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Monday, September 13, 2010

Monday Movie Meme: Biopics


I have seen a few of bio movies of some people. I though enjoy watching shows about biography but I don't think I can say that I have seen a lot of movies in this genre. For some that I have seen, these what comes to mind:

Chris Cooper as Robert Hanssen (Breach)
FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was ultimately convicted of selling secrets to the Soviet Union.

Hilary Swank as Amelia Earhart (Amelia)
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela (Invictus)
Based on the real life story of South Africa president Nelson Mandela and Fran├žois Pienaar, the captain of the Springboks, the South African rugby union team.

Cuba Gooding, Jr as Radio (Radio)
Based on the real-life story of South Carolina high school football coach Harold Jones and his mentally-challenged assistant, James Robert "Radio" Kennedy.

Julia Roberts as Erin (Erin Brockovich)
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

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