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Superstar (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  8 October 1999 (USA)
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A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl, Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreams of superstardom.

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Orphan Mary Katherine Gallagher, an ugly duckling at St. Monica High School, has a dream: to be kissed soulfully. She decides she can realize this dream if she becomes a superstar, so her prayers, her fantasies, and her conversations with her only friend focus on achieving super-stardom. Her big chance is a school talent contest; her main competition is Evian, the school beauty, who is dancing with Sky, the object of Mary Katherine's kiss dream. Mary Katherine gets some talent-show help from her fellow special education students, her grandma, and Jesus, and inspiration from secrets in her past. Watching are Sky, Evian, and a silent classmate. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Dare to dream.

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,912,743 (USA) (8 October 1999)

Gross:

$30,628,981 (USA) (4 February 2000)
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This marks the final film appearance of actress Glynis Johns. See more »

Goofs

When they first start the chorus line practice, the table is broken. Then, in the next two shots, it is standing. Then, Mary breaks it. In the next shot, it is standing. Then, broken again. See more »

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Get rid of this and give us Waynes World
11 September 2001 | by (Livermore, CA) – See all my reviews

I absolutely hated this movie. The only good SNL movies are Waynes World

1 and 2. After A Night at the Roxbary, it all went to hell. This movie

is not funny at all, it has the usual stereotypes, the super happy

ending, and a stupid obsession of kissing tree's. I disliked this movie

more than The Crow Salvation, and that takes effort. Avoid at all co


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