New Movies Tagged with Biography

The Mercy0%The Mercy
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1:42:00

Storyline:In 1968, businessman and amateur athlete Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) takes part in a solo sailing regatta to supplement his flagging finances. It is the prestigious Golden Globe Race that attracts a handsome profit. The goal: to circle the world once with the yacht. On October 31, Crowhurst sets sail, but the inexperienced sailor has problems at the beginning - to make a fool of himself, he decides to cheat and get the prize money. On June 29, 1969, he gives one last time a wrong position and is considered since then disappeared.

Molly's Game0%Molly's Game
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2:20:00

Storyline:Filming of the memoirs of "Poker Princess" Molly Bloom, who for years hosted underground poker tournaments in Hollywood and New York. The clientele of freestyle skier Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) who failed because of a serious injury include many Hollywood celebrities, sports stars, influential businessmen as well as - but without Bloom's knowledge - the Russian mafia. But one day, big business comes to an abrupt end - in the middle of the night, Bloom chases after 17 FBI agents. Her only ally is her defense lawyer Harlie Jaffey (Idris Elba). He suspects that there is more to Bloom than is written in the tabloids.

Victoria and Abdul0%Victoria and Abdul
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1:51:00

Storyline:In 1887, British Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) celebrates her 50th jubilee with a glorious feast. During the ceremony, the monarch meets the young Indian servant Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), who has traveled to Great Britain on the occasion of the jubilee. Only a short time later, the exquisite queen takes the young Indian into her retinue, which baffles her family and her advisers alike. But soon a deep friendship develops between the servant and the monarch through long and inspiring conversations, through which Victoria, who among other things bears the title Empress of India, learns a great deal about the foreign culture of Abdul's homeland. However, the extraordinary relationship between the two also quickly generates resentment and envy among the other people at the court ...

The Man Who Invented Christmas0%The Man Who Invented Christmas
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1:44:00

Storyline:In October 1843 author Charles Dickens suffers greatly from the failures of his last three books. Abandoned by his publishers, he decides to publish a novel on his own that he hopes will help keep his family financially afloat and give new impetus to his stalled career. The result is "A Christmas Carol" - one of the legendary writer's most famous stories. Adaptation of Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas".

The Glass Castle0%The Glass Castle
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2:07:00

Storyline:As a child, Jeannette Walls (Chandler Head, later: Ella Anderson) is told by her father Rex (Woody Harrelson) lots of adventurous stories, such as how they go hunting together for demons, how he brings the stars from heaven or how he builds her a glass castle. These stories compensate her for having to go to bed often hungry, that her eccentric artist mother Rose Mary (Naomi Watts) is an egooman, and the family often rushes to the place of residence while fleeing from creditors, and make sure that Jeanette, despite all poverty a happy child is. At some point, however, poverty becomes too oppressive for Jeanette to be distracted by the tales of her alcoholic father. The lies of the parents break down. Even as an adult, Jeanette (now Brie Larson), who has since become a successful columnist, is still suffering from her difficult childhood. One day, when she accidentally sees her parents while they search for garbage in garbage cans, she decides to re-establish contact with them ...

Loving Vincent0%Loving Vincent
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1:34:00

Storyline:The famous painter Vincent van Gogh (Robert Gulaczyk) has been dead for a year, when young Armand Roulin (Douglas Booth) unexpectedly receives a letter from van Gogh from his father, postmaster Joseph Roulin (Chris O'Dowd) to hand over his brother Theo. Initially, Armand reluctantly takes on the assignment, but when he arrives at the destination of his trip, Theo is also dead and decides to learn more about the eccentric painter, and soon finds himself completely fascinated by it. When he suspects that van Gogh's death was not suicide in the end, Armand goes in search of the truth. He interviews acquaintances and models of the painter, among them his color supplier Pere Tanguy (John Sessions), his doctor. Gachet (Jerome Flynn) and his daughter Marguerite (Saoirse Ronan) ...

Only the Brave0%Only the Brave
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2:14:00

Storyline:Summer 2013: It's hot in Arizona, very hot. And like every year, the US state is threatened by forest fires. But Eric Marsh's (Josh Brolin) Granite Mountain Hotshots, which includes 19 other elite firefighters alongside Brandan McDonough (Miles Teller), specializes in tackling widespread fires and feels well prepared for the forest fire season. This year, however, the conflagration reaches unimaginable dimensions and the fight in the midst of the flames has catastrophic consequences for the men ... Based on the true experiences of Prescott City firefighters who faced the devastating flames in 2013.

Thank You for Your Service0%Thank You for Your Service
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1:49:00

Storyline:Implementation of the book by the same name by journalist David Finkel. It's about US soldiers returning from the Iraq war to their old lives - but not so easily getting the war out of their heads. One of the returnees is Adam Schumann (Miles Teller), who meets his wife Saskia (Haley Bennett) and his children. He is greeted with great joy, makes an effort in everyday life. But overcoming post-traumatic stress disorder is hard ...

I, Tonya0%I, Tonya
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1:59:00

Storyline:Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) grew up under very poor conditions, but she was prepared for a career in figure skating early on by her little-loving mother LaVona Golden (Allison Janney). As she slowly approaches the peak of her career, her rival Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver) is injured in an attack and has to retire from the US Championships. As it turns out, however, Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly (Sebastian Stan) is behind the attack, which is why her just won title is denied and her career is suddenly over ...