A Docudrama or Docu-Drama is a type of work (usually a movie or television show) that combines elements of Documentary and Drama, to some extent showing real events and to some extent using actors performing set pieces to take dramatic liberty with events.

Docudramas of note

  • Culloden (BBC, 1964)
  • "Roots"
  • "Brian's Song"
  • "Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure"
  • Three different Amy Fisher stories

TV series that utilize a docudrama style

See also: Mocumentary