05/27/2013 02:03 pm ET Updated May 27, 2013

'Behind The Candelabra' Premiere, And 12 Other Biopics You May Have Forgotten Existed


Now that the much-anticipated "Behind the Candelabra" has tickled the ivories of critical acclaim, having seen praise at the Cannes Film Festival and a successful HBO premiere on Sunday night, the Liberace flick starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon has reminded us of the many biopics that have come and gone in recent years. The smattering of biographic films released each year can cause us to take for granted the great art that is the biopic, in which writers, directors and actors must nail even the most minuscule details about a given subject's life.

In celebration of the success of "Candelabra," here are 12 biopics you may have forgotten existed.

Tell us your favorite forgotten biopics in the comments below.