Biography movies dramatize the life or the important years of a real person. In biopic (biographical pictures), the performance of the person who portrays the real figure is very important. Besides the acting skills, the physical appearance of an actor/actress should be also similar to the real person. Therefore, balance in casting is maybe the most crucial part of biography films.
Due to the nature of itself, biographical movies can be a wide variety of genre: It could be music-drama films like La Vie En Rose (2007), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Walk The Line (2005) or Rocketman (2019), action movies like Ip Man (2008), or a war movie Schindler's List (1993).
Since we cannot list every biography film, we had to apply some criteria in film selection that the person who was portrayed in the movie (real person) can be one of the followings;
A controversial public figure that causes public disagreement like in the movies Milk (2008).