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Bio Pics

Looking for a bit of reality? A little history? And a little fiction? These bio pics might satisfy:  

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer (Joan of Arc)

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Dir. Michael Curtiz (George M. Cohan) 

With a Song in My Heart (1952) Dir. Walter Lang (Jane Froman)

Funny Girl (1968) Dir. William Wyler (Fanny Brice)

The Lion in Winter (1968) Dir. Anthony Harvey (King Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine)

Lenny (1974) Dir. Bob Fosse (Lenny Bruce)

Raging Bull (1980) Dir. Martin Scorsese (Jake LaMotta) 

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) Dir. Paul Schrader (Yukio Mishima)

Tucker: The Man and His Dreams (1988) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola (Preston Tucker) 

Gorillas in the Mist (1988) Dir. Michael Apted (Dian Fossey)

Chaplin (1992) Dir. Richard Attenborough (Charles Chaplin)

61 (2001) Dir. Billy Crystal (Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle)

Frida (2002) Dir. Julie Taymor (Frida Kahlo)

Something the Lord Made (2004) Dir. Joseph Sargent (Alfred Blalock & Vivien Thomas)

De-Lovely (2004) Dir. Irwin Winkler (Cole Porter)

Cinderella Man (2005) Dir. Ron Howard (James Braddock) 

The Soloist (2009) Dir. Joe Wright (Nathaniel Ayers & Steve Lopez