biopic

[ bahy-oh-pik ]
/ ˈbaɪ oʊˌpɪk /

noun

a biographical movie or TV show.

Origin of biopic

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biopic

/ (ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk) /

noun

informal a film based on the life of a famous person, esp one giving a popular treatment

Word Origin for biopic

C20: from bio (graphical) + pic (ture)
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