If you want to know the best Biography movies you should definitely watch our ranking for the best biopics of the 2010s.
10. Spotlight (2015)
Spotlight is a 2015 biographical drama film directed by Tom McCarthy and stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci. In the true story based movie, the editor of The Boston Globe, Marty Baron, assigns a team of journalists named the Spotlight to investigate allegations against the unfrocked Priest John Geoghan, who is accused of molesting more than 80 children. We get to see the reporters interviewing victims, trying to proof a cover-up of sexual abusing actions within the Roman Catholic Church.
Drama, Thriller, History | Director: Tom McCarthy
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9. The Social Network (2010)
In 2003, Harvard undergrad Mark Zuckerberg begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. The Social Network is 2010 biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Extracted from multiple sources, the film captures the emotion of the first intoxicating days of a phenomenon that now modifies the culture of our world. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. The movie stars Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, and Andrew Garfield.
Drama | Director: David Fincher
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8. The Revenant (2015)
A thriller drama film, The Revenant depicts Hugh Glass’ struggle for survival after he’s attacked by a bear and left to die by his hunting group. Set in a breathtakingly beautiful and picturesque backdrop, the film is as visually spectacular as it is cinematically haunting. Leonardo DiCaprio plays the role of Hugh Glass beautifully while Tom Hardy stuns the audience as John Fitzgerald. Released in 2015 with a star-studded cast and a director as masterful as Alejandro G. Iñárritu, the film is definitely worth watching.
Western, Drama, Adventure | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
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7. Rush (2013)
Rush is a 2013 biographical sports film directed by Ron Howard and stars Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde and Alexandra Maria Lara. The movie is centred on the Hunt–Lauda rivalry between two Formula One drivers, the British James Hunt and the Austrian Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula 1 motor-racing season. Both drivers were willing to risk everything to become the champion in a sport with no margin for error: if you make a mistake, you die.
Drama, Action | Director: Ron Howard
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6. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Hacksaw Ridge is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by Mel Gibson and stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey and Teresa Palmer. The movie focuses on the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacifist combat medic, who refuses to kill human during the Battle of Okinawa. He soon becomes the first man in the US history, who gets awarded with the Medal of Honor for is brave behavior and anti-killing view without firing one shot.
Drama, History, War | Director: Mel Gibson
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5. Green Book (2018)
Green Book is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly and stars Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini. Inspired by a true story, the working-class Italian American bouncer Tony Vallelonga becomes the driver and bodyguard of an African-American classical pianist on his concert tour through the Deep South in the 1960s. Despite their different personalities, the two men soon build a deep friendship while confronting discrimination and racism.
Drama, Comedy | Director: Peter Farrelly
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4. The Big Short (2015)
The Big Short is a 2015 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay and stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. It is based on the true story of a handful of investors who bet against the US mortgage market before the financial crisis of 2007–08. The movie is noted for the unconventional techniques it employs to explain financial instruments. Among others, it features cameo appearances by Margot Robbie, Anthony Bourdain, Selena Gomez, and Richard Thaler, who break the fourth wall to explain different financial concepts.
Comedy, Drama | Director: Adam McKay
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3. Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Ford v Ferrari is a 2019 sports drama film directed by James Mangold and stars Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal and Caitriona Balfe. An automotive visionary leads his extraordinary team of engineers and designers to create the ultimate Ford GT40, a race car with the potential to defeat the champion Ferrari racing team. However, American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and his British driver Ken Miles must first fight their own demons before they challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1966.
Drama, Action | Director: James Mangold
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2. The Intouchables (2011)
The Intouchables is a 2011 French buddy comedy-drama film by Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano and stars François Cluzet and Omar Sy. In Paris, the intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire who is interviewing candidates for the position of his live-in carer. The young offender Driss turns up for an interview, but he is not really looking to get the job. To his surprise the rich man hires him and Driss moves to the mansion, changing the boring life of Phillipe and his employees.
Drama, Comedy | Director: Éric Toledano, Olivier Nakache
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1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 biographical black comedy crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler and Jon Bernthal. It based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his career as a stockbroker in New York City to his rise living the high life. But his firm, Stratton Oakmont, was engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street. How long will Belfort be able to maintain his elaborate wealth and luxurious lifestyle?
Crime, Drama, Comedy | Director: Martin Scorsese
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