Autobiographical films hold a special place because of their genuine plotlines. It gives an extreme insight into the lives of the people that you idolize. Here are some of the most critically acclaimed autobiographical films that deserve all your attention have a look:
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt.
Plot: Jackie is a 2016 biographical film. The plot revolves around the former US First Lady Jackie Kennedy’s life. It tells the story of her life after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Also, she is regarded as one of the most popular First Ladies. Moreover, Jackie was named in 1999 on Gallup’s list of Most Admired Men and Women.
The film was directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim.
Catch Me If You Can
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye.
Plot: It is a biographical crime film
The plot revolves around famous con artist Frank Abagnale. Frank is famous for his cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor and a Louisiana parish prosecutor. Later on Frank became a consultant for FBI. So this is the story of the famous con artist that had crime agencies running behind him.
Furthermore the film was directed and produced by legendary Steven Spielberg. Moreover, it is based on the famous book “Catch Me If You Can” by Frank Abagnale
and Stan Redding.
Cast: Andrew Garfield,Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, Hugh Bonneville, Dean-Charles Chapman, Ed Speleers.
Plot: This autobiographical film was directed by Andy Serkis. Film tells the story of Robin Cavendish. Cavendish was a British advocate for disabled people.
Moreover he was responsible for organizing the first records of the number of responauts in Britain. Furthermore, he also helped in developing numerous devices to provide independence to disabled people.
The Imitation Game
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance, Mark Strong.
Plot: The plot of the movie revolves around the life of famous British crypt analyst Alan Turing. He decrypted German intelligence codes for the British government during the Second World War. Furthermore, Alan Turing is regarded as the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
Furthermore the movie is based on the book
‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’
by Andrew Hodges. It was directed by
The Theory of Everything
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis.
Plot: The story of the movie follows the life of famous scientist Stephen Hawking. Sequences in the movie have been taken from Hawking’s ex-wife’s memoir. Also, the book’s name is “Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen”
by Jane Hawking.
Moreover the memoirs detail her relationship with her ex-husband, his diagnosis of motor neurons disease and his success in physics.
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