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Movies in the genre Biography

  • 12 Years a Slave

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    9

    Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

  • 127 Hours

    I have watched this movie three times. The first time was the last time on .

    9

    127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?

  • A Beautiful Mind

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    8

    After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

  • A Street Cat Named Bob

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

  • A Walk in the Woods

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    5

    After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.

  • Ali

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    8

    A biography of sports legend, Muhammad Ali, from his early days to his days in the ring.

  • American Made

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

  • American Sniper

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    8

    Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who wanted to become a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids.

  • American Splendor

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    5

    An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

  • Amy

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.

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