2017 Biography Movies

Papillon

    • 133 min
    • Biography

    A prisoner detained on a remote island plots his escape. A remake of the 1973 film 'Papillon'.

    Untitled Lizzie Borden Project

      • Biography

      A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.

      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.

        Birth of the Dragon

        Birth of the Dragon

          • Biography

          In 1964, Bruce Lee took on Wong Jack Man in one of the most controversial fights of all time. Watch the trailer for Birth of the Dragon, the film inspired by this true event.

          Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, Birth of the Dragon is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man - a battle that gave birth to a legend.

          Britney Ever After

            • 120 min
            • Biography

            Britney Ever After, starring Natasha Bassett as Britney Spears, will bow on Saturday, February 18 at 8pm ET/PT.This latest Lifetime biopic follows the tumultuous story of the pop icon: her rise to fame, fall from grace and eventual triumphant resurrection, firmly securing her position as one of the world's greatest entertainers.Britney Ever After is produced by Asylum Entertainment for Lifetime. Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Joan Harrison are executive producers.Leslie Libman (Manson's Lost Girls) directs from a script from Anne-Marie Hess.

            Bruce Lee Biopic

              • Biography

              Shannon Lee, daughter of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee, announced that his legacy will be brought to the screen in a new feature film, the first to be made with his family's full involvement in the production.

              Callas

                • Biography

                A biopic about the operatic star, Maria Callas.

                Def Jam/Russell Simmons Biopic

                  • Biography

                  The film would be based on 2002’s Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, + God, co-written by Simmons and Nelson George, which chronicles Simmons’ career, particularly the creation (with Rubin) of the legendary hip hop label that defined rap in the 80s. We’re told it would focus on the early years of Def Jam, and how hip hop grew from an underground sensation into a dominant and pivotal voice of culture and change.

                  Ferrari

                    • Biography

                    Enzo Ferrari biopic.

                    First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

                      • 136 min
                      • Biography

                      Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.