2017 Biography Movies

I Am Heath Ledger

    • Biography

    "I Am Heath Ledger" provides an intimate look at Heath through the lens of his own camera, with a treasure trove of never-before-seen footage, as he films and often performs in his own personal journey - extravagant in gesture and in action. Through these personal home movies, we get a rare glimpse into his true character - demonstrating his creative energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in the people that entered his life.

    The film features interviews from those who knew Heath best including close friends, family members, and industry peers, such as actors Naomi Watts, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, and Emile Hirsch, directors Ang Lee and Catherine Hardwicke, musicians Ben Harper, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), N'fa, and Grace Woodroofe, and the Ledger family. "I Am Heath Ledger" recounts his fabled rise to the pinnacle of the Hollywood dream and the indelible mark he left. Not only did he cut a path for himself, but Heath often championed other talents and artists whose voices he thought deserved to be heard. The documentary also showcases his most memorable moments on screen from his beginnings in Australia to the heights of his Hollywood achievements.

    From his early hit films such as "10 Things I Hate About You," to "The Patriot," to "Monster's Ball," to his award-winning and critically-acclaimed role as Ennis in "Brokeback Mountain," Heath was a remarkable talent whose work ethic, ambition, and integrity catapulted him to Hollywood's elite. But his most iconic role, his Academy-Award(R) winning performance, The Joker in "The Dark Knight," truly speaks to his profound talent as an actor. The documentary goes behind-the scenes of the shooting of "The Dark Knight," as Heath morphed into the psychotic criminal-mastermind that will live in cinematic lore forever.

    Kiss and Cry

    Kiss and Cry

      • 95 min
      • Biography

      A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of melanoma.

      Lords of Chaos

      Lords of Chaos

        • Biography

        A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome.

        Mango - Lifes coincidences

          • Biography

          Maudie

            • 115 min
            • Biography

            An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. Based on a true story,

            McQueen

              • Biography

              The movie will be partly based on the 2010 biography Steve McQueen: The Life And Legend Of A Hollywood Icon, written by Marshall Terrill. The author spent 10 years doing research for the book which follows the actor’s life from small beginnings in the Midwest (Indianapolis) to Hollywood to his death at the age of 50 in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico from a heart attack after cancer surgery. McQueen was one of the first of Hollywood’s elite to look into alternative therapy to battle cancer.

              My Fight/Your Fight

                • Biography

                “My Fight/Your Fight” is an inspirational story celebrating the accomplishments of Rousey, who faced extraordinary challenges on her path to glory.

                New Coke Movie

                  • Biography

                  Paul Wernick & Rhett Reese, the scribes behind Zombieland and the X-Men spinoff Deadpool, next will craft a movie about the disastrous launch of New Coke, perhaps the worst product introduction since the Edsel.

                  Professor and the Madman

                    • Biography

                    The true story of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary — a tale that delves into madness, genius and two obsessive men who changed the course of literary history.

                    Robin Friday

                      • Biography

                      Claflin will play the lead role of Robin Friday, the controversial and wild English soccer legend who played for Reading and Cardiff, Wales in the 1970s and died tragically at the young age of thirty eight. Friday’s short-lived, but brilliant talent continues to be remembered by his fans, and in 2004 he was voted “all time cult hero” in a BBC poll. He was just as well known for his hedonistic lifestyle off the field and was named #1 in a Channel 4 list of soccer “Bad Boys.”