Historical Figure Movies
Here we collected the best historical figure movies in order of popularity
Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors f...
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his f...
The Rat Pack
After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a ...
In the thriving mining town of Tombstone, legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil in pursuit of their collective fortune. Earp is forced to wear a Ba...
Riphagen the Untouchable
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1944, during World War II. Andries Riphagen, a powerful underworld boss, has made his fortune by putting his many criminal talents at the service of the Nazi occupiers. But the...
Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authen...
A chronicle of Babe Ruth's phenomenal story--from his hard knock beginnings at a Baltimore orphanage, to his meteoric rise to baseball superstardom and his poignant retirement from the game. His amazi...
My Week with Marilyn
There is a movie being made in London by Sir Laurence Olivier. Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself through a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe...
A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nati...
The Right Stuff
A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out ...
In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Maris, was universally hated, while the other, Mantle, was universally loved. Both men started off with a bang, and both we...
King Naresuan 1
The film concerns the life of King Naresuan, who liberated the Siamese from the control of Burma. Born in 1555, he was taken to Burma as a child hostage; there he became acquainted with sword fighting...
Lust for Life
An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, The...
Based on the story of Jesse Owens, the athlete whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against A...
Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independe...
The Road to Wellville
An unhappy young couple visit a spa in Battle Creek, Michigan, while a young hustler tries to get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Cracking the Shakespeare Code
Norwegian researcher Petter Amundsen claims to have deciphered a secret code hidden in legendary playwright William Shakespeare's works that reveals a map leading to the location of certain treasures....
The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her, and her romance with Lord R...
There is a look at the President Richard M. Nixon was a man who was carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within, but he was also a man who h...
Chinatown, San Francisco, 1928. Former private detective Dashiell Hammett, a compulsive drinker with tuberculosis who writes pulp fiction for a living, receives an unexpected visit from an old friend ...
The Miracle Worker
The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller, who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed hernermost feeling...
Fade to Black
Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political ...
Madame Du Barry
Dolores Del Rio plays 18th-century French courtesan DuBarry like a 20th-century golddigger on the make. Brought to Versailles as the companion of courtier D'Aigullon (Victor Jory), former street waif ...
In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release...
Queen Dowager Inmok
After Seonjo passes away, Prince Gwanghae ascends to the throne. But he indulges himself in dissolute orgies, neglecting his duties as the king. Queen Dowager Inmok begs him to behave like a king. But...
Man of a Thousand Faces
The turbulent life and professional career of vaudeville actor and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney (1883-1930), the man of a thousand faces; bearer of many personal misfortunes that even his grea...
Sunrise at Campobello
The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his t...
Onassis: The Richest Man in the World
Biography of the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages.
The Trial of Joan of Arc
Rouen, Normandy, 1431, during the Hundred Years' War. After being captured by French soldiers from an opposing faction, Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orléans, is unjustly tried by an ecclesiastical court o...
The Last Empress
Queen Yun reigned with King Sunjong since she was just 13 years old. She hid the royal seals needed to complete an agreement between Korea and Japan which would lead to Korea's annexation. However, he...
You Don't Know Jack
Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern US history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.
The country of England, 1021. Rob Cole was born in a mining town and swore to become a physician and cure disease. His harsh path of many years, a quest for knowledge besieged by countless challenges ...
Auguste Escoffier: The Birth of Haute Cuisine
A succulent account of the life of French chef Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935) who made the simple act of cooking food a true art by creating the modern concept of haute cuisine, and who also became the...