Showing sad movies for tag "biography"

The Duchess (2008)
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The Duchess (2008)

Saul Dibb

Georgiana Spencer became Duchess of Devonshire on her marriage to the Duke in 1774, at the height of the Georgian period, a period of fashion, decadence, and political change. Spirited and adored by the public at large she quickly found her marriage to be a disappointment, defined by her duty to produce a male heir and the Duke's philandering and callous indifference to her. She befriends Lady Bess but finds... [Read More]

Tags: Saul Dibb, Biography, Drama, History
Soul Surfer
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Soul Surfer

Sean McNamara

13 year-old Bethany Hamilton is a champion surfer who was born to be in the water. But after a fun night out night surfing and what should be a fun day in the water, she is attacked by a shark and loses her arm. Rushed to the hospital, she remains calm, and maintains her faith in God. Now she has to re-learn how to do everything with only one arm... [Read More]

Tags: Surfing, Inspiring, Biography
Finding Neverland
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Finding Neverland

Marc Forster

London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes Peter Pan. After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Drama, Biography, Family
Patch Adams
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Patch Adams

Tom Shadyac

Patch Adams is determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. Unfortunately, the medical and scientific community does not appreciate his methods of healing the sick, while the actual patients, medical professors, and hospital nurses all appreciate the work *he* can do, because they are unable to do it.... [Read More]

Tags: Biography, Drama