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Biography

Year: 2014
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Million Dollar Arm 2014

In 2008, J. B. Bernstein is a sports agent who finds his business being seriously outplayed by his deep-pocketed competitors. Inspired by reality shows and Indian cricket games on TV, Bernstein gets the bold idea of finding cricket players in India and training them to become pro baseball players in America. After a long search, Bernstein finds two talented, but non-cricket playing, youths, Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel. Together, Berthstein takes his prospects to Los Angeles where they find mastering a new sport in a foreign land a daunting challenge. As these boys struggle amid an alien culture, Bernstein must find a way to make their dream come true. In doing, Bernstein finds a deeper humanity to his work with growing friendships he never expected to have.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Sport

Stars: Jon Hamm,Pitobash,Suraj Sharma,Madhur Mittal

7.0 IMDB Rating 2,162 Views
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Love & Mercy 2014

Brian Wilson is the creative soul of the Beach Boys, but he paid a heavy price for his talent. That especially shows during his peak artistic years in the 1960s, as his inner demons and obsessions trying to please his abusive father drive him to a mental breakdown that would plague him for years. In the 1980s, with Brian barely functional under the domination of the unscrupulous Dr. Landy, Brian meets and falls in love with Melinda Ledbetter. As their relationship grows, she observes Brian's crippling subservience to the abusive psychotherapist with growing alarm. Ultimately, she must take action with a love willing to stand up to oppression she cannot ignore.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Music

Stars: Paul Dano,John Cusack,Elizabeth Banks,Paul Giamatti

7.4 IMDB Rating 1,870 Views
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Pasolini 2014

A kaleidoscopic look at the last day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1975.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Willem Dafoe,Maria de Medeiros,Riccardo Scamarcio,Giada Colagrande

5.8 IMDB Rating 1,902 Views
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Mr. Turner 2014

Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Timothy Spall,Paul Jesson,Dorothy Atkinson,Marion Bailey

6.8 IMDB Rating 2,461 Views
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Petchakat 2014

The story of Thailand's last prison executioner.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Vithaya Pansringarm, David Asavanond, Penpak Sirikul

6.5 IMDB Rating 1,452 Views
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The Theory of Everything 2014

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at 21 years of age. He became galvanized, however, by the love of fellow Cambridge student, Jane Wilde, and he went on to be called the successor to Einstein, as well as a husband and father to their three children. Over the course of their marriage as Stephen's body collapsed and his academic renown soared, fault lines were exposed that tested the lineaments of their relationship and dramatically altered the course of both of their lives.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Eddie Redmayne,Felicity Jones,Tom Prior,Sophie Perry

7.7 IMDB Rating 4,918 Views
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The Imitation Game 2014

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Thriller

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch,Keira Knightley,Matthew Goode,Rory Kinnear

8.1 IMDB Rating 5,753 Views
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American Sniper 2014

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids.

Category: Action, Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Bradley Cooper,Kyle Gallner,Cole Konis,Ben Reed

7.3 IMDB Rating 7,449 Views
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My Beautiful Broken Brain 2014

MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke. Regaining consciousness to an alien world - Lotje was thrown into a new existence of distorted reality where words held no meaning and where her sensory perception had changed beyond recognition. This a story of pioneering scientific research to see if her brain might recover - with outcomes that no one could have predicted. It is a film about hope, transformation and the limitless power of the human mind.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Movies

Stars: David Lynch, Sophie Robinson, Hente Sodderland

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,000 Views
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Grace of Monaco 2014

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Nicole Kidman,Tim Roth,Frank Langella,Paz Vega

5.7 IMDB Rating 2,602 Views
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Cesar Chavez 2014

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Kerry Adra,Maynor Alvarado,Yancey Arias,Wes Bentley

6.4 IMDB Rating 838 Views
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The Normal Heart 2014

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Mark Ruffalo,Jonathan Groff,Frank De Julio,William DeMeritt

7.9 IMDB Rating 2,346 Views
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Big Eyes 2014

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies' man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with her drawings of children with big eyes. The two quickly become a pair with outgoing Walter selling their paintings and quiet Margaret holed up at home painting even more children with big eyes. But Walter's actually selling her paintings as his own. A clash of financial success and critical failure soon sends Margaret reeling in her life of lies. With Walter still living the high life, Margaret's going to have to try making it on her own again and re-claiming her name and her paintings.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Amy Adams,Christoph Waltz,Danny Huston,Krysten Ritter

7.0 IMDB Rating 2,403 Views
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The Salt of the Earth 2014

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History

8,4 IMDB Rating 1,599 Views
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Sunshine Superman 2014

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Movies, Sport

Stars: Pat Sajak,Phil Donahue,Selia Hansen,Cecilie Bull

6.9 IMDB Rating 1,980 Views
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Counterpunch 2014

Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle he gets a second shot at the championship title. As he is toe to toe in the ring with his competitor he'll throw all the punches and be the last man standing.

Category: Action, Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Alvaro Orlando,Danny Trejo,Steven Bauer,Oscar Torre

5.1 IMDB Rating 1,063 Views
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Seymour: An Introduction 2014

Director Ethan Hawke explores the life and lessons of piano teacher Seymour Bernstein.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Movies, Music

Stars: Seymour Bernstein,Jiyang Chen,Ethan Hawke,Junko Ichikawa

7.5 IMDB Rating 880 Views
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Marie’s Story 2014

Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Isabelle Carré,Ariana Rivoire,Brigitte Catillon,Noémie Churlet

7.5 IMDB Rating 956 Views
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The Gabby Douglas Story 2014

The story follows the childhood and teen years of Gabby Douglas, the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Sport

Stars: Regina King,Imani Hakim,Sydney Mikayla,Brian Tee

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,557 Views
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Lambert & Stamp 2014

Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to find a subject for their underground movie, one that will reflect the way it feels to be young and dissatisfied in postwar London. This unlikely partnership of two men from vastly different backgrounds was inspired by the burgeoning youth culture of the early 1960s. Lambert and Stamp searched for months and finally found in a band called the High Numbers a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for. Abandoning their plans to make a film, they instead decided to mentor and manage this group, which evolved into the iconic band known as the Who. The result was rock 'n' roll history.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History, Movies

Stars: Richard Barnes,Ritchie Blackmore,Heather Daltrey,Roger Daltrey

6.5 IMDB Rating 910 Views
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The Admiral 2014

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 31 of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Movies, War

Stars: Min-sik Choi,Seung-ryong Ryu,Jin-woong Jo,Myung-gon Kim

7.2 IMDB Rating 3,226 Views
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Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot 2014

THE PERFECT SHOT covers the story of Nowitzki's rise to the peaks of fame starting off at one of Germany's regional basketball leagues. It's the story of the fascinating relationship with Holger Geschwindner, his discoverer, coach and mentor. The physicist recognized young Dirk Nowitzki's talent early on and, with a mix of ambitious daring and scientific precision, led him all the way to the top. It is a Film about Dirk Nowitzki and Holger Geschwindner: how they became who they are. It is about the unique relationship between the cosmopolitan mentor and his timid student, who made it to where his teacher had previously only dreamed of: the NBA Championship.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Movies, Sport

Stars: Kobe Bryant,Rick Carlisle,Vince Carter,Mark Cuban

7.6 IMDB Rating 1,125 Views
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The Golden Era 2014

The life of Chinese writer Xiao Hong, from her childhood in the Heilongjiang Province to her final days in Hong Kong's Repulse Bay. The love of the author's life, newspaper editor Xiao Jun and the inspiration she drew from him as well as the surrounding literary scene in creating some of China's most enduring masterpieces is explored against the backdrop of a turbulent time that included the formation of the Chinese Communist government and World War II.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Wei Tang,Shaofeng Feng,Zhiwen Wang,Yawen Zhu

6.3 IMDB Rating 836 Views
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Messi 2014

Lionel Messi from early life to international stardom.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Sport

Stars: Johan Cruyff,Kike Domínguez,Álex García,Pere Gratacós

7.5 IMDB Rating 2,412 Views
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Kilo Two Bravo 2014

In September 2006, a 3 man patrol of Paras sets off from their outpost overlooking Kajaki Dam in southern Afghanistan, to engage the Taliban. As they make their way across a dried out river bed one of them steps on a mine left from the Russian occupation some 25 years before. His colleagues rush to his aid only to find they are surrounded by mines and every move threatens serious injury or death.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: David Elliot,Mark Stanley,Scott Kyle,Benjamin O'Mahony

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,595 Views