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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761 rows sorted by year_release

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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
452 Regeneration http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0005960/ US 1915 - Raoul Walsh 1 Owen Kildare Other Known White 0 Male Rockliffe Fellowes
605 The King of Kings http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018054/ US 1927 - Cecil B. DeMille 1 Jesus Historical Known Middle Eastern (White) 0 Male H.B. Warner
175 Disraeli http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019823/ US 1929 - Alfred E. Green 1 Benjamin Disraeli World leader Known White 0 Male George Arliss
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
440 Queen Christina http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024481/ US 1933 - Rouben Mamoulian 1 Christina, queen of Sweden Historical Known White 0 Female Greta Garbo
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
136 Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024991/ US 1934 - Cecil B. DeMille 1 Cleopatra Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Female Claudette Colbert
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
539 The Barretts of Wimpole Street http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024865/ US 1934 - Sidney Franklin 2 Elizabeth Barrett Author (poet) Known Multi racial 0 Female Norma Shearer
540 The Barretts of Wimpole Street http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024865/ US 1934 - Sidney Franklin 2 Robert Browning Author (poet) Known Multi racial 0 Male Fredric March
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
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
47 Annie Oakley http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026073/ US 1935 - George Stevens 1 Annie Oakley Athlete Known White 0 Female Barbara Stanwyck
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
453 Rembrandt http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028167/ UK 1936 - Alexander Korda 1 Rembrandt Artist Known White 0 Male Charles Laughton
585 The Great Ziegfeld http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027698/ US 1936 - Robert Z. Leonard 1 Florenz Ziegfeld Musician Known White 0 Male William Powell
645 The Plainsman http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028108/ US 1936 - Cecil B. DeMille 1 Wild Bill Hickok Historical Known White 0 Male With: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison
649 The Prisoner of Shark Island http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028141/ US 1936 - John Ford 1 Samuel Mudd Medicine Known White 0 Male Warner Baxter
673 The Story of Louis Pasteur http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028313/ US 1936 - William Dieterle 1 Louis Pasteur Academic Known White 0 Male Paul Muni
619 The Life of Emile Zola http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029146/ US 1937 - William Dieterle 1 Emile Zola Author Known White 0 Male Paul Muni
680 The Toast of New York http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029675/ US 1937 - Rowland V. Lee 1 James Fisk Criminal Known White 0 Male Edward Arnold
88 Boys Town http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029942/ US 1938 - Norman Taurog 1 Father Edward Flanagan Other Known White 0 Male Spencer Tracy
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
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
584 The Great Waltz http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0030202/ US 1938 - Julien Duvivier 1 Johann Strauss II Musician Known White 0 Male Fernand Gravey
302 Jesse James http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031507/ US 1939 - Henry King 1 Jesse James Criminal Known White 0 Male Tyrone Power
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
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
652 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031826/ US 1939 - Michael Curtiz 2 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex Historical Known White 0 Male Errol Flynn
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
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
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
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
91 Brigham Young http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032281/ US 1940 - Henry Hathaway 1 Brigham Young Other Known White 0 Male Dean Jagger
179 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032413/ US 1940 - William Dieterle 1 Paul Ehrlich Medicine Known White 0 Male Edward G. Robinson
184 Edison, the Man http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032432/ US 1940 - Clarence Brown 1 Thomas Edison Academic Known White 0 Male Spencer Tracy
322 Knute Rockne All American http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032676/ US 1940 - Lloyd Bacon 1 Knute Rockne Athlete Known White 0 Male Pat O'Brien
472 Santa Fe Trail http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033021/ US 1940 - Michael Curtiz 1 John Brown Other Known White 0 Male Raymond Massey
759 Young Tom Edison http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033289/ US 1940 - Norman Taurog 1 Thomas Edison Other Known White 0 Male Mickey Rooney
73 Billy the Kid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033389/ US 1941 - David Miller 1 Henry McCarty (Billy the Kid) Criminal Known White 0 Male Robert Taylor
78 Blossoms in the Dust http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033407/ US 1941 - Mervyn LeRoy 1 Edna Gladney Other Unknown   0 Female Greer Garson
414 One Foot in Heaven http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033980/ US 1941 - Irving Rapper 1 William Spence Other Known White 0 Male Fredric March
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
696 They Died with Their Boots On http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034277/ US 1941 - Raoul Walsh 1 George Armstrong Custer Military Known White 0 Male Errol Flynn
222 Gentleman Jim http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034778/ US 1942 - Raoul Walsh 1 James J Corbett Athlete Known White 0 Male Errol Flynn
499 Spitfire http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034734/ UK 1942 - Leslie Howard 1 R. J. Mitchell Military Known White 0 Male Leslie Howard
646 The Pride of the Yankees http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035211/ US 1942 - Sam Wood 1 Lou Gehrig Athlete Known White 0 Male Gary Cooper
754 Yankee Doodle Dandy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035575/ US 1942 - Michael Curtiz 1 George M. Cohan Musician Known White 0 Male James Cagney
354 Madame Curie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036126/ US 1943 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Pierre Curie Academic Known White 0 Male Walter Pidgeon
355 Madame Curie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036126/ US 1943 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Marie Curie Academic Known White 0 Female Greer Garson
667 The Song of Bernadette http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036377/ US 1943 - Henry King 1 Saint Bernadette Soubirous Other Known White 0 Female Jennifer Jones
97 Buffalo Bill http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036677/ US 1944 - William A. Wellman 1 William Cody Other Known White 0 Male Joel McCrea
251 Henry V http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036910/ UK 1944 - Laurence Olivier 1 Henry V of England Historical Known White 0 Male Laurence Olivier
527 The Adventures of Mark Twain http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036582/ US 1944 - Irving Rapper 1 Samuel Clemens Author Known White 0 Male Frederic March
583 The Great Moment http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036880/ US 1944 - Preston Sturges 1 W.T. Morton Medicine Unknown   0 Male Joel McCrea
745 Wilson http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037465/ US 1944 $2M Henry King 1 Woodrow Wilson World leader Known White 0 Male Alexander Knox
23 A Song to Remember http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038104/ US 1945 - Charles Vidor 1 Frederic Chopin Musician Known White 0 Male Cornel Wilde
106 Caesar and Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038390/ UK 1945 - Gabriel Pascal 2 Julius Caesar Historical Known White 0 Male Claude Rains
107 Caesar and Cleopatra http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038390/ UK 1945 - Gabriel Pascal 2 Cleopatra Historical Known Middle Eastern 1 Female Vivien Leigh
112 Captain Kidd http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037576/ US 1945 - Rowland V. Lee 1 William Kidd Historical Known White 0 Male Charles Laughton
173 Dillinger http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037644/ US 1945 $4M Max Nosseck 1 John Dillinger Criminal Known White 0 Male Lawrence Tierney
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
459 Rhapsody in Blue http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038026/ US 1945 - Irving Rapper 1 George Gershwin Musician Known White 0 Male Robert Alda
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
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
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
404 Night and Day http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038776/ US 1946 - Michael Curtiz 1 Cole Porter Musician Unknown   0 Male Cary Grant
492 Sister Kenny http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038948/ US 1946 - Dudley Nichols 1 Elizabeth Kenny Medicine Known White 0 Female Rosalind Russell
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
705 Till the Clouds Roll By http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039035/ US 1946 $6.72M Richard Whorf 1 Jerome Kern Musician Known White 0 Male Robert Walker
642 The Perils of Pauline http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039698/ US 1947 - George Marshall 1 Pearl White Actress Unknown   0 Female Betty Hutton
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
477 Scott of the Antarctic http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040761/ UK 1948 - Charles Frend 1 Robert Falcon Scott Other Known White 0 Male John Mills
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
751 Words and Music http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040976/ US 1948 - Norman Taurog 2 Lorenz Hart Musician Known White 0 Male Mickey Rooney
752 Words and Music http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040976/ US 1948 - Norman Taurog 2 Richard Rogers Musician Known White 0 Male Tom Drake
677 The Stratton Story http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041928/ US 1949 - Sam Wood 1 Monty Stratton Athlete Unknown   0 Male James Stewart
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
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
703 Three Little Words http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043044/ US 1950 - Richard Thorpe 2 Bert Kalmar Musician Known White 0 Male Fred Astaire
704 Three Little Words http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043044/ US 1950 - Richard Thorpe 2 Harry Ruby Musician Known White 0 Male Red Skelton
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
273 I'll See You in My Dreams http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043669/ US 1951 - Michael Curtiz 1 Gus Kahn Musician Known White 0 Male Danny Thomas
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
442 Quo Vadis http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043949/ US 1951 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Lygia Historical Known White 0 Female Deborah Kerr
443 Quo Vadis http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043949/ US 1951 - Mervyn LeRoy 2 Marcus Vinicius Historical Known White 0 Male Robert Taylor
559 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043461/ US 1951 - Henry Hathaway 1 Erwin Rommel Military Known White 0 Male James Mason
581 The Great Caruso http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043599/ US 1951 - Richard Thorpe 1 Enrico Caruso Musician Known White 0 Male Mario Lanza
626 The Magic Box http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043769/ UK 1951 - John Boulting 1 William Friese-Greene Other Unknown   0 Male Robert Donat
25 Above and Beyond http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044324/ US 1952 - Melvin Frank, Norman Panama 1 Paul Tibbets Military Unknown   0 Male Robert Taylor
115 Carbine Williams http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044480/ US 1952 - Richard Thorpe 1 David Marshall Williams Other Unknown   0 Male James Stewart
243 Hans Christian Andersen http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044685/ US 1952 - Charles Vidor 1 Hans Christian Andersen Author Known White 0 Male Danny Kaye
376 Million Dollar Mermaid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044903/ US 1952 - Mervyn LeRoy 1 Annette Kellerman Athlete Known White 0 Female Esther Williams
386 Moulin Rouge http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044926/ UK 1952 - John Huston 1 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Artist Unknown   0 Male JosÌ© Ferrer
504 Stars and Stripes Forever http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045187/ US 1952 - Henry Koster 1 John Philip Sousa Musician Known White 0 Male Clifton Webb
689 The Winning Team http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045332/ US 1952 - Lewis Seiler 1 Grover Cleveland Alexander Athlete Known White 0 Male Ronald Reagan

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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
);