The Best Biographies of All Time

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Hoop Dreams

1994    Steve James    Rated PG13

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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F for Fake

1973    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Avant-garde / Experimental    Biography    Con Artist / Hustler

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3

The Last Waltz

1978    Martin Scorsese    Rated PG

Music    Concert Film    Biography

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The Thin Blue Line

1988    Errol Morris    Not Rated

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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6

The King of Kong

2007    Seth Gordon    Rated PG13

Biography    Culture and Society    Sports and Recreation

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American Movie

1999    Chris Smith    Rated R

Biography    Documentary    Media Documentary

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8

Crumb

1994    Terry Zwigoff    Rated R

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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9

Man on Wire

2008    James Marsh    Rated PG13

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Grizzly Man

2005    Werner Herzog    Rated R

Animal Picture    Biography    Documentary

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The Fog of War

2003    Errol Morris    Rated PG13

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Dear Zachary

2008    Kurt Kuenne    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    History

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14

Capturing the Friedmans

2003    Andrew Jarecki    Not Rated

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Senna

2010    Asif Kapadia    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    Sports and Recreation

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17

Don't Look Back

1967    D.A. Pennebaker    Not Rated

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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18

Spellbound

2002    Jeffrey Blitz    Rated G

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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No Direction Home

2005    Martin Scorsese    Rated G

Biography    Documentary    History

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The Times of Harvey Milk

1984    Rob Epstein    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    History

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