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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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  • 10 Days in a Madhouse
  • The 13 Roses
  • 3 Days in Quiberon
  • 3096 Days
  • 55 Steps
  • Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B
  • The Abdication
  • Abducted: The Carlina White Story
  • Abduction
  • Abuse of Weakness
  • The Act
  • The Actress
  • Adrienne Lecouvreur
  • Adrienne Lecouvreur
  • The Affair of the Necklace
  • After the Ball
  • Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story
  • Against the Ropes
  • Agatha
  • Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
  • Agora
  • Aimee & Jaguar
  • Alexandra David-Néel: J'irai au pays des neiges
  • Alfonsina
  • Alias Grace
  • All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story
  • Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story
  • Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy
  • Ambulance Girl
  • Amelia
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight
  • An American Crime
  • Ammonite
  • The Amy Fisher Story
  • Amália
  • Anastasia
  • Anastasia
  • Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter
  • Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna
  • And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story
  • An Angel at My Table
  • The Ann Jillian Story
  • Anna and the King
  • Anna and the King of Siam
  • Anna Nicole
  • The Anna Nicole Smith Story
  • Anna Pavlova
  • Anne Frank: The Whole Story
  • Anne of the Thousand Days
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Annie Oakley
  • Antonieta
  • Arletty: A Guilty Passion
  • Armi Alive!
  • The Art of Loving: Story of Michalina Wislocka
  • Artemisia
  • Atelier Fontana
  • The Audrey Hepburn Story
  • Aurore
  • The Austrian
  • Babe
  • Babs
  • Baby M
  • Baby Snatcher
  • Bandit Queen
  • Banklady
  • Barbara
  • The Barretts of Wimpole Street
  • The Barretts of Wimpole Street
  • Bathory: Countess of Blood
  • Battle for Sevastopol
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Beate Uhse - das Recht auf Liebe
  • Becoming Astrid
  • Becoming Colette
  • Becoming Jane
  • Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Charlie's Angels
  • Behind the Movement
  • Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey
  • Belle
  • The Belle of Amherst
  • Belle Starr
  • Beloved Infidel
  • Beloved Sisters
  • Benedetta
  • Bequest to the Nation
  • Berlin '36
  • Bernard and Doris
  • Bertie and Elizabeth
  • Bessie
  • The Best of Enemies
  • Betsy Ross
  • Betty and Coretta
  • The Betty Ford Story
  • Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story
  • Big Eyes
  • Black Butterflies
  • The Black Dahlia
  • Black Venus