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Biography & History Movies

Biography and History DVDs- History on the Big Screen

Use biography and history movies in the classroom to capture your students' attention and imaginations, or enjoy them at home to expand your own knowledge. Choose from award-winning and popular films in DVD or Blu-ray format. Box sets provide you with multiple movies in convenient single packages.

Cultural Context
See for yourself just how the world might have looked at a particular moment in history. Biography and history movies offer glimpses at the social and cultural norms of different times.

Key Historical Figures
Learn about the private lives of key figures in world history through these biography and history movies. Taking a closer look at important people provides insight into the motivations that spurred their actions.

Multiple Formats
Choose from standard DVD or high-definition Blu-ray movies. All you need to view these movies is a Blu-ray or DVD player, making them convenient for the home or classroom.

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The Theory of Everything (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 123
  • Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis
  • Director: James Marsh
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Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 172
  • Actors: Natar Ungalaq, Sylvia IValu, Peter Arnatsiaq, Pakkak Innukshuk
  • Director: Zacharias Kunuk
11.91 $11.91
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American Sniper
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 132
  • Actors: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake Mcdorman, Luke Grimes, Navid Negahban, Keir O'Donnell
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
As low as 31.98 $31.98
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Race Movie
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 134
  • Actors: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt
  • Director: Stephen Hopkins
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Che
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Jersey Boys
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 134
  • Actors: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
As low as 32.99 $32.99
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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 86
  • Actors: Poppy Montgomery, Emily Holmes And Antonio Cupo
  • Director: Paul A. Kaufman
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Coco Avant Chanel
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Spotlight (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 128
  • Actors: Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Liev Schrieber, John Slattery, Brian d'Arcy James, Billy Crudup and Jamey Sheridan
  • Director: Tom McCarthy
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Wild
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 115
  • Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann
  • Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
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The Theory of Everything (Blu-ray)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 123
  • Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis
  • Director: James Marsh
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The 33 (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 127
  • Actors: Cote de Pablo, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juan Pablo Raba, Juliette Binoche, Naomi Scott, Gabriel Byrne, Kate Del Castillo, Jacob Vargas, Bob Gunton
  • Director: Patricia Riggen
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Bridge of Spies (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 142
  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
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Bridge of Spies Blu-Ray/(DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 142
  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
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Spotlight (Blu-Ray)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 128
  • Actors: Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Liev Schrieber, John Slattery, Brian d'Arcy James, Billy Crudup and Jamey Sheridan
  • Director: Tom McCarthy
32.98 $32.98
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Big Eyes (Blu-ray)
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  • Release Date: April 14 2015
  • Run Time (Minutes): 106
  • Actors: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter
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Monarchy: Complete Series (DVD)
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  • Actors: David Starkey
  • Subtitles: English
  • Quebec Rating: G
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Black Mass (Blu-Ray/DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 123
  • Actors: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Jesse Plemons, Peter Sarsgaard, Rory Cochrane, Adam Scott, Dakota Johnson, Corey Stoll
  • Director: Scott Cooper
44.99 $44.99
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Big Eyes (DVD)
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  • Release Date: April 14 2015
  • Run Time (Minutes): 106
  • Actors: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter
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Passchendaele (BLU-RAY DISC)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 115
  • Actors: Paul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Jayson Therrien, Gil Bellows, Adam Harrington
  • Director: Paul Gross
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Ben Hur: 50Th Anniversary Edition (BLU-RAY DISC)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 212
  • Actors: Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith
  • Director: William Wyler
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The Time That Remains (DVD)
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  • Actors: Ali Suliman, Elia Suleiman, Saleh Bakri
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Rating: 14A
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 141
  • Actors: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
  • Director: Justin Chadwick
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Million Dollar Arm (DVD)
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  • Actors: Jon Hamm, Suraj Sharma, Madhur Mittal, Bill Paxton, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin
  • Director: Craig Gillespie
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
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