NETFLIX Genre: Biographical Dramas



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Netflix box art for 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
2014 / 98
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After a budding college basketball star suffers a catastrophic stroke in his freshman year, he struggles to make a comeback against all odds. Scoring a thousand points is nothing compared to this player's medical miracle. And he's just getting started.

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Netflix box art for 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
2013 / 128
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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 42 42
2013 / 4.3 / 128
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This biopic focuses on baseball icon Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 became the first black Major League Baseball player of the modern era.

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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 Ali Ali
2001 / 3.3 / 150
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali stirred controversy when he ruled the ring, as shown in this biopic that also frames the social climate of his heyday.

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Netflix box art for American Sniper American Sniper
2014 / 132

U.S. Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle racks up an unprecedented number of kills in Iraq, even as his home life starts to slip away from him. This sniper becomes legendary for hundreds of pinpoint-accurate kills in Iraq. Each one takes a toll on his own life.

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Netflix box art for The Assassination of Richard Nixon Assassination of Richard Nixon, The
2004 / 91

This psychological drama based on real-life events centers an unstable salesman who parlays his delusions of grandeur into an assassination plot. He has delusions of grandeur, and a warped vision of a bright future. When his plans fail, he knows just who's to blame.

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Netflix box art for The Aviator Aviator, The
2004 / 3.5 / 163
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Leonardo DiCaprio portrays eccentric tycoon Howard Hughes, who turned a small fortune into a massive one by building Hollywood and aviation empires. A talented movie producer and visionary businessman is blessed with an extraordinary mind. And cursed by it.

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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 Baadasssss! Baadasssss!
2003 / 3.2 / 104
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Mario Van Peebles honors his father, Melvin, by playing him in this account of how the famed director made his opus Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.

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Netflix box art for Beautiful Boxer Beautiful Boxer
2005 / 113

Kickboxer Parinaya Charoemphol has a secret: He's transgender. This fact-based drama recounts Parinaya's painful attempts to straddle two worlds.

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Netflix box art for Big Eyes Big Eyes
2014 / 106
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This biopic tells the story of Margaret Keane, the American painter who was known for her pop art paintings of children with large doe eyes. He made her famous. Along the way, he stole her money ... and her name. Now she wants it back. And it's gonna get ugly.

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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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2008 / 3.5 stars / 88
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This biopic delves into the life of Britain's most notorious prisoner, Charlie Bronson, who became a celebrity of sorts for his deranged savagery. He's a larger-than-life celebrity who's known for one thing: being a criminal. And boy does he love it.

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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. They thought they could outrun almost anybody. Until they ticked off the wrong railroad tycoon.

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Netflix box art for Carlos Carlos
2010 / 158

Carlos the Jackal is a Venezuelan terrorist who executed scores of assassinations, abductions and bombings across Europe and the Middle East.

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Netflix box art for Cass Cass
2008 / 3.3 stars / 102
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Jamaican-born orphan Cass uses violence to propel himself to the top of a street gang. But a new love inspires Cass to try another direction in life. The quickest way to rule the streets is to strike fear in the heart of the enemy. But the enemy may return ...

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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 CBGB CBGB
2013 / 102

Renewing the legend of one of New York's most storied nightclubs, this raucous drama features the punk and rock legends who made CBGB famous.

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Netflix box art for Chapo: el escape del siglo Chapo: el escape del siglo
2016 / 87
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This crime drama inspired by real events recounts the sensational prison escape of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka El Chapo. He was so powerful that no prison could contain him. Mexico's most infamous criminal just pulled off the impossible.

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Netflix box art for Chasing Mavericks Chasing Mavericks
2012 / 4.2 stars / 116
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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 Coach Carter Coach Carter
2005 / 136
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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 / 110
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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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