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Biopics you would like to see?

J. Edgar Hoover? Margaret Thatcher? Pfft. Who would you like to see?

I'd love to see films on:

Walt Disney
Nikola Tesla
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Walt Disney would be a great one. I wonder who would play Disney?

If they can ever get the legal stuff worked out, I'd love to see a biopic on 2pac.
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Not exactly a person but I would love to see a Grateful Dead biopic (you would actually need a 10 hour HBO miniseries).
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I would love to see a Grateful Dead biopic (you would actually need a 10 hour HBO miniseries).
And that's just for Drums/Space.
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Salvador Dali (Little Ashes doesn't count)
Jello Biafra
Stanley Kubrick
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Long overdue:
Henry Berry Lowrie (The Swamp Outlaw)
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William McMaster Murdoch.
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Miles Davis
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Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
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Re: Biopics you would like to see?

I can't believe there hasn't been a biopic on The Beatles with their enormous popularity that has spanned generations.
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Wasn't their a movie last year based on one of the Beatles?
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Miles Davis
That could be one hell of a film.
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A GG Allin biopic staring Ben Foster.
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Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
Wasn't their a movie last year based on one of the Beatles?
There was one on Lennon's early years that came out in 2009 called Nowhere Boy. I haven't seen it though. I guess I just find it surprising there hasn't been one on them though. It seems like an obvious choice.
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Re: Biopics you would like to see?

Steve Irwin would be a good one.

Jackie Robinson would be great.

And Milos Forman should do an Amy Winehouse biopic, that would be really interesting to see.
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Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

Chris Farley was in talks to do Fatty Arbuckle before he died. David Mamet wrote the script.
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Chris Farley was in talks to do Fatty Arbuckle before he died. David Mamet wrote the script.
Good thing he died then. Farley is a terrible choice.
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More than anything I can think of right now, I would like to see Sergey Bodrov film the second film about Genghis Khan.

It's been on again, off again, on again, off again...

Man I hope that film gets made.
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A GG Allin biopic staring Ben Foster.
nobody else could handle that role!


I agree with a Miles Davis biopic.
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Re: Biopics you would like to see?

John Brown
Louise Brooks
Stephen Austin
Sitting Bull
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Elvis Presley. We have already had movies for the early years. I would like to see one about the last ten years of his life.
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Re: Biopics you would like to see?

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I can't believe there hasn't been a biopic on The Beatles with their enormous popularity that has spanned generations.
I think the enormous popularity is exactly why there hasn't been a Beatles biopic. It would probably be difficult to get all of the surviving members and widows to sign off on it (which I imagine would be necessary to get the music), especially if it doesn't paint them in the best light.

Is that Nolan Bushnell movie still on? That could be interesting.
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I think the enormous popularity is exactly why there hasn't been a Beatles biopic. It would probably be difficult to get all of the surviving members and widows to sign off on it (which I imagine would be necessary to get the music), especially if it doesn't paint them in the best light.

Is that Nolan Bushnell movie still on? That could be interesting.
We can't even get Let It Be on dvd or blu-ray because the Beatles don't like how they come off in it. I doubt a biopic would ever happen while Paul, Ringo and the the widows are still alive. The music rights would be even harder to get.
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Re: Biopics you would like to see?

Robert Johnson
Jimmy Page
Aleister Crowley
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John Brown
Louise Brooks
Stephen Austin
Sitting Bull
I was going to suggest Louise Brooks.

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