New Movies Tagged with Biography

American Sniper0%American Sniper
7Our
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2:13:00

Storyline:US Navy SEAL and sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is sent to Iraq with just one assignment: to protect his comrades. His pinpoint deadly shots save countless lives of US soldiers on the battlefield. As the stories of his unparalleled accuracy spread, he gets the nickname "Legend". But his reputation is not hidden even the enemy, the Iraqi put a bounty on him. And the war is not Kyle's only fight. The sniper tries to be a good husband to his wife Taya (Sienna Miller) and eventually establishes a family. Nevertheless, Kyle always returns to the war zone: he participates in a total of four missions in Iraq, which left him with significant emotional traces.

The Imitation Game0%The Imitation Game
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1:54:00

Storyline:After an unfortunate youth, brilliant mathematician Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) begins to realize his full potential while studying at Cambridge University. He is quickly one of the leading thinkers in the country, especially as far as his theories on calculating machines are concerned. Exactly these also draw attention to the genius of British intelligence. Alan becomes a member of a secret group at the beginning of the Second World War. Their task: to decode the communication of the Germans. With the help of Joan Clarke (Keira Knightley) and Hugh Alexander (Matthew Goode) and under the supervision of Stewart Menzies (Mark Strong) and Commander Denniston (Charles Dance) Alan tries to crack the encryption Enigma to get to war-critical information. ..

The Sound of Music0%The Sound of Music
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2:52:00

Storyline:Novice Maria (Julie Andrews) is anything but an exemplary young sun. She is always too late, she is always trumpeting to her, and otherwise she does not take many of the rules of the monastery as seriously as the mother Superior (Peggy Wood) would like. Maria should finally realize whether she really wants to be a nun or rather lead a normal life without the conventions of the Convention. So she is sent on probation as a nanny to the family of Trapp. The widowed captain of Trapp (Christopher Plummer) educates his seven children by military means, but barked commands and strict rules are not in Maria's way. And soon the children sing instead of saluting. The more Maria gets used to her charges and her dad, the harder she is to choose a life in the monastery ...

A Man for All Seasons0%A Man for All Seasons
8Our
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2:00:00

Storyline:Thomas More resists Henry VIII, who wants to get divorced from Catherine of Aragon to marry his lover Anne Boleyn.

Patton0%Patton
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2:52:00

Storyline:General George S. Patton (George C. Scott) is a celebrated commander of the tank units he commanded during World War II. First, he demonstrates his military skills in the North African Mission, where he meets with his team on the German Erwin Rommel (Karl Michael Vogler). Even though Patton can win great military victories, he keeps pitting his superiors. This is also related to his ideas about human rights, as he is considered by many people as a ruthless and brutal strategist for whom a human life is not worth much. This also leads to a temporary suspension of Patton, but he manages to rehabilitate himself for the decisive battle in the Ardennes and thus significantly intervenes in the course of the war with. Nevertheless, his moral and humane ideas remain highly controversial among many of his colleagues ...

Chariots of Fire0%Chariots of Fire
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2:05:00

Storyline:The story of two British athletes competing in 1924 at the Summer Olympics in Paris. One is a Jew, the other a devout Christian. Both feel that they have to overcome resistance because of their religious orientation. While the Jewish sprinter Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) faces increasing anti-Semitism, to which he wants to oppose a success in his discipline, Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson) has a problem with starting on Sundays because that's his Christian religious code of conduct contradicts. For this reason, Liddell accepts the offer of his teammate Lord Andrew Lindsay (Nigel Havers) instead of his in the 400- and not in the 100 -meter run to compete. The film, based on a true story, shows how both athletes fight for victory.

Gandhi0%Gandhi
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3:11:00

Storyline:In 1888, Mahatma Gandhi (Ben Kingsley) completed a three-year law degree in London before earning his awards as a lawyer in Bombay and in 1893 on a trip to South Africa. He, who - quite wealthy - has a first class ticket, is thrown out of the train just because of his skin color. Here, for the first time, his sense of justice is evoked and a rethinking takes place. In addition, the viewer follows Gandhi's work in South Africa, for which he is celebrated frenetically by the international press, as well as in the humanistic as well as in political areas of India; finally, he experiences the independence of the same, at whose proclamation, here the Indian, there the Pakistani, and at Gandhi's house, before which he squats clothes spinning, no flag, at the flagpole blows. The "little brown man in a linen cloth" (commentator at the funeral), who united a whole people, ultimately fails the desired success in the small circle of his colleagues: the predominantly Hindu areas of India are united under one, the predominantly Muslim areas under the other and hand. He was just able to soothe the resulting civil-warlike conditions and thus the former peace provides the appropriate backdrop for Gandhi's demise; At the age of 79, he is shot dead in New Delhi on the street.

Out of Africa0%Out of Africa
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2:41:00

Storyline:The rich Danish Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) builds a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914. But she suffers from the unfortunate marriage with Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke (Klaus Maria Brandauer). She falls in love with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton (Robert Redford). Then a war breaks out and events come to a head.

The Last Emperor0%The Last Emperor
8Our
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2:43:00

Storyline:The film begins with a suicide attempt on Pu Yi and his subsequent internment in the re-education camp. The inmates are called there to write down their life story and to confess their offenses. Pu Yi, demoted to prisoner in 981, is accused of being a traitor, collaborator, and counter-revolutionary. Based on the interrogations, the prescribed records and Pu Yi's memories, the eventful life story of the last emperor of China is rolled out in front of the spectator.