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Maps to the Stars (2014)

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A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Stafford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Cristina mostly looks after the career of their son Benjie, 13, a child star. One of Stafford's clients, Havana, is an actress who dreams of shooting a remake of the movie that made her mother, Clarice, a star in the 60s. Clarice is dead now and visions of her come to haunt Havana at night... Adding to the toxic mix, Benjie has just come off a rehab program he joined when he was 9 and his sister, Agatha, has recently been released from a sanatorium where she was treated for criminal pyromania and befriended a limo driver Jerome who is also an aspiring actor. Written by New_Rodro

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Rated R for strong disturbing violence and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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27 February 2015 (USA)  »

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Bailey's Quest  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$143,422 (USA) (27 February 2015)

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$347,648 (USA) (27 March 2015)
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The movie was going to be shot in 2004, with David Cronenberg and Julianne Moore already attached to the project, but the director wanted to shoot the film in Los Angeles and it was financially impossible. See more »

Goofs

When Jerome is driving Havana, they are in a long wheelbase 'L' version of Lincoln Town Car, when they've arrived at her house and are having sex in the back, they are in a standard wheelbase version (it has a shorter quarter glass section in the rear door window). See more »

Quotes

Agatha Weiss: Hey, Benjie.
Benjie Weiss: Fuck! You! Get out!
Agatha Weiss: Hey, it's okay. I'm here to make amends.
Benjie Weiss: How did you get on the lot?
Agatha Weiss: I work for somebody who's doing a film here. Havana Segrand?
Benjie Weiss: Are you gonna hurt me, Agatha?
Agatha Weiss: No, I'm not going to hurt you. You're my little brother.
Benjie Weiss: You try and hurt me, I'll fucking kill you! Understood?
Agatha Weiss: Mm.
Benjie Weiss: You hungry? Want a breakfast burrito?
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References Play It As It Lays (1972) See more »

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Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Written by Gary DeCarlo,Paul Leka and Dale Frashuer
Performed by Julianne Moore and Mia Wasikowska
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Fascinating, sort of
18 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By no stretch of the imagination do I think that this is a home run. Not at all. It's very messy, and many times each storyline strains to connect. However, there's still a sense of real fascination under it all. Messy, but also very interesting at times. If anything, the film would have worked more if the performances were more in-line with the obviously funny material at the core. The one actor to truly get it is Julianne Moore, who is easily the best performer here. She seems to have a helluva time, funny and wickedly offbeat, even if over-the-top in a way that works. She really does rise the film above what the script entails. Great performance


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