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Top 100 Classic Biographical Movies

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RankTitleCastScore
1 . Bonnie and Clyde (1967)Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman score
2 . The Sound of Music (1965)Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn score
3 . Lawrence of Arabia (1962)Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins score
4 . Annie Oakley (1935)Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen score
5 . Boys Town (1938)Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton score
6 . Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf score
7 . Annie Get Your Gun (1950)Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish score
8 . Spartacus (1960)Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton score
9 . The King and I (1956)Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson score
10 . Camille (1936)Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan score
11 . Funny Girl (1968)Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis score
12 . The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan score
13 . Above and Beyond (1952)Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating score
14 . Anna and the King of Siam (1946)Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb score
15 . Gypsy (1962)Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Parley Baer score
16 . The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale Sr. score
17 . The Great Ziegfeld (1936)William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan score
18 . Three Little Words (1950)Fred Astaire, Red Skelton, Vera- Ellen, Arlene Dahl score
19 . Billy the Kid (1941)Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Ian Hunter, Gene Lockhart score
20 . The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Miles Mander, William Austin score
21 . The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Jack Kruschen, Hermione Baddeley score
22 . The Pride of the Yankees (1942)Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan score
23 . Sergeant York (1941)Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias score
24 . The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone, George Barbier, Binnie Barnes score
25 . The Long Gray Line (1955)Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond score
26 . Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Betty Field score
27 . Brigham Young (1940)Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Dean Jagger, Brian Donlevy score
28 . Hans Christian Andersen (1952)Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Philip Tonge, John Qualen score
29 . Beau James (1957)Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith score
30 . Marie Antoinette (1938)Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley score
31 . Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Pauline Moore score
32 . Rembrandt (1936)Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Roger Livesey score
33 . The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp score
34 . The Jolson Story (1946)Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Ludwig Donath score
35 . Becket (1964)Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Paolo Stoppa score
36 . A Man for All Seasons (1966)Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw score
37 . Queen Christina (1933)Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith, Lewis Stone score
38 . The Song of Bernadette (1943)Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, Vincent Price, Lee J. Cobb score
39 . Shine On, Harvest Moon (1944)Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, S.Z. Sakall score
40 . Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)Paul Newman, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart, Sal Mineo score
41 . Alexander the Great (1956)Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux score
42 . Mary of Scotland (1936)Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, John Carradine score
43 . The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)Paul Muni, Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise, Donald Woods score
44 . The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, James Whitmore, Shepperd Strudwick score
45 . The Story of G.I. Joe (1945)Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Wally Cassell, Bob Hope score
46 . Abraham Lincoln (1930)Lucille La Verne, Walter Huston, Edgar Dearing, Una Merkel score
47 . The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)Max von Sydow, Carroll Baker, Ina Balin, Victor Buono score
48 . The Seven Little Foys (1955)Bob Hope, George Tobias, Herbert Heyes, Billy Gray score
49 . The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North score
50 . The Life of Emile Zola (1937)Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden score
51 . Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Minor Watson score
52 . John Paul Jones (1959)Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Bette Davis score
53 . Magic Fire (1956)Yvonne De Carlo, Valentina Cortese, Peter Cushing score
54 . Henry V (1944)Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer, Robert Helpmann, Nicholas Hannen score
55 . The Miracle Worker (1962)Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Andrew Prine score
56 . Sunrise at Campobello (1960)Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen score
57 . Beau Brummell (1954)Stewart Granger, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley score
58 . Camille (1926)Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Harvey Clark, Helen Jerome Eddy score
59 . The Glenn Miller Story (1954)James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Charles Drake score
60 . The Singing Nun (1966)Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, Greer Garson, Agnes Moorehead score
61 . Jolson Sings Again (1949)Larry Parks, Barbara Hale, William Demarest, Ludwig Donath score
62 . Age of Consent (1969)James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, Frank Thring score
63 . The Plainsman (1936)Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford score
64 . The Helen Morgan Story (1957)Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson, Gene Evans score
65 . Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson score
66 . Francis of Assisi (1961)Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Cecil Kellaway, Finlay Currie score
67 . Song of Scheherazade (1947)Yvonne De Carlo, Brian Donlevy, Eve Arden, Phillip Reed score
68 . Santa Fe Trail (1940)Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan score
69 . A Scandal in Paris (1946)George Sanders, Signe Hasso, Carole Landis, Akim Tamiroff score
70 . King of Kings (1961)Jeffrey Hunter, Hurd Hatfield, Ron Randell, Viveca Lindfors score
71 . The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)Ingrid Bergman, Robert Donat, Ronald Squire, Moultrie Kelsall score
72 . Rhapsody in Blue (1945)Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn score
73 . The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)Aline MacMahon, Arthur Franz, Greta Granstedt, Gerald Mohr score
74 . True Story of Jesse James (1957)Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Hope Lange, Agnes Moorehead score
75 . I Want to Live! (1958)Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel score
76 . Love Me or Leave Me (1955)Doris Day, James Cagney, Robert Keith, Tom Tully score
77 . The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elisabeth Bergner, Flora Robson, Gibb McLaughlin score
78 . Buffalo Bill (1944)Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell score
79 . Barabbas (1961)Anthony Quinn, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado, Harry Andrews score
80 . Gentleman Jim (1942)Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack Carson, Alan Hale Sr. score
81 . The Stratton Story (1949)James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead score
82 . Strauss' Great Waltz (1934)Esmond Knight, Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn score
83 . I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet score
84 . The Five Pennies (1959)Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino score
85 . With a Song in My Heart (1952)Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter score
86 . The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)Gary Cooper, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy, Rod Steiger score
87 . Battle Hymn (1957)Rock Hudson, Dan Duryea, Martha Hyer, Jock Mahoney score
88 . The Joker Is Wild (1957)Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert score
89 . Fear Strikes Out (1957)Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams, Perry Wilson score
90 . The Great Caruso (1951)Mario Lanza, Ann Blyth, Richard Hageman, Carl Benton Reid score
91 . Seven Angry Men (1955)Raymond Massey, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter, James Best score
92 . The Pride of St. Louis (1952)Dan Dailey, Joanne Dru, Richard Crenna, Hugh Sanders score
93 . Alexander Hamilton (1931)George Arliss, Dudley Digges, Montagu Love, Ralf Harolde score
94 . I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore score
95 . Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Kathryn Grayson score
96 . Wilson (1944)Charles Coburn, Alexander Knox, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell score
97 . Beloved Infidel (1959)Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert, Philip Ober score
98 . The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters, Richard Beymer score
99 . The Dolly Sisters (1945)Betty Grable, John Payne, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall score
100 . Deep in My Heart (1954)José Ferrer, Merle Oberon, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Henreid score

This chart uses a weighted rating based on the average rating per film and the number of votes per film.