Simple Definition of docudrama
: a movie that is usually made for television and that tells a story about real events that have happened recently
Full Definition of docudrama
: a drama (as for television) dealing freely with historical events especially of a recent and controversial nature
Examples of docudrama
They are making a docudrama about the controversial court case.
Origin of docudrama
documentary + drama
First Known Use: circa 1961
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