NETFLIX Genre: Biographical Dramas



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Netflix box art for 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
2013 / 134
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A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup. In America before the Civil War, a free man had nothing to fear. Unless he also happened to be black.

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Netflix box art for 8 Mile 8 Mile
2002 / 110
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Aspiring hip-hop artist Jimmy views his home, Detroit's 8 Mile district, as a psychological line that separates him from where and who he wants to be. He had no confidence, no credibility. But he had talent enough to challenge the best rappers this side of 8 Mile Road.

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Netflix box art for Abzurdah Abzurdah
2015 / 90
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A disenfranchised 16-year-old girl connects to an older man on the internet and after a brief one-sided affair descends into obsession and anorexia. She thinks she's found her true love. And she'll do anything to be the perfect girl she thinks he wants.

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Netflix box art for Agora Agora
2009 / 126
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In the twilight of fourth-century Roman Egypt, a young slave weighs his desire for freedom against his growing love for his philosopher mistress.

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Netflix box art for Anna Nicole Anna Nicole
2013 / 88

This biopic chronicles Anna Nicole Smith's tabloid-fodder marriage to an elderly billionaire, her battles with drugs, and her death at age 39.

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Netflix box art for Azhar Azhar
2016 / 128
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This biopic traces the tumultuous life and career of top cricket player Mohammad Azharuddin, who led India's national team in the 1990s.

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Netflix box art for A Beautiful Mind Beautiful Mind, A
2001 / 135
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This Oscar-winning drama charts the life and work of famed economist John Forbes Nash Jr., a brilliant man plagued by the anguish of mental illness. A brilliant mathematician suffers from schizophrenic hallucinations. Will he crack up, or crack the code?

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Netflix box art for Blow Blow
2001 / 123

Cocaine smuggler George rises from poverty to become one of the biggest drug dealers in America before his eventual downfall. He was on top of the world. But when you're living as high as this kingpin, there's nowhere left to go but down.

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Netflix box art for Bonnie & Clyde Bonnie & Clyde
2013 / 174

A convicted armed robber sweeps a small-town waitress off her feet, and the two embark on one of the most infamous bank-robbing sprees in history. They were young; they robbed banks. It was fun for a while. True story: That much fun couldn't last.

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Netflix box art for The Brooke Ellison Story Brooke Ellison Story, The
2004 / 90

On her way home from school, 11-year-old Brooke Ellison's life is radically transformed after a car accident leaves her a paraplegic. No one gives her much of a chance, but she's not going to let something like a wheelchair get in the way of her dreams.

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Netflix box art for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969 / 110

To evade a posse, legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to Bolivia -- but trouble finds the charming desperadoes wherever they go.

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Netflix box art for Capote Capote
2005 / 3.6 / 114
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Writer Truman Capote finds himself in a dance with the devil while researching the Clutter family murders for his masterwork, "In Cold Blood." He rubs shoulders with intellectuals and celebrities. Now he's off to hang out with murderers on death row.

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Netflix box art for Catch Me If You Can Catch Me If You Can
2002 / 3.9 / 140
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An FBI agent makes it his mission to put cunning con man Frank Abagnale Jr. behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit. A charming con man plays cat and mouse with an FBI agent. But they may end up needing each other.

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Netflix box art for Cesar Chavez Cesar Chavez
2014 / 100

This biopic recounts the efforts of Cesar Chavez, who served as an inspirational leader to thousands of migrant farm workers in the 1960s and '70s. A Mexican American farm worker became a national hero. His leadership changed the landscape of the labor movement.

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Netflix box art for Chasing Mavericks Chasing Mavericks
2012 / 116

This thrilling biopic tells the story of legendary surfer Jay Moriarity's quest to ride the monstrous Northern California waves at Mavericks. Beyond the shore is a phenomenon of mythic proportions. To conquer it, a young surfer must tame a local legend.

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Netflix box art for The Chosen Chosen, The
2016 / 110
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In 1937, Spanish revolutionary Ramón trains as a Soviet spy, impersonating a wealthy Belgian as part of a plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky in Mexico. As a patriot, he has vowed to carry out his deadly mission. But when love interferes, will this spy obey or betray?

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Netflix box art for Cinderella Man Cinderella Man
2005 / 144
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Jim Braddock garners boxing glory during the Great Depression, arriving on the scene at a time when Americans were woefully in need of a hero. Getting in the ring might be his family's last chance, but it's not long before the whole country is leaning on him.

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Netflix box art for Coach Carter Coach Carter
2005 / 136

Controversial basketball coach Ken Carter puts school before sports and benches his undefeated high school team for poor academic performance. Student first, athlete second. And if you can't get those priorities straight, you're out. Even if it's the whole team.

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Netflix box art for Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl
2011 / 103
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A young woman abandons her adopted family to become a high-priced prostitute in Sao Paulo, and documents her new life on a popular blog.

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Netflix box art for The Conquest Conquest, The
2011 / 3.2 / 110
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Follow the 2007 election of French president Nicolas Sarkozy through an ironic lens, including his inability to save his marriage to his second wife. The French president lost his wife the day he won the election. Was his road to victory also a shortcut to collapse?

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Netflix box art for Dangal Dangal
2016 / 160

A once-promising wrestler pursues the gold medal he never won by training two of his daughters to compete at the Commonwealth Games. A faded wrestler pins his hopes of winning gold for India on two of his daughters in this true story of girl power.

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Netflix box art for A Dangerous Method Dangerous Method, A
2011 / 99
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David Cronenberg's biopic of Sigmund Freud centers on Freud's relationships with patient Sabina Spielrein and friend turned rival Carl Jung. Two brilliant men know how to get inside her head. A strange love triangle unfolds on the analyst's couch.

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Netflix box art for Dangerous Minds Dangerous Minds
1995 / 98

A Marine turned teacher squares off against a classroom of impudent, inner-city teens, whose bullying tactics nearly drive her out the first day.

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Netflix box art for Danny Collins Danny Collins
2015 / 106
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A hard-living rocker at the end of his career revisits his artistic roots after finding a 40-year-old letter from John Lennon. A life-changing letter went unopened -- until now. Is it too late to turn back time and rewrite everything?

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