995 )
Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer has served in the army for over twenty years. She's just fallen in love with an artist she's met, she's going for a PhD, and has a job at the VA hospital, as well as in the reserves. She decides to upgrade her security rating, with an eye toward promotion, and during the interview, she tells the investigator that she is a lesbian. The army begins proceedings to discharge her. And with the support of her family, her lover, (and LAMBDA), she decides to fight for her right to serve.
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Movie: Bandit Queen ( 1995 )
The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. For five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a legend (like a modern Robin Hood) by the Indian press. Although the press tended to make her the optimal hero with blue eyes, dark hair, being tall and beautiful she was in reality an average Indian which makes it hard for the movie to fulfill the expectations of the audience and tell the truth at the same time. Later in her life, she entered into politics and was assassinated in 2001.
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Movie: Cobb ( 1994 )
A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.
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Movie: Ruby ( 1992 )
An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility, both by giving information to the FBI and by doing the odd favor for his mafia contacts. When hitman Action Jackson is hit, Louie Vitali asks him to help get crime boss Santos out of a Cuban jail. When they get back, the bosses take his headliner Candy Cane under their wing to develop her career in Vegas. A mysterious government man named Maxwell expresses his displeasure to Ruby over his Cuban activities. Slowly all the pieces of a massive conspiracy begin to emerge to Ruby, who can do nothing to stop it.
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Movie: Chattahoochee ( 1990 )
In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
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Movie: The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James ( 1986 )
The various fortunes and misfortunes of the outlaws and bank robbers Frank and Jesse James.
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Movie: Sweet Dreams ( 1985 )
Patsy Cline was the first female solo artist to be elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Thirty-two years after her untimely death in a plane crash in Tennessee, her "Greatest Hits" album sold over six million copies. Loved by her fans today as much - if not more - than she was at the height of her fame, the life, the loves and most of all the voice of Patsy Cline is legendary. This film tells the story of the passionate, fun-loving, soft-spoken, loud-living life of one of country music's - and one of popular music's - greatest singing stars. This film covers the years 1956 through 1963, from her rise to fame and the top of the charts through TB talent shows and country bars - through her turbulent marriage to Charlie Dick and the demands of touring which would lead to the fatal plane crash.