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
295 Jappeloup http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2018079/ Canada 2013 - Christian Duguay 1 Pierre Durand, Jr. Athlete Known White 0 Male Guillaume Canet
2 12 Years a Slave http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/ US/UK 2013 $56.7M Steve McQueen 1 Solomon Northup Other Known African American 1 Male Chiwetel Ejiofor
505 Steal This Movie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0161216/ US 2000 $76.1K Robert Greenwald 1 Abbie Hoffman Activist Known White 0 Male Vincent D'Onofrio
24 Abe Lincoln in Illinois http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032181/ US 1940 - John Cromwell 1 Abraham Lincoln World leader Known White 0 Male Raymond Massey
26 Abraham Lincoln http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020620/ US 1930 - D.W. Griffith 1 Abraham Lincoln World leader Known White 0 Male Walter Huston
333 Lincoln http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443272/ US 2012 $182M Steven Spielberg 1 Abraham Lincoln World leader Known White 0 Male Daniel Day-Lewis
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
758 Young Mr. Lincoln http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032155/ US 1939 - John Ford 1 Abraham Lincoln World leader Known White 0 Male Henry Fonda
172 Digging Up the Marrow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1991031/ US 2014 - Adam Green 1 Adam Green Other Unknown   0 Male Adam Green
185 Eichmann http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0901481/ UK 2007 - Robert Young 1 Adolf Eichmann Military Known White 0 Male Thomas Kretschmann
259 Hitler: A Film from Germany http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076147/ UK 1977 - Hans-JÌ_rgen Syberberg 1 Adolf Hitler Military Known White 0 Male Heinz Schubert
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
231 Good Morning, Vietnam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093105/ US 1987 $124M Barry Levinson 1 Adrian Cronauer Media Unknown   0 Male Robin Williams
161 Desert Dancer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2403393/ UK 2014 $144K Richard Raymond 1 Afshin Ghaffarian Artist Known Middle Eastern 1 Male Reece Ritchie
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
385 Monster http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0340855/ US 2003 $34.5M Patty Jenkins 1 Aileen Wuornos Criminal Unknown   0 Female Charlize Theron
28 Al Capone http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052543/ US 1959 - Richard Wilson 1 Al Capone Criminal Known White 0 Male Rod Steiger
110 Capone http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072761/ US 1975 - Steve Carver 1 Al Capone Criminal Known White 0 Male Ben Gazzara
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
436 Pride of the Marines http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038000/ US 1945 - Delmer Daves 1 Al Schmid Military Known White 0 Male John Garfield
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
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
672 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031981/ US 1939 - Irving Cummings 1 Alexander Graham Bell Academic Known White 0 Male Don Ameche
29 Alexander http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0346491/ US/UK 2004 $34.3M Oliver Stone 1 Alexander the Great Historical Known White 0 Male Colin Farrell
30 Alexander the Great http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048937/ US 1956 - Robert Rossen 1 Alexander the Great Historical Known White 0 Male Richard Burton
109 Cannibal! The Musical http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115819/ US 1993 - Trey Parker 1 Alferd Packer Criminal Unknown   0 Male Trey Parker
257 Hitchcock http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0975645/ US/UK 2012 $6M Sacha Gervasi 2 Alfred Hitchcock Other Known White 0 Male Anthony Hopkins
320 Kinsey http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362269/ US 2004 $10.2M Bill Condon 1 Alfred Kinsey Academic Known White 0 Male Liam Neeson
181 Dreamchild http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089052/ UK 1985 - Gavin Millar 1 Alice Liddell Hargreaves Other Unknown   0 Female Coral Browne
264 Howl http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1049402/ US 2010 $617K Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman 1 Allen Ginsberg Author Known White 0 Male James Franco
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
357 Mahler http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071797/ UK 1974 - Ken Russell 2 Alma Mahler Other Unknown   0 Female Georgina Hale
258 Hitchcock http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0975645/ US/UK 2012 $6M Sacha Gervasi 2 Alma Reville Other Known White 0 Female Helen Mirren
147 Counterpunch http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2051850/ US 2013 - Kenneth Castillo 1 Alvaro Orlando Athlete Known Hispanic (Latino) 1 Male Alvaro Orlando
482 Sergeant York http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034167/ US 1941 $16.4M Howard Hawks 1 Alvin C. York Military Known White 0 Male Gary Cooper
676 The Straight Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0166896/ US/UK 1999 $6.2M David Lynch 1 Alvin Straight Other Unknown   0 Male Richard Farnsworth
381 Modigliani http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0367188/ UK 2004 $195K Mick Davis 1 Amedeo Modigliani Artist Known White 0 Male Andy Garcia
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
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
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
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
53 Baader http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0309320/ UK 2002 - Christopher Roth 1 Andreas Baader Military Known White 0 Male Frank Giering
360 Man on the Moon http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0125664/ US/UK 1999 $34.6M Milos Forman 1 Andy Kaufman Comedian Unknown   0 Male Jim Carrey
44 Anastasia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048947/ US 1956 - Anatole Litvak 1 Anna Anderson / Anastasia Other Known White 0 Female Ingrid Bergman
45 Anna and the King of Siam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038303/ US 1946 - John Cromwell 1 Anna Leonowens Other Known Multi racial 0 Female Irene Dunne
604 The King and I http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049408/ US 1956 - Walter Lang 1 Anna Leonowens Other Known Multi racial 0 Female Deborah Kerr
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
637 The Other Boleyn Girl http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0467200/ US/UK 2008 $26.8M Justin Chadwick 2 Anne Boleyn Historical Known White 0 Female Natalie Portman
170 Devotion http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038474/ US 1946 - Curtis Bernhardt 3 Anne Bronte Author Known White 0 Female Nancy Coleman
560 The Diary of Anne Frank http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052738/ US 1959 - George Stevens 1 Anne Frank Other Known White 0 Female Millie Perkins
376 Million Dollar Mermaid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044903/ US 1952 - Mervyn LeRoy 1 Annette Kellerman Athlete Known White 0 Female Esther Williams
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
47 Annie Oakley http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026073/ US 1935 - George Stevens 1 Annie Oakley Athlete Known White 0 Female Barbara Stanwyck
631 The Miracle Worker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056241/ US 1962 - Arthur Penn 2 Annie Sullivan Other Known White 0 Female Anne Bancroft
33 Amadeus http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086879/ US 1984 $366K Milos Forman 2 Antonio Salieri Musician Known White 0 Male F. Murray Abraham
49 Antwone Fisher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0168786/ US 2002 $21.1M Denzel Washington 1 Antwone Fisher Military Known African American 1 Male Derek Luke
3 127 Hours http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1542344/ US/UK 2010 $18.3M Danny Boyle 1 Aron Ralston Athlete Unknown   0 Male James Franco
716 Total Eclipse http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114702/ UK 1995 $340K Agnieszka Holland 2 Arthur Rimbaud Author (poet) Unknown   0 Male Leonardo DiCaprio
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
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
609 The Lady http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1802197/ UK 2011 - Luc Besson 1 Aung San Suu Kyi Activist Known Asian 1 Female Michelle Yeoh
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
534 The Babe Ruth Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040142/ US 1948 - Roy Del Ruth 1 Babe Ruth Athlete Known White 0 Male William Bendix
57 Barabbas http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055774/ US 1961 - Richard Fleischer 1 Barabbas Historical Known White 0 Male Anthony Quinn
271 I Want to Live! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051758/ US 1958 - Robert Wise 1 Barbara Graham Criminal Unknown   0 Female Susan Hayward
657 The Red Baron http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365675/ UK 2008 $36.6K Nikolai MÌÄå_llerschÌÄå¦n 1 Baron Manfred von Richthofen Military Known White 0 Male Matthias Schweigh̦fer
506 Stealing Sinatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0311863/ US 2003 - Ron Underwood 2 Barry Keenan Criminal Unknown   0 Male David Arquette
379 Miss Potter http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0482546/ US/UK 2006 $2.98M Chris Noonan 1 Beatrix Potter Author Known White 0 Female Ren̩e Zellweger
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
310 Juarez http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031516/ US 1939 - William Dieterle 1 Benito Juarez World leader Known Hispanic (Latin American) 1 Male Paul Muni
175 Disraeli http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019823/ US 1929 - Alfred E. Green 1 Benjamin Disraeli World leader Known White 0 Male George Arliss
542 The Benny Goodman Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047873/ US 1956 - Valentine Davies 1 Benny Goodman Musician Known White 0 Male Steve Allen
67 Bernard and Doris http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0470732/ US 2006 - Bob Balaban 2 Bernard Lafferty Other Known White 0 Male Ralph Fiennes
703 Three Little Words http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043044/ US 1950 - Richard Thorpe 2 Bert Kalmar Musician Known White 0 Male Fred Astaire
497 Soul Surfer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596346/ US 2011 $43.9M Sean McNamara 1 Bethany Hamilton Athlete Unknown   0 Female AnnaSophia Robb
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
145 Conviction http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1244754/ US 2010 $6.78M Tony Goldwyn 1 Betty Anne Waters Other Unknown   0 Female Hilary Swank
462 Riding in Cars with Boys http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0200027/ US 2001 $29.8M Penny Marshall 1 Beverly Donofrio Other Unknown   0 Female Drew Barrymore
394 My Childhood http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068983/ UK 1972 - Bill Douglas 1 Bill Douglas Other Unknown   0 Male Stephen Archibald
588 The Grey Fox http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085622/ Canada 1982 - Phillip Borsos 1 Bill Miner Other Unknown   0 Male Richard Farnsworth
328 Lady Sings the Blues http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068828/ US 1972 $9.6M Sidney J. Furie 1 Billie Holiday Musician Known African American 1 Female Diana Ross
383 Moneyball http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/ US 2011 $75.6M Bennett Miller 1 Billy Beane Athlete Known White 0 Male Brad Pitt
373 Midnight Express http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077928/ US/UK 1978 $35M Alan Parker 1 Billy Hayes Criminal Unknown   0 Male Brad Davis
556 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047956/ US 1955 - Otto Preminger 1 Billy Mitchell Military Known White 0 Male Gary Cooper
757 Young Man with a Horn http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043153/ US 1950 - Michael Curtiz 1 Bix Beiderbecke Musician Known White 0 Male Kirk Douglas
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
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 -
298 Jersey Boys http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1742044/ US 2014 $47M Clint Eastwood 4 Bob Gaudio Musician Known White 0 Male Erich Bergen
595 The Idolmaker http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080913/ US 1980 - Taylor Hackford 1 Bob Marcucci Other Unknown   0 Male Ray Sharkey
71 Beyond the Sea http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0363473/ US/UK 2004 $6.14M Kevin Spacey 1 Bobby Darin Musician Known White 0 Male Kevin Spacey
82 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0375104/ US 2004 $2.69M Rowdy Herrington 1 Bobby Jones Athlete Unknown   0 Male Jim Caviezel
265 Hunger http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0986233/ UK 2008 $154K Steve McQueen 1 Bobby Sands Activist Known White 0 Male Michael Fassbender
84 Bonnie and Clyde http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/ US 1967 - Arthur Penn 2 Bonnie Parker Criminal Unknown   0 Female Faye Dunaway
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
558 The Damned United http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1226271/ UK 2009 $450K Tom Hooper 1 Brian Clough Athlete Unknown   0 Male Michael Sheen
508 Stoned http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0426627/ UK 2005 - Stephen Woolley 1 Brian Jones Musician Known White 0 Male Leo Gregory
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
91 Brigham Young http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032281/ US 1940 - Henry Hathaway 1 Brigham Young Other Known White 0 Male Dean Jagger
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
180 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106770/ US 1993 $35.1M Rob Cohen 1 Bruce Lee Athlete Known Asian American 1 Male Jason Scott Lee

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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
);