MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,955 this week

The Book of Stars (1999)

 -  Drama  -  1999 (USA)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 515 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 10 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 10 Jun 2011
 
a list of 158 titles
created 07 Jan 2012
 
a list of 194 titles
created 02 Dec 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 15 Apr 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 05 May 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Book of Stars (1999)

The Book of Stars (1999) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Book of Stars.
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, ... See full summary »

Director: Anjelica Huston
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly
Dakota (TV Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A female poker player on a short losing streak is invited to a high stakes home game, but the stakes for her young son are what matter most.

Stars: Jena Malone, David Heckel, Emmett Heckel
Hidden in America (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his... See full summary »

Director: Martin Bell
Stars: Beau Bridges, Bruce Davison, Shelton Dane
Married to It (1991)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Tale of three different couples (Yuppies, Hippies, and Society Folk) who find some common ground and become friends after being assigned to the same school project. Their lives are turned ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller
Stars: Beau Bridges, Stockard Channing, Robert Sean Leonard
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The bar in an old Pennsylvania steel town, housed with many of life's losers and disillusioned men, is the main setting for this slice-of-life film. Michael Madsen is the bar owner, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Stagliano
Stars: Jeremy Davies, Virginia Madsen, Luke Perry
5 Star Day (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.

Director: Danny Buday
Stars: Jena Malone, Cam Gigandet, Mark Boone Junior
The Go-Getter (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.

Director: Martin Hynes
Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward
The Badge (2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A sheriff (Thornton) begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his ... See full summary »

Director: Robby Henson
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Patricia Arquette, William Devane
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Hutton
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson
In Our Nature (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A scheduling mistake leads to an estranged father and son sharing a vacation home with their respective girlfriends.

Director: Brian Savelson
Stars: Zach Gilford, Jena Malone, John Slattery
Hope (TV Movie 1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Goldie Hawn
Stars: Christine Lahti, Jena Malone, Catherine O'Hara
The Sisters (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Erika Christensen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Gina Nagy ...
Tina Marie Goff ...
Sean G. Griffin ...
Store Owner (as Seán G. Griffin)
...
...
Kevin Phillip ...
Ron Otis ...
...
Leslie Do Qui ...
Internist (as Leslie Doqui)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cu ochii spre stele  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Penny: Now you owe me a secret.
Mary: Okay, now ask me "What just happened?"
Penny: What just happened?
Mary: ...Not telling!
See more »

Crazy Credits

In the end credits it says: "In Memory of Johnine Novosel". See more »

Connections

Featured in Beyond Clueless (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Amazing movie....
28 June 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Not many movies makes me cry, this one did. Jena Malone is just so amazing in this film, as always ;-) There's nothing bad with this movie, the actors are superbr, the script & plot is o WOW, the story...yeah there's just so much that I love about it and NOTHING that I don't like. I'm going to see another Jena Malone movie right now ;-)


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I find this? ashleyroo-1
Soundtrack CD is going to be released soon! (at last!) michaelbjork
the song Kristjan listens to coolbeavis
Song in Credits brazil_chica
Discuss The Book of Stars (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page