Category: Biography

Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro (2019) 7.6

Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro (2019)

A rare glimpse into the legendary career of wrestling icon, Vampiro, as he grapples with his demons and life after fame. Straight from one of wrestling's most outspoken characters, this is a candid look beyond the ring.:...

Communion (1989) 5.6

Communion (1989)

Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a horrible dilema; was I abducted...

Bird (1988) 7.2

Bird (1988)

Saxophone player Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker) comes to New York City in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict, but his loving wife Chan (Diane Venora) tries to...

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie (2019) (TV) 6.9

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie (2019) (TV)

Biography about the most successful writer in 400 years.::Anonymous...

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.2

The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixie...

The Invisible String (2012) 7.6

The Invisible String (2012)

THE INVISIBLE STRING tells the fascinating love story between human beings and flying plastic. The documentary takes the audience on a trip from the very beginning of pie pin tossing at the Frisbie's Pie bakery in Connec...

Exotic (2016) -

Exotic (2016)

Dotted with palm trees and coral reefs, Guam is United States territory where military men and Japanese tourists abound. A seemingly perfect backdrop for a strip club, the island should sound ideal to any girl coming fro...

Il Postino (1994) 7.7

Il Postino (1994)

Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this caus...

Phil Spector (2013) (TV) 6.2

Phil Spector (2013) (TV)

Record Producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino) hires Bruce Cutler (Jeffrey Tambor) to defend him when he's accused of murder. Cutler persuades Linda Kenney Baden (Dame Helen Mirren) to advise him. While the prosecution's story...

Gotti (1996) (TV) 7.2

Gotti (1996) (TV)

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for...

Romeo Is Bleeding (2015) 7.6

Romeo Is Bleeding (2015)

A fatal turf war between neighborhoods haunts the city of Richmond, CA. Donté Clark transcends the violence in his hometown by writing poetry about his experiences. Using his voice to inspire those around him, he and the...

Eros + Massacre (1969) 7.7

Eros + Massacre (1969)

In the 1920s, the anarchist revolutionary Sakae Osugi is financially supported by his wife, journalist Itsuko Masaoka. He spends his time doing nothing but philosophizing about political systems and free love and visitin...

Ethel (2012) 7.9

Ethel (2012)

ETHEL is a 95 minute feature-length documentary about the life of Ethel Kennedy. Scheduled for broadcast on HBO in 2012, the film was produced and directed by Mrs. Kennedy's Emmy Award-winning daughter, Rory Kennedy. An ...

Notorious (2009) 6.7

Notorious (2009)

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of ...

Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip (2014) (TV) 6.9

Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip (2014) (TV)

A Directv and Guitar Center documentary highlights the iconic rock guitarist, Slash. Featuring interviews with Dave Grohl, Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Duff Mckagan and Nikki Sixx...

Camille (2019) 6.6

Camille (2019)

The story of Camille Lepage, a French photojournalist who was killed at age 26 in the Central African Republic....

What Would Sophia Loren Do? (2021) -
Joe Hill (1971) 7.4

Joe Hill (1971)

In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy goi...

Toast (2010) (TV) 6.6

Toast (2010) (TV)

Wolverhampton,1967: nine year old Nigel Slater loves his mother though she is a hopeless cook, her finest offering being toast whilst he has great culinary aspirations. When she dies of asthma Nigel is left with a distan...

Queen Mimi (2015) 7.2

Queen Mimi (2015)

When you feel like a queen, even a laundromat can be a palace. Marie "Mimi" Haist defied her adulterous husband and moved onto the streets in her 50s, living in parking lots and doorways until finding her "home" one stor...

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014) 6.2

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014)

'Even though I live in South Korea, my heart is in North Korea. The North Koreans are not strangers, but my brethren'. These words spoken by Mr. Lee, the film's main character, reveal an internal conflict in the national...

Kundun (1997) 7

Kundun (1997)

The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation o...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) 6.7

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson), driven...

Chopper (2000) 7.2

Chopper (2000)

Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a murder sentence in prison. His book, From the Inside, upon which the film is based, was a best-sell...

Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin’ (2010) 7.4

Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin’ (2010)

Explores the remarkable art and life of painter extraordinaire Robert Williams an American underground legend, examining the territory between pop culture and fine art, and measuring the multiple meanings of "success" - ...

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV) 5.9

Ring of Fire (2013) (TV)

This is the story of the decades-long love affair between June Carter and her husband, Johnny Cash, a love that was stretched to the breaking point by Johnny's addiction to pills.::Breakdown Services, Ltd....

Eichmann (2007) 5.9

Eichmann (2007)

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli police officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the fFnal Sol...

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017) 7

OG: The Harry Jumonji Story (2017)

'OG' is a film about a legendary, Brazilian born, NYC skateboarder, Harry Jumonji. In the course of telling his story, through his triumphs and travails, Jumonji emerges in this portrait as an adolescent innocent, much l...

Rock Around the World (1957) 5.4

Rock Around the World (1957)

This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. His manager wanted him to be a tough rock'n'roller and so challenge Elvis Presley but Tommy is too nice. He becomes famous anyway !!...

Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021) 6.9
What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. She becomes his...

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV) 6.7

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV)

Shy sixteen-year-old Stacy Collins can't believe that the most popular guy in school, an attractive athlete named Bobby Tennison, is interested in her. At first she is flattered by his constant attention, but then he bec...

Hellsinki (2009) 6.8

Hellsinki (2009)

Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.::M.I.C...

Sirius (2013) 6.3

Sirius (2013)

Sirius is a feature length documentary that follows Dr. Steven Greer - an Emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher - as he struggles to disclose top secret information about classified energy and propulsion techniques...

Gut Hack (2017) 7.1

Gut Hack (2017)

A bio-hacker seeks to cure himself by swapping his microbiome with a donor's, a controversial and dangerous technique....

Rembrandt (1936) 7.1

Rembrandt (1936)

This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he is bankrupt but consoles himself...

The Cult of JT LeRoy (2014) 6.7

The Cult of JT LeRoy (2014)

JT LeRoy was a teen prostitute, addicted to heroin and infected with HIV, when a therapist encouraged him to write his life stories. Buoyed by a cadre of celebrities, he published three critically acclaimed books. His de...

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017) 7.2

Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)

CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mum's spare room with his gir...

Fighter in the Wind (2004) 7

Fighter in the Wind (2004)

A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot, but ends up on the streets battling racism, organized crime, occupying American servicemen, and his own fear of failur...

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) 7.7

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his spe...