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.
The Theory of Everything, 2014
For most of us, our image of Stephen Hawking is punctuated by not only his intellect, but his wheelchair and computer-generated voice. The Theory of Everything reminds us that Hawking wasn’t born with motor neurone disease – he was once a young Cambridge student spinning around with his new girlfriend and later wife, Jane. The story stages his physical deterioration, while also showcasing Hawking’s humour, his brilliant mind and the loving, respectful relationship between he and his wife.