5 High-Profile Biopics Everyone Will Be Watching This Fall

Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi Star in "Priscilla"
Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi Star in "Priscilla"

Biopics are a timeless film genre that’s never going out of style, and they’re going stronger than ever this fall. From Sofia Coppola’s adaptation of Priscilla Presley’s memoir to Ridley Scott’s take on Napoleon’s life and legacy, here are five biopics you should put on your watch list.


Priscilla Presley’s life has been fascinating people for decades, and Sofia Coppola’s new biopic sheds light on everything she went through after crossing paths with the legendary singer Elvis Presley.

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Taika Waititi’s latest film centers on a visionary soccer coach Thomas Rongen, who transformed the struggling American Samoa national football team into an elite squad and helped them qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


This biopic stars Colman Domingo as the unoverlooked civil rights icon Bayard Rustin, who played a crucial role in helping Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. organize the Great March on Washington in 1963.


After years in the making, Ridley Scott’s historical epic about Napoleon Bonaparte will finally see the light of day this fall, and it stars the Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix as the formidable French emperor.


Bradley Cooper plays the lead role in his next film about the famed West Side Story composer Leonard Bernstein and his complicated relationship with his wife Felicia Montealegre.