Category Archives: Biography

Elvis

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Baz Luhrmann
Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce
Stars: Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3704428/

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.

Thirteen Lives

Release 2022

Genre Action, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Ron Howard
Writers: William Nicholson, Don MacPherson
Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton, Paul Gleeson, Tom Bateman
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12262116/

A rescue mission is assembled in Thailand where a group of young boys and their soccer coach are trapped in a system of underground caves that are flooding.

Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher

Release 2022

Genre Biography

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Director: Daniel Graham
Writers: Matt Hookings
Stars: Matt Hookings, Ray Winstone, Russell Crowe, Marton Csokas, Jodhi May
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4471908/

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.

Rise

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Akin Omotoso
Writers: Arash Amel
Stars: Manish Dayal, Taylor Nichols, Maximiliano Hernández, Yetide Badaki, Dayo Okeniyi
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11242162/

Based on the real life story about the family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league.

Benediction

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Terence Davies
Writer: Terence Davies
Stars: Tom Blyth, Kate Phillips, Jack Lowden, Jeremy Irvine, Peter Capaldi
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6852178/

Legendary 20th Century war poet Siegfried Sassoon's life-long quest for personal salvation through his experiences with family, war, his writing, and destructive relationships goes unresolved, never realizing it can only come from within.

Jerry and Marge Go Large

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: David Frankel
Writers: Brad Copeland
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening, Rainn Wilson, Michael McKean, Jake McDorman
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8323668/

Based on the true story about couple Jerry and Marge Selbee, who win the lottery and use the money to revive their small town.

Father Stu

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Rosalind Ross
Writer: Rosalind Ross
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ruiz, Jacki Weaver
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14439896/

Follows the life of Father Stuart Long, a boxer-turned-priest who inspired countless people during his journey from self-destruction to redemption.

The Survivor

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Barry Levinson
Writers: Justine Juel Gillmer
Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Magnussen, John Leguizamo, Ben Foster, Danny DeVito
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9242528/

Post World War II, Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by memories and guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing legends like Rocky Marciano as a way to find his first love again.

The Most Reluctant Convert

Release 2021

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Norman Stone
Writers: Max McLean, Norman Stone
Stars: Max McLean, Nicholas Ralph, Eddie Ray Martin, Richard Harrington, Amy Alexander
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13182756/

Spanning C.S. Lewis' bitter childhood, WWI and his life-changing friendships at Oxford, The Most Reluctant Convert depicts the events that shaped Lewis' early life and journey from hard-boiled atheism to prolific Christianity.

Rescued by Ruby

Release 2022

Genre Biography, Drama, Family

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Director: Katt Shea
Writers: Karen Janszen
Stars: Grant Gustin, Scott Wolf, Kaylah Zander, Camille Sullivan, Tom McBeath
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11278476/

Chasing his dream to join an elite K-9 unit, a state trooper partners with a fellow underdog: clever but naughty shelter pup Ruby.

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