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Biopics

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  1. 2001 - Will Smith played this 'i am the greatest' sportsman.

    Ali

  2. 1968 biography of the Armenian Sayat Nova (King of Song), by the Soviet director Sergei Parajanov.

    The Color of Pomegranate

  3. Robert Downey Jr. played this comic genius in 1992.

    Chaplin

  4. Tom Cruise starred as anti-war activist Ron Kovic in 1989.

    Born on the Fourth of July

  5. 2003 - Gwyneth Paltrow plays this suicidal poet.

    Sylvia

  6. 1962 movie about Helen Keller starring Patty Duke.

    The Miracle Worker

  7. Howard Stern plays himself in this 1997 biopic.

    Private Parts

  8. Jim Carrey played Andy Kaufman in this 1999 film.

    Man on the Moon

  9. 1996 - Oscar-winning film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical based on the life of Eva Perón.

    Evita

  10. A 1956 drama film based on the boxing legend Rocky Graziano starring Paul Newman.

    Somebody Up There Likes Me

  11. Acclaimed 1993 film based on the life of prodigy chess player Joshua Waitzkin.

    Searching for Bobby Fischer

  12. 1995 - Anthony Hopkins played this disgraced public figure.

    Nixon

  13. 1993 - Angela Bassett played Tina Turner.

    What's Love Got to Do with It?

  14. 1960 biographical film that tells the story of the struggle by President FDR against polio.

    Sunset at Campobello

  15. 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

  16. 2004 - Gael García Bernal and Rodrigo de la Serna ride as Che Guevera and Alberto Granado.

    The Motorcycle Diaries

  17. Di Caprio plays Howard Hughes in this 2004 Scorsese movie.

    The Aviator

  18. 1992 - Denzel Washington - Alex Haley's biography.

    Malcolm X

  19. 1977, Brad Davis plays Bill Hayes who got struck in a Turkish prison.

    Midnight Express

  20. Val Kimler played a maverick rock star in 1991.

    The Doors

  21. 2000 - Ed Harris starred as this iconic artist.

    Pollock

  22. 2002 - Adrian Brody won an Oscar for his portrayal of Polish pianist Władysław Szpilman.

    The Pianist

  23. Warren Beatty plays John Reed in this 1981 movie about Russian revolution.

    Reds

  24. 1941 movie in which Gary Cooper played the most decoracted US soldier in WWI.

    Sergeant York

  25. 2004 - Jamie Foxx plays this blind singer.

    Ray

  26. 2003 film about the life of female serial killer Aileen Wuornos played by Charlize Theron.

    Monster

  27. 1998 biographical film about the running star Steve Prefontaine.

    Without Limits

  28. Kirk Douglas plays Van Gogh in this 1956 classic.

    Lust for Life

  29. 1994 - Johny Depp played this horror movie maker.

    Ed Wood

  30. Robert De Niro plays the boxer Jake La Motta in this 1980 classic.

    Raging Bull

  31. 1990 film that portrays the life of gangster Henry Hill.

    Goodfellas

  32. 1998 film loosely based on a queen of England, played by Cate Blanchett.

    Elizabeth

  33. 2006 - Forrest Whitaker plays the dictator Idi Amin.

    The Last King of Scotland

  34. 1970 George C. Scott portrayed this American general.

    Patton

  35. 1996 biopic about an Irish patriot and revolutionary played by Liam Neeson.

    Michael Collins

  36. 1972 biographical film which tells the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday.

    Lady Sings the Blues

  37. Ben Kingsley in 1982's multiple oscar winner.

    Gandhi

  38. 2001 - Di Caprio plays the conman Frank Abagnale.

    Catch Me if You Can

  39. Johnny Depp plays playwright J.M.Barrie in this 2004 movie.

    Finding Neverland

  40. 1994 - Gary Oldman plays Beethoven.

    Immortal Beloved

  41. 1980 biographical film which tells the story of country music performer Loretta Lynn starring Sissy Spacek.

    Coal Miner's Daughter

  42. Barbra Streisand in this 1968 movie about Fanny Brice.

    Funny Girl

  43. 1984 film starring F.Murray Abraham who plays the rival of a musical genius.

    Amadeus

  44. Sigourney Weaver played conservationist Diane Fossey in this 1987 film.

    Gorillas in the Mist

  45. Philip Seymour Hoffman played this writer and won an Oscar in 2005.

    Capote

  46. 1994 - Jennifer Jason Leigh starred as the writer Dorothy Parker.

    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

  47. 2001 - Russell Crowe played scientist John Nash.

    A Beautiful Mind

  48. Peter O'Toole in this 1962 desert classic.

    Lawrence of Arabia

  49. John Lone played the ruler Pu-Yi in this 1987 epic.

    The Last Emperor

  50. 2001 - Johnny Depp played the cocaine importer George Jung.

    Blow

  51. 1996 - Geoffrey Rush won an oscar for portraying pianist David Helfgott.

    Shine

  52. 2002 - Salma Hayek plays this Mexican artist.

    Frida

  53. A 1942 biographical film about George M. Cohan, starring James Cagney.

    Yankee Doodle Dandy

  54. Colin Farrell plays this great conqueror in 2004.

    Alexander

  55. 2005 - Russel Crowe boxes as James Braddock.

    Cinderella Man

  56. Inspirational 1999 film starring Jake Gyllenhaal playing Homer Hickam.

    October Sky

  57. Martin Scorsese directed this 1997 film about Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.

    Kundun

  58. Joaquin Phoenix plays Johny Cash in this 2005 biopic.

    Walk the Line

  59. 1967 film about runaways starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.

    Bonnie and Clyde

  60. Marlon Brando starred in this 1954 movie depicting a famous revolutionary.

    Viva Zapata!