Biography, US Prime Video ($0.00 with Membership), Exclude Titles I've Seen (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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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: 1,401,801 | Gross: $116.90M

2. House of Gucci (2021)

R | 158 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately...murder.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 135,033

3. Thirteen Lives (2022)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.8
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66 Metascore

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.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman

Votes: 50,819

4. Argentina, 1985 (2022)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A team of lawyers takes on the heads of Argentina's bloody military dictatorship during the 1980s in a battle against odds and a race against time.

Director: Santiago Mitre | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gina Mastronicola, Francisco Bertín, Santiago Armas Estevarena

Votes: 9,591

5. The Lost City of Z (2016)

PG-13 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.6
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78 Metascore

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland

Votes: 92,344 | Gross: $8.58M

6. Victoria (2016–2019)

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Tommy Knight, Jordan Waller

Votes: 27,879

7. BMF (2021– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980's and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in the country.

Stars: Tyshon Freeman, Christian Robinson, Markice Moore, Rafael Castillo

Votes: 3,915

8. Into the White (I) (2012)

R | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.

Director: Petter Næss | Stars: Florian Lukas, David Kross, Lachlan Nieboer, Stig Henrik Hoff

Votes: 21,486

9. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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63 Metascore

English artist Louis Wain rises to prominence at the end of the 19th century for his surreal cat paintings that seemed to reflect his declining sanity.

Director: Will Sharpe | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones

Votes: 14,925

10. Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

R | 129 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.7
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43 Metascore

Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker

Votes: 66,689 | Gross: $0.54M

11. The Glass Castle (2017)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson

Votes: 34,266 | Gross: $17.27M

12. Mr. Jones (2019)

119 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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68 Metascore

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in Ukraine in the early 1930s.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard, Joseph Mawle

Votes: 12,852

13. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Votes: 82,121 | Gross: $16.10M

14. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 93,631 | Gross: $35.18M

15. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possibly successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Votes: 137,321 | Gross: $43.00M

16. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (2022)

157 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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Based on the life of Indian Space Research Organization scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was framed for being a spy and arrested in 1994. Though free, he continues to fight for justice against the officials who falsely implicated him.

Director: Madhavan | Stars: Madhavan, Simran, Rajit Kapoor, Ravi Raghavendra

Votes: 49,991

17. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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79 Metascore

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Votes: 58,004

18. The Durrells (2016–2019)

TV-PG | 46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Based on the real-life events of the Durrell family as they resettle from England to Greece.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone

Votes: 11,729

19. Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.8
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50 Metascore

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

Votes: 98,400 | Gross: $80.57M

20. Fire in the Sky (1993)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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42 Metascore

An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975. His co-workers endure ridicule and contempt as they are wrongly accused of murder.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer, Peter Berg

Votes: 25,648 | Gross: $20.10M

21. Jungle (I) (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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48 Metascore

A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.

Director: Greg McLean | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Kretschmann, Alex Russell, Joel Jackson

Votes: 57,885

22. Being the Ricardos (2021)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Follows Lucy and Desi as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda

Votes: 41,666

23. Respect (2021)

PG-13 | 145 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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61 Metascore

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Director: Liesl Tommy | Stars: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Tituss Burgess

Votes: 15,121

24. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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76 Metascore

The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, RaéVen Kelly, Virginia Capers

Votes: 21,580 | Gross: $39.10M

25. Anthropoid (2016)

R | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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59 Metascore

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr.

Votes: 49,479 | Gross: $2.96M

26. Capone (2020)

R | 103 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

4.7
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46 Metascore

After 10 years in prison, 47-year-old Al Capone starts to suffer from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Tom Hardy, Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Al Sapienza

Votes: 21,133

27. Lansky (2021)

R | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated by the Feds, who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster reveals the untold truth about his life as the boss of the National Crime Syndicate.

Director: Eytan Rockaway | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington, John Magaro, Minka Kelly

Votes: 8,059

28. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud

Votes: 67,190 | Gross: $14.28M

29. The Report (I) (2019)

R | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.

Director: Scott Z. Burns | Stars: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Ted Levine

Votes: 44,285

30. Radioactive (2019)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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56 Metascore

The incredible true story of Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world.

Director: Marjane Satrapi | Stars: Rosamund Pike, Yvette Feuer, Mirjam Novak, Ralph Berkin

Votes: 18,890

31. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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: 134,369 | Gross: $28.75M

32. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

R | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black

Votes: 27,631 | Gross: $1.44M

33. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 27 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The story of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, a brilliant and beautiful Southbern Belle who became the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age.

Stars: Christina Ricci, David Hoflin, Kristine Nielsen, David Strathairn

Votes: 4,365

34. Megan Leavey (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Kate Mara, Ramón Rodríguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 24,372 | Gross: $13.41M

35. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 48,131 | Gross: $1.55M

36. Funny Girl (1968)

G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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89 Metascore

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.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Votes: 23,269 | Gross: $58.50M

37. Man of God (2021)

111 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies while preaching the Word of God.

Director: Yelena Popovic | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Aris Servetalis, Alexander Petrov

Votes: 3,079 | Gross: $0.87M

38. Stronger (I) (2017)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Richard Lane Jr.

Votes: 45,813 | Gross: $4.21M

39. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 3,114

40. A Very English Scandal (2018)

TV-14 | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover and forced to stand trial in 1979.

Stars: Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Alex Jennings, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 14,378

41. American Animals (2018)

R | 116 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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68 Metascore

Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.

Director: Bart Layton | Stars: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk, Chas Allen

Votes: 45,554 | Gross: $2.86M

42. Recon (2019)

95 min | Biography, Thriller, War

4.5
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The story of four American soldiers, who, after they witness a vicious murder of an innocent civilian at the hands of their Sergeant, are sent on a suicide mission led by a local partisan.

Director: Robert David Port | Stars: Alexander Ludwig, RJ Fetherstonhaugh, Mitch Ainley, Chris Brochu

Votes: 660

43. I Can Only Imagine (2018)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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30 Metascore

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

Directors: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin | Stars: J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins

Votes: 16,544 | Gross: $83.48M

44. Val (I) (2021)

R | 109 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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73 Metascore

Documentary centering on the daily life of actor Val Kilmer featuring never-before-seen footage spanning 40 years.

Directors: Ting Poo, Leo Scott | Stars: Val Kilmer, Jack Kilmer, Mercedes Kilmer, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 12,551

45. Seberg (2019)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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54 Metascore

Inspired by real events in the life of French New Wave icon Jean Seberg. In the late 1960s, Hoover's FBI targeted her because of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal.

Director: Benedict Andrews | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Yvan Attal, Gabriel Sky, Jack O'Connell

Votes: 9,192

46. Joe Bell (2020)

R | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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54 Metascore

The true story of a small-town, working-class father who embarks on a walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay. Meanwhile, he... See full summary »

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller, Connie Britton, Maxwell Jenkins

Votes: 7,784

47. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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65 Metascore

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 96,611 | Gross: $2.04M

48. Sardar Udham (2021)

TV-MA | 164 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A biopic detailing the 2 decades that Punjabi Sikh revolutionary Udham Singh spent planning the assassination of the man responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Vicky Kaushal, Shaun Scott, Stephen Hogan, Amol Parashar

Votes: 42,583

49. Shershaah (2021)

TV-14 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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Shershaah is the story of PVC awardee Indian soldier Capt. Vikram Batra, whose bravery and unflinching courage in chasing the Pakistani soldiers out of Indian territory contributed immensely in India finally winning the Kargil War in 1999.

Director: Vishnuvardhan | Stars: Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt, Pranay Pachauri

Votes: 121,660

50. Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022)

107 min | Biography

5.5
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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.

Director: Daniel Graham | Stars: Matt Hookings, Ray Winstone, Russell Crowe, Marton Csokas

Votes: 2,199


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