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Everything is Forever (Movie, 2014)

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Everything is Forever

Nenad Bach was a rock star in his native country, Croatia, but in1984 he made the decision to expatriate in order to follow his dream of finding a U.S. market for his music, in an industry ...

IMDb: 9.2 (18 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Starring: Nenad Bach, Ivo Bach, Michael O'Keefe

Directed by: Victor Zimet

Omo Child (Movie, 2015)

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Omo Child

For many generations people in the Omo Valley (tribal southwest Ethiopia) believed some children are cursed and that these 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. ...

IMDb: 9.1 (45 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama

Starring: N/A

Directed by: John Rowe

Looking for Mr. Miyagi (Movie, 2014)

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Looking for Mr. Miyagi

A middle aged man tries to earn his black belt in karate before turning fifty.

IMDb: 9.1 (33 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport

Starring: Joseph Cardillo, Amal Easton, Nick Edwards, Hannah Fergesen

Directed by: David Liban

Schindler's List (Movie, 1993)

Netflix

In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

IMDb: 8.9 (971,114 votes)
Metascore: 93

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Narcos (Series, 2015–)

Netflix (Season: 1–3)

Narcos

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

IMDb: 8.9 (224,656 votes)

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Starring: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, Joanna Christie

Directed by: N/A

The Green Girl (Movie, 2014)

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The Green Girl

A feature-length documentary about Star Trek's iconic Green Girl, Susan Oliver: Prolific actress of the '50s - '80s, original member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, record-setting ...

IMDb: 8.9 (56 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Starring: Susan Oliver, Lee Meriwether, David Hedison, Nancy Malone

Directed by: George A. Pappy Jr.

Obama: The Road to Moneygall (Movie, 2011)

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Obama: The Road to Moneygall

An hour long documentary about Barack Obama's long lost cousin, Henry Healy, and his efforts to bring the American president to visit him in the remote Irish village of Moneygall. Filmed ...

IMDb: 8.9 (7 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Family

Starring: Tom Hickey

Directed by: Ed Godsell

Be Here Now (Movie, 2015)

Netflix

Be Here Now

As though life is imitating art, actor and sex-symbol, Andy Whitfield, had just become a star as the lead in the hit television series,'Spartacus,' when he is faced with his biggest ...

IMDb: 8.8 (1,698 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama

Starring: Jai Courtney, Andy Whitfield, Indigo Whitfield, Jesse Whitfield

Directed by: Lilibet Foster

Time: The Kalief Browder Story (Series, 2017–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Time: The Kalief Browder Story

After his arrest at age 16, Kalief Browder fought the system and prevailed, despite unthinkable circumstances. He became an American hero.

IMDb: 8.8 (550 votes)

Genre: Biography

Starring: Adriana DeMeo, Josh Rhett Noble, Donnell E. Smith

Directed by: Jenner Furst

Big Voice (Movie, 2015)

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Big Voice

BIG VOICE captures a tumultuous year in the life of a visionary high school choir teacher and his students as they overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become one big voice in this inspiring musical documentary.

IMDb: 8.8 (58 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Family

Starring: Aliza Abarbanel, Amy Albuera, Raven Bennett, Henry Boyd

Directed by: Varda Bar-Kar

Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story (Movie, 2015)

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Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story

GO FAR: The Christopher Rush Story chronicles the inspirational life of Christopher Rush, a paraplegic, and national MDA poster child, who lived with muscular dystrophy from birth to death ...

IMDb: 8.8 (26 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Family

Starring: Mark Hamill

Directed by: Zack Arnold

The Intouchables (Movie, 2011)

Netflix

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

IMDb: 8.6 (589,157 votes)
Metascore: 57

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

Spartacus (Series, 2010–2013)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Spartacus

Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

IMDb: 8.6 (189,927 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography

Starring: Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel, Peter Mensah, Lucy Lawless

Directed by: N/A

Dangal (Movie, 2016)

Netflix

Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

IMDb: 8.6 (76,868 votes)

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari

Black Friday (Movie, 2004)

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Black Friday

Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

IMDb: 8.6 (13,496 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap

Pablo Escobar, el patron del mal (Series, 2012)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Pablo Escobar, el patron del mal

The exploits of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

IMDb: 8.6 (2,387 votes)

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Starring: Andrés Parra

Directed by: Carlos Moreno, Laura Mora Ortega

Hollywood Collection: Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down the Line (Series, 1997)

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Hollywood Collection: Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down the Line

Born Ruby Stevens, she was orphaned when she was four. A chance audition led to a chorus job. By 17 she was a Zeigfield Girl. At 20 she earned excellent reviews for a bit part in a Broadway...

IMDb: 8.6 (50 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, History

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Nolan Miller

Directed by: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter

20 Years of Madness (Movie, 2015)

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20 Years of Madness

When the eccentric cast of a mid-90s Public Access show in Detroit reunite after 20 years to make a new episode, they are forced to take a hard look at their lives and reconcile their ...

IMDb: 8.6 (32 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Comedy

Starring: Jerry White Jr., Joe Hornacek, John Ryan, Jesus Rivera

Directed by: Jeremy Royce

Wormwood (Series, 2017)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Wormwood

This six-part series explores the limits of our knowledge about the past and the lengths we'll go in our search for the truth. A family story of one man's sixty-year quest to identify the ...

IMDb: 8.6 (12 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Starring: Jack Michael Doke, Jack O'Connell

Directed by: Errol Morris

Fact or Fiction: The Life & Times of a Ping Pong Hustler (Movie, 2014)

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Fact or Fiction: The Life & Times of a Ping Pong Hustler

Fact or Fiction: The Life and Times of a Ping Pong Hustler is a chronicle of the final three years of Marty Reisman's life, a former international table tennis champion-turned-money player....

IMDb: 8.6 (10 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, History

Starring: Marty Reisman

Directed by: Leo Leigh

Goodnight Brooklyn (Movie, 2016)

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Goodnight Brooklyn

Death By Audio, an underground venue, is forced to close in 2014. The film focuses on the struggles of maintaining a community in the face of Brooklyn property development, hostile construction workers and a one billion-dollar company.

IMDb: 8.6 (7 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Starring: Oliver Ackermann, Jason Amos, Michael Azerrad, Brian Chippendale

Directed by: Matthew Conboy

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson (Series, 2016–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson

An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals, including O.J Simpson.

IMDb: 8.5 (49,595 votes)

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, John Travolta, Courtney B. Vance

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (Movie, 2010)

Netflix

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

IMDb: 8.5 (3,290 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Starring: Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart, Trent Reznor

Directed by: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen

Lasseter's Bones (Movie, 2013)

Netflix

Lasseter's Bones

In 1931 Harold Lasseter's body was found in Central Australia's deserts. His diary revealed that he'd found gold, worth millions...but that he'd give it all for a loaf of bread... The gold ...

IMDb: 8.5 (967 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, History

Starring: N/A

Directed by: Luke Walker

Calamity Jane: Legend of the West (Movie, 2014)

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Calamity Jane: Legend of the West

She fought the Indians alongside Custer, witnessed the birth of Deadwood and was close friends with Buffalo Bill. She was the terror of the plains, the outrage of the saloons, the oddest of...

IMDb: 8.5 (318 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama

Starring: Kay Campbell, Lexie Kendrick, Alex Golding, Cameron Fikejs

Directed by: Gregory Monro

Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe (Movie, 2015)

Netflix

Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe

Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe ~ This life is dedicated to "YOU THE ALMIGHTY" (God). This film is a journey of one man "BHAGAT PURAN SINGH" who treaded a difficult and exhausting path. The journey ...

IMDb: 8.5 (281 votes)

Genre: Biography

Starring: Sudhanshu Aggarwal, Arjuna Bhalla, Avrinder Kaur, Pavan Malhotra

Directed by: Harjit Singh

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Series, 2011)

The Fabric of the Cosmos

Simple, obvious, ever-present aspects of our daily lives give scientists fits trying to understand them. One of these aspects is space which physicists are convinced is something more than ...

IMDb: 8.5 (116 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Starring: Christopher Berger, Raphael Bousso, Robert Cannon, Anne DeAcetis

Directed by: Graham Judd, Sabin Streeter

A Football Life - Dick Butkus & Gale Sayers (Series, 2014)

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A Football Life - Dick Butkus & Gale Sayers

"Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers: A Football Life" - The twin legends who arrived together and defined a generation of football in Chicago and beyond.

IMDb: 8.5 (6 votes)

Genre: Biography, Sport

Starring: N/A

Directed by: David Swain, Dave Douglas

A Football Life - Tim Tebow (Series, 2012)

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A Football Life - Tim Tebow

Five former NFL quarterbacks examine the phenomenon that is Tim Tebow from five different perspectives.

IMDb: 8.5 (6 votes)

Genre: Biography, Sport

Starring: Hank Azaria, Alec Baldwin, Josh Charles, Brad Childress

Directed by: Ryan Kelly

Braveheart (Movie, 1995)

Netflix

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

IMDb: 8.4 (818,173 votes)
Metascore: 68

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Starring: James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo

Directed by: Mel Gibson