TV Series/TV Mini-Series Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Narcos (2015–2017)
TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
3. Medici: Masters of Florence (2016– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History
A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.
6. Versailles (2015– )
TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
7. The Durrells in Corfu (2016– )
TV-PG | 46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Set in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life had fallen apart, decided to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu. Her husband had died some years earlier and she... See full summary »
8. Trust (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Rome, 1973. John Paul Getty III, the heir and younger member of an oil tycoons' saga, is kidnapped by the Italian mafia in order to get a ransom. On the face of it, his grandfather seems ... See full summary »
9. Medici: The Magnificent (2018– )
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
1470. Medici's family power has been consolidated over time. Lorenzo is called to take his father's place after an attempt on his life which reveals years of poor bank management from them.... See full summary »
10. Genius (2017– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
17. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )
30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
The raucous adventures of musicians such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as told by those who knew them best.
18. Wolf Hall (2015)
360 min | Biography, Drama, History
After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.
19. Aquarius (2015–2016)
TV-14 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.
TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Crime
A scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.
24. The Defiant Ones (2017)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
27. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015–2017)
TV-14 | 27 min | Biography, Drama
Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant ... See full summary »
29. Ekaterina (2014– )
44 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once ... See full summary »
30. Gangland Undercover (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A gritty fact based drama series that tells the astonishing story of a drug dealer who was arrested then given a desperate ultimatum: serve over 20 years in jail, or go undercover inside ... See full summary »
31. 30 for 30 (2009– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »
37. Fosse/Verdon (2019– )
Biography, Drama, Music | Filming
An inside look at the romantic and creative partnership between influential choreographer/director, Bob Fosse, and Gwen Verdon, one of the greatest Broadway dancers of all time.
39. Murder Made Me Famous (2015– )
TV-14 | Biography, Crime, Drama
Murder Made Me Famous shares personal accounts from victims' family members, jurors, members of law enforcement and journalists involved with each case to give viewers an intimate ... See full summary »
40. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History
Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
41. Bonnie & Clyde (2013– )
TV-14 | 240 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, off her feet, and the two embark on ... See full summary »
42. Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
130 min | Biography, Drama, History
A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National Socialist German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
43. Urban Myths (2017– )
22 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
Our "Urban Myths" are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous -- and ... See full summary »
44. Sun Records (2017–2018)
TV-14 | 44 min | Biography, Music
A recreation from one of the world's greatest jam sessions. On December 4th, 1956 Carl Perkins' career was flying high from his hit "Blue Suede Shoes." New to the scene, Jerry Lee Lewis is ... See full summary »
45. The Virgin Queen (2005– )
237 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her ... See full summary »
46. Attila (2001)
Unrated | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect ... See full summary »
47. Harley and the Davidsons (2016– )
60 min | Biography
Based on a true story, "Harley and the Davidsons" charts the birth of this iconic bike during a time of great social and technological change beginning at the turn of the 20th century. ... See full summary »
48. The Enfield Haunting (2015)
Not Rated | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
In August 1977, a series of bizarre and terrifying events begin to take place in a seemingly ordinary house in Enfield, North London.
49. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017– )
TV-MA | 42 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.