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 · About: simonw/fivethirtyeight-datasette

761 rows sorted by subject_sex

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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
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
15 A Dangerous Method http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1571222/ Canada/UK 2011 $5.7M David Cronenberg 3 Sabina Spielrein Academic Known White 0 Female Keira Knightley
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
19 A Matador's Mistress http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0491046/ US/UK 2008 - Menno Meyjes 2 Lupe Sino Actress Known Hispanic (White) 0 Female Pen̩lope Cruz
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
27 Against the Ropes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312329/ US 2004 $5.88M Charles S. Dutton 1 Jackie Kallen Athlete Unknown   0 Female Meg Ryan
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
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
42 An American Crime http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0802948/ US 2007 - Tommy O'Haver 2 Sylvia Likens Other Unknown   0 Female Ellen Page
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
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
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
56 Bandit Queen http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109206/ UK 1994 $400K Shekhar Kapur 1 Phoolan Devi Criminal Known Indian 1 Female Seema Biswas
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
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
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
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
78 Blossoms in the Dust http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033407/ US 1941 - Mervyn LeRoy 1 Edna Gladney Other Unknown   0 Female Greer Garson
84 Bonnie and Clyde http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/ US 1967 - Arthur Penn 2 Bonnie Parker Criminal Unknown   0 Female Faye Dunaway
93 Bright Star http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0810784/ UK 2009 $4.44M Jane Campion 2 Fanny Brawne Other Unknown   0 Female Abbie Cornish
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
107 Caesar and Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038390/ UK 1945 - Gabriel Pascal 2 Cleopatra Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Female Vivien Leigh
108 Callas Forever http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274407/ UK 2002 $446K Franco Zeffirelli 1 Maria Callas Singer Known Mediterranean 0 Female Fanny Ardant
117 Carrington http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112637/ UK 1995 $3.24M Christopher Hampton 2 Dora Carrington Artist Known White 0 Female Emma Thompson
118 Carve Her Name with Pride http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051454/ UK 1958 - Lewis Gilbert 1 Violette Bushell Szabo Military Known White 0 Female Virginia McKenna
134 Ciao Manhattan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068379/ US 1972 - John Palmer, David Weisman 1 Edie Sedgwick Actress Known White 0 Female Edie Sedgwick
136 Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024991/ US 1934 - Cecil B. DeMille 1 Cleopatra Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Female Claudette Colbert
137 Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056937/ US/UK 1963 $57.8M Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1 Cleopatra Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Female Elizabeth Taylor
138 Coal Miner's Daughter http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080549/ US 1980 $79.9M Michael Apted 1 Loretta Lynn Singer Known Multi racial 1 Female Sissy Spacek
145 Conviction http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1244754/ US 2010 $6.78M Tony Goldwyn 1 Betty Anne Waters Other Unknown   0 Female Hilary Swank
150 Cross Creek http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085380/ US 1983 $200K Martin Ritt 1 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Author Unknown   0 Female Mary Steenburgen
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
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
158 Dangerous Minds http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112792/ US 1995 $84.9M John N. Smith 1 Louanne Johnson Teacher Known White 0 Female Michelle Pfeiffer
162 Desert Flower http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1054580/ UK 2009 $44.3K Sherry Hormann 1 Waris Dirie Activist Known African 1 Female Soraya Omar-Scego (young) and Liya Kebede (older)
163 D̩sir̩e http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046903/ US 1954 - Henry Koster 2 D̩sir̩e Clary Historical Known White 0 Female Jean Simmons
168 Devotion http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038474/ US 1946 - Curtis Bernhardt 3 Charlotte Bronte Author Known White 0 Female Olivia de Havilland
169 Devotion http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038474/ US 1946 - Curtis Bernhardt 3 Emily Bronte Author Known White 0 Female Ida Lupino
170 Devotion http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038474/ US 1946 - Curtis Bernhardt 3 Anne Bronte Author Known White 0 Female Nancy Coleman
171 Diana http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1758595/ UK 2013 $332K Oliver Hirschbiegel 1 Princess Diana Other Known White 0 Female Naomi Watts
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
181 Dreamchild http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089052/ UK 1985 - Gavin Millar 1 Alice Liddell Hargreaves Other Unknown   0 Female Coral Browne
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
190 Erin Brockovich http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0195685/ US 2000 $126M Steven Soderbergh 1 Erin Brockovich Activist Unknown   0 Female Julia Roberts
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
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
199 Fair Game http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0977855/ US 2010 $9.53M Doug Liman 1 Valerie Plame Government Known White 0 Female Naomi Watts
210 Frances http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083967/ US 1982 $5M Graeme Clifford 1 Frances Farmer Actress Known White 0 Female Jessica Lange
214 Frankie & Alice http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1221208/ Canada 2010 $693K Geoffrey Sax 1 Frankie Murdoch Other Known African American 1 Female Halle Berry
215 Freedom Writers http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463998/ US 2007 $36.6M Richard LaGravenese 1 Erin Gruwell Other Known White 0 Female Hilary Swank
217 Frida http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120679/ US/Canada 2002 $25.8M Julie Taymor 1 Frida Kahlo Artist Known Hispanic (Latin American) 1 Female Salma Hayek
219 Funny Girl http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062994/ US 1968 $223K William Wyler 1 Fanny Brice Actress Known White 0 Female Barbra Streisand
220 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0422295/ US 2006 $221K Steven Shainberg 1 Diane Arbus Other Known White 0 Female Nicole Kidman
227 Girl, Interrupted http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0172493/ US 1999 $28.9M James Mangold 1 Susanna Kaysen Author Unknown   0 Female Winona Ryder
234 Gorillas in the Mist http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095243/ US 1988 $24.7M Michael Apted 1 Dian Fossey Academic Unknown   0 Female Sigourney Weaver
237 Gracie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0441007/ US 2007 $2.96M Davis Guggenheim 1 Elisabeth Shue Athlete Known White 0 Female Carly Schroeder
241 Gypsy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056048/ US 1962 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Gypsy Rose Lee Artist Known White 0 Female Natalie Wood
242 Gypsy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056048/ US 1962 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Rose Thompson Hovick Other Known White 0 Female Rosalind Russell
244 Harlow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059252/ US 1965 - Gordon Douglas 1 Jean Harlow Actress Known White 0 Female Carroll Baker
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
246 Heaven & Earth http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107096/ US 1993 $5.86M Oliver Stone 1 Le Ly Hayslip Other Known Asian American 1 Female Hiep Thi Le
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
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
258 Hitchcock http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0975645/ US/UK 2012 $6M Sacha Gervasi 2 Alma Reville Other Known White 0 Female Helen Mirren
267 Hyde Park on Hudson http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1477855/ UK 2012 $6.37M Roger Michell 2 Margaret Suckley Other Unknown   0 Female Laura Linney
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
271 I Want to Live! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051758/ US 1958 - Robert Wise 1 Barbara Graham Criminal Unknown   0 Female Susan Hayward
272 I'll Cry Tomorrow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048191/ US 1955 - Daniel Mann 1 Lillian Roth Actress Known White 0 Female Susan Hayward
278 Impromptu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102103/ UK 1991 $4.08M James Lapine 2 George Sand / Aurore Other Known White 0 Female Judy Davis
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
284 Interrupted Melody http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048210/ US 1955 - Curtis Bernhardt 1 Marjorie Lawrence Singer Known White 0 Female Eleanor Parker
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
290 Isadora http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063141/ UK 1968 - Karel Reisz 1 Isadora Duncan Artist Unknown   0 Female Vanessa Redgrave
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
307 Joan of Arc http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040491/ US 1948 - Victor Fleming 1 Joan of Arc Historical Known White 0 Female Ingrid Bergman
311 Julie & Julia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1135503/ US 2009 $94.1M Nora Ephron 2 Julia Child Other Unknown   0 Female Meryl Streep
312 Julie & Julia http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1135503/ US 2009 $94.1M Nora Ephron 2 Julia Powell Other Unknown   0 Female Amy Adams
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
327 Lady Jane http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091374/ UK 1986 $278K Trevor Nunn 1 Lady Jane Grey Historical Unknown   0 Female Helena Bonham Carter
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
343 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048316/ US 1955 - Henry King 1 Han Suyin Other Known Eurasian 1 Female Jennifer Jones
345 Love Me or Leave Me http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048317/ US 1955 - Charles Vidor 1 Ruth Etting Singer Unknown   0 Female Doris Day
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
355 Madame Curie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036126/ US 1943 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Marie Curie Academic Known White 0 Female Greer Garson
357 Mahler http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071797/ UK 1974 - Ken Russell 2 Alma Mahler Other Unknown   0 Female Georgina Hale
362 Marie Antoinette http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0030418/ US 1938 - W.S. Van Dyke 1 Marie Antoinette Historical Known White 0 Female Norma Shearer
363 Marie Antoinette http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0422720/ US 2006 $16M Sofia Coppola 1 Marie Antoinette Historical Known White 0 Female Kirsten Dunst
364 Mary of Scotland http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027948/ US 1936 - John Ford 1 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots Historical Known White 0 Female Katharine Hepburn
365 Mary, Queen of Scots http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067402/ UK 1971 - Charles Jarrott 1 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots Historical Known White 0 Female Vanessa Redgrave
376 Million Dollar Mermaid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044903/ US 1952 - Mervyn LeRoy 1 Annette Kellerman Athlete Known White 0 Female Esther Williams
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
380 Mockingbird Don't Sing http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273822/ US 2001 - Harry Bromley Davenport 1 Genie (pseudonym) Other Unknown   0 Female Tarra Steele
382 Mommie Dearest http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082766/ US 1981 - Frank Perry 1 Joan Crawford Actress Known White 0 Female Faye Dunaway
385 Monster http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0340855/ US 2003 $34.5M Patty Jenkins 1 Aileen Wuornos Criminal Unknown   0 Female Charlize Theron
389 Mrs Brown http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119280/ US/UK 1997 $9.22M John Madden 1 Victoria Historical Known White 0 Female Judi Dench

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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
);