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Star (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Short, Comedy | June 2001 (USA)
The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

Director:

Guy Ritchie
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clive Owen ... Driver
Michael Beattie ... Manager
Toru Tanaka Jr. Toru Tanaka Jr. ... Bodyguard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
DTeflon ... Bodyguard
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Storyline

The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards in the Driver's BMW. He soon gets tired of her and decides to have a bit of fun. Written by A Pittsburgher

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Genres:

Action | Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hire: Star See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Anonymous Content,BMW Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Guy Ritchie(director) and Madonna (star) were married when this film was released. See more »

Goofs

When the BMW M5 makes the final handbrake turn it has four tailpipes in the beginning of the turn, but clearly only two right before it stops. See more »

Quotes

Star: What are you doing?
Bodyguard: I'm coming with you ma'am
Star: Well then get on the roof and hold on tight... OUT... OUT!
Bodyguard: I'll follow behind.
Star: Yeah great idea tough guy.
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Connections

Follows Ambush (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
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The car's not the only star
9 September 2001 | by davetongSee all my reviews

Guy Ritchie yet again demonstrates his ability to tell the whole story in the minimum number of frames. All the BMW films are worth the download time, but STAR is definitely the pick of the crop. Clive Owen is a fine dramatic actor (I really enjoyed his performance in Croupier); now he gets the chance to do comedy - and he does it very well. Considering that he spends the entire film sat in a car he does a great performance with his eyes alone. The script is very funny, the editing sharp to a frame, and Madonna demonstrates that being a pop diva doesn't mean that you can't laugh at yourself.

Why are you reading this when you could be downloading it?


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