The Brittany Murphy Story

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  • TV-PG
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 3.3  (1,108)

The Brittany Murphy Story is a Lifetime television movie based on the life of the late actress, Brittany Murphy. The movie was released in 2014 and stars Amanda Fuller as Brittany Murphy, Sherilyn Fenn as her mother, Sharon Murphy, and Eric Petersen as her husband, Simon Monjack.

The movie chronicles Brittany's rise to fame, starting from her childhood in New Jersey to her move to Hollywood and becoming a successful actress. Her breakthrough role in the film Clueless in 1995 launched her into the mainstream, followed by lead roles in several other movies, including 8 Mile and Uptown Girls.

However, the movie also explores the darker side of Brittany's life, including her struggles with her weight, her turbulent relationship with her mother and husband, and rumors of drug abuse. The movie portrays Brittany as a talented and driven actress who was constantly under pressure from the media, her family, and her own insecurities.

The Brittany Murphy Story also delves into the mysterious circumstances surrounding Brittany's death in 2009. The movie raises questions and explores theories about the cause of her death, including the possibility of foul play involving her husband Simon Monjack.

Overall, The Brittany Murphy Story offers a glimpse into the life of a beloved actress who was taken too soon. Amanda Fuller gives a powerful performance as Brittany, capturing both her joy and her pain. Sherilyn Fenn conveys the complex relationship between Brittany and her mother with depth and emotion. Eric Petersen portrays Simon Monjack as a man with his own demons, who loved Brittany but was also a source of stress in her life.

The movie offers a poignant reflection on the pressures of fame and the toll it can take on a person's mental health. It also sheds light on the effects of toxic relationships and the importance of self-care.

The Brittany Murphy Story is a must-watch for fans of the actress and anyone interested in the perils of fame and fortune. The movie honors Brittany's legacy while exploring the difficulties she faced during her life and untimely death.

The Brittany Murphy Story is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on July 24, 2017.

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1. Episode 1
July 24, 2017
With support from her mother (Sherilyn Fenn), Brittany Murphy (Amanda Fuller) rises to stardom to become a successful Hollywood actress.
Where to Watch The Brittany Murphy Story
The Brittany Murphy Story is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Brittany Murphy Story on demand at Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    July 24, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    3.3  (1,108)