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The definition of a biopic is a dramatic movie about a famous person's life.
An example of a biopic is the movie What's Love Got To Do With It, about Tina Turner's life.
A film or television biography, often with fictionalized scenes.
- A motion picture based on the life (lives) of a real, rather than fictional, person (people).
- Kristen has many projects on the go including the third installment of the Twilight series, Eclipse, as well as the highly anticipated Joan Jett biopic, The Runaways, where she will play the legendary rocker.
- The very first soundtrack was Till The Cloud Roll By, which featured music from the film of the same name - a biopic of the life of Jermone Kern, the man behind the musical Showboat.
- Halle Berry won the following awards for the biopic.