The Best Biographies of All Time

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Burden of Dreams

1982    Les Blank    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    Media Documentary

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Harlan County U.S.A.

1976    Barbara Kopple    Rated PG

Americana    Biography    Documentary

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23

Searching for Sugar Man

2012    Malik Bendjelloul    Rated PG13

Biography    Documentary    Music

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Anvil! The Story of Anvil!

2008    Sacha Gervasi    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    History

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When We Were Kings

1996    Leon Gast    Rated PG

Biography    Documentary    History

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21 Up

1977    Michael Apted    Not Rated

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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27

Pumping Iron

1977    George Butler    Rated PG

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Beyond The Mat

1999    Barry W. Blaustein    Rated R

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

Down by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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Murderball

2005    Henry Alex Rubin    Rated R

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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28 Up

1985    Michael Apted    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    History

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The Devil and Daniel Johnston

2005    Jeff Feuerzeig    Rated PG13

Biography    Documentary    Music

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Dogtown and Z-Boys

2001    Stacy Peralta    Rated PG13

Biography    Documentary    Social History

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34

Catfish

2010    Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman    Rated PG13

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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35 Up

1992    Michael Apted    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    Made-for-Television

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36

My Best Fiend

1999    Werner Herzog    Not Rated

Biography    Documentary    Foreign Language Film

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37

Fast, Cheap & Out of Control

1997    Errol Morris    Rated PG

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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38

Seven Up!

1964    Paul Almond    Not Rated

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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40

Looking for Richard

1996    Al Pacino    Rated PG13

Based-on-Shakespeare    Biography    Documentary

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