11 Netflix Biographical Dramas To Keep You Entertained This Winter

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1. “Gloria”


Based on the music career of Latina pop singer Gloria Trevi, this movie highlights both the life-changing successes and failures throughout Trevi’s career. If you’re looking for a film with telenovela-like drama, this is it!

2. “Che”

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Focused on the life and journey of revolutionary leader Che Guevara, this intense film is a must-watch.

3. “Frida”

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Although many recognize her solely as a famous Latina artist, this film takes you through the harsh and beautiful details of Frida’s life. If you’re a fan of her work, this movie is perfect for you.

4. “Carlos”


Filled with action, violence and suspense, this movie shows you the multiple terrorist attacks committed by “Carlos the Jackal.”

5. “Chapo: el escape del siglo”

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Although this figure is often joked about, this movie reveals the serious and dangerous power of drug lord Joaquín Guzmán… Also known as el Chapo.

6. “Mexican Gangster”


Based on a true story, this movie takes you through the violent crimes committed by a Mexican mariachi singer who was a serial killer in disguise.

7. “Reaching For The Moon”

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Based on Carmen Lucia de Oliveira’s novel Flores Raras e Benalíssimas, this movie shows you the dramatic love life of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.

8. “Citizen Buelna”

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This movie takes you through the events of the Mexican revolution and focuses specifically on the life of Rafael Buelna Tenorio. If you’re interested in learning about an underrated Mexican revolutionary leader, this is for you.

9. “Eisenstein In Guanajuato”


This biographical drama shows you the life of film director Sergei Eisenstein. Taking place in Mexico, this movie intensifies the beauty of Mexico’s culture and history.

10. “Chato: The King Of Brazil”

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Starring Marco Ricca, Andrea Beltrao and Leticia Sabatella, this movie highlights the life of Chato, one of the important figures responsible for bringing Television to Brazil.

11. “Trinta”

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Taking place in Brazil, this fun movie about dance and music focuses on the career of Joaozinho Trinta. If you’re looking for a lively film, “Trinta” is the way to go.


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