True Story: An Epic List of BioPics

Real stories. Real People. Not always accurate and sometimes embellished for emotional effect, but always interesting. This is the ultimate list of films based on people and events in human history.

  • I'm Not There
  • Bird
  • Elvis
  • Sid & Nancy
  • The Buddy Holly Story
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Walk the Line
  • 8 Mile
  • Amadeus
  • Bound for Glory
  • Coal Miner's Daughter
  • ’Round Midnight
  • Ray
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Jacksons: An American Dream
  • Control
  • What's Love Got to Do with It
  • Last Days
  • La Bamba
  • Get on Up
  • The Pianist
  • Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story
  • The Doors
  • Love & Mercy
  • Backbeat
  • Lisztomania
  • La Vie en Rose
  • The Runaways
  • Notorious
  • Selena
  • Wonderland
  • Frida
  • The Miracle Worker
  • Madame Curie
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Persepolis
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Elizabeth
  • Cleopatra
  • An Angel at My Table
  • Temple Grandin
  • Lady Sings the Blues
  • Born Free
  • Funny Girl
  • Queen Christina
  • Calamity Jane
  • Joan of Arc
  • Sister Kenny
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Million Dollar Mermaid
  • Silkwood
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Sybil
  • Heart Like a Wheel
  • Cleopatra
  • Sweet Dreams
  • Gorillas in the Mist
  • Impromptu
  • The Rosa Parks Story
  • Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
  • Hilary and Jackie
  • Iris
  • The Notorious Bettie Page
  • Mary of Scotland
  • Miss Potter
  • Devotion
  • Melba
  • The Lady
  • Belle
  • The Iron Lady
  • Bread & Roses
  • Bessie
  • Big Eyes
  • The Golden Era
  • Sylvia
  • Pollock
  • True Story
  • Boys Don't Cry
  • Dahmer
  • Coco Before Chanel
  • Into the Wild
  • Beyond the Sea
  • The Theory of Everything
  • The Audrey Hepburn Story
  • Stuart: A Life Backwards
  • The Imitation Game
  • My Week with Marilyn
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • The Lady in the Van
  • Life
  • Kill the Messenger
  • Hitchcock
  • Diana
  • Grace of Monaco
  • Steve Jobs
  • The King's Speech
  • Sully
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • The Revenant
  • The Wolf of Wall Street