20+ Best Biography Movies or Tv Shows to watch online (October 2020)

2018-05-04 | FlixCatalog Staff

So what are some of the best movies or tvshows you can watch online? We compiled a list of all the movies or tvshows you can watch on some of your favourite OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hotstar. There are a total of 200 movies or tvshows in this list and to make your life easier we have a filter and sort option for you to navigate through the list.

This seven year journey chronicles the brash once-respected Canadian comedian Richard Lett, whose addiction to drugs and alcohol lead him to become homeless; estranged from his daughter and...

9.5/1078 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Why is it that Billy Bob Thornton, Dave Matthews, Peter Buck, Derek Trucks, Phish, Widespread Panic, and Blues Traveler are all huge fans of Colonel Bruce Hampton, but you've never heard of...

9.4/1089 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Q.T. Marshall has been independently wrestling for nearly a decade. Turning 30, and sustaining multiple injuries in the ring, his career could quite possibly, be coming to an end. Q.T. has ...

9.3/1093 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
The Last Dance (2020)

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

9.2/10491 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Mario Lanza was the world's most famous tenor, bigger than Pavarotti, Carreras or Domingo. His voice was from God, but within ten years of fame and success he was dead. This stunning film traces the legend that was Lanza.

9.2/1082 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
Balentes (2018)

A passionate Sardinian anthropologist returns to her childhood island paradise to uncover the environmental and economic degradation at the hands of the NATO military, corporate interests and the government's exploitation.

9.1/1084 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
A Dog Named Gucci (2015)

A feature-length documentary about a puppy set on fire & the man who rescued him. Together they changed Alabama's abuse laws.

9.1/1090 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Adventure,Biography,Documentary
My Name Is Water (2014)

After a life altering discussion with his holocaust-surviving Grandfather, a disillusioned student seeks to find answers on the other side of the world.

9.1/1091 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
Behind the Gate (2013)

This film looks at the challenge of examining the changes in the Horse Racing Industry. It takes a long look at the power and beauty behind the greatest athletes in the world. Ultimately we...

9.1/1088 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
The Passage of Time (2013)

The Passage of Time is a very personal look into the perspectives of real individuals in regard to the subject of growing older. The subjects who participated in these conversations range ...

9.1/1069 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Comedy,Documentary
Zielinski (2011)

By 1983 John Zielinski was a well-known author and photographer. His work had appeared in Life Magazine, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune and countless other publications. But in a ...

9.1/1060 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

A biography on Egypt's first, and still to this day, only skateboard shop. Two brothers started the shop which resulted in a never before scene skateboard scene in their country. The ...

9/1056 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Documentary
Survivor (2012)

A Documentary True Life Movie about sex-slavery and abuse. The road to and the picking up of the pieces of life once free. Question is, when does freedom come. Actress Brook Bello shares ...

9/1081 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Netavi ik teatri aris?! (2011)

The main character of this documentary is one of Georgia's most popular actors, Kakhi Kavsadze, who walks us through this chronicle of the Kavsadzes, a family of famous Georgian folk singers and actors.

9/1055 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Philip Guston: A Life Lived (1982)

Philip Guston is a powerful staple of the abstract expressionist movement, though he would prefer it be referred to as the New York School. Along with composers, choreographers and his ...

9/1058 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Drama
When They See Us (2019)

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.

8.9/10296 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
A Shot in the Dark (2017)

Despite a lifetime of adversity, a blind high school wrestler attempts to win a State Championship before the end of his senior year.

8.9/1086 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Music
The New Edition Story (2017)

Chronicles the ups and downs of legendary music group New Edition from their humble beginnings in Boston to individual solo success and everything in between.

8.9/10120 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Documentary
O.J.: Made in America (2016)

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

8.9/10467 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
All the Rage (2016)

America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. One man has the answer to the problem yet the medical establishment has ignored him. For nearly 50 years, Dr. John Sarno has been ...

8.9/1094 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Chef and inventor Homaro Cantu helped put Chicago on the culinary map when he opened his first restaurant "Moto" and became a celebrity chef in his late twenties. A renowned inventor and ...

8.9/1098 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Everything is Forever (2014)

Nenad Bach was a rock star in his native country, Croatia, but in1984 he made the decision to expatriate in order to follow his dream of finding a U.S. market for his music, in an industry ...

8.9/1087 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Pershing's Last Patriot (2013)

Frank Buckles, a humble man who found himself in extraordinary places. He fought during WWI. In the 20's and 30's, he sailed the world. In the 40's, he was a prisoner during WWII. In the 50...

8.9/1097 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
If We Shout Loud Enough (2013)

An inside look at the American DIY punk culture and the Baltimore underground music scene through one of its most pivotal bands, Double Dagger.

8.9/1098 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

The Scene: An Exploration of Music in Toronto is a documentary film project that chronicles the lives of independent musicians as they build their careers in the Canadian music industry.

8.9/1079 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Pui Chan: Kung Fu Pioneer (2012)

Step into the extraordinary life of a Chinese immigrant who overcame the challenges to achieve the American dream. This biography follows the path of a young boy who learns the value of ...

8.9/1085 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
Still Around (2011)

A feature length short film compilation that portrays 15 people living with HIV/AIDS from the San Francisco Bay Area. 16 well known local filmmakers collaborated with 15 protagonists to ...

8.9/1082 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Chekhov for Children (2010)

Chekhov for Children tells the story of renowned New York writer Phillip Lopate's ambitious 1979 staging on Broadway of 'Uncle Vanya' with public school 5th graders, including the filmmaker.

8.9/1074 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Ken Burns' American Lives is a collection of outstanding biographies and stories of some of America's most celebrated pioneers and historical figures. The collection includes biographies of...

8.9/10\N min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Schindler's List (1993)

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.

8.9/10195 min

Available in 13 platform(s).

The documentary 'Vilanova Artigas: the architect and the light' rebuilds the life of the brazilian architect João Batista Vilanova Artigas. His relatives, friends, students and six of his ...

8.8/1093 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Drama
Narcos (2015)

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

8.8/1049 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The son of a junkie aristocrat and a schizophrenic showgirl becomes a master of reinvention on a 50+ year journey through rock and roll, TV, and movies.

8.8/1082 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014)

A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

8.8/10795 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Butch Walker: Out of Focus (2013)

You may have heard of him, and you've definitely heard his work, but now find out about the real Butch Walker and his band the Black Widows as we take you on a personal journey inside one of the greatest minds in contemporary music.

8.8/1080 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
O'mast (2011)

This film is a journey inside the tradition of bespoke tailoring in the city of Naples. It's a story that wants to celebrates the people and their craft. There are some key words to this ...

8.8/1067 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Great Queen Seonduk (2009)

Story of Queen Seondeok who was born a princess, brought up among commoners and overcame many trials to become the ruler of Silla.

8.8/1060 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
30 for 30 (2009)

ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ...

8.8/1060 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Hamilton (2020)

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

8.7/10160 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story (2019)

SKI BUM: THE WARREN MILLER STORY chronicles the life and times of the legendary filmmaker who, through his annual ski films and national tours which began in the early 1950's, was a driving...

8.7/1093 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Romance
Adele and Everything After (2017)

The moving story of a woman with an untreatable heart condition whose life is transformed by a service dog, and what happens when she has to let go of the loyal companion who changed her life.

8.7/1086 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
Hearing Is Believing (2017)

In a world filled with Noise, there is another Sound worth Hearing, and her name is Rachel Flowers. "Hearing is Believing" introduces the world to the life and music of the multi-talented 23-year old musician and composer, Rachel Flowers.

8.7/10104 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Adventure,Biography,Documentary
First Lady of the Revolution (2016)

First Lady of the Revolution is the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, a Southern belle who takes a life-altering journey through marriage, civil war and audacious democratic reforms to become the First Lady of Costa Rica.

8.7/1071 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Omo Child: The River and the Bush (2015)

For many generations people in the Omo Valley (tribal southwest Ethiopia) believed some children are cursed and that these 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. ...

8.7/1089 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
SHReD: The Story of Asher Bradshaw (2013)

'SHReD' is the inspiring story of 6 year old skateboarding prodigy and viral YouTube sensation Asher Bradshaw, and his father's struggle to make his son's dream of becoming one of the ...

8.7/10136 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

When a young high school football took a hit that paralyzed him on the field, his life turned to despair and loneliness until a chance moment brought him from the depths of hell to the joys of being a hero to all.

8.7/1071 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

This film is a biography of a friendship. Set in the indie rock utopia of an evergreen forested Olympia Washington of the early 90's, this film chronicles the journey of the love of three ...

8.7/1089 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

A devoted community of artists, volunteers and patrons transform a politically subversive little neighborhood coffee house and restaurant into a unique American music institution.

8.7/1086 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
One California Day (2007)

A visual journey through 6 distinct coastal regions, capturing the California surfing experience through the surfers who live it. Shot in super 16mm film, the movie examines the variety of subtle differences that make California so unique.

8.7/1096 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Adventure,Biography,Documentary
Alone Across Australia (2004)

Jon Muir crosses Australia on foot from South to North.

8.7/1052 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

A video first-person road movie about disability, civil rights, and the search for intelligent life after brain damage.

8.7/1060 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Drama
Goodfellas (1990)

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

8.7/10146 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
I, Claudius (1976)

The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

8.7/10669 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Elizabeth R (1971)

When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

8.7/1085 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Jeronimo (2019)

Born to Korean immigrant parents freed from indentured servitude in early twentieth century Mexico, Jerónimo Lim Kim joins the Cuban Revolution with his law school classmate Fidel Castro ...

8.6/1093 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

The road to stardom is often paved with amazing and devastating public and private events. In hour-long episodes of The Price of Fame see the heartfelt stories of Shania Twain, Johnny Depp,...

8.6/10\N min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Four days before the outbreak of World War ll, Dr. Wilhelm Reich - a prominent Austrian psychiatrist, physician and outspoken anti-Nazi - arrived in New York with a teaching visa from the ...

8.6/10110 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Edge of Obedience (2017)

Ahmad Zakii Anwar wants to paint the nude and other taboos in homeland Malaysia. The film touches on current issues in the Muslim world surrounding artistic expression and religious freedoms, through the personal journey of Malaysia's most internationally acclaimed artist.

8.6/1052 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Alain Johannes is a musician born in Chile and part of one of the most influential generations in rock music. This poignant story, narrated by Chris Cornell and Josh Homme amongst others, ...

8.6/1095 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
Godspeed: The Story of Page Jones (2015)

Page Jones, son of racing royal Parnelli Jones, finds his path to speedway stardom derailed by a near-fatal accident that challenges him - and his family - to redefine victory.

8.6/1064 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe ~ This life is dedicated to "YOU THE ALMIGHTY" (God). This film is a journey of one man "BHAGAT PURAN SINGH" who treaded a difficult and exhausting path. The journey ...

8.6/10135 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Until 20 (2015)

Until 20 is a life-affirming documentary about facing fear and having the courage to love deeply. Imagine as a teenager you are diagnosed with a rare and deadly disease. James Ragan turns ...

8.6/1084 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Be Here Now (2015)

As though life is imitating art, actor and sex-symbol, Andy Whitfield, had just become a star as the lead in the hit television series,'Spartacus,' when he is faced with his biggest ...

8.6/10100 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Documentary
#standwithme (2014)

#standwithme examines the realities of modern-day slavery, the role we play in it as consumers, and the importance of knowing the story behind what we buy. After seeing a photo of two ...

8.6/1073 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,News
The American Nurse (2014)

THE AMERICAN NURSE is a heart-warming film that explores some of the biggest issues facing America - aging, war, poverty, prisons - through the work and lives of nurses. It is an ...

8.6/1081 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Biography
The Old, the Young & the Sea (2013)

The Old, the Young and the Sea embarks on an adventurous documentary trip along the Atlantic Coast of France, Spain and Portugal. The movie frames a vivid snapshot of European post modern ...

8.6/1090 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Harlem Street Singer (2013)

Tells the little-known story of Reverend Gary Davis, the great American ragtime, blues and gospel guitarist. Tracing his journey from the tobacco warehouses of the rural south to the ...

8.6/1076 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

This series is a biography of Siddharta Gautama, the great Indian sage and founder of Buddhism.

8.6/1058 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Comedy,Documentary
Slaughter Nick for President (2012)

When an out-of-work actor accidentally discovers through Facebook that he's been wildly famous in a faraway land for almost two decades, he sets out to discover the reasons why. SLAUGHTER ...

8.6/1073 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
The Men Who Built America (2012)

Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the ...

8.6/10295 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
Grow! (2011)

It's not just 'Old MacDonald' on the farm anymore. There is a growing movement of young people who are setting aside their college diplomas and leaving the cities to take up an agrarian ...

8.6/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Broke* (2011)

Is it possible for an artist to break? Following on-the-verge artist Will Gray through the recording and release of his debut album (featuring production by Grammy Award-winning producer, T...

8.6/1075 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
A Football Life (2011)

Profiles the most important and influential figures in the history of the National Football League.

8.6/10\N min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The Snake The Cross The Crown is one of America's best unknown touring bands. A cross between The Band, The Beatles, and Bob Dylan, they've reached the point and ask the question every ...

8.6/1075 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Facing the Music (2001)

8.6/1089 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Time Flies When You're Alive is a gripping one-man show. Paul Linke recounts, in no small detail the highs and lows of his marriage, specifically around his wife's losing struggle with ...

8.6/1079 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

We arrive just after the death of Gertrude Stein. Her ghost returns to Alice B. Toklas and the genesis and development of their relationship is richly portrayed.

8.6/1088 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
Frida Kahlo (1982)

Frida Kahlo: declared a symbol of Mexican national heritage, made into a cult figure by the women's movement, praised by the likes of Picasso and Breton, this film uses images and music to ...

8.6/1062 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The story of Winston Churchill's life between 1929, when he lost his cabinet position, and 1939, when he joined Great Britain's War Cabinet - a period he described as the most difficult in his life.

8.6/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The life of Padma Shri winner Chintakindi Mallesham, who invented the the Asu machine that processes yarn for sarees mechanically, is being recreated in this biopic.

8.5/10131 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The biography of Turkish weight lifter, and champion of Olympics, Naim Suleymanoglu.

8.5/10141 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Drama
Mahanati (2018)

Biography of Savitri, an actress from South India movie industry, who ruled the industry for two decades during 50s and 60s.

8.5/10177 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Adventure,Biography,Documentary
Coyote: The Mike Plant Story (2017)

Spanning the decade from Mike Plant's arrival in professional offshore sailing in the mid 1980's, COYOTE follows Plant's daring spirit as he challenges both Mother Nature - around the world...

8.5/10105 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, ...

8.5/10125 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Documentary
The Defiant Ones (2017)

"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.

8.5/1060 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

After his arrest at age 16, Kalief Browder fought the system and prevailed, despite unthinkable circumstances. He became an American hero.

8.5/10\N min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The raucous adventures of musicians such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as told by those who knew them best. Season 2 covers the legends of funk.

8.5/1030 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Planned anthology series centering on famous feuds, including Bette Davis and Joan Crawford that is discontinued at the moment.

8.5/1045 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Dateline: Saigon (2016)

How does a nation slip into war? Dateline-Saigon profiles the controversial reporting of five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists -The New York Times' David Halberstam, the Associated Press'...

8.5/1095 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The biographical tv-series about the life of one of the most talented and influential singer/songwriter in latinamerican music: Juan Gabriel.

8.5/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
Breakfast at Ina's (2015)

Pull up a chair and open your heart.

8.5/1051 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Forced Perspective (2015)

'Forced Perspective' is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek's struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and...

8.5/1095 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Animation,Biography,Documentary
Teague: Design & Beauty (2014)

A biography of the life and work of the American designer, Walter Dorwin Teague (1883-1960). Teague's is a story of a poor young farm boy who travels to New York City to become an artist, ...

8.5/1088 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
The Salt of the Earth (2014)

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

8.5/10110 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.

8.5/1090 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Family
True Son (2014)

True Son is a feature-length documentary that follows 22-year old Stanford graduate Michael Tubbs during his campaign for a seat on Stockton, CA City Council during a year of record ...

8.5/1072 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
Every Three Seconds (2014)

In a world where so many are searching for meaning, we now have the opportunity, for the first time in human history, to be part of something absolutely amazing. We, the generations alive ...

8.5/1099 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

The exploits of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

8.5/1060 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Comedy,Drama
The Intouchables (2011)

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

8.5/10112 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Biography
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)

In the time before the arrival of Spartacus, the House of Batiatus faces many challenges from competitors, and within its own household.

8.5/10331 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
Senna (2010)

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

8.5/10106 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Biography
Spartacus (2010)

The life of Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

8.5/1055 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Biography,Documentary
Pinned (2009)

Lance is a 3-time Ohio state wrestling champion who wrestles 600-lb. bears for practice. Matt comes from a broken home and starves himself out of determination to become his school's first ...

8.5/1091 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
The Heretics (2009)

The Heretics uncovers the inside story of a pivotal force in the "second wave" of the Women's Movement. Director Joan Braderman, who followed her dream of becoming a filmmaker to New York ...

8.5/1095 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.

8.5/1095 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
John Adams (2008)

The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

8.5/1071 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary
This Is Gary McFarland (2006)

Documentary film about the life and mysterious death of forgotten jazz arranger/composer Gary McFarland.

8.5/1075 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Stuart Sutcliffe: The Lost Beatle (2005)

The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr? But Lennon's artist roommate Stuart Sutcliffe was there at the start, playing bass. And his style forever shaped ...

8.5/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Biography,Drama
Immortal Yi Soon-shin (2004)

Historical drama centered on the famous Korean Admiral Yi Soon-Shin (1545-1598), who saved Korea and China from conquest by Japan in a string of brilliant naval victories. Yi used iron-clad...

8.5/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Music
The Pianist (2002)

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

8.5/10150 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Music
The Temptations (1998)

Biography of the singers who formed the hit Motown musical act, The Temptations.

8.5/10175 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Drama
Iruvar (1997)

The real-life rivalry between M.G. Ramachandran and Karunanidhi is given the Mani Ratnam treatment.

8.5/10140 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

8.5/10240 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

With an introduction by Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn recounts her love of children and her work with UNICEF as a Goodwill Ambassador, including visits to Bangladesh, Somalia and Viet Nam.

8.5/1054 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
American Experience (1988)

A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

8.5/1060 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

8.5/10382 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.

8.4/10165 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

8.4/1095 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
A Stitch in Time (2018)

Fashion historian Amber Butchart fuses biography, art and the history of fashion as she explores the lives of historical figures by examining the clothes that they wore.

8.4/1030 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Comedy,Documentary
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018)

Judd Apatow presents an emotional two-part in-depth look at the life, career and complex internal struggles of his loving mentor, the influential stand-up comedian and actor Garry Shandling, based on Shandling's personal diaries.

8.4/10259 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
Genius (2017)

The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

8.4/1043 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Action,Biography,Drama
Dangal (2016)

Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

8.4/10161 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The late Australian actor Rod Taylor, whose most recent role is in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, was a versatile and popular leading man, equally adept at romantic comedy, ...

8.4/1080 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Drama
American Crime Story (2016)

An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

8.4/1042 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Adventure,Biography,Documentary
The Flight Fantastic (2015)

"A Story of Legend and Legacy on the Flying Trapeze" This fascinating look at the world of the flying trapeze centers on one of the greatest acts in circus history, The Flying Gaonas. First...

8.4/1092 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Rosetta: Audio/Visual (2014)

Rosetta: Audio/Visual is the story of blue-collar, Philadelphia-based, post-metal band Rosetta and their relationship with record label Translation Loss; every album is a creative milestone...

8.4/1065 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Sport
Looking for Mr. Miyagi (2014)

A middle aged man tries to earn his black belt in karate before turning fifty.

8.4/1078 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
In Between Songs (2014)

Aboriginal elders, Djalu Gurruwiwi, and his sister, Dhanggal, strive to shepherd their clan through countless internal and external pressures, while searching desperately for new custodians to safeguard their musical and cultural legacy.

8.4/1086 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Drama
The Invisible Front (2014)

The Invisible Front was the code name used by the Soviet Interior Forces for the armed resistance in the occupied territories of the former Soviet Union. This resistance sprang to life ...

8.4/1076 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,Music
Life on the V: The Story of V66 (2014)

Follow the short but influential life of Boston's own UHF based music video channel of the mid 1980's - V66.

8.4/1096 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Biography,Documentary,History
Golden Gate Girls (2013)

Surprising or not, the first female director of Southern China was a San Francisco native and an open lesbian. Esther Eng, 1914-70, was a true pioneer. She made 11 Cantonese language films:...

8.4/1090 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The film tacks together two tales: a historical account of Tesla's eventful life and his pioneering research into physics and bold experiments with electricity. Suffering from a fatal ...

8.4/1053 min

Available in 2 platform(s).