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1. Christine (2016)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.
Votes: 11,678 | Gross: $0.30M
2. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 271,967 | Gross: $255.96M
5. The Ryan White Story (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.
6. A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story (1991 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In the early 1980s, football star Ricky Bell befriends Ryan Blankenship, a disabled boy.
8. Funny Girl (1968)
G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfeld girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
Votes: 17,142 | Gross: $0.22M
10. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Three women each claim to be the widow of 1950s doo-wop singer Frankie Lymon, claiming legal rights to his estate.
Votes: 3,430 | Gross: $12.41M
11. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 386,155 | Gross: $216.43M
12. Beautiful Boy (I) (2018)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Votes: 35,940 | Gross: $7.65M
13. Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story (1995 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama
Story of a soap celeb Deidre Hall's attempt to have a baby; based on the actress' story of how she conquered childlessness in which the beauteous Hall plays herself.
14. Frankie & Alice (2010)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama
A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Votes: 4,761 | Gross: $0.69M
15. A Walk in the Woods (2015)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
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.
Votes: 22,445 | Gross: $29.47M
16. The Ann Jillian Story (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Biography
Ann Jillian finds out she has cancer and the movie shows how she deals with that (the hospital treatments and impact on her life).
17. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
18. Breakthrough (I) (2019)
PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama
When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.
Votes: 4,647 | Gross: $40.71M
20. Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 153 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
21. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
23. Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003 TV Movie)
PG | 83 min | Biography, Drama
A grim look at homemaking business tycoon Martha Stewart's story, behind the facade of her motherly housewife appearance, including a crime she committed that brought her fame to a halt.
24. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Votes: 785,751 | Gross: $170.74M
27. 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama
A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Votes: 3,162 | Gross: $4.70M
28. A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999 TV Movie)
97 min | Documentary, Biography
Famed and beloved actor Gregory Peck candidly delves into conversation and reflection about his on-screen roles and off-screen life.
29. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello. The movie starts with the move of her family from New York to California, where in ... See full summary »
30. A League of Their Own (1992)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Votes: 85,751 | Gross: $107.53M
31. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 370,133 | Gross: $1.59M
36. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.
Votes: 15,515 | Gross: $67.18M
37. Mommie Dearest (1981)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 13,305 | Gross: $19.03M
38. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Votes: 209,514 | Gross: $52.77M
39. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 17,002 | Gross: $35.62M
40. Out of Africa (1985)
PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Votes: 65,982 | Gross: $87.10M
41. Sweet Dreams (1985)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.
Votes: 3,877 | Gross: $9.09M
43. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
Votes: 7,278 | Gross: $1.08M
44. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.
Votes: 25,803 | Gross: $54.22M
45. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Votes: 91,272 | Gross: $70.00M
46. Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Drama
A caring community and variety of people nation-wide come together to rescue a baby who is trapped in an abandoned water well, but they have a short time before something bad might happen.