2001 - Will Smith played this 'i am the greatest' sportsman.
1968 biography of the Armenian Sayat Nova (King of Song), by the Soviet director Sergei Parajanov.
The Color of Pomegranate
Robert Downey Jr. played this comic genius in 1992.
Tom Cruise starred as anti-war activist Ron Kovic in 1989.
Born on the Fourth of July
2003 - Gwyneth Paltrow plays this suicidal poet.
1962 movie about Helen Keller starring Patty Duke.
The Miracle Worker
Howard Stern plays himself in this 1997 biopic.
Jim Carrey played Andy Kaufman in this 1999 film.
Man on the Moon
1996 - Oscar-winning film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical based on the life of Eva Perón.
A 1956 drama film based on the boxing legend Rocky Graziano starring Paul Newman.
Somebody Up There Likes Me
Acclaimed 1993 film based on the life of prodigy chess player Joshua Waitzkin.
Searching for Bobby Fischer
1995 - Anthony Hopkins played this disgraced public figure.
1993 - Angela Bassett played Tina Turner.
What's Love Got to Do with It?
1960 biographical film that tells the story of the struggle by President FDR against polio.
Sunset at Campobello
1989 film starring Daniel Day-Lewis which tells the story of Christy Brown, an Irishman born with cerebral palsy, who can only move one foot.
My Left Foot
2004 - Gael García Bernal and Rodrigo de la Serna ride as Che Guevera and Alberto Granado.
The Motorcycle Diaries
Di Caprio plays Howard Hughes in this 2004 Scorsese movie.
1992 - Denzel Washington - Alex Haley's biography.
1977, Brad Davis plays Bill Hayes who got struck in a Turkish prison.
Val Kimler played a maverick rock star in 1991.
2000 - Ed Harris starred as this iconic artist.
2002 - Adrian Brody won an Oscar for his portrayal of Polish pianist Władysław Szpilman.
Warren Beatty plays John Reed in this 1981 movie about Russian revolution.
1941 movie in which Gary Cooper played the most decoracted US soldier in WWI.
2004 - Jamie Foxx plays this blind singer.
2003 film about the life of female serial killer Aileen Wuornos played by Charlize Theron.
1998 biographical film about the running star Steve Prefontaine.
Kirk Douglas plays Van Gogh in this 1956 classic.
Lust for Life
1994 - Johny Depp played this horror movie maker.
Robert De Niro plays the boxer Jake La Motta in this 1980 classic.
1990 film that portrays the life of gangster Henry Hill.
1998 film loosely based on a queen of England, played by Cate Blanchett.
2006 - Forrest Whitaker plays the dictator Idi Amin.
The Last King of Scotland
1970 George C. Scott portrayed this American general.
1996 biopic about an Irish patriot and revolutionary played by Liam Neeson.
1972 biographical film which tells the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday.
Lady Sings the Blues
Ben Kingsley in 1982's multiple oscar winner.
2001 - Di Caprio plays the conman Frank Abagnale.
Catch Me if You Can
Johnny Depp plays playwright J.M.Barrie in this 2004 movie.
1994 - Gary Oldman plays Beethoven.
1980 biographical film which tells the story of country music performer Loretta Lynn starring Sissy Spacek.
Coal Miner's Daughter
Barbra Streisand in this 1968 movie about Fanny Brice.
1984 film starring F.Murray Abraham who plays the rival of a musical genius.
Sigourney Weaver played conservationist Diane Fossey in this 1987 film.
Gorillas in the Mist
Philip Seymour Hoffman played this writer and won an Oscar in 2005.
1994 - Jennifer Jason Leigh starred as the writer Dorothy Parker.
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
2001 - Russell Crowe played scientist John Nash.
A Beautiful Mind
Peter O'Toole in this 1962 desert classic.
Lawrence of Arabia
John Lone played the ruler Pu-Yi in this 1987 epic.
The Last Emperor
2001 - Johnny Depp played the cocaine importer George Jung.
1996 - Geoffrey Rush won an oscar for portraying pianist David Helfgott.
2002 - Salma Hayek plays this Mexican artist.
A 1942 biographical film about George M. Cohan, starring James Cagney.
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Colin Farrell plays this great conqueror in 2004.
2005 - Russel Crowe boxes as James Braddock.
Inspirational 1999 film starring Jake Gyllenhaal playing Homer Hickam.
Martin Scorsese directed this 1997 film about Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.
Joaquin Phoenix plays Johny Cash in this 2005 biopic.
Walk the Line
1967 film about runaways starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.
Bonnie and Clyde
Marlon Brando starred in this 1954 movie depicting a famous revolutionary.