New Movies Tagged with Biography

A Prayer Before Dawn0%A Prayer Before Dawn
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1:56:00

Storyline:Billy Moore (Joe Cole) spent over two years in one of the world's most brutal and dangerous prisons, the Thai Klong Prem, also known as the Bangkok Hilton. There he had to watch murders and violence that even exceeded his imagination, although he is not an orphan and even before several times in jail sat. To survive, the man, who had already boxed as a child, started learning Muay Thai boxes.

England Is Mine0%England Is Mine
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1:34:00

Storyline:The Steven Patrick Morrissey (Jack Lowden) really just wants to write lyrics and sing. But no one else has heard him outside his own four walls. But when the punk in England goes through the roof, the young Morrissey finds a connection and finally manages to free himself from the world that always tried to mold him and to find himself. Biographical musician drama about the beginnings of Morrissey, before he started with his band The Smiths and later started his successful solo career.

The Pirates of Somalia0%The Pirates of Somalia
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1:56:00

Storyline:In 2008, the young journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) develops an immature plan and goes under Somali pirates. In fact, with his recordings he manages to show the pirates to the general public at close range - who they are, how they live and what drives them.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House0%Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
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1:43:00

Storyline:In the summer of 1972, the US was shaken not only by the Vietnam War, but also by the so-called "Watergate scandal". The break-in to the Democratic Party headquarter puzzles journalists - until Bob Woodward (Julian Morris), editor of the Washington Post, is contacted by a mysterious man who calls himself "deep throat." This provides Woodward with top secret information and risks his personal and professional well-being. Because behind "Deep Throat" is Mark Felt (Liam Neeson), vice-chief of the FBI, who knows the scare investigation results first-hand and must choose between the loyalty to his employer and his understanding of law. When the new FBI director Patrick Gray (Marton Csokas) finally tries to end the Watergate investigations remarkably quickly, Felt decides to go public with his knowledge ...

Churchill0%Churchill
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1:45:00

Storyline:In June 1944, World War II is at its peak and Winston Churchill (Brian Cox), who urged the British to oppose Hitler's blitzkrieg, is tired of war and bloodshed. Nevertheless, Churchill faces a decision of immeasurable importance, namely, whether or not the Allies should invade the armed forces in the parts of Europe occupied by the Nazis and their allies. If Operation D-Day fails, he fears, he will be the one to be the culprit. Churchill's wife Clementine (Miranda Richardson) is also available to help and advise her husband during this difficult period, but the long years of the war have shattered their relationship. So not only is the fate of the world, but also the marriage of the Churchills before a turning point ...

Rebel in the Rye0%Rebel in the Rye
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1:46:00

Storyline:Biopic on J.D. Salinger (embodied by Nicholas Hoult), whose focus is on the young age of the world-famous writer - from his work at the front of the Second World War to the creation of his work of the century "The Catcher in the Rye". Salinger's mentor Whit Burnett (Kevin Spacey) also plays an important role.

Viceroy's House0%Viceroy's House
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1:46:00

Storyline:In 1947 Lord "Dickie" Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) was commissioned by the British king to ensure that India became independent on the ground. The Lord, his wife Lady Edwina Mountbatten (Gillian Anderson) and daughter Pamela (Lily Travers) move to the sumptuous Indian Headquarters and live there on the upper floors while the large servants are housed below, including the young Hindu Jeet Kumar (Manish Dayal) and his great love, the Muslima Aalia Noor (Huma Qureshi). While Mountbatten is negotiating with the political elite about the future of an independent India and about the division of the country into a Hindu and a Muslim part, conflict between the Hindus and the Muslims in the country and in the palace is ever more frequent: the hero-worshiped Gandhi (Neeraj Kabi) and the Indian National Congress under Nehru (Tanveer Ghani) want a unitary state, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Denzil Smith), who represents the Muslim minority, wants a new Islamic state Pakistan. The conflict is becoming increasingly hostile and Jeet and Aalia are also involved ...

The Greatest Showman0%The Greatest Showman
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1:45:00

Storyline:As P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) loses his job, driving him and his wife Charity over their livelihood concerns. But then the two-time father Barnum has a business idea: He founds a curiosity cabinet, for which he hires, among other things, a bearded woman and a short man. But he does not only want to offer his paying guests curiosities, but also a breathtaking show with acrobats like the trapeze artist Anne Wheeler (Zendaya) and spectacular dancers. At the same time Barnum longs for the respect of the fine company, who looks down on his circus. He teamed up with reputable theater maker Phillip Carlyle (Zac Efron), and when he meets the Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind (Rebecca Ferguson) at a royal audience, he senses the chance, finally taken seriously in high society and the art scene to become. He's going on an America tour with Jenny ... Biographical original musical about the legendary showmaster, politician, businessman and fraudster P.T. Barnum.

The Current War0%The Current War
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1:45:00

Storyline:1880: Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) has passed the tests of thousands of designs when he finally knows how to make a marketable lightbulb. While Edison received the financial support of J.P. Morgan (Matthew Macfayden) secures to power five blocks in Manhattan with electric light, recognizing George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) the limits of the new technology. The Pittsburgh businessman works with AC instead of DC and takes over some of Edison's discoveries. Competition is coming to a head: on the one hand, the humble, public-shy Westinghouse, who is devoted to his wife Marguerite (Katherine Waterston) - on the other, Edison, who considers himself a genius, does not want to share his appreciation for his work, and his wife Mary (Tuppence Middleton) and the children are neglected ...