Biography Movies
Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?
TMDb: 2.7
50 min

Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Along the way there will be scandal, adultery, pioneers, bushrangers, artists and…

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A Child of the King

A Child of the King

A Child of the King
IMDb: 2.2
89

An American doctor establishes an orphanage in Ecuador to help the starving and homeless children of the Amazon rain-forest.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Disney Fam Jam

Disney Fam Jam

Disney Fam Jam
TMDb: 6.7
N/A

Coached by choreographer Phil Wright, families take their moves out of the living room and into the spotlight to see if they’ve got what it takes to be the next…

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Genre: Biography
Capone

Capone

Capone
IMDb: 5.1
103

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

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy
IMDb: 7.7
76

The comedy pioneer behind the Goon Show, Dr Strangelove and the Pink Panther series is explored in depth in this film, surveying his meteoric rise to fame and troubled personal…

Radioactive

Radioactive

Radioactive
IMDb: 6.4
109

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative…

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev
IMDb: 8.2
183

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually…

Circus of Books

Circus of Books

Circus of Books
IMDb: 8.1
92

In 1976, Karen and Barry Mason had fallen on hard times and were looking for a way to support their young family when they answered an ad in the Los…

Copying Beethoven

Copying Beethoven

Copying Beethoven
IMDb: 7.5
104

A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven’s life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been…

The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside
IMDb: 7.4
125

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships…

Genre: Biography, Drama
Mrs. America

Mrs. America

Mrs. America
TMDb: 8.5
45 min

The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent…

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
IMDb: 7.3
116

A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool—a foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
IMDb: 5.5
51

A comprehensive look at the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn as well as the myths and legends it spawned, and its impact on history.

For Life

For Life

For Life
TMDb: 9
43 min

A prisoner becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.

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Bright Star

Bright Star

Bright Star
IMDb: 6.8
119

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading…

The 20th Century

The 20th Century

The 20th Century
IMDb: 6.4
90

Determined to become the leader of the Dominion of Canada, a young W.L. Mackenzie King rises to power.

Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room
IMDb: 6.5
124

A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where…

Genre: Biography, Drama
The Whalebone Box

The Whalebone Box

The Whalebone Box
IMDb: 6.6
84

From London to the far reaches of Scotland, the journey in the form of a quest for a whalebone box, related to its place of origin.

Genre: Biography, Drama
Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: 8.1
86

Disneynature’s Elephant follows African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo as their herd make an epic journey hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert. Led by their great…

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara
IMDb: 2.1
111

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: 7.5
120

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Olen suomalainen

Olen suomalainen

Olen suomalainen
IMDb: 5.9
112

The story of Kari Tapio, who sang his way into the hearts of the Finns in the 70’s and who’s popularity lasted until his death in 2010.

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo
TMDb: 7.1
90 min

In early 1972, Ita Buttrose and Kerry Packer got together to create a magazine that became one of the most dramatic sensations in Australian publishing history. CLEO Magazine – begun…

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True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang

True History of the Kelly Gang
IMDb: 6.2
124

Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels…

Koko: A Red Dog Story

Koko: A Red Dog Story

Koko: A Red Dog Story
IMDb: 5.7
78

An ordinary dog, whose good fortune and ability to connect with people, catapults him to fame.

I’m Not There

I’m Not There

I’m Not There
IMDb: 7.2
135

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how…

Nixon

Nixon

Nixon
IMDb: 6.3
192

An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from…

W.

W.

W.
IMDb: 7.1
131

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through…

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The True Story of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 6.8
60

This iconic American story was written in 1900 by L Frank Baum, a Chicago businessman, journalist, chicken breeder, actor, boutique owner, Hollywood movie director and lifelong fan of all things…

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
IMDb: 7.9
N/A

Not Available

Genre: Biography
Once Upon a Time in China III

Once Upon a Time in China III

Once Upon a Time in China III
IMDb: 7.4
112

Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the ‘Dancing Lion Competition’ to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.

Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal

Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal

Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal
TMDb: 4.8
59 min

This two-part series profiles Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed Britain during the 20th century.

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Sinatra: All or Nothing at All

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Not Available

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
IMDb: 7.1
98

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”…

The Last Lost Kingdom

The Last Lost Kingdom

The Last Lost Kingdom
IMDb: 8.3
93

Following in the footsteps of his father, Folco Felzani embarks on an epic journey on foot in search of Mustang, the last lost kingdom, in northern Nepal. The story of…

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Not Available

The Whiskey Bandit

The Whiskey Bandit

The Whiskey Bandit
IMDb: 7.4
126

Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads…

The Price of Fame

The Price of Fame

The Price of Fame
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

Not Available

Genre: Biography
Toofan Singh

Toofan Singh

Toofan Singh
IMDb: 8.2
142

The journey of a Punjabi Sikh boy who grew up during the chaotic, violent 1980s revolving around his chase for survival, equality and justice in order to protect and shield…

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
IMDb: 7.3
99

The film explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds.