TV Movie, Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Gia (1998 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.
3. Brexit (2019 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History
Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
5. Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey (2018 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
On the night she plans on taking her own life, a 17-year-old girl is kidnapped and finds herself fighting to stay alive. She manages to talk her attacker into releasing her, but when she ... See full summary »
6. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
7. The Wizard of Lies (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 133 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
8. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.
9. James Dean (2001 TV Movie)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic about the actor James Dean, whose stardom of the ultimate teenage rebel as well as the premature death made him a legend. His roles are depicted having much in common with his ... See full summary »
10. My Dinner with Hervé (2018 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 110 min | Biography, Drama
A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star of the hit '70s TV series "Fantasy Island", who took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.
13. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.
14. 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.
16. Paterno (2018 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The film centers on Joe Paterno, who after becoming the most successful coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his ... See full summary »
17. Cleveland Abduction (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.
21. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
23. Cocaine Godmother (2017 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The real life of Colombian drug lord, Griselda Blanco, who reportedly masterminded more than 200 murders. This film presents her life story from the time she was a young girl to the end of her life.
25. Anna Nicole (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Anna Nicole Smith, from small town dancer to Playboy centerfold, to her marriage to a billionaire, and her eventual self destruction.
26. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
29. Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
30. Catherine the Great (1995 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
31. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »
32. Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 155 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls, and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.
33. What The Durrells Did Next (2019 TV Movie)
47 min | Documentary, Biography
The Durrells in Corfu (2016) star Keeley Hawes hosts this documentary about the extraordinary lives of The Durrell family after WWII forced them to leave Corfu, with special focus on Gerald, his seminal naturalist work and his visionary zoo.
37. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.
38. Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996 TV Movie)
R | 139 min | Biography, Drama
This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her superstar pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.
40. Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 104 min | Biography, Drama
Based on a true story. Liz Murray is a young girl who is taken care of by her loving, but drug-addicted parents. Liz becomes homeless at 15 and after a tragedy comes upon her, she begins her work to finish high school.
41. 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.
43. The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar (2018 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The America gymnast Simone Biles' road to success including all the trials and tribulations that she faced.
45. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.
46. Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (2016 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the Brontë sisters' battle to overcome obstacles and publish their novels, which would become some of the greatest in the English language.
47. Tuesdays with Morrie (1999 TV Movie)
89 min | Biography, Drama
A journalist finds himself questioning his own life when his best friend, a dying man, offers him some very powerful wisdom and advice for coping in relationships, careers and society.
48. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
50. I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Police launch a high-profile investigation after a teenager (Alana Boden) is abducted from her bedroom in Salt Lake City.