Top 50 Biography, Thriller, Action Movies and TV Shows
1. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 185,329 | Gross: $43.48M
2. Adrift (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Votes: 38,348 | Gross: $31.45M
3. The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
TV-MA | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.
4. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 96,729 | Gross: $5.49M
5. The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
R | 120 min | Action, Biography, Thriller
As the German Fascists expand their borders, scorching Europe from end to end, two brave Czechs of the Resistance prepare for a suicide mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the hideous mastermind behind the "Final Solution".
6. Rise of the Footsoldier: Marbella (2019)
85 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
Fresh out of prison, Pat Tate steps right back into his Essex nightclub business. Since he can't stop brooding about the man who had him put away, it's not long before he's off to Marbella to find Frank Harris and seek his revenge.
7. Domino (2005)
R | 127 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Votes: 63,061 | Gross: $10.17M
8. The Whistleblower (2010)
R | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.
Votes: 30,308 | Gross: $1.12M
9. Walking Tall (1973)
R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.
10. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
Votes: 34,060 | Gross: $0.48M
R | 99 min | Action, Biography, Comedy
Notorious gangster, Pat Tate, rises through the ranks of Essex's criminal underworld. A prequel to the 'Rise of the Footsoldier' franchise.
13. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Votes: 30,665 | Gross: $0.55M
15. Hangar 18 (1980)
PG | 97 min | Action, Biography, Sci-Fi
Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with a UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,059 | Gross: $6.00M
16. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.
Votes: 30,080 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Jack Strong (2014)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The most spectacular Polish spy of the Cold War era, Colonel Ryszard Kuklinski, informs Americans about the Communist Bloc's top secrets in the face of the upcoming martial law.
19. Walking Tall Part II (1975)
PG | 109 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
21. Nokas (2010)
87 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The movie portrays Norway's most spectacular robbery, where 11 men occupied central Stavanger for twenty minutes and escaped with 57 million kroner (appx $10 million). A police officer was shot and killed.
22. Medal of Honor (2000–2002)
60 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Medal of Honor is America's highest military award, authorized by President Lincoln on March 25, 1863 for bravery above and beyond the call of duty. Since that time, there have been over 3,000 recipients.
23. Chasing the Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch (2019)
Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Serial billionaire kidnapper Logan has been savaging Hong Kong. Now, his gang is aiming the dart beyond Hong Kong, at an affluent Macau regal.
Votes: 252 | Gross: $0.20M
24. El Presidente (2012)
162 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The life story of the first Philippine President. The story of the man who led the Filipino people to victory against its Spanish conquerors.
25. Nine Lives (1957)
96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
During World War II, nine members of the Norwegian Resistance trapped into a deadly Nazi ambush. Only one escapes on foot, and a fierce hunt through the ice desert has begun.
26. Tesla (VI)
Action, Adventure, Biography | Announced
A unique factual depiction of Nikola Tesla's life from his early adulthood to his eventual arrival to America in 1886, examining his relationships and interactions with some of history's ... See full summary »
27. The Island (2007)
92 min | Action, Biography, Drama
'El Gezira' is a film about a community of Upper Egypt residents living in El Gezira (the Island). They have their own set of rules, ethics and traditions. They also plant drugs and buy ... See full summary »
28. A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)
PG | 89 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The movie tells the biography of the gangster Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd who started his career young aged when he saw his father die and seeked out revenge by killing his murderer during a... See full summary »
31. Toofan Singh (2017)
142 min | Action, Biography, History
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 society and fight against brutality, crime and corruption.
32. Saruhan (2016)
97 min | Action, Biography, Thriller
It is the beginning of the 17th century. The prince, who is about to become the sultan in the future, is on his way towards Saruhan and a murder is committed in Saruhan. One of Saruhan's ... See full summary »
33. 14 Hours (2005 TV Movie)
88 min | Action, Biography, Drama
While Tropical Storm Allison brings one of the worst floods to hit Houston rages outside, the staff of Hermann hospital races against time to ensure hundreds of patients are evacuated safely.
34. Levski (2015)
130 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The movie is about the great historical figure Vasil Levski. It follows five different plot lines: his attitude towards himself; his attitude towards the religion; the relationship with his... See full summary »
35. Junction 48 (2016)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Set against a backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian rapper Kareem and his singer girlfriend Manar struggle, love and make music in their crime-ridden ghetto and Tel Aviv's hip-hop club scene.
Votes: 604 | Gross: $0.01M
Action, Biography, Crime | Post-production
The Devil's Revenge A Sequel of The Devil's Double Movie 'The Devil's Double' was released to critical acclaim in 2011. The sequel is a thriller based on in true story''The Devil's Double' ... See full summary »
37. Blue Thunder (II)
Action, Biography, Crime | Announced
While serving life in prison, Randy Lanier reconnects with his estranged daughter while recounting to her his glory days as a race car driving champion and the marijuana-smuggling criminal enterprise he created that put him away.
38. Lost Exile (2016)
29 min | Short, Action, Biography
To escape from a lack of perspective in Kosovo, Hana decides to resort to the services of Emir, an illegal smuggler in Serbia that will drive her to Hungary. On the way, complications arise... See full summary »
39. Broken Chains (2017)
R | Action, Adventure, Biography
Brianna married a man she thought would protect her forever. But soon discovers Vincenzo has a dark secret and an evil family with connections controlling his narcissistic sociopathic traits and will go to any lengths to keep the secret controlled and hidden.
40. Burning Calcutta (2009)
85 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Film based on real story of Kolkata. A devastating smoke emitted from a fire at the basement of a high profile centrally air conditioned private hospital had taken lives of 89 patients and 4 sincere hospital staff on December 2011.
95 min | Action, Biography, Crime | Announced
A female Iranian journalist is held in a prison, charged with blasphemy. She seduces her interrogator, using him to flee Tehran.
46. Contractors (I)
Animation, Action, Adventure | Announced
A pair of contractors build a dream house for a millionaire, who happens to be engaged to one of their ex-girlfriends.
47. Gettin' Out (2009)
24 min | Short, Action, Biography
A poor seven year old African American boy is devastated by the sudden death of the father he worshiped, followed by a serious illness hospitalizing his mother, forcing he and his seven ... See full summary »
48. Fearless: The Documentary (2014)
54 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
Fearless is a daring and thought provoking documentary about a group of urban teens from Los Angeles who attempt to do the impossible, make a feature film from home. With no experience and ... See full summary »