2017 Biography Movies (By Date)

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.

    The Real McCoy

      • Drama

      The story centers on bootlegger Bill McCoy, whose life inspired the phrase "the real McCoy," meaning the liquor hadn't been cut.

      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.

        Alone in Berlin

        Alone in Berlin

          • 103 min
          • Biography

          Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had long believed in the ‘Führer’ and followed him willingly, but now they realise that his promises are nothing but lies and deceit. They begin writing postcards as a form of resistance and in a bid to raise awareness: Stop the war machine! Kill Hitler! Putting their lives at risk, they distribute these cards in the entrances of tenement buildings and in stairwells. But the SS and the Gestapo are soon onto them, and even their neighbours pose a threat.

          Battle of the Sexes

            • Biography

            Former tennis champ Bobby Riggs faces off against Billie Jean King in a highly publicized exhibition match he calls 'The Battle of the Sexes.'

            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.

              Steven

                • 92 min
                • Biography

                A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970's Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 80's band The Smiths.

                A Futile & Stupid Gesture

                  • Biography

                  The life and times of groundbreaking National Lampoon satirist Douglas Kenney.

                  Woman Walks Ahead

                    • Biography

                    Caroline Weldon moves to Dakota in the 19th century and tries to help the Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people.

                    Becoming Bond

                      • 91 min
                      • Documentary

                      The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down.