2017 Biography Movies (By Title)

All Eyez on Me (2017)

All Eyez on Me

    • R
    • 139 min
    • Biography

    Tupac centers on the life of the charismatic yet controversial artist. Rapper, poet, actor and political activist, Tupac shot to fame with 2Pacalypse Now, lauded for its seminal underground vibe and still an inspiration for major artists today. Tupac’s politically charged lyrics, inspired by his parents’ activism as Black Panthers in the 60s & early 70s, condemned governmental intrusion in black communities. Tupac’s increased participation in the East Coast-West Coast Rap rivalry became...

    Americons (2017)

    Americons

    • 14%
    • R
    • 85 min
    • Action

    Tells the story of a broken down collegiate football star who gets a shot at real-estate stardom during the eleventh hour of LA's nihilistic sub-prime mortgage boom.

    Battle of the Sexes (2017)

    Battle of the Sexes

      • PG-13
      • 121 min
      • 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.'

      Becoming Bond (2017)

      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

          • 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.

          Brain on Fire (2017)

          Brain on Fire

            • PG-13
            • 95 min
            • Biography

            A look at a young woman's rapid descent into insanity.

            Britney Ever After (2017)

            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...

              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 (2017)

                Callas

                  • Biography

                  A biopic about the operatic star, Maria Callas.

                  Dabka (2017)

                  Dabka

                    • 116 min
                    • Biography

                    In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.

                    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.

                      Escobar (2017)

                      Escobar

                        • 123 min
                        • Biography

                        A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.

                        Felt (2017)

                        Felt

                          • 103 min
                          • Biography

                          The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

                          Ferrari

                            • Biography

                            Enzo Ferrari biopic.

                            First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017)

                            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.

                              Grand Theft Auto

                                • Biography

                                Daniel Radcliffe is in negotiations to star in Grand Theft Auto, a true-life account of a fight between the creator of Grand Theft Auto and a Miami lawyer who wanted to ban video game violence. Radcliffe will play Sam Houser, the British co-founder and president of Rockstar Games, the company behind GTA as well as games such as Max Payne and Red Dead. He is credited in popularizing GTA into one of the video game world’s biggest franchises but also amping up the violence quotient.

                                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...

                                  I, Tonya (2017)

                                  I, Tonya

                                    • 121 min
                                    • Biography

                                    Follows an ice princess who emerged from a poor upbringing and rough childhood in Portland, OR to rise to the top of the sport of figure skating with a ferocious determination and athleticism that allowed her to become the first American woman to complete the triple axel in major competitions. That propelled her to victory in the 1991 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and second in the World Championships.

                                    She was expected to battle Nancy Kerrigan for gold in the 1994 Olympic Games in...

                                    Kiss and Cry (2017)

                                    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.

                                      Mango - Lifes coincidences

                                        • Biography