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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

100 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

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.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

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 »

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Oleg Yankovskiy, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Yuriy Sherstnyov

Votes: 745

"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.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau

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.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 35,166 | Gross: $7.34M

"The Crusible" by Nicholas Hytner

6. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 937,540 | Gross: $125.62M

"The Truman Show" by Peter Weir

7. Z (1969)

M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

86 Metascore

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.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

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

78 Metascore

When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

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 »

Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg, Alf Malland, Frimann Falck Clausen

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 »

Director: Jens Jørgen Thorsen | Stars: Paul Valjean, Wayne Rodda, Ulla Koppel, Avi Sagild

Votes: 870

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 »

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 1,604

by Joseph Losey

12. The Story of Adele H (1975)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Sylvia Marriott, Joseph Blatchley

Votes: 7,363

"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.

Director: Bruno Nuytten | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

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 »

Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Misty Rowe, Terence Locke, Patch Mackenzie, Preston Hanson

Votes: 256

Marylin Monroe's life

15. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

84 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 102,685 | Gross: $70.60M

by Alan J. Pakula Watergate case

16. Watergate (1994– )

225 min | Documentary, Crime

This Mini series gives insight on Richard M. Nixon and the scandal he was involved in that eventually led to his resignation as America's president.

Stars: Scott Armstrong, Howard Baker, Richard Ben-Veniste, Robert Bork

Votes: 120

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 »

Stars: Ronald Pickup, Carla Fracci, Giampiero Albertini, Omero Antonutti

Votes: 248

"Verdi" The life of musician Giuseppe Verdi

18. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 97 min | Drama, History, War

Miep Gies struggles to keep Anne Frank and her family hidden and safe inside the secret annex, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Paul Scofield, Huub Stapel, Eleanor Bron

Votes: 412

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.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Raul Julia, Jane Seymour, Anthony Quinn, Francesca Annis

Votes: 655

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 »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Tom Hulce, Lolita Davidovich, Bob Hoskins, Aleksandr Zbruev

Votes: 1,925 | Gross: $0.58M

by Andrei Konchalovsky ᓚᘏᗢ

21. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

45 Metascore

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.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

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

75 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

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

61 Metascore

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 »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Jose Coronado, Dafne Fernández, Eulàlia Ramon

Votes: 2,022 | Gross: $0.72M

by Carlos Saura Spanish painter's Goya life

24. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

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

51 Metascore

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.

Director: Éva Gárdos | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági, Tony Goldwyn

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

66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 266,363 | Gross: $57.39M

"Moulin Rouge" (Truth, beauty, freedom, love) by Baz Luhrmann

27. Frida (2002)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

61 Metascore

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro

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

48 Metascore

"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 »

Director: Tassos Boulmetis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou, Tamer Karadagli

Votes: 13,360

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.

Director: Pantelis Voulgaris | Stars: Damian Lewis, Victoria Haralabidou, Andréa Ferréol, Evi Saoulidou

Votes: 4,417

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 »

Director: Lakis Papastathis | Stars: Ilias Logothetis, Fragiski Moustaki, Lazaros Andreou, Ali Emre Ates

Votes: 143

by Loukas Papastathis

31. Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City - 1900-1922 (2012)

87 min | Documentary

An examination of the destruction of cosmopolitan city Smyrna in 1922.

Director: Maria Ilioú | Stars: Eleni Bastea, Alexandros Kitroev, Giles Milton, Jack Nalbantian

Votes: 78

by Maria Iliou

32. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

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

76 Metascore

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 278,737 | Gross: $41.91M

"Donnie Brasco" by Mike Newell

34. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 26,301 | Gross: $5.53M

by Martin Scorsese (3)

35. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

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

75 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 1,183,344 | Gross: $116.90M

by Martin Scorsese

37. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

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.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

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

94 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 1,211,360 | Gross: $96.90M

by Steven Spielberg (3)

39. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Action, Drama, History

74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 212,216 | Gross: $47.40M

by Steven Spielberg

40. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

86 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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 »

Director: Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Martin Sheen, Corey Allen, Pier Angeli, Ed Begley

Votes: 244

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 »

Stars: Hélène de Fougerolles, Vincent Perez, Rosemarie La Vaullée, Charlotte de Turckheim

Votes: 191

King's Louis XV and Marquise de Pompadour's (Jeanne Poisson), love story

43. Copying Beethoven (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

59 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach

Votes: 13,028 | Gross: $0.35M

by Agnieszka Holland ᓚᘏᗢ

44. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

88 Metascore

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

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

7.3