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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

R | | Comedy, Music | 3 June 2016 (USA)
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When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Samberg ... Conner
Jorma Taccone ... Owen
Akiva Schaffer ... Lawrence
Sarah Silverman ... Paula
Tim Meadows ... Harry
Maya Rudolph ... Deborah
Joan Cusack ... Tilly
Imogen Poots ... Ashley
Chris Redd ... Hunter
Edgar Blackmon Edgar Blackmon ... Eddie
James Buckley ... Sponge
Evan Fine ... 10-Year Old Conner
Maxwell Jenkins ... 10-Year Old Owen
Elliott Smith ... 10-Year Old Lawrence
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson ... Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson / The Roots (as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
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Storyline

When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some graphic nudity, language throughout, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conner4Real See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,698,715, 5 June 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,393,835, 19 June 2016
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Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Hunter the Hungry is believed to be a loose parody of the rapper Tyler, The Creator. See more »

Quotes

Paula: Conner's music may not be what I listen to in my free time, but it seems to make so many people money.
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Crazy Credits

A final segment of "CMZ" plays over part of the end credits. See more »

Connections

References The Parent Trap (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Gangsta's Paradise
Written by Coolio (as Artis Ivey, Jr.), Douglas Rasheed, L.V. (as Lawrence Sanders), Stevie Wonder
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Great movie if you love Lonely Island!
18 June 2016 | by destinychroniclesSee all my reviews

If you understand Lonely Island you will love this movie. It may not be for everyone, however I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. If you don't know what Lonely Island is google them and watch them on youtube. This movie perfectly set the stage for a world were the lonely island crew had massive fans, but in reality their fanbase is rather small.

Still the movie has massive laughs, the references are on point, and some of the songs are actually pretty good parodies of other genres.

I give the movie a solid 9 out of 10. If I wasn't a Lonely Island fan I would still give it at least a solid 7. It's entertaining and fun, and a nice divergence from the Super Hero dominated world we have today.


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