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.

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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
8 42 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0453562/ US 2013 $95M Brian Helgeland 1 Jackie Robinson Athlete Known African American 1 Male Chadwick Boseman
551 The Chameleon http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1359553/ US 2010 - Jean-Paul Salom̩ 1 Fr̩d̩ric Fortin Criminal Known Multi racial 1 Male Marc-Andr̩ Grondin
545 The Better Angels http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2316868/ US 2014 - A.J. Edwards 1 Abraham Lincoln World leader Known White 0 Male Jason Clarke
253 High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338467/ US 2003 - A.W. Vidmer 1 Stu Ungar Other Known White 0 Male Michael Imperioli
172 Digging Up the Marrow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1991031/ US 2014 - Adam Green 1 Adam Green Other Unknown   0 Male Adam Green
430 Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0462477/ US/UK 2005 $21.8K Adrian Shergold 1 Albert Pierrepoint Other Known White 0 Male Timothy Spall
146 Copying Beethoven http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0424908/ US 2006 $353K Agnieszka Holland 1 Ludwig van Beethoven Musician Known White 0 Male Ed Harris
716 Total Eclipse http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114702/ UK 1995 $340K Agnieszka Holland 2 Arthur Rimbaud Author (poet) Unknown   0 Male Leonardo DiCaprio
717 Total Eclipse http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114702/ UK 1995 $340K Agnieszka Holland 2 Paul Verlaine Author (poet) Unknown   0 Male David Thewlis
196 Evita http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116250/ US 1996 $50M Alan Parker 1 Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron Actress / activist Known Hispanic (Latin American) 0 Female Madonna
373 Midnight Express http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077928/ US/UK 1978 $35M Alan Parker 1 Billy Hayes Criminal Unknown   0 Male Brad Davis
390 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110588/ US/Canada 1994 $2.14M Alan Rudolph 1 Dorothy Parker Author Known White 0 Female Jennifer Jason Leigh
489 Sid and Nancy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091954/ UK 1986 $2.83M Alex Cox 2 Sid Vicious Singer Unknown   0 Male Gary Oldman
490 Sid and Nancy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091954/ UK 1986 $2.83M Alex Cox 2 Nancy Spungen Other Unknown   0 Female Chloe Webb
734 Walker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096409/ US 1987 $257K Alex Cox 1 William Walker Other Known White 0 Male Ed Harris
453 Rembrandt http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028167/ UK 1936 - Alexander Korda 1 Rembrandt Artist Known White 0 Male Charles Laughton
650 The Private Life of Henry VIII. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024473/ UK 1933 - Alexander Korda 1 Henry VIII Historical Known White 0 Male Charles Laughton
81 Blue Caprice http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2027064/ US 2013 $86.7K Alexandre Moors 1 John Allen Muhammad Criminal Known African American 1 Male Isaiah Washington
175 Disraeli http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019823/ US 1929 - Alfred E. Green 1 Benjamin Disraeli World leader Known White 0 Male George Arliss
601 The Jackie Robinson Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042609/ US 1950 - Alfred E. Green 1 Jackie Robinson Athlete Known African American 1 Male Jackie Robinson
603 The Jolson Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038661/ US 1946 - Alfred E. Green 1 Al Jolson Musician Known White 0 Male Larry Parks
510 Strauss' Great Waltz http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024747/ UK 1934 - Alfred Hitchcock 2 Johann Strauss I Musician Known White 0 Male Edmund Gwenn
511 Strauss' Great Waltz http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024747/ UK 1934 - Alfred Hitchcock 2 Johann Strauss II Musician Known White 0 Male Esmond Knight
591 The House of Rothschild http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0025272/ US 1934 - Alfred L. Werker 1 Mayer Rothschild Other Known White 0 Male George Arliss
262 Hollywoodland http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427969/ US 2006 $14.4M Allen Coulter 1 George Reeves Actor Unknown   0 Male Ben Affleck
254 Hilary and Jackie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0150915/ UK 1998 $4.87M Anand Tucker 2 Jacqueline du Pr̩ Musician Known White 0 Female Emily Watson
255 Hilary and Jackie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0150915/ UK 1998 $4.87M Anand Tucker 2 Hilary du Pr̩-Finzi Musician Known White 0 Female Rachel Griffiths
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
44 Anastasia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048947/ US 1956 - Anatole Litvak 1 Anna Anderson / Anastasia Other Known White 0 Female Ingrid Bergman
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
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
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
132 Chisum http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065547/ US 1970 $6M Andrew V. McLaglen 1 John Chisum Other Unknown   0 Male John Wayne
323 Korczak http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099949/ UK 1990 - Andrzej Wajda 1 Janusz Korczak Other Known White 0 Male Wojciech Pszoniak
484 Set Fire to the Stars http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3455740/ UK 2014 $3.27K Andy Goddard 1 Dylan Thomas Author (poet) Known White 0 Male Celyn Jones
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
494 Skin http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0964586/ UK 2008 - Anthony Fabian 1 Sandra Laing Other Known African 1 Female Sophie Okonedo
187 El Cid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054847/ US 1961 $26.6M Anthony Mann 1 Rodrigo Diaz Historical Known Hispanic (White) 0 Male Charlton Heston
580 The Glenn Miller Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047030/ US 1954 - Anthony Mann 1 Glenn Miller Musician Known White 0 Male James Stewart
384 Monsieur N. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0308595/ UK 2003 $16.8K Antoine de Caunes 1 Napoleon Bonaparte Historical Known White 0 Male Philippe Torreton
144 Control http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0421082/ US/UK 2007 $872K Anton Corbijn 1 Ian Curtis Musician Unknown   0 Male Sam Riley
526 The Adventures of Marco Polo http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029842/ US 1938 - Archie Mayo 1 Marco Polo Historical Known White 0 Male Gary Cooper
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
223 Geronimo http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056016/ US 1962 - Arnold Laven 1 Geronimo Military Known Native American 1 Male Chuck Connors
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
533 The Babe http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103747/ US 1992 $17.5M Arthur Hiller 1 Babe Ruth Athlete Known White 0 Male John Goodman
83 Bonnie and Clyde http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/ US 1967 - Arthur Penn 2 Clyde Barrow Criminal Unknown   0 Male Warren Beatty
84 Bonnie and Clyde http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/ US 1967 - Arthur Penn 2 Bonnie Parker Criminal Unknown   0 Female Faye Dunaway
617 The Left Handed Gun http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051849/ US 1958 - Arthur Penn 1 Henry McCarty (Billy the Kid) Criminal Known White 0 Male Paul Newman
630 The Miracle Worker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056241/ US 1962 - Arthur Penn 2 Helen Keller Other Known White 0 Female Patty Duke
631 The Miracle Worker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056241/ US 1962 - Arthur Penn 2 Annie Sullivan Other Known White 0 Female Anne Bancroft
165 Devil's Knot http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804463/ US 2013 - Atom Egoyan 3 Damien Echols Criminal Unknown   0 Male James Hamrick
166 Devil's Knot http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804463/ US 2013 - Atom Egoyan 3 Jason Baldwin Criminal Unknown   0 Male Seth Meriwether
167 Devil's Knot http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804463/ US 2013 - Atom Egoyan 3 Jessie Misskelley, Jr. Criminal Unknown   0 Male Kristopher Higgins
481 Selma http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020072/ US/UK 2014 $52.1M Ava DuVernay 1 Martin Luther King, Jr Activist Known African American 1 Male David Oyelowo
457 Reversal of Fortune http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100486/ US/UK 1990 $15.4M Barbet Schroeder 2 Claus von BÌ_low Other Known White 0 Male Jeremy Irons
458 Reversal of Fortune http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100486/ US/UK 1990 $15.4M Barbet Schroeder 2 Sunny von BÌ_low Other Known White 0 Female Glenn Close
98 Bugsy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101516/ US 1991 $49.1M Barry Levinson 1 Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel Criminal Known White 0 Male Warren Beatty
231 Good Morning, Vietnam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093105/ US 1987 $124M Barry Levinson 1 Adrian Cronauer Media Unknown   0 Male Robin Williams
661 The Sessions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1866249/ US 2012 $6M Ben Lewin 1 Mark O'Brien Medicine Unknown   0 Male John Hawkes
111 Capote http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379725/ US/Canada 2005 $28.7M Bennett Miller 1 Truman Capote Author Unknown   0 Male Philip Seymour Hoffman
209 Foxcatcher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1100089/ US 2014 $12.1M Bennett Miller 1 Mark Schultz Athlete Known White 0 Male Channing Tatum
383 Moneyball http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/ US 2011 $75.6M Bennett Miller 1 Billy Beane Athlete Known White 0 Male Brad Pitt
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
387 Mr. Nice http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1183911/ UK 2010 - Bernard Rose 1 Howard Marks Criminal Unknown   0 Male Rhys Ifans
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
437 Private Parts http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119951/ US 1997 $41.2M Betty Thomas 1 Howard Stern Media Known White 0 Male Howard Stern
229 Gods and Monsters http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120684/ US/UK 1998 $6.39M Bill Condon 1 James Whale Other Known White 0 Male Ian McKellen
320 Kinsey http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362269/ US 2004 $10.2M Bill Condon 1 Alfred Kinsey Academic Known White 0 Male Liam Neeson
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
394 My Childhood http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068983/ UK 1972 - Bill Douglas 1 Bill Douglas Other Unknown   0 Male Stephen Archibald
342 Love & Mercy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0903657/ US 2014 $9.26M Bill Pohlad 1 Brian Wilson Musician Known White 0 Male John Cusack
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  
552 The Color of Freedom http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0438859/ UK 2007 - Bille August 1 James Gregory Other Known White 0 Male Joseph Fiennes
90 Breach http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0401997/ US 2007 $33M Billy Ray 1 Robert Hanssen Criminal Known White 0 Male Chris Cooper
671 The Spirit of St. Louis http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051003/ US 1957 - Billy Wilder 1 Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh Other Known White 0 Male James Stewart
96 Bubble Boy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0258470/ US 2001 $5M Blair Hayes 1 David Vetter Medicine Unknown   0 Male Jake Gyllenhaal
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
67 Bernard and Doris http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0470732/ US 2006 - Bob Balaban 2 Bernard Lafferty Other Known White 0 Male Ralph Fiennes
68 Bernard and Doris http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0470732/ US/UK 2006 - Bob Balaban 2 Doris Duke Other Known White 0 Female Susan Sarandon
332 Lenny http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071746/ US 1974 - Bob Fosse 1 Lenny Bruce Comedian Known White 0 Male Dustin Hoffman
502 Star 80 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086355/ US 1983 $6.5M Bob Fosse 1 Dorothy Stratten Actress Known White 0 Female Mariel Hemingway
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
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
712 Tom & Viv http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111454/ US/UK 1994 $539K Brian Gilbert 2 T.S. Eliot Author Known White 0 Male Willem Dafoe
713 Tom & Viv http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111454/ US/UK 1994 $539K Brian Gilbert 2 Vivienne Haigh-Wood Author Known White 0 Female Miranda Richardson
744 Wilde http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120514/ UK 1997 $2.16M Brian Gilbert 1 Oscar Wilde Author Known White 0 Male Stephen Fry
501 Stander http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0326208/ Canada/UK 2003 $19.1K Bronwen Hughes 1 Andre Stander Other Known White 0 Male Thomas Jane
318 King David http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089420/ US 1985 - Bruce Beresford 1 David Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Male Richard Gere
392 Murder, Inc. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054102/ US 1960 - Burt Balaban, Stuart Rosenberg 1 Burton Turkus Other Unknown   0 Male Henry Morgan
592 The Hunter http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080907/ US 1980 - Buzz Kulik 1 Ralph "Papa" Thorson Other Unknown   0 Male Steve McQueen
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
709 To Walk with Lions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0132563/ Canada/UK 1999 - Carl Schultz 2 George Adamson Other Unknown   0 Male Richard Harris
710 To Walk with Lions http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0132563/ Canada/UK 1999 - Carl Schultz 2 Tony Fitzjohn Other Unknown   0 Male John Michie
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
697 Thirteen http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0328538/ US 2003 $4.6M Catherine Hardwicke 2 Nikki Reed Other Known White 0 Female Evan Rachel Wood

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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
);