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"Reel Lives," Real Women: Films Based on Women

Biopics based on women, girls, etc.

If you want to find out who these films are based on use the "read notes" feature.

Some of these films play fast and loose with the facts, so we must keep in mind that: "Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental."

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There are 10 documentary films in this list.

  • After the Ball
  • Armi Alive!
  • Beate Uhse - das Recht auf Liebe
  • Elisabeth - Kaiserin von Österreich
  • Marie-Antoinette, la véritable histoire
  • Marilyn: The Untold Story
  • Mia Martini - I Am Mia
  • Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You
  • The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar
  • Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story