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39 Best Biographical Documentaries Movies to Watch

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Popular + Biographical Documentaries

39 Best Biographical Documentaries Movies to Watch

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A Cop Movie (2021)
7.5

An empathetic and impressively inventive look at the notoriously corrupt Mexican police force

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Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)
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A darkly hilarious portrait of the inevitability of death

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Flee (2021)
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A humanizing look at the refugee crisis

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Ilo Ilo (2013)
7.8

A Singaporean family struggles to live through the Asian financial crisis

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Shirkers (2018)
7.8

Truth is stranger than fiction in this bizarre documentary that doubles as an ode to art and film

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Diego Maradona (2019)
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Wizardry in documentary filmmaking and in soccer

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Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017)
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Watch Jim Carrey take method acting to the extreme as he transforms into his idol Andy Kaufmann.

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Pavarotti (2019)
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The cheerful face of modern Opera

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McQueen (2018)
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An intimate look at the genius of iconic fashion designer Alexander McQueen

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