Raging Bull (1980)
Jake LaMotta, 1949 middle-weight champion
Babe (1975)
Zaharias that is; great all-around woman athlete and pro golfer
Lenny (1974)
1950s; Lenny Bruce dies as a result of govt. prosecution and persecution
Ed Wood (1994)
Dead in 1978; worst Am film director, but loved as campy hero
Quiz Show (1994)
1960 probe into cheating on TV quiz shows ($64,000 Question)
Pollock (2000)
1940s art scene with abstract painter Jackson Pollock
Kinsey (2004)
Sexologist Alfred Kinsey shocks America with his study of its sexual habits; (overestimates the amount of homosexuality)
In Cold Blood (1967)
Truman Capote's tale of the murder of a Kansas farm family
Capote (2005)
The murder of a Kansas farm family as seen from the perspective of the writer of In Cold Blood
Infamous (2006)
Capote falls in love with condemned murderer and pays a high emotional price for his getting too close to his story
Badlands (1973)
Charles Starkweather and Carol Ann Fugate on a teenage murder spree
On the Waterfront (1954)
Marlon Brando; corruption and resistance to it
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Soviet nuclear submarine faces a meltdown and explosion
The Iron Curtain (1948)
A Russian code specialist is brought to Canada to help with a spying project &decides to defect