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I don't know what people consider biopics.  Battle of the Sexes was about both Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. I didn't buy Emma Stone as BJK but thought Steve C. did a good job.

Harriet, which I'll be able to watch on HBO, is about Harriet Tubman

I think there may have been a film about Edith Piaf.

There was also a biopic about Elton John that came out this past year.

Warren Beatty played Howard Hughes, but only as an ancillary character (and thought he did a better job than Leo, probably not as good as Jason Robards Jr. in Melvin and Howard).

If you went back several more years, I thought Robert Downey Jr. made an excellent Chaplin.

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12 minutes ago, chaya bat woof woof said:

I think there may have been a film about Edith Piaf.

Yeah, it's called LA VIE EN ROSE (2007).

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SULLY

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DARKEST HOUR

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--we can cite this movie if you do a category about "amazing makeup transformations"

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another movie that same year CHURCHILL

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SELMA

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(Tom Hanks' newest movie GREYHOUND is based on a real WWII event but since I haven't seen it yet I'm not sure if it's a "biopic"--anyone seen it?)

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If I may fudge the word "biopic" to include a TV miniseries, I'd like to add the incredible JOHN ADAMS miniseries:

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ANd speaking of the Revolution, now that it's a movie, I can include HAMILTON

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I don't think we mentioned this one yet, from 2012:

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Such excellent examples yesterday.

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one thousand seven hundred seventieth category

Prohibition stories

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WHAT! NO BEER? (1933)
THE ROARING TWENTIES (1939)
THE ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE (1967)
MILLER’S CROSSING (1990)

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The Untouchables (1987)

Untouchables, The Review | Movie - Empire

 

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Robin and the Seven Hoods (1964)

Hell's House (1932)

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The Wet Parade  THE WET PARADE | Explore Tumblr Posts and Blogs | Tumgir

Night World (1932)    Animated GIF

before actual prohibition, but here's an interesting little Biograph short of Carrie Nation axing a saloon (1901)  

 

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Night After Night (1932)

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Lucky Lady (1975)

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THE PUBLIC ENEMY (1931) was based on a novel called Beer and Blood and took place during Prohibition.

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BROADWAY BABIES (1929)

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THE RACKET (1928)

FLAMING YOUTH (1923)

THOSE WHO DANCE (1924)

YOUTH FOR SALE (1924)

THE BOOB (1926)

STEPPING ALONG (1926)

THE FINAL EXTRA (1927)

THE ROAD TO RUIN (1928)

THE PLAY GIRL (1928)

THE HAWK'S NEST (1928)

I think Paul Newman summed up prohibition best in THE STING: “The fix was in, **** took their end without a beef-- we had it down to a business. And it really stunk, kid. There’s no sense being a grifter if it’s the same as being a citizen.”

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one thousand seven hundred seventy-first category

Filmed in the Trucolor process

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THE LADY WANTS MINK (1953)
JOHNNY GUITAR (1954)
ACCUSED OF MURDER (1956)

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Montana Belle (1952)

Montana Belle (1952) - IMDb   

 

Lisbon (1956)

     Lisbon (1956) - IMDb

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one thousand seven hundred seventy-second category

Story is about three people

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TURN THE KEY SOFTLY (1953)
9 TO 5 (1980)
IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES (1984)

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The War Lover  (1962)

Not With My Wife, You Don't  (1966)

Three  (1969)

The Savage Is Loose  (1974)

Three Amigos  (1986)

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A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

The Last Detail (1973)

Jules and Jim (1962) 

On Location: The bridge from François Truffaut's Jules et Jim

 

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

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Some more--

SALLY IRENE AND MARY (1938)
THE SISTERS (1938)
ZIEGFELD GIRL (1941)
KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY (1945)
CHARLIE’S ANGELS (2000)
THE HOURS (2002)

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Faster Pussycat Kill ! KilI! (1965)

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Valley of the Dolls (1967)

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Hidden Figures (2016)

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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

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A Girl, A Guy and a Gob

Broadway Muskateers

The Moon is Blue

A Streetcar Named Desire

Sabrina

The Talk of the Town

These Three

Going in Style

Come Fly With Me

How to Beat the High Cost of Living

Diabolique'

Crimes of the Heart

Three For the Show

Design for Living   Animated GIF

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ON THE TOWN

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THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES

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The post-Zeppo Marx Brothers movies: NIGHT AT THE OPERA, DAY AT THE RACES, GO WEST, LOVE HAPPY, THE BIG STORE, etc

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THREE MUSKETEERS (whichever version) -- even though there are actually four leads, it's still a famous trio :)

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ANIMANIACS

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