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Best Biography Movies


  • Walk the Line

    Walk the Line (PG-13, 2005)

    Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts
    "Walk the Line" follows the early years in the career of American music legend Johnny Cash. The youn... read moreg Cash sets out on life's journey battered by his brother's accidental death and an abusive father, who blames him for the incident. His rise to fame with such hits as "A Boy Named Sue" and "Ring of Fire" is countered by his struggle with amphetamines, barbiturates and alcohol. His instability, both financial and emotional, leads to the failure of his first marriage. The few comforts of his unhappy youth had come from the radio programs of June Carter, the luminous daughter of country music's first family. When their paths cross, it's her devotion and support that becomes his salvation.
    • fb100001546223752
      fb100001546223752: When I fade away, I hope I am fortunate enough to have a biography like this one. Not only could Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon play their parts famo
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
    • xXGotchXx
      xXGotchXx: lly disinterested in this movie, how wrong was I?

      This movie is a seriously impressive and crucial biography movie, and is one of my favourite films to date. As Cash fan, the ever impressive Joaquin
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • fb544659097
      fb544659097: . But as the actual movie goes, it's just a normal, quite boring biography. It's not bad, but it's not amazing.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • Ray

    Ray (PG-13, 2004)

    Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King, Clifton Powell, Aunjanue Ellis
    Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing ... read morehis younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered incorporating gospel, country, jazz and orchestral influences into his inimitable style. As he revolutionized the way people appreciated music, he simultaneously fought segregation in the very clubs that launched him and championed artists' rights within the corporate music business.
    • deano
      deano: Although it is still drawn-out, this lovingly produced biography of singer-pianist Ray Charles plays more smoothly on film. Foxx's Oscar-winning title perf
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • wanderingmoviewatcher
      wanderingmoviewatcher: . 2 1/2 hours of a decent biography, if I can get away with calling it that.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • rezpatriot
      rezpatriot: Cinemagraphic biography, which is very detailed and clearly beyong most films.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago