We’ve had no shortage of biopics of late, be it Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman, or Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film about the life of Elvis. Here, we look back at 10 of the best celebrity biopics – the films that help us to see their famous subjects anew – from troubled country stars to iconic artists.
Considered one of the best films of all time, Amadeus follows the rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian composer Antonio Salieri. Featuring a dramatic Mozart soundtrack, the film won eight Oscars, four BAFTAs, four Golden Globes and a Directors Guild of America award. Ambition, jealousy and tragedy serve as the pillars of this epic tale that appeals to adults and children alike.