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

761 rows sorted by lead_actor_actress

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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 ▼
63 Becket http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057877/ US/UK 1964 - Peter Glenville 2 Thomas Becket Historical Known White 0 Male  
391 Muhammad: The Last Prophet http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430377/ US 2002 - Richard Rich 1 Muhammad Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Male  
535 The Bang Bang Club http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1173687/ Canada 2010 - Steven Silver 4 Greg Marinovich Media Unknown   0 Male  
536 The Bang Bang Club http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1173687/ Canada 2010 - Steven Silver 4 JoÌ£o Silva Media Known White 0 Male  
537 The Bang Bang Club http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1173687/ Canada 2010 - Steven Silver 4 Ken Oosterbroek Media Unknown   0 Male  
544 The Best Intentions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104350/ UK 1992 $1.3M Bille August 2 Karin ÌÉkerblom Other Unknown   0 Female  
607 The Krays http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099951/ UK 1990 $2.06M Peter Medak 2 Reginald Kray Criminal Known Multi racial 0 Male  
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
274 I'm Not There. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0368794/ US/Canada 2007 $4M Todd Haynes 1 Bob Dylan Musician Known White 0 Male -
225 Get Rich or Die Tryin' http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430308/ US/Canada 2005 $31M Jim Sheridan 1 Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson Singer Known African American 1 Male 50 Cent
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
93 Bright Star http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0810784/ UK 2009 $4.44M Jane Campion 2 Fanny Brawne Other Unknown   0 Female Abbie Cornish
500 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111271/ US 1994 $3.34M Xavier Koller 1 Squanto Historical Known Native American 1 Male Adam Beach
172 Digging Up the Marrow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1991031/ US 2014 - Adam Green 1 Adam Green Other Unknown   0 Male Adam Green
644 The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102674/ US 1991 - Frank C. Schr̦der 1 Pete Maravich Athlete Known White 0 Male Adam Guier
20 A Matador's Mistress http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0491046/ US/UK 2008 - Menno Meyjes 2 Manuel RodrÌ_guez SÌÁnchez Athlete Known Hispanic (White) 0 Male Adrien Brody
105 Cadillac Records http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1042877/ US 2008 $8.13M Darnell Martin 3 Leonard Chess Musician Known White 0 Male Adrien Brody
643 The Pianist http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0253474/ UK 2002 $32.5M Roman Polanski 1 Wâadysâaw Szpilman Musician Known White 0 Male Adrien Brody
483 Serpico http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070666/ US 1973 - Sidney Lumet 1 Frank Serpico Other Known White 0 Male Al Pacino
369 Mesmer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110496/ Canada/UK 1994 - Roger Spottiswoode 1 Franz Anton Mesmer Medicine Known White 0 Male Alan Rickman
260 Hitler: The Last Ten Days http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070184/ UK 1973 - Ennio De Concini 1 Adolf Hitler Military Known White 0 Male Alec Guinness
745 Wilson http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037465/ US 1944 $2M Henry King 1 Woodrow Wilson World leader Known White 0 Male Alexander Knox
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
523 Testament of Youth http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1441953/ UK 2014 $671K James Kent 1 Vera Brittain Other Unknown   0 Female Alicia Vikander
714 Topsy-Turvy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0151568/ US/UK 1999 $6.2M Mike Leigh 2 Arthur Sullivan Musician Known White 0 Male Allan Corduner
147 Counterpunch http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2051850/ US 2013 - Kenneth Castillo 1 Alvaro Orlando Athlete Known Hispanic (Latino) 1 Male Alvaro Orlando
548 The Brittany Murphy Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3957278/ US 2014 - Joe Menendez 1 Brittany Murphy Actress Known White 0 Female Amanda Fuller
346 Lovelace http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1426329/ US 2013 $355K Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman 1 Linda Lovelace Actress Known White 0 Female Amanda Seyfried
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
312 Julie & Julia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1135503/ US 2009 $94.1M Nora Ephron 2 Julia Powell Other Unknown   0 Female Amy Adams
395 My Dinner with Andre http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082783/ US 1981 $5.07K Louis Malle 2 Andre Gregory Actor Known White 0 Male Andre Gregory
304 Jimi: All Is by My Side http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2402085/ US/UK 2013 $323K John Ridley 1 Jimi Hendrix Musician Known Multi racial 1 Male Andr̩ Benjamin
160 Death in Granada http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117106/ US 1996 $226K Marcos Zurinaga 1 Garcia Lorca Author Known Hispanic (White) 0 Male Andy Garcia
381 Modigliani http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0367188/ UK 2004 $195K Mick Davis 1 Amedeo Modigliani Artist Known White 0 Male Andy Garcia
486 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1393020/ UK 2010 - Mat Whitecross 1 Ian Dury Musician Unknown   0 Male Andy Serkis
737 What's Love Got to Do with It http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108551/ US 1993 $39.1M Brian Gibson 1 Anna Mae Bullock (Tina Turner) Singer Known Multi racial 1 Female Angela Bassett
22 A Mighty Heart http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0829459/ US/UK 2007 $9.17M Michael Winterbottom 2 Mariane Pearl Journalist Known Multi racial 1 Female Angelina Jolie
59 Bathory: Countess of Blood http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0469640/ UK 2008 - Juraj Jakubisko 1 Elizabeth Bathory Criminal Known White 0 Female Anna Friel
497 Soul Surfer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596346/ US 2011 $43.9M Sean McNamara 1 Bethany Hamilton Athlete Unknown   0 Female AnnaSophia Robb
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
631 The Miracle Worker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056241/ US 1962 - Arthur Penn 2 Annie Sullivan Other Known White 0 Female Anne Bancroft
64 Becoming Jane http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0416508/ UK 2007 $18.7M Julian Jarrold 1 Jane Austen Author Known White 0 Female Anne Hathaway
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
257 Hitchcock http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0975645/ US/UK 2012 $6M Sacha Gervasi 2 Alfred Hitchcock Other Known White 0 Male Anthony Hopkins
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
487 Shadowlands http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108101/ UK 1993 $25.8M Richard Attenborough 2 C.S. Lewis Author Known White 0 Male Anthony Hopkins
694 The World's Fastest Indian http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0412080/ US 2005 $5.13M Roger Donaldson 1 Herbert James "Burt" Munro Athlete Known White 0 Male Anthony Hopkins
202 Fear Strikes Out http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050383/ US 1957 - Robert Mulligan 1 Jimmy Piersall Athlete Unknown   0 Male Anthony Perkins
57 Barabbas http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055774/ US 1961 - Richard Fleischer 1 Barabbas Historical Known White 0 Male Anthony Quinn
334 Lion of the Desert http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081059/ US 1981 - Moustapha Akkad 1 Omar Mukhtar Activist Known Middle Eastern 1 Male Anthony Quinn
628 The Message http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074896/ UK 1977 - Moustapha Akkad 1 Muhammad Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Male Anthony Quinn
341 Louis Cyr http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1657513/ Canada 2013 - Daniel Roby 1 Louis Cyr Athlete Known White 0 Male Antoine Bertrand
308 Jobs http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2357129/ US 2013 $16.1M Joshua Michael Stern 1 Steve Jobs Other Known Multi racial 1 Male Ashton Kutcher
706 To Hell and Back http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048729/ US 1955 - Jesse Hibbs 1 Audie Murphy Military Known White 0 Male Audie Murphy
567 The Entity http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082334/ US 1982 - Sidney J. Furie 1 Doris Bither Other Unknown   0 Female Barbara Hershey
47 Annie Oakley http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026073/ US 1935 - George Stevens 1 Annie Oakley Athlete Known White 0 Female Barbara Stanwyck
219 Funny Girl http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062994/ US 1968 $223K William Wyler 1 Fanny Brice Actress Known White 0 Female Barbra Streisand
262 Hollywoodland http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427969/ US 2006 $14.4M Allen Coulter 1 George Reeves Actor Unknown   0 Male Ben Affleck
110 Capone http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072761/ US 1975 - Steve Carver 1 Al Capone Criminal Known White 0 Male Ben Gazzara
221 Gandhi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083987/ UK 1982 - Richard Attenborough 1 Mahatma Gandhi Activist Known Indian 1 Male Ben Kingsley
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
92 Bright Star http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0810784/ UK 2009 $4.44M Jane Campion 2 John Keats Author (poet) Known White 0 Male Ben Whishaw
570 The Fifth Estate http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837703/ US 2013 $3.25M Bill Condon 1 Julian Assange Other Known White 0 Male Benedict Cumberbatch
596 The Imitation Game http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2084970/ US/UK 2014 $91.1M Morten Tyldum 1 Alan Turing Academic Known White 0 Male Benedict Cumberbatch
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
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
651 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031826/ US 1939 - Michael Curtiz 2 Elizabeth I of England Historical Known White 0 Female Bette Davis
291 Isn't She Great http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0141399/ US/UK 2000 $2.95M Andrew Bergman 1 Jacqueline Susann Author Known White 0 Female Bette Midler
46 Annie Get Your Gun http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042200/ US 1950 $8M George Sidney 1 Annie Oakley Athlete Known White 0 Female Betty Hutton
642 The Perils of Pauline http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039698/ US 1947 - George Marshall 1 Pearl White Actress Unknown   0 Female Betty Hutton
103 Cadillac Records http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1042877/ US 2008 $8.13M Darnell Martin 3 Etta James Singer Known African American 1 Female Beyonc̩ Knowles
266 Hyde Park on Hudson http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1477855/ UK 2012 $6.37M Roger Michell 2 Franklin Delano Roosevelt World leader Known White 0 Male Bill Murray
739 Where the Buffalo Roam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081748/ US 1980 - Art Linson 1 Hunter S. Thompson Media Unknown   0 Male Bill Murray
212 Frank & Jesse http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109835/ US 1995 - Robert Boris 2 Frank James Criminal Known White 0 Male Bill Paxton
749 Without Limits http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119934/ US 1998 $777K Robert Towne 1 Steve Prefontaine Athlete Known White 0 Male Billy Crudup
416 Open Water http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0374102/ US 2003 $30.5M Chris Kentis 2 Eileen Lonergan Other Unknown   0 Female Blanchard Ryan
735 Walking Tall Part II http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073880/ US 1975 - Earl Bellamy 1 Buford Pusser Other Unknown   0 Male Bo Svenson
662 The Seven Little Foys http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048604/ US 1955 - Melville Shavelson 1 Eddie Foy, Sr. Actor Known White 0 Male Bob Hope
245 Heart Like a Wheel http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085656/ US 1983 - Jonathan Kaplan 1 Shirley Muldowney Athlete Known White 0 Female Bonnie Bedelia
373 Midnight Express http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077928/ US/UK 1978 $35M Alan Parker 1 Billy Hayes Criminal Unknown   0 Male Brad Davis
383 Moneyball http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/ US 2011 $75.6M Bennett Miller 1 Billy Beane Athlete Known White 0 Male Brad Pitt
485 Seven Years in Tibet http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120102/ US/UK 1997 $37.9M Jean-Jacques Annaud 1 Heinrich Harrer Other Known White 0 Male Brad Pitt
528 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443680/ US/UK/Canada 2007 $3.9M Andrew Dominik 2 Jesse James Criminal Known White 0 Male Brad Pitt
211 Francis of Assisi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054892/ US 1961 - Michael Curtiz 1 Francis Bernardone Historical Known White 0 Male Bradford Dillman
39 American Sniper http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2179136/ US 2014 $350M Clint Eastwood 1 Chris Kyle Military Unknown   0 Male Bradley Cooper
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
602 The Jesus Film http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079368/ US 1979 - John Krish, Peter Sykes 1 Jesus Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Male Brian Deacon
509 Story of G.I. Joe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038120/ US 1945 - William A. Wellman 1 Ernie Pyle Media Unknown   0 Male Burgess Meredith
75 Birdman of Alcatraz http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055798/ US 1962 - John Frankenheimer 1 Robert Franklin Stroud Criminal Unknown   0 Male Burt Lancaster
256 His Majesty O'Keefe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045876/ US 1954 - Byron Haskin 1 David Dion O'Keefe Other Known White 0 Male Burt Lancaster
303 Jim Thorpe -- All-American http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043687/ US 1951 - Michael Curtiz 1 Jim Thorpe Athlete Known Native American 1 Male Burt Lancaster
237 Gracie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0441007/ US 2007 $2.96M Davis Guggenheim 1 Elisabeth Shue Athlete Known White 0 Female Carly Schroeder
244 Harlow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059252/ US 1965 - Gordon Douglas 1 Jean Harlow Actress Known White 0 Female Carroll Baker
404 Night and Day http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038776/ US 1946 - Michael Curtiz 1 Cole Porter Musician Unknown   0 Male Cary Grant
529 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443680/ US/UK/Canada 2007 $3.9M Andrew Dominik 2 Robert Ford Criminal Unknown   0 Male Casey Affleck
188 Elizabeth http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0127536/ US/UK 1998 $30M Shekhar Kapur 1 Elizabeth I of England Historical Known White 0 Female Cate Blanchett
189 Elizabeth: The Golden Age http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0414055/ US/UK 2007 $16.3M Shekhar Kapur 1 Elizabeth I of England Historical Known White 0 Female Cate Blanchett
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
41 An American Crime http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0802948/ US 2007 - Tommy O'Haver 2 Gertrude Baniszewski Criminal Known White 0 Female Catherine Keener
157 Dangerous Beauty http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118892/ US 1998 $4.53M Marshall Herskovitz 1 Veronica Franco Other Known White 0 Female Catherine McCormack

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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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