Netflix Biographical Dramas movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Biographical Dramas movies and series. 108 titles were found.

Manto
The controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto finds his artistic choices challenged by censors.
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December 6, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 113 minutes
Gabriel and the Mountain
In a drama based on a true story, Brazilian backpacker Gabriel Buchmann spends his gap year exploring Africa. Why does he die in the Malawi mountains?
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November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 131 minutes
Heneral Luna
Flashbacks reveal Gen. Antonio Luna's tireless fight for Filipino independence from the U.S. and his leadership in the Philippine-American War in 1899.
November 7, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 118 minutes
The Jungle School
An idealistic young woman travels to the jungles of Indonesia to teach literacy -- and much more -- to local children.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 90 minutes
Dovlatov
Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 126 minutes
Julie & Julia
In this heartwarming tale, Julie Powell decides to spice up her uneventful life by cooking all 524 recipes outlined in Julia Child's classic cookbook.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2009 | 123 minutes
Sanju
From the depths of addiction to the heights of stardom to underworld entanglements, this biopic traces the checkered past of Indian actor Sanjay Dutt.
October 19, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 158 minutes
Soorma
This biopic on former Indian field hockey player Sandeep Singh follows the athlete’s hard-fought comeback after an accidental gunshot left him paralyzed.
October 17, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
Emma' (Mother)
In 1950s Makassar, the life of a devoted mother is upended when another woman enters her husband's life.
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October 5, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 73 minutes
The Black Prince
After being exiled to England as a child, a Punjabi prince struggles to return to his homeland and his Sikh faith in this historical drama.
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October 3, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 120 minutes
Dangerous Beauty
Prevented from marrying her nobleman lover, a common woman in 16th-century Venice is left with two choices: join a convent or become a courtesan.
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October 1, 2018 | Movie | 1998 | 111 minutes
Pad Man
Despite public humiliation and resistance, an entrepreneur markets a hygienic, low-cost sanitary pad that even India's poorest women can afford.
September 24, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
Gie
Gie
Indonesian activist Soe Hok Gie experiences a political awakening during the tumultuous regimes of Suharto and Sukarno. Inspired by true events.
September 15, 2018 | Movie | 2005 | 140 minutes
On My Skin
Arrested in Rome for a drug-related offense, Stefano Cucchi endures a harrowing week in custody that changes his family forever. Based on true events.
September 14, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 100 minutes
The Angel
As his country prepares for war, top Egyptian official Ashraf Marwan makes contact with Israel and wades into a shadowy game of high-stakes espionage.
September 14, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
The Resistance Banker
Risking his family and future, a banker in occupied Amsterdam slows the Nazi war machine by creating an underground bank to fund the resistance.
September 11, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 123 minutes
The Most Assassinated Woman in the World
In 1930s Paris, an actress famous for her gory death scenes at the Grand Guignol Theater contends with a mysterious stalker and ghosts from her past.
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September 8, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 102 minutes
Alexander: The Ultimate Cut
When his father is assassinated, Alexander of Macedonia inherits his throne and sets out to build a world-conquering army that will make him immortal.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 206 minutes
Tango Feroz
One of the first rock stars in Argentina, Tango leads a full life during an era of social unrest -- one of both glory and despair.
July 18, 2018 | Movie | 1993 | 123 minutes
The Music of Silence
Based on the autobiography by tenor Andrea Bocelli, this musical biopic chronicles his life from his bumpy childhood to his meteoric rise to fame.
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 115 minutes
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