Biopics: biopics.csv

This table contains the data behind the story 'Straight Outta Compton' Is The Rare Biopic Not About White Dudes.

biopics.csv contains the following variables:

Variable Definition
title Title of the film.
site URL from IMDB.
country Country of origin.
year_released Year of release.
box_office Gross earnings at U.S. box office.
director Director of film.
number_of_subjects The number of subjects featured in the film.
subject The actual name of the featured subject.
type_of_subject The occupation of subject or reason for recognition.
race_known Indicates whether the subject’s race was discernible based on background of self, parent, or grandparent.
subject_race Race of the subject.
person_of_color Dummy variable that indicates person of color.
subject_sex Sex of subject.
lead_actor_actress The actor or actress who played the subject.

Source: IMDb.

Data license: CC Attribution 4.0 License · Data source: fivethirtyeight/data on GitHub

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Link rowid title site country year_release box_office ▼ director number_of_subjects subject type_of_subject race_known subject_race person_of_color subject_sex lead_actor_actress
139 Cobb http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109450/ US 1994 $1.01M Ron Shelton 1 Ty Cobb Athlete Known White 0 Male Tommy Lee Jones
316 Kill Your Darlings http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1311071/ US 2013 $1.03M John Krokidas 1 Allen Ginsberg Author Known White 0 Male Daniel Radcliffe
120 Casino Jack http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1194417/ Canada 2010 $1.04M George Hickenlooper 1 Jack Abramoff Other Unknown   0 Male Kevin Spacey
738 When Did You Last See Your Father? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0829098/ UK 2007 $1.07M Anand Tucker 1 Blake Morrison Other Known White 0 Male Colin Firth
10 84 Charing Cross Road http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090570/ US/UK 1987 $1.08M David Hugh Jones 2 Frank Doel Author Unknown   0 Male Anthony Hopkins
11 84 Charing Cross Road http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090570/ US/UK 1987 $1.08M David Hugh Jones 2 Helene Hanff Author Unknown   0 Female Anne Bancroft
747 Wired http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098660/ US 1989 $1.09M Larry Peerce 1 John Belushi Comedian Unknown   0 Male Michael Chiklis
728 Viva Villa! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0025948/ US 1934 $1.11M Jack Conway 1 Pancho Villa Military Known Hispanic (Latin American) 1 Male Wallace Beery
674 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031983/ US 1939 $1.12M H.C. Potter 2 Irene Castle Artist Unknown   0 Female Ginger Rogers
675 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031983/ US 1939 $1.12M H.C. Potter 2 Vernon Castle Artist Unknown   0 Male Fred Astaire
685 The Whistleblower http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0896872/ US/Canada 2010 $1.12M Larysa Kondracki 1 Kathryn Bolkovac Other Known White 0 Female Rachel Weisz
7 24 Hour Party People http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274309/ UK 2002 $1.13M Michael Winterbottom 1 Tony Wilson Musician Known White 0 Male Steve Coogan
282 Infamous http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420609/ US 2006 $1.15M Douglas McGrath 1 Truman Capote Other Unknown   0 Male Toby Jones
204 Find Me Guilty http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0419749/ US 2006 $1.17M Sidney Lumet 1 Jackie DiNorscio Criminal Known White 0 Male Vin Diesel
426 Permanent Midnight http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120788/ US 1998 $1.17M David Veloz 1 Jerry Stahl Comedian Known White 0 Male Ben Stiller
314 Kill the Irishman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1416801/ US 2011 $1.19M Jonathan Hensleigh 1 Danny Greene Criminal Known White 0 Male Ray Stevenson
43 An Angel at My Table http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099040/ UK 1990 $1.1M Jane Campion 1 Janet Frame Author Known White 0 Female Kerry Fox
578 The General http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120706/ UK 1998 $1.21M John Boorman 1 Martin Cahill Criminal Known White 0 Male Brendan Gleeson
425 Patty Hearst http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095836/ US/UK 1988 $1.22M Paul Schrader 1 Patty Hearst Other Known White 0 Female Natasha Richardson
599 The Invisible Woman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1700845/ UK 2013 $1.23M Ralph Fiennes 1 Charles Dickens Author Known White 0 Male Ralph Fiennes
289 Iris http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280778/ US/UK 2001 $1.2M Richard Eyre 1 Iris Murdoch Author Known White 0 Female Judi Dench and Kate Winslet
465 Romero http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098219/ US 1989 $1.32M John Duigan 1 Oscar Romero Other Known Hispanic (Latin American) 0 Male Raul Julia
518 Sylvia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325055/ UK 2003 $1.3M Christine Jeffs 2 Sylvia Plath Author (poet) Known White 0 Female Gwyneth Paltrow
519 Sylvia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325055/ UK 2003 $1.3M Christine Jeffs 2 Ted Hughes Author (poet) Known White 0 Male Daniel Craig
543 The Best Intentions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104350/ UK 1992 $1.3M Bille August 2 Erik Bergman Other Unknown   0 Male With: Samuel FrÌÄå¦ler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow
544 The Best Intentions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104350/ UK 1992 $1.3M Bille August 2 Karin ÌÉkerblom Other Unknown   0 Female  
636 The Notorious Bettie Page http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0404802/ US 2005 $1.41M Mary Harron 1 Bettie Page Other Known Multi racial 0 Female Gretchen Mol
431 Pi̱ero http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261066/ US 2001 $1.42M Leon Ichaso 1 Miguel Pi̱ero Actor Known Hispanic (Latin American) 1 Male Benjamin Bratt
411 Nowhere Boy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1266029/ Canada/UK 2009 $1.45M Sam Taylor-Johnson 1 John Lennon Musician Known White 0 Male Aaron Taylor-Johnson
699 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108328/ Canada 1993 $1.57M Fran̤ois Girard 1 Glenn Gould Musician Known White 0 Male Colm Feore
723 Veronica Guerin http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312549/ US/UK 2003 $1.57M Joel Schumacher 1 Veronica Guerin Media Known White 0 Female Cate Blanchett
198 Factory Girl http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0432402/ US 2006 $1.65M George Hickenlooper 1 Edie Sedgwick Actress Known White 0 Female Sienna Miller
434 Prick Up Your Ears http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093776/ UK 1987 $1.65M Stephen Frears 2 Joe Orton Author Unknown   0 Male Gary Oldman
435 Prick Up Your Ears http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093776/ UK 1987 $1.65M Stephen Frears 2 Kenneth Halliwell Other Unknown   0 Male Alfred Molina
80 Blue http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106438/ UK 1993 $1.72M Derek Jarman 1 Derek Jarman Other Unknown   0 Male Derek Jarman
129 Che: Part One http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0892255/ US 2008 $1.73M Steven Soderbergh 1 Che Guevara Activist Known Hispanic (Latin American) 0 Male Benicio Del Toro
16 A Home of Our Own http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107130/ US 1993 $1.7M Tony Bill 1 Frances Lacey Other Unknown   0 Female Kathy Bates
270 I Shot Andy Warhol http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116594/ US/UK 1996 $1.81M Mary Harron 1 Valerie Solanas Activist Known Hispanic (White) 0 Female Lil Taylor
140 Communion http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097100/ US/UK 1989 $1.92M Philippe Mora 1 Whitley Strieber Other Unknown   0 Male Christopher Walken
594 The Iceman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1491044/ US 2012 $1.94M Ariel Vromen 1 Richard Kuklinski Criminal Known White 0 Male Michael Shannon
513 Surviving Picasso http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117791/ US 1996 $1.99M James Ivory 1 Francoise Gilot Artist Known White 0 Female Natascha McElhone
176 Domino http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0421054/ US/UK 2005 $10.1M Tony Scott 1 Domino Harvey Other Known White 0 Female Keira Knightley
252 Henry V http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097499/ UK 1989 $10.2M Kenneth Branagh 1 Henry V of England Historical Known White 0 Male Kenneth Branagh
320 Kinsey http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362269/ US 2004 $10.2M Bill Condon 1 Alfred Kinsey Academic Known White 0 Male Liam Neeson
326 La Vie en Rose http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0450188/ Canada/UK 2007 $10.3M Olivier Dahan 1 Ìädith Piaf. Singer Known White 0 Female Marion Cotillard
623 The Look of Love http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1951216/ US/UK 2013 $10.4K Michael Winterbottom 1 Paul Raymond Other Unknown   0 Male Steve Coogan
178 Downtown 81 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0208993/ US 1981 $100K Edo Bertoglio 1 Jean-Michel Basquiat Artist Known Multi racial 1 Male Jean Michel Basquiat
647 The Prince of Egypt http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120794/ US 1998 $101M Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner 2 Moses Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Male Val Kilmer
648 The Prince of Egypt http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120794/ US 1998 $101M Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner 2 Ramses Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Male Ralph Fiennes
101 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064115/ US 1969 $102M George Roy Hill 2 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) Criminal Known White 0 Male Paul Newman
102 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064115/ US 1969 $102M George Roy Hill 2 Harry Longabaugh Criminal Known White 0 Male Robert Redford
532 The Aviator http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338751/ US 2004 $103M Martin Scorsese 1 Howard Hughes Other Unknown   0 Male Leonardo DiCaprio
94 Bronson http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1172570/ UK 2008 $105K Nicolas Winding Refn 1 Charles Bronson Criminal Unknown   0 Male Tom Hardy
113 Captain Phillips http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1535109/ US 2013 $107M Paul Greengrass 1 Richard Phillips Military Unknown   0 Male Tom Hanks
610 The Last Emperor http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093389/ UK 1987 $109K Bernardo Bertolucci 1 Henry Pu Yi World leader Known Asian 1 Male John Lone
87 Boys Don't Cry http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0171804/ US 1999 $11.5M Kimberly Peirce 1 Brandon Teena Other Unknown   0 Male Hilary Swank
622 The Longshots http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1091751/ US 2008 $11.5M Fred Durst 1 Jasmine Plummer Athlete Known African American 1 Female Keke Palmer
226 Girl with a Pearl Earring http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0335119/ UK 2003 $11.6M Peter Webber 1 Johannes Vermeer Artist Known White 0 Male Colin Firth
248 Henry & June http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099762/ US 1990 $11.6M Philip Kaufman 3 Henry Miller Author Known White 0 Male Fred Ward
249 Henry & June http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099762/ US 1990 $11.6M Philip Kaufman 3 AnaÌøs Nin Author Known White 0 Female Maria de Medeiros
250 Henry & June http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099762/ US 1990 $11.6M Philip Kaufman 3 June Miller Other Known White 0 Female Uma Thurman
77 Bloodsport http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092675/ US 1988 $11.8M Newt Arnold 1 Frank Dux Athlete Unknown   0 Male Jean-Claude Van Damme
268 I Am a Sex Addict http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0428649/ US 2005 $113K Caveh Zahedi 1 Caveh Zahedi Actor Known Middle Eastern 1 Male Caveh Zahedi
454 Remember the Titans http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0210945/ US 2000 $116M Boaz Yakin 1 Herman Boone Athlete Known African American 1 Male Denzel Washington
720 Unbroken http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1809398/ US 2014 $116M Angelina Jolie 1 Louis Zamperini Athlete / military Known White 0 Male Jack O'Connell
331 Lee Daniels' The Butler http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1327773/ US 2013 $117M Lee Daniels 1 Cecil Gaines Other Known African American 1 Male Forest Whitaker
691 The Wolf of Wall Street http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0993846/ US 2013 $117M Martin Scorsese 1 Jordan Belfort Criminal Unknown   0 Male Leonardo DiCaprio
338 Lords of Dogtown http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355702/ US 2005 $11M Catherine Hardwicke 3 Jay Adams Athlete Unknown   0 Male Emile Hirsch
339 Lords of Dogtown http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355702/ US 2005 $11M Catherine Hardwicke 3 Tony Alva Athlete Known Hispanic (Latino) 1 Male Victor Rasuk
340 Lords of Dogtown http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0355702/ US 2005 $11M Catherine Hardwicke 3 Stacy Peralta Athlete Unknown   0 Male John Robinson
372 Michael Collins http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117039/ US/UK 1996 $11M Neil Jordan 1 Michael Collins Activist Known White 0 Male Liam Neeson
695 The Young Victoria http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0962736/ US/UK 2009 $11M Jean-Marc Vall̩e 1 Victoria Historical Known White 0 Female Emily Bunt
209 Foxcatcher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1100089/ US 2014 $12.1M Bennett Miller 1 Mark Schultz Athlete Known White 0 Male Channing Tatum
407 Nora http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0158033/ UK 2000 $12.3K Pat Murphy 2 James Joyce Author Known White 0 Male Ewan McGregor
408 Nora http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0158033/ UK 2000 $12.3K Pat Murphy 2 Nora Barnacle Other Unknown   0 Female Susan Lynch
741 Why Do Fools Fall in Love http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0123324/ US 1998 $12.4M Gregory Nava 1 Frankie Lymon Musician Known African American 1 Male Larenz Tate
634 The New World http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0402399/ US/UK 2005 $12.7M Terrence Malick 1 Pocahontas Historical Known Native American 1 Female Q'orianka Kilcher
615 The Last Time I Committed Suicide http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119502/ US 1997 $12.8K Stephen Kay 1 Neal Cassady Author Unknown   0 Male Thomas Jane
733 Walk the Line http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0358273/ US 2005 $120M James Mangold 1 Johnny Cash Musician Known White 0 Male Joaquin Phoenix
231 Good Morning, Vietnam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093105/ US 1987 $124M Barry Levinson 1 Adrian Cronauer Media Unknown   0 Male Robin Williams
337 Lone Survivor http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1091191/ US 2013 $125M Peter Berg 1 Marcus Luttrell Military Unknown   0 Male Mark Wahlberg
190 Erin Brockovich http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195685/ US 2000 $126M Steven Soderbergh 1 Erin Brockovich Activist Unknown   0 Female Julia Roberts
38 American Me http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103671/ US 1992 $13.1M Edward James Olmos 1 Rodolfo Cadena Criminal Known Hispanic (Latino) 1 Male Edward James Olmos
159 De-Lovely http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0352277/ US/UK 2004 $13.3M Irwin Winkler 1 Cole Porter Musician Known White 0 Male Kevin Kline
415 One Night with the King http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430431/ US 2006 $13.4M Michael O. Sajbel 1 Hadassah (Esther) Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Female Tiffany Dupont
406 Nixon http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113987/ US 1995 $13.6M Oliver Stone 1 Richard Milhous Nixon World leader Known White 0 Male Anthony Hopkins
239 Great Balls of Fire! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097457/ US 1989 $13.7M Jim McBride 1 Jerry Lee Lewis Musician Unknown   0 Male Dennis Quaid
563 The Duchess http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0864761/ US/UK 2008 $13.8M Saul Dibb 1 Georgiana Cavendish Other Known White 0 Female Keira Knightley
37 American Gangster http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0765429/ US/UK 2007 $130M Ridley Scott 1 Frank Lucas Criminal Known African American 1 Male Denzel Washington
423 Patch Adams http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129290/ US 1998 $135M Tom Shadyac 1 Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams Medicine Unknown   0 Male Robin Williams
686 The Whole Wide World http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118163/ US 1996 $137K Dan Ireland 2 Robert Howard Author Known White 0 Male Vincent D'Onofrio
687 The Whole Wide World http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118163/ US 1996 $137K Dan Ireland 2 Novalyne Price Author Known Multi racial 0 Female Ren̩e Zellweger
156 Dance with a Stranger http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088987/ UK 1985 $138K Mike Newell 1 Ruth Ellis Criminal Unknown   0 Female Miranda Richardson
606 The King's Speech http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1504320/ US/UK 2010 $139M Tom Hooper 1 King George VI Historical Known White 0 Male Colin Firth
36 Amelia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1129445/ US/Canada 2009 $14.2M Mira Nair 1 Amelia Earhart Other Known White 0 Female Hilary Swank
262 Hollywoodland http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427969/ US 2006 $14.4M Allen Coulter 1 George Reeves Actor Unknown   0 Male Ben Affleck
276 Immortal Beloved http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110116/ US/UK 1994 $14.4M Bernard Rose 1 Ludwig van Beethoven Musician Known White 0 Male Gary Oldman
72 Big Eyes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1126590/ US/Canada 2014 $14.5M Tim Burton 1 Margaret Keane Artist Known White 0 Female Amy Adams
279 In Love and War http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116621/ US 1996 $14.5M Richard Attenborough 2 Ernest Hemingway Media Known White 0 Male Chris O'Donnell
280 In Love and War http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116621/ US 1996 $14.5M Richard Attenborough 2 Agnes von Kurowsky Other Known White 0 Female Sandra Bullock

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CREATE TABLE "biopics/biopics" (
"title" TEXT,
  "site" TEXT,
  "country" TEXT,
  "year_release" INTEGER,
  "box_office" TEXT,
  "director" TEXT,
  "number_of_subjects" INTEGER,
  "subject" TEXT,
  "type_of_subject" TEXT,
  "race_known" TEXT,
  "subject_race" TEXT,
  "person_of_color" INTEGER,
  "subject_sex" TEXT,
  "lead_actor_actress" TEXT
);
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