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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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Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (DVD)
Item : 214263
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 172
  • Actors: Natar Ungalaq, Sylvia IValu, Peter Arnatsiaq, Pakkak Innukshuk
  • Director: Zacharias Kunuk
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Bridge of Spies Blu-Ray/(DVD)
Item : 2097919
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 142
  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
$40.99
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The Theory of Everything (DVD)
Item : 1560993
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 123
  • Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis
  • Director: James Marsh
$24.99
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Trumbo (DVD)
Item : 2097936
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 124
  • Actors: Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Diane Lane, Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, David James Elliott, Dean O'Gorman, Alan Tudyk, Louis C.K.
  • Director: Jay Roach
$26.98
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Straight Outta Compton (Blu-Ray/DVD)
Item : 2097910
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 147
  • Actors: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
  • Director: F. Gary Gray
$37.99
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Che
Item : SS2171967
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As low as $25.01
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Item : SS2640941
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 141
  • Actors: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
  • Director: Justin Chadwick
As low as $15.11
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The Time That Remains (DVD)
Item : 988554
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  • Actors: Ali Suliman, Elia Suleiman, Saleh Bakri
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Rating: 14A
$13.11
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The Theory of Everything (Blu-ray)
Item : 1560994
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 123
  • Actors: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis
  • Director: James Marsh
$29.99
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Coco Avant Chanel
Item : SS2172015
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As low as $14.99
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Jezebel: Permissive and That Kind of Girl (DVD)
Item : 983772
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 170
  • Actors: David Weston, Linda Marlowe, Margaret Rose Keil
  • Director: Gerry O'Hara, Lindsay Shonteff
$24.71
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Jersey Boys
Item : SS3708236
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 134
  • Actors: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
As low as $32.99
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Big Eyes (DVD)
Item : 1618010
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  • Release Date: April 14 2015
  • Run Time (Minutes): 106
  • Actors: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter
$24.99
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The 33 (DVD)
Item : 2097930
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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
$32.99
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Trumbo (Blu-Ray)
Item : 2097937
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 124
  • Actors: Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Diane Lane, Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, David James Elliott, Dean O'Gorman, Alan Tudyk, Louis C.K.
  • Director: Jay Roach
$32.98
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Hans Christian Andersen (Blu-Ray)
Item : 982498
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 112
  • Actors: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger and Zizi Jeanmaire
  • Director: Charles Vidor
$26.01
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Passchendaele (BLU-RAY DISC)
Item : 215191
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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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Black Mass (Blu-Ray/DVD)
Item : 2097933
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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
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Spotlight (DVD)
Item : 2097943
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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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Hollywoodland (DVD)
Item : 213504
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 126
  • Actors: Adrian Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins, Lois Smith
  • Director: Allen Coulter
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Spotlight (Blu-Ray)
Item : 2097944
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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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Straight Outta Compton (DVD)
Item : 2097909
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 147
  • Actors: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
  • Director: F. Gary Gray
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Steve Jobs (DVD)
Item : 2097934
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 122
  • Actors: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston
  • Director: Danny Boyle
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Big Eyes (Blu-ray)
Item : 1618011
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  • Release Date: April 14 2015
  • Run Time (Minutes): 106
  • Actors: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Krysten Ritter
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