According to IMDb, these are the top 10 biographical films of all time

According to IMDb, these are the top 10 biographical films of all time ...

It is in our nature to show interest in well-known personalities who have shaped the world we live in today. Whether they are world leaders, musical geniuses, boxers, or activists, they have influenced and shaped our world in some way, shape, or form.

filmmakers have taken a special interest in telling the stories of well-known public figures to those who may not have known about their enormous impact or simply as a tribute to them.

Amadeus (1984) 8.4/10

Amadeus is a biographical documentary set in 1984 that is loosely related to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's personal difficulties in drinking and his marriage, while simultaneously dealing with an envious opponent, Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham), who wants to destroy him at all costs.

The conflict between Mozart and Salieri is largely based on rumors dating back to the 1770s, according to many published papers, although historians have failed to discover any evidence of any rivalry throughout the years. The film has won eleven Academy Awards, including the highly regarded Best Picture award.

Gandhi (1982) 8.1/10

Gandhi is a biographical biography depicting the events that occurred in the life of Mohandas Gandhi (more commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi). After spending most of his life living in India under British rule, Gandhi (Ben Kingsley) tries to stand up for his country. Despite his many achievements for India and the world, the film lasts for 191 minutes (3 hours and 11 minutes).

India's long-awaited independence was crowned one of the most popular world leaders in the 1960s, thanks to his non-violent policy of civil disobedience and aggressive combat against the British. The film was nominated for many awards, including eight Academy Awards nominations.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 8.3/10

T. E. Lawrence (Peter OToole) is sent to Arabia to serve as the link between the Arabs and the British in their battle against the Turks. Against the orders of his superior officer, Lawrence and Sherif Ali (Omar Sharif) embark on a long desert expedition.

Lawrence of Arabia is a short film with short runs that would entice most people to give it a go. Five Golden Globe Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, and more.

Schindlers List (1993) 9.0/10

Schindlers List, a historical novel by Steven Spielberg, is set in the Polish city of Krakow during World War II. The film is based on Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson)'s courageous efforts to save more than a thousand Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust. When he sees how many Polish-Jewish refugees are slaughtered by the heartless SS Amon Goth (Ralph Fiennes), Schindler begins to employ the

The Los Angeles Times published a piece titled Why Schindlers List is still so successful and so troubling 25 years after its release, highlighting that some were unsure whether it was morally appropriate to dramatize unimaginable agony and trauma through the medium of mass entertainment. Many stories, however, are required to be told in a more accessible and engaging way for the general population to learn about history.

Malcolm X (1992) 7.7/10

Spike Lee's self-titled biographical film, Malcolm X, is a tribute to African-American activist Malcolm X (or Malcolm Little). The film follows Xs' whole life, from growing up in a poor household in rural Michigan to being imprisoned for attempting robberies with his friend Shorty (Spike Lee) and a woman named Peg (Debi Mazar). While imprisoned, he meets another convict Baines (Albert Hall),

Malcolm becomes a member of the Organization of Afro-American Unity, which emphasizes tolerance rather than racial separation. After being released from prison, Malcolm begins preaching and, years later, becomes the spokesperson of the Nation of Islam.

Raging Bull (1980) 8.2/10

Raging Bull, a Hollywood biographical classic, follows the story of an Italian-American middleweight boxer, Robert De Niro. In 1941, LaMotta fell in love with a fifteen-year-old girl named Vickie (Cathy Moriarty), whom he married four years later in 1945.

Vickie was always worried that he was sleeping with other people, and this fear sent him into a downward spiral, causing him to lose everything, leaving him with nothing but despair. Raging Bull has been dubbed one of Martin Scorseseses greatest directorial works, and Robert DeNiro's finest performances as an actor.

The Kings Speech (2010) 8.0/10

The Kings Speech is a historical drama about Prince Albert's quest to become King George VI (Colin Firth), who wanted to correct his speech impediment, a stammer. His wife, Queen Elizabeth I (Helena Bonham Carter), seeks out an Australian speech and language therapist, Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), who she believed was the best person to assist her husband.

Many were unsure whether or not the future King would uphold his throne, but with the continued support of the future King and Logue, the future King gave his first radio wartime broadcast speech flawlessly. A first-class script, followed by superb performances by Firth and Rush, resulted in The Kings Speech winning 70 out of a total of 185 awards, including an Academy Award, seven BAFTAs, and a Golden Globe Award.

GoodFellas (1990) 8.7/10

Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) is the protagonist in GoodFellas, who grows up in a hostile environment, becoming a self-made mafia member along with his two associates, Jimmy the Gent Conway (Robert DeNiro) and Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci). He ignores the harm he has caused others, and he ignores the suffering he has suffered.

After battling with drug addiction, his morality spirals and he loses everything he ever knew and had; money, luxury, self-respect, identity, and family. Martin Scorsese is the master filmmaker of Martin Scorsese's GoodFellas, which has stood the test of time and earned the reputation of being one of the finest gangster films ever produced.

Braveheart (1995) 8.4/10

Braveheart, a 1995 biographical film, is based on the career of late 13th-century Scottish warrior Sir William Wallace (Mel Gibson), who led his fellow Scots in the First Scottish Independence War against England's King Edward I (Patrick McGoohan). Wallace's motivation began as a youngster when King Edward I conquered Scotland and treated the Scottish people with disrespect. Later, the English King executed Wallace's newly-married wife, Murron MacClannough (

Wallace's long-running quest for Scottish independence has resulted in him becoming the historic figure he is today. Braveheart has received many awards, including four Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

Patton (1970) 7.9/10

The film chronicles the life of controversial American general George S. Patton (George C. Scott) who won first respect from army officials and generals. It was his outspokenness and controversial statements that culminated in his career, which led him to being fired from his position.

Patton was nominated for ten Academy Awards, including seven from other respected awards.