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A Star Is Born (2018)

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A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Director:

Bradley Cooper

Writers:

Eric Roth (screenplay by), Bradley Cooper (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lady Gaga ... Ally
Bradley Cooper ... Jack
Sam Elliott ... Bobby
Andrew Dice Clay ... Lorenzo
Rafi Gavron ... Rez Gavron
Anthony Ramos ... Ramon
Dave Chappelle ... George 'Noodles' Stone
Alec Baldwin ... Alec Baldwin
Marlon Williams ... Marlon Williams
Brandi Carlile ... Brandi Carlile
Ron Rifkin ... Carl
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Little Feet
Michael D. Roberts ... Matty
Michael Harney ... Wolfie (as Michael J. Harney)
Rebecca Field ... Gail
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Storyline

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer - until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. Written by Warner Bros.

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Star Is Born See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,908,051, 7 October 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$203,984,749, 16 January 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Auro 11.1 | Sonics-DDP | DTS (DTS: X)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2018, where Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper received an eight-minute standing ovation after the screening. See more »

Goofs

Jack doesn't want to go home, so searches for a bar, and finds the drag bar. But when he takes Ally for a drink, he goes to the cop bar and the cop says "you come here every night" so why didn't Jack just go there from the beginning? (Obviously he wouldn't have met Ally but still - plot hole ?) See more »

Quotes

Jack: [speaking to the crowd] There's a friend of mine who came a long way to be here and she wrote a great song and I think she should sing it and it's pretty fucking good.
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Crazy Credits

The first couple of seconds of the Warner Bros Pictures logo are cut out. See more »

Connections

Version of What Price Hollywood? (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Did You Do That?
Written by Lady Gaga, Mark Nilan Jr., Nick Monson, Paul Blair, and Diane Warren
Performed by Lady Gaga
Produced by Lady Gaga, Mark Nilan Jr., Nick Monson, and Paul Blair
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don't understand these reviews
5 October 2018 | by mikeschmidt-75136See all my reviews

I'm a little lost on how this movie is getting so many high reviews. Its a good looking movie, but the characters are relatively uninteresting and the best thing about the music is that they're not always singing.

It just seemed to drag on and on. And on. And on.


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