Category Archives: Biography

Race

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse
Stars: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree, Shanice Banton, Carice van Houten
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3499096/

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney, Tonya Cornelisse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0995868/

Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.

Restoration

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Horror, Romance

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Director: Zack Ward
Writers: James Cullen Bressack, Zack Ward
Stars: Emily Roya O'Brien, Adrian Gaeta, Zack Ward, Sarah Ann Schultz, Anna Harr
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4517738/

During home renovations, a young couple release a fiery spirit seeking retribution. To save themselves and set the spirit free, they must uncover the dire truth. But nothing is as simple as it seems...

Eddie the Eagle

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport

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Director: Dexter Fletcher
Writers: Sean Macaulay, Simon Kelton
Stars: Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Dickon Tolson, Jack Costello
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1083452/

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

The Masked Saint

Release 2016

Genre Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Warren P. Sonoda
Writers: Scott Crowell, Brett Granstaff
Stars: Brett Granstaff, Lara Jean Chorostecki, T.J. McGibbon, Diahann Carroll, Roddy Piper
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3103166/

A pastor and professional wrestler accepts a position at a struggling church where he helps the community both in his official capacity and as his alter ego The Saint.

Ip Man 3

Release 2015

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Wilson Yip
Writers: Tai-Li Chan, Lai-yin Leung, Edmond Wong
Stars: Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhang, Mike Tyson, Patrick Tam
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2888046/

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

The Lady in the Van

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Nicholas Hytner
Writers: Alan Bennett
Stars: Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, Clare Hammond, George Fenton, BBC Concert Orchestra
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3722070/

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

Tumbledown

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Sean Mewshaw
Writers: Sean Mewshaw, Desi van Til, Desiree Van Til
Stars: Rebecca Hall, Blythe Danner, Joe Manganiello, Jason Sudeikis, Dianna Agron
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2338424/

A young woman struggles to move on with her life after the death of her husband, an acclaimed folk singer, when a brash New York writer forces her to confront her loss and the ambiguous circumstances of his death.

My All American

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Angelo Pizzo
Writers: Angelo Pizzo, Jim Dent
Stars: Sarah Bolger, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Aaron Eckhart, Alex MacNicoll
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3719896/

Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

Whitney

Release 2015

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Angela Bassett
Writers: Shem Bitterman
Stars: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolonda Ross, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Rolston
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750942/

Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.

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