Top 10 awesome movies like The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Larry Cohen, Broderick Crawford and James Wainwright . Here goes the list -

  1. A Question of Faith
  2. Young Toscanini
  3. Black Butterflies
  4. Pandaemonium
  5. Brigham
  6. Beau James
  7. Marie
  8. Mesmer
  9. The Rise of Catherine the Great
  10. Act One
  1. A Question of Faith

    A Question of Faith

    The last days of famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy which are paralleled with one of his last stories - The Death of Ivan Ilyich - about a man who is happy with his life until he finds out he's sick and is about to die.

    This movie, created by Colin Nears, Harry Andrews and Alan Dobie, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  2. Young Toscanini

    Young Toscanini

    A fanciful biopic of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini as a young man.

    This movie, created by Franco Zeffirelli, C. Thomas Howell and Elizabeth Taylor, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  3. Black Butterflies

    Black Butterflies

    In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home.

    This movie, created by Paula van der Oest, Carice van Houten and Liam Cunningham, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  4. Pandaemonium

    Pandaemonium

    Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.

    This movie, created by Julien Temple, Linus Roache and John Hannah, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  5. Brigham

    Brigham

    The life of Brigham Young, the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the better part of the 1800s, founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of the Utah Territory.

    This movie, created by Tom McGowan, Maurice Grandmaison and Richard Moll, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  6. Beau James

    Beau James

    Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932.

    This movie, created by Melville Shavelson, Bob Hope and Vera Miles, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  7. Marie

    Marie

    A woman is determined to reveal the truth about an insidious political corruption. In doing so she risks her safety, career and reputation but will not stop asking questions until the truth is known.

    This movie, created by Roger Donaldson, Sissy Spacek and Jeff Daniels, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

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  8. Mesmer

    Mesmer

    A biography of the eighteenth century Viennese physician, Franz Anton Mesmer, who used unorthodox healing practices based on his theory of "animal magnetism."

    This movie, created by Roger Spottiswoode, Donal Donnelly and David Burke, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

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  9. The Rise of Catherine the Great

    The Rise of Catherine the Great

    Straightforward biography of the Russian Empress, up to her assumption of the throne.

    This movie, created by Paul Czinner, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Elisabeth Bergner, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  10. Act One

    Act One

    Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

    This movie, created by Dore Schary, George Hamilton and Jason Robards, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Amazon Video, Youtube, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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