Biography, Thriller, History (Sorted by Popularity Descending)



1. Pendle

Biography, Drama, History | Pre-production

Paranoia. Scapegoats. Blame. A dramatic first time retelling of the true events of 1612, in which an entire family were falsely accused of witchcraft by a nine year old girl of their own, and the trial that documented it.

Stars: Thomas Loone, Sophie Mort

2. More Than Just a Pretty Face

Biography, Drama, History | Announced

By day she was the most beautiful woman in film and by night she was an inventor who would mastermind a technological breakthrough that would change the world forever.

3. Barton (2016)

16 min | Short, Biography, Drama | Completed

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Based on Australia's first Prime Minister, Edmund Barton, through his final years as a political figure, fighting challenges to his leadership while battling alcoholism and depression.

Director: Michael Girardi

4. Nose Case (2010)

3 min | Animation, Short, Biography

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Nose Case - The direction the art world was heading was good for the artist Damien Hirst but not for the artist Todd Lampnose. Todd was having trouble dealing with the reality of how his ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Kerns

5. The Women of El Mozote (2010)

38 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Five Salvadoran women recall the night soldiers killed 1700 people in their village. Today these women are tour guides to their own massacre, taking tourists from one killing zone to another.

Director: Marcos Villatoro | Star: Marcos Villatoro

6. Swap (2019)

24 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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Director: Aksinya Gog

7. Jake Seven (2012)

4 min | Short, Biography, History

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A few lingering brush flicks, olive drops of color splitting open on the vines, the roulette ball of our random lives dropped into the basket on some universal wheel and the road keeps ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Beth Reed

8. Stranded (I) (2009)

6 min | Short, Adventure, Biography

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After finding themselves in the middle of nowhere, how would a couple who were invited to a family gathering deal with this unplanned situation?

Director: Kinan Kotrash | Stars: Erin Allen, Joe Cipriani, Clare Salstrom

9. Oppenheimer (2011)

7 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.9
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The father of the Atomic bomb retreats to his bedroom the night following the bombing of Hiroshima. Confounded by the day events, Robert J. Oppenheimer is left to contemplate the cause and consequence of his creation.

Director: Davide Carta | Star: Stephen Younie

Votes: 14

10. The Fatherless (2009)

15 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.2
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A group of Zionist fighters capture a British Officer, holding him captive during the early morning hours of the execution of one of their own. A reluctant new recruit is taught the ways of war.

Director: Alexander Schwarm | Stars: Josh Schecter, Tom Winter, Kevin Lucero Less, Fred Dial

Votes: 5

11. Joze: A Revolutionary

Biography, Drama, History | Pre-production

Joze's life seems destined to follow the ill-fated path of Josephine Bonaparte, but Joze is determined to break free by avoiding Josephine's pitfalls in finding meaningful love through trial and error as well as defining her own success.

Director: Marilee Crockett | Stars: Marilee Crockett, Jay Sutherland, Isaac Akers, Rob Joseph

12. Futures Past (I) (2012)

120 min | Action, Biography, History

1.3
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A move of past evidence to a new location seems to pass without hitch - but has it? Items are missing and who are the sinister men in black, housed in the white building with no windows. ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Thomas-Webster | Stars: Tracy Redington, Nick Thomas-Webster, Julie Grant, Bertram Bristow

Votes: 34

13. Chavez Code

110 min | Action, Biography, History | Announced

A coup d'Etat against a controversial Latin America president, the fingerprints of the CIA all over it. One woman's investigation discovers the truth and helps stop a deadly plan that would change the course of the region forever.

14. Cult Witness (2010)

TV-G | 70 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.6
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A film about cults and the the indomitable human soul.

Directors: Samuel Stefan, Nick Oakley | Star: Samuel Stefan

Votes: 13

15. Bighorn (2010)

17 min | Short, Biography, Fantasy

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BIGHORN is based on a true fact: that General Custer's bandmaster, Felix Vinatieri - an Italian immigrant and the great-great-grandfather of Super Bowl-winning kicker Adam Vinatieri - was ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Thomas Catalfo | Stars: Jerome Alba, Steven Alexander, Gregory Athans, Emily Briand

16. The Anatomist (2018)

13 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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At a time when Anatomy was frowned upon and feared, a well-respected anatomist must go to extreme lengths to find knowledge to save his dying wife.

Director: Nicci Thompson | Stars: Catherine Crichton, Steve Hay, Anne Kane Howie, Aongus MacAmhlaigh

17. Do or Die (I)

Action, Biography, History | Pre-production

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Director: Dipankar Dipon

18. Adham el charkawi (1964)

Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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Director: Houssam El-Din Mustafa | Stars: Lobna Abdel Aziz, Abdulwareth Asar, Samiha Ayyoub, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 22

19. Patriot of the Web (2017)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Aaron Swartz, an internet activist and co-founder of Reddit struggles with continuing his activist role as he becomes a target of the United States Department of Justice after downloading files in an MIT basement closet.

Director: Darius Burke | Stars: Mary Peyton Stewart, Charles Luise, Scott Sederquist, Todd Rapisarda

20. The Real Patriot

Biography, History, Thriller | Pre-production

The story of Chelsea Manning , a United States Army Intelligence Analyst who leaked classified information to Wikileaks in 2010.

Director: Darius Burke | Stars: Darius Burke, David Michael Pepe III

21. Solace in Wicca (2013)

9 min | Short, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Based on the true story of Margaret Quaine, the only woman put to death for Witchcraft on the Isle Man.

Director: Andy North | Stars: Isla Callister, Paul Callister, Bruno Cavellec, Stephen Craige

Votes: 8

22. The Black Christ (2015 TV Movie)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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A documentary that explores the seminal contribution of an iconic work of art in the South African struggle for liberation and democracy.

Director: Jean-Paul Moodie | Stars: Deon Christians, Ronald Harrison, Andre S Kamer, Peter Krummeck

23. Sin condena (1994–1995)

Biography, Crime, Drama

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Stars: Diego Francés, Liliana Lavalle, Silvina Rada, Germán Palacios

24. Burning Calcutta (2009)

85 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Kajal Choudhury | Stars: Ali Al Baloushi, Supurna Malakar, Marion, Matthew

Votes: 8

25. BADAMASI (Portrait of a General) (2019)

135 min | Biography, History, Thriller | Post-production

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A flawed Army General attempts to guide an impossible African country through a viciously strained era in this first of its kind, authorised biopic, based on real events.

Director: Obi Emelonye | Star: Enyinna Nwigwe

26. Hex Hollow: Witchcraft and Murder in Pennsylvania (2015)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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A documentary film investigating the 1928 murder of a Pennsylvania farmer and the allegations of witchcraft that shocked the nation.

Director: Shane Free | Stars: J. Ross McGinnis, Rickie Ebaugh, Christopher Bilardi, Ebert Blymire

Votes: 33

27. The Arms Drop (2014)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.7
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Two men on an aeroplane with four tons of weapons towards India - with two different agendas.

Director: Andreas Koefoed | Stars: Musta Ali, Mikhail Belinson, Sami Darr, Andreas Führer

Votes: 131

28. I Was Saddam's Son (2013)

95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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An in depth and very open conversation with Latif Yahia about his life in Iraq, his time with Uday Saddam Hussein until the present day. His constant struggle with the CIA, for citizenship and a country to call home.

Star: Latif Yahia

Votes: 10

29. The Mystery of Dante (2014)

90 min | Biography, History, Mystery

6.0
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A journey in the footsteps of the most famous initiate of Italian Trecento, the author of the celebrated "Divine Comedy". A poet who has inspired some of the most outstanding minds in History.

Director: Louis Nero | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Taylor Hackford, Franco Zeffirelli, Christopher Vogler

Votes: 53

30. Operation Autumn (2012)

92 min | Biography, History, Thriller

6.1
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A film about General Humberto Delgado's brutal assassination by the Portuguese fascist police in 1965.

Director: Bruno de Almeida | Stars: John Ventimiglia, Diogo Dória, Nuno Lopes, Carlos Santos

Votes: 132

31. I.M. Caravaggio (2010)

92 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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In a daring tale of identity crisis, witness the rise and fall of a modern day Master, Ian Milano, who works and lives as 17th Century Italian Painter Caravaggio in order to forge his artistic genius and unlock his sociopathic nature.

Director: Derek Stonebarger | Stars: Ryan Eicher, Beverly Lynne, Fletcher Sharp, Alastair Bayardo

Votes: 37

32. Charlotte Corday (2008 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Set In July 1793 During The Outbreak Of The Revolution In France In This 2008 Crime Thriller A Young Girl From Caen Named Charlotte Corday Who Assasinated A Jacobin Newspaper Editor ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Helman | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Bernard Blancan, Thierry Gibault, Marc Fayet

Votes: 53

33. Project Kahuta (2020)

82 min | Biography, History, Thriller | Pre-production

A captivating and true case study of espionage webbed around one of the finest operations pulled by India's Research and Analysis wing against Pakistan's top secret nuclear plant at Kahuta.

Director: Ankur Pajni | Stars: Murli Sharma, Zakir Hussain, Manish Wadhwa, Arun Kalra

34. Circle of Treason

Biography, Drama, History | Pre-production

A pair of CIA agents help bring down one of the agency's biggest moles, Aldrich Ames, in the 1990s.

Director: Massy Tadjedin

35. Pedro Calungsod: Batang martir (2013)

107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

2.9
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Pedro Calungsod, a young Filipino man, leaves his Visayan native roots to join the Spanish Jesuit priest Fr. Diego de San Vitores in his mission to the Marianas Islands (Guam) in 1668. The ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Villacorta | Stars: Carlo Gonzalez, Christian Vasquez, Ryan Eigenmann, Robert Correa

Votes: 12

36. Monarch (2000)

109 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Shortly before his death in 1547, the injured King Henry VIII is forced to take refuge a manor house closed for the season. While there, he must confront both his mortality and the ghosts of his past.

Director: John Walsh | Stars: T.P. McKenna, Jean Marsh, James Coombes, Peter Sowerbutts

Votes: 77

37. King of King's

Biography, Drama, History | Announced

The rise and fall of The Shah of Iran.

Star: Ben Kingsley

38. Levski (2015)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

4.0
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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 »

Director: Maxim Genchev | Stars: Veselin Plachkov, Simeon Filipov, Maxim Genchev, Nikolai Sotirov

Votes: 500

39. Monsters Among Us (2015– )

371 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Monsters. Ghosts. Zombies. From horror movies to Halloween, we see the creatures that go bump in the night everywhere, but where did they come from? The primal fears of our ancestors fueled... See full summary »

Stars: Coby Batty, Morgan Stone Smith, James Christopher Crooke, Mister Lobo

Votes: 31

40. Getúlio (2014)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination ... See full summary »

Director: João Jardim | Stars: Tony Ramos, Drica Moraes, Thiago Justino, Clarisse Abujamra

Votes: 881

41. A Life Interrupted (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law.

Director: Stefan Pleszczynski | Stars: Lea Thompson, Anthony Lemke, Cindy Busby, Éléonore Lamothe

Votes: 197

42. Toofan Singh (2017)

142 min | Action, Biography, History

6.9
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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.

Directors: Baghal Singh, Gurcharan Virk | Stars: Ranjit Bawa, Daman Singh, Sukhbir Singh Batth, Sunita Dhir

Votes: 108

43. Yüzyillik Mühür (2016– )

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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When World War I broke out in 1914, The ottoman Caliphate decided to take part in it to defend the islamic countries against the invading troops. This movie is telling about the bravery of ... See full summary »

Stars: Ali Akdal, Emir Benderlioglu, Nesrin Cavadzade, Serkan Kuru

Votes: 45

44. The Laser Man (2005)

270 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Follows the Swedish serial killer and bank robber John Ausonius, nicknamed "the laser man".

Stars: David Dencik, Mats Blomgren, Sten Johan Hedman, Ralph Carlsson

Votes: 728

45. Bergoglio, the Pope Francis (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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A look at the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, form his early childhood days in Argentina to his becoming Pope Francis.

Director: Beda Docampo Feijóo | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Silvia Abascal, Anabella Agostini, Eugenia Alonso

Votes: 465

46. Rasputin (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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The true story of the greatest occultist of 1900. The truth beyond the Legend.

Director: Louis Nero | Stars: Francesco Cabras, Daniele Savoca, Franco Nero, Marco Sabatino

Votes: 97

47. The Blood Lady (2018)

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The real-life story of a hereditary noblewoman Dariya Saltykova, who due to her cruelty went down in history as a bloody lady and can be considered the first Russian serial killer. In 1764,... See full summary »

Stars: Marta Timofeeva, Pyotr Rykov, Yuriy Tsurilo, Igor Yasulovich

Votes: 45

48. The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)

Not Rated | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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This movie attempts to reconstruct the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through the story of its president Roberto Calvi, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Ferrara | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Pamela Villoresi, Giancarlo Giannini, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 334

49. Mao Zedong 1949 (2019)

140 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.9
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The film is set in 1949, as the members of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China prepare to establish a new Chinese state, the People's Republic of China.

Directors: Jianxin Huang, Haiqiang Ning | Stars: Guoqiang Tang, Jin Liu, Ted Duran, Johnny Huang

Votes: 56

50. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'

Directors: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman | Stars: Daniel McGowan, Lisa McGowan, Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall

Votes: 2,992 | Gross: $0.06M


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