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The Brittany Murphy Story (2014)

A chronicle of Brittany Murphy's rise to fame in the 1990s, her struggles with self-esteem, and her tragic early death.

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Joe Menendez

Writers:

Peter Hunziker (teleplay), Peter Hunziker | 2 more credits »
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The true story of film and television star Brittany Murphy's life and untimely death. In her career, Brittany Murphy portrayed unusual characters and colorful lives. Her own life and death ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Fuller ... Brittany Murphy
Sherilyn Fenn ... Sharon Murphy
Eric Petersen ... Simon Monjack
Chloë Crampton ... Morgan (as Chloe Crampton)
Adam Hagenbuch ... Ashton Kutcher
Victoria Barabas ... Female Entertainment Reporter
Dan Sachoff ... Male Tabloid Reporter
Amy Davidson ... Jackie
Amy Danles Amy Danles ... Pamela
Karynn Moore ... Alicia Silverstone
Alexis Simpson ... Female Director
Paul Elia ... Caller Director
Stephen Holland ... Officer Kendrick
Kat Purgal ... Female EMT
Dan J. Johnson ... 30-Something Man (as Dan Johnson)
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A chronicle of Brittany Murphy's rise to fame in the 1990s, her struggles with self-esteem, and her tragic early death.

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Taglines:

Fame. Fortune. Tragedy. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A História de Brittany Murphy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

It said in the movie that Brittany was fired and replaced in the 2011 sequel to Happy Feet (2006), though that only happened after and because of her death. See more »

Goofs

Clueless is shown being shot on a studio soundstage, in actuality the film was shot entirely in practical locations. See more »

Crazy Credits

After Murphy is taken away in the ambulance at the end of the film, an explanation of her fate is given. Immediately after this, the film flashes back in time very briefly, showing a young Murphy posing for a photographer during the making of Clueless (1995). As soon as this quick moment has been revisited, the credits roll. See more »

Connections

References Happy Feet Two (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Step by Step
Written by Maurice Starr
Performed by New Kids on the Block
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Published by EMI April Music, Inc.
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Horrible miscast of Brittany.
8 September 2014 | by imakeitsooSee all my reviews

Wow, looks nothing like her, chubby and nothing like the beautiful actress with the sexy voice I would have expected them to try to cast to be like, In fact, the blonde friend would have been such a better match for looks and acting. Nothing against the actress, but I was so looking forward to seeing this movie but now can't even make it past the first 15 minutes. Even the actress's voice is annoying.

I fell in love with her in Deadline and would watch any movies she was in...but not this one about her. .

Why did they make her seem so clueless? Truly a rare failure of a Lifeime movie. Thank goodness Brittany is not alive to see this movie about her life. Of course, too bad this wonderful actress is no longer around period.


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