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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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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
26.98 $26.98
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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
As low as 24.98 $24.98
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Black Mass (DVD)
Item: 2097932 / Model : 883929473885
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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
23.54 $23.54
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Kings Speech (Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 119
  • Actors: Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce
  • Rating: 14A
25.51 $25.51
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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
14.99 $14.99
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Coco Avant Chanel
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As low as 14.99 $14.99
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Steve Jobs (Blu-Ray/DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 122
  • Actors: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston
  • Director: Danny Boyle
25.05 $25.05
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Trumbo (DVD)
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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 $26.98
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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
As low as 15.11 $15.11
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Wild
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 115
  • Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann
  • Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
As low as 16.09 $16.09
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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 23.54 $23.54
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Monarchy: Complete Series (DVD)
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  • Actors: David Starkey
  • Subtitles: English
  • Quebec Rating: G
63.91 $63.91
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Trumbo (Blu-Ray)
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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 $32.98
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Bridge of Spies (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 142
  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
22.02 $22.02
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Straight Outta Compton (Blu-Ray/DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 147
  • Actors: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
  • Director: F. Gary Gray
25.05 $25.05
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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
24.99 $24.99
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Steve Jobs (DVD)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 122
  • Actors: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston
  • Director: Danny Boyle
18.93 $18.93
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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
29.99 $29.99
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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
24.99 $24.99
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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
29.99 $29.99
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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
20.01 $20.01
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American Sniper (Blu-ray/DVD)
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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
27.89 $27.89
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Game Change (BRD + DVD + Digital Copy)
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  • Run Time (Minutes): 118
  • Director: Jay Roach
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
23.79 $23.79
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