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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 267,664 | Gross: $44.82M
"Lawrence of Arabia" by David Lean (Briton's T.E. Lawrence life, who fought by the side of Arabs against Turks)
2. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Votes: 4,409 | Gross: $3.96M
by Franklin J. Schaffner
3. Assassin of the Tsar (1991)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History
A patient in a modern day mental institution believes that he is the man who assassinated Tsar Alexander in 1881 and Tsar Nicolas II in 1918. He and his doctor soon slip out of reality and ... See full summary »
"Assasin of the Tsar" (Obsessed by the past, Condemned to repeat it) by Karen Schakhnazarov (•_•)
4. The Last Tycoon (1976)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Romance
F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Votes: 7,982 | Gross: $1.82M
"The last tycoon" (He has the power to make anyone's dream come true, except his own) by Elia Kazan
5. The Crucible (1996)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History
A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.
Votes: 35,166 | Gross: $7.34M
"The Crusible" by Nicholas Hytner
6. The Truman Show (1998)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.
Votes: 937,540 | Gross: $125.62M
"The Truman Show" by Peter Weir
7. Z (1969)
M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History
The public murder of a prominent politician and doctor amid a violent demonstration is covered up by military and government officials. A tenacious magistrate is determined not to let them get away with it.
Votes: 23,881 | Gross: $0.08M
by Costa Gavras A film about the anorthodox pre-dictatorship period in Greece
8. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 18,539 | Gross: $14.00M
"Missing" by Costa Gavras
9. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
G | 100 min | Drama
Ivan Denisovich Shukhov has been sentenced to a camp in the Soviet gulag system. He was accused of becoming a spy after being captured briefly by the Germans as a prisoner of war during ... See full summary »
Votes: 529 | Gross: $0.67M
by Caspar Wrede
10. Quiet Days in Clichy (1970)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One ... See full summary »
by Jens Jorgen Thorsen Henri Miller writer's life in Paris ಠ_ಠ
11. Mordet på Trotskij (1972)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with politics, promoting socialism to the world. Stalin has sent out an ... See full summary »
by Joseph Losey
12. The Story of Adele H (1975)
PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.
"The story of Adėle H." by François Truffaut
13. Camille Claudel (1988)
R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History
Camille Claude impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and she also becomes his mistress. But after a while, she would like to get out of his shadow.
Votes: 6,184 | Gross: $0.20M
by Bruno Nuytten The story with sculptor August Rodin
14. Goodbye, Norma Jean (1976)
R | 95 min | Biography, Drama
Aspiring actress Norma Jean Baker lives in squalor in the early '40s as she works at the munitions plant and dreams of being a movie star. Abused as a child and an adult, she lacks ... See full summary »
Marylin Monroe's life
15. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 102,685 | Gross: $70.60M
by Alan J. Pakula Watergate case
17. Verdi (1982– )
Not Rated | 70 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 and lived until 1901, his life spanning nearly a century of political turmoil and considerable personal turmoil. This 1982 biographical television miniseries... See full summary »
"Verdi" The life of musician Giuseppe Verdi
18. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988 TV Movie)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History, War
by John Erman From the life of Anna Frank
19. Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biography of the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages.
by Waris Hussein Aristotelis Onassis life
20. The Inner Circle (1991)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,925 | Gross: $0.58M
by Andrei Konchalovsky ᓚᘏᗢ
21. Evita (1996)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The hit musical based on the life of Eva Perón (Evita Duarte), a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Domingo Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Votes: 33,992 | Gross: $50.05M
by Alan Parker Argentina's Peron leader, wife's Evita, life
22. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 1,044,293 | Gross: $659.33M
by James Cameron The first and last sea voyage of the somptuous ship Titanic
23. Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,022 | Gross: $0.72M
by Carlos Saura Spanish painter's Goya life
24. Pollock (2000)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama
A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.
Votes: 26,870 | Gross: $8.60M
by Ed Harris: Life of the modern style painter Jackson Pollock
25. An American Rhapsody (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.
Votes: 3,866 | Gross: $0.85M
by Éva Gardos An American Hungarian co-production about a fugitive family from Communist Hungary to US based on younger daughter's feeling to return back
26. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
Votes: 266,363 | Gross: $57.39M
"Moulin Rouge" (Truth, beauty, freedom, love) by Baz Luhrmann
27. Frida (2002)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.
Votes: 81,285 | Gross: $25.89M
by Julie Taymor The life of Mexican naif art painter Frida Kahlo (⊙_⊙;)
28. A Touch of Spice (2003)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »
by Tasos Boulmetis (GR 4)
29. Brides (2004)
128 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1922, is the story of a mail order bride, one of 700, aboard the SS KING ALEXANDER, who falls in love with an American photographer. She is bound for her new husband, in New York; he is on his way home to a failed marriage.
by Pantelis Voulgaris Greek women odessy to US, in order to meet immigrant Greeks to marry on 20s decade
30. The Only Journey of His Life (2001)
85 min | Biography, Drama
As Georgios Vizneyos, one of Greece's greatest authors, degenerates in an Athens mental asylum, the tale of another story-teller, his grandfather, begins to emerge through his mad ramblings... See full summary »
by Loukas Papastathis
87 min | Documentary
An examination of the destruction of cosmopolitan city Smyrna in 1922.
by Maria Iliou
32. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 330,857 | Gross: $5.51M
"Downfall" by Oliver Hirschbiegel Adolf Hitler's life - The last days
33. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 278,737 | Gross: $41.91M
"Donnie Brasco" by Mike Newell
34. Kundun (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
Votes: 26,301 | Gross: $5.53M
by Martin Scorsese (3)
35. The Aviator (2004)
PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
Votes: 333,900 | Gross: $102.61M
by Martin Scorsese Legendary director - aviator, Howard Hughes' life
36. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 1,183,344 | Gross: $116.90M
by Martin Scorsese
37. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Votes: 125,178 | Gross: $28.75M
by Bennett Miller The life of writer Truman Capote
38. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,211,360 | Gross: $96.90M
by Steven Spielberg (3)
39. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Action, Drama, History
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
Votes: 212,216 | Gross: $47.40M
by Steven Spielberg
40. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 244,377 | Gross: $182.21M
by Steven Spielberg
41. James Dean: Forever Young (2005)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
Documentary of the brief but memorable career of the now iconic James Dean. Narrated by Martin Sheen, the film focuses much attention on his early work for television, and utilizes a ... See full summary »
by Michael J. Sheridan Documentary on James Dean's life
42. Madame De Pompadour: The King's Favourite (2006– )
192 min | History, Romance
Jeanne Poisson, the headstrong, ambitious, witty and erudite, catches the eye and heart of French King Louis XV at a costumed ball. She masters the art of seduction well enough to become ... See full summary »
King's Louis XV and Marquise de Pompadour's (Jeanne Poisson), love story
43. Copying Beethoven (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.
Votes: 13,028 | Gross: $0.35M
by Agnieszka Holland ᓚᘏᗢ
44. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 368,484 | Gross: $51.97M
by Milos Forman Mozart's life (3)
45. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama